Tulcán

city in Ecuador, capital of the Carchi Province

Tulcán (Spanish pronunciation: [tulˈkan]) is the capital of the province of Carchi in Ecuador and the seat of Tulcán Canton. The population of the city of Tulcán was 53,558 in the 2010 census.[1]

Tulcán
Cementerio, Tulcán, Ecuador, 2015-07-21, DD 65.JPG
Flag of Tulcán
Official seal of Tulcán
Nickname(s): 
"Heir of the Sun, and Earth"
Tulcán is located in Ecuador
Tulcán
Tulcán
Coordinates: 0°48′42″N 77°43′7″W / 0.81167°N 77.71861°W / 0.81167; -77.71861Coordinates: 0°48′42″N 77°43′7″W / 0.81167°N 77.71861°W / 0.81167; -77.71861
CountryEcuador
ProvinceCarchi
Government
 • MayorJulio Robles
Area
 • City138.75 km2 (53.57 sq mi)
 • Metro
1,828.17 km2 (705.86 sq mi)
Elevation
2,980 m (9,780 ft)
Population
 (2010 census)
 • City60,403
 • Density440/km2 (1,100/sq mi)
 • Metro
86,498
Demonym(s)Tulcaneño,-a
Time zoneUTC−5
Postal code
EC040101-2
Area code(s)(+593) 6
ClimateCsb
Websitewww.gmtulcan.gob.ec (in Spanish)

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Tulcan, Ecuador", https://www.citypopulation.de/php/ecuador.php?cityid=040150, accessed 13 Jul 2017