Municipality of Quito

The Municipality of Quito (officially the Municipality of the Metropolitan District of Quito) is the governing body of the city of Quito and the Metropolitan District. Its headquarters are at the Municipal Palace, located on the east side of the Plaza de La Independencia


The municipality is made of two principal organs: the mayor's office and a fifteen-member city council.

Administrative zonesEdit

The city and canton is administered through eleven Administrative Municipal Zones. Each zone, classified as either urban or suburban, has their own administrator and contain can both urban and rural parishes. They are (parishes covered in parenthesis):

Coordinates: 0°13′14″S 78°30′42″W / 0.220470°S 78.511681°W / -0.220470; -78.511681