Pichincha


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Pichincha

(pēchēn`chä), volcano, 15,918 ft (4,852 m) high, N Ecuador, near Quito. It last erupted in 1881. On its lower slopes, in the decisive battle of Pichincha on May 24, 1822, patriot forces under Antonio José de Sucre routed the Spanish royalists and freed the territory that was to become Ecuador.
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Tanto en Pichincha como en Refineria se desarrollo un proceso de progresiva expansion de la planta urbana hacia el oeste, presentando marcadas discontinuidades.
View of the Cotopaxi volcano spewing ashes in Pichincha province, Ecuador on August 14, 2015.
Poner carbon para rato, como Larry en estos versos: "dame los ojos de Dios/ en las cataratas del guagua esfinge de Riobamba/ baja del Pichincha la voz de hierro/ que azoto legiones para ser libre/ devuelveme el calor".
The bank is part of Grupo Financiero Pichincha, Ecuador's largest financial institution with a track-record of over 100 years.
BLANDIN (2007) la reporta desde los alrededores de Pacto, zona norte de la provincia de Pichincha, hasta el occidente de Colombia.
Perched at 9,000 feet elevation on a hill between the east and west ranges of the Andes Mountains, it lies at the foot of Guagua Pichincha, 15,820-feet high and one of Ecuador's 30 active volcanoes.
To mark his visit as a national event, local authorities teamed up with the Ecuadorian Beatles fan club to greet Sir Paul by creating a giant logo for his latest album on the Pichincha Mountain, an Ecuadorian landmark.
TAME (TAME EP Linea Aerea del Ecuador), is the flag carrier and the largest airline of Ecuador, with its headquarters located in Quito, Pichincha. Its largest hub is Mariscal Sucre International Airport in Quito.
Desde el punto de vista de su distribucion espacial, una primera aproximacion (figura 2, izquierda) ya muestra una fuerte concentracion de los establecimientos en las provincias de Pichincha y Guayas, seguidas de Azuay y Tungurahua, esta ultima dedicada a la fabricacion de ropa en el canton Pelileo (Fridell, 2012), que son las unicas que superan las 1.000 empresas de sectores creativos.
92,805 4 77218 AIG Metropolitana Cia de Seg y Reas 64,328 5 77251 Seguros del Pichincha SA Cia Seg Reas 59,202 6 77254 Seguros Unidos S.A.
MarA-a Augusta Calle, a PAIS legislator representing the province of Pichincha in the National Assembly, said yes.