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Imbabura Province

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Flea Markets · Bodies of Water · Waterfalls
Imbabura is a province located in the Andes of northern Ecuador. The capital is Ibarra. The people of the province speak Spanish and the Imbaburan Quechua language.The summit of Cotacachi Volcano at an elevation of 4944m is 15km north-east of the town of Cotacachi. The volcano is located in the large Cotacachi Cayapas Ecological Reserve.Imbabura Volcano is also located in the province. Best reached from the town of La Esperanza, the 4609m high mountain can be climbed in a single day.CantonsThe province is divided into six cantons. The following table lists each with its population at the 2001 census and 2010 census. its area in square kilometres (kmĀ²), and the name of the cantonal seat or capital.DemographicsEthnic groups as of the Ecuadorian census of 2010: Mestizo 65.7%Indigenous 25.8%Afro-Ecuadorian 5.4%White 2.7% Montubio 0.3%Other 0.1%
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Popular things to do in Imbabura Province

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Cuicocha ©
Water Body
Cuicocha Cotacachi
4.7
Duration: 2h 30 min
Otavalo Market ©
Flea Market
Otavalo Market Otavalo
3.7
Duration: 2h 30 min
Cascada de  Peguche ©
Waterfall
Cascada de Peguche Peguche
4.3
Duration: 1h 30 min
Condor Park
Park
Condor Park Otavalo
4.1
Duration: 2h 30 min

Shopping in Imbabura Province

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Plaza De Los Ponchos Mercado ©
Gift & Specialty Shop
Plaza De Los Ponchos Mercado Otavalo
4.4
Duration: 2h 30 min
Peguche Wasi
Gift & Specialty Shop
Peguche Wasi Otavalo
5.0
Duration: 30 minutes
Laguna Mall ©
Shopping Mall
Laguna Mall Ibarra
3.9
Duration: 1h 30 min
El Gran Condor ©
Gift & Specialty Shop
El Gran Condor Otavalo
4.7
Duration: 2h 30 min

Hidden gems in Imbabura Province

Museo del Banco Central del Ecuador Ibarra ©
Specialty Museum
Museo del Banco Central del Ecuador Ibarra Ibarra
4.4
Duration: 4 hours
Tahuantinsuyo Weaving Workshop
Gift & Specialty Shop
Tahuantinsuyo Weaving Workshop Otavalo
4.9
Duration: 1h 30 min
Fuya Fuya ©
Outdoor Activity
Fuya Fuya
4.9
Duration: 2h 30 min
Museo Fabrica Imbabura ©
History Museum
Museo Fabrica Imbabura Atuntaqui
4.6
Duration: 1h 30 min

Museums in Imbabura Province

Museo de las Culturas ©
Specialty Museum
Museo de las Culturas Cotacachi
4.4
Duration: 2h 30 min
Arte Colonial - Artesanias Ecuatorianas ©
Art Gallery
Arte Colonial - Artesanias Ecuatorianas Ibarra
4.8
Duration: 4 hours
Arte Colonial ©
Art Gallery
Arte Colonial Ibarra
4.6
Duration: 2h 30 min
Miralago ©
Art Gallery
Miralago San Pablo Del Lago
3.9
Duration: 1h 30 min

Nature in Imbabura Province

Volcan Imbabura ©
Volcano
Volcan Imbabura Otavalo
4.1
Duration: 4 hours
Gruta de la Paz ©
Cave
Gruta de la Paz Pimampiro
4.5
Duration: 30 minutes
Rio Peguche
Waterfall
Rio Peguche
4.0
Duration: 2h 30 min

Kid-friendly things to do in Imbabura Province

Centro de Rescate Guayabillas
Zoo
Centro de Rescate Guayabillas Ibarra
2.9
Duration: 2h 30 min