Ibarra, Ecuador

Ibarra is a city in northern Ecuador whose full name is San Miguel de Ibarra. It is the provincial capital of Ibarra Province. The city is located at the base of the Imbabura Volcano, on the bank of the Tahuando River. It covers 41.68 sq km (16.1 sq mi) and has a population of 109,000 […]

Quito, Ecuador

Quito is the capital and second largest city in Ecuador. Its official name is San Francisco de Quito. The city covers 324 sq km (125 sq mi) and has a population of 1.4 million people, within a metropolitan area of 1.8 million people. Located at an elevation of 2,850 m (9,350 ft) above sea level, […]

Cochamo, Chile

Cochamó is a picturesque Chilean village in Llanquihue Province, Los Lagos Region, Chile. It covers 3,910.8 sq km (1,510 sq mi) and has a population of 4,400 (2011 estimate). Cochamó, Chile http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Calles_Cocham%C3%B3.jpg Pablo Rodríguez Although Cochamó was only established in 1979, the area has seen human habitation going back to the pre-Hispanic times. Cochamó has […]

Nancagua, Chile

Nancagua is a city in Colchagua Province, Chile. It covers 111.3 sq km (43 sq mi) and has a population of around 18,000 people (2012 estimate). As with the rest of the Colchagua Province, Nancagua is an agricultural city producing copious amounts of fruits.

Lonquimay, Chile

Lonquimay is a town in Malleco Province, Araucanía Region, Chile. The town is just to the west of the Argentinian border, at an elevation of 842 m (2,762 ft). It covers 3,914.2 sq km (1,511,3 sq mi) and has a population of 11,000 people (2012 estimate). Lonquimay Volcano, Chile http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Lonquimay_Volcano.jpg Mono Andes An abandoned railway […]