Riobamba Canton

Riobamba Canton is one of ten cantons of the Chimborazo Province in Ecuador. Its population at the 2010 census was 225,741.[1] Its capital is the town of Riobamba.

Riobamba Canton
Tungurahua volcano as seen from Riobamba
Tungurahua volcano as seen from Riobamba
Cantons of Chimborazo Province
Cantons of Chimborazo Province
Parishes of Riobamba Canton
Parishes of Riobamba Canton
Coordinates: 1°40′27.65″S 78°38′53.86″W / 1.6743472°S 78.6482944°W / -1.6743472; -78.6482944
Country Ecuador
Province Chimborazo Province
 • Total225,741
Time zoneUTC-5 (ECT)


The canton is divided into 16 parishes, five urban parishes, Lizarzaburu, Maldonado, Velasco, Veloz and Yaruquíes, and eleven rural parishes: Cacha, Calpi, Cubijíes, Flores, Licán, Licto, Pungalá, Punín, Químiag, San Juan and San Luís.

Parish Inhabitants (2010)[2]
Total 225,741
Riobamba (urban) 156,723
Rural area 69,018
Cacha Parish 3,160
Calpi Parish 6,469
Cubijíes Parish 2,514
Flores Parish 4,546
Licán Parish 7,963
Licto Parish 7,807
Pungalá Parish 5,954
Punín Parish 5,976
Químiag Parish 5,257
San Juan Parish 7,370
San Luís Parish 12,002


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