Cartagena, Chile

Cartagena is a town in San Antonio Province, Valparaíso Region, Chile. It covers 245.9 sq km (95 sq mi) and has a population of around 17,000 (2011 estimate). This hillside town overlooking the Pacific Ocean. It has winding streets and dainty houses. At the coast is an esplanade called La Terraza de Cartagena, lined with […]

Victoria, Chile

Victoria is a city in Malleco Province, Araucanía Region, Chile. It spans over 1,256 sq km (485 sq mi) and has a population of 34,000 people (2012 estimate). The city is within sight of a number of majestic volcanoes of the Andes, among them Tolhuaca Longquimay, Sierra Nevada and Llaima. Victoria was founded in 1881 […]

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 […]