San Miguel de Urcuquí Canton

San Miguel de Urcuquí Canton, or Urkuki, is a canton of Ecuador, located in the Imbabura Province. Its seat is the town of Urcuquí. Its population in the 2001 census was 14,381[1] and was 15,671 in the 2010 census.[2] The area of the canton is 779 square kilometres (301 sq mi).

San Miguel de Urcuquí Canton
Flag of San Miguel de Urcuquí Canton
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Location of Imbabura Province in Ecuador.
Location of Imbabura Province in Ecuador.
Cantons of Imbabura Province
Cantons of Imbabura Province
Country Ecuador
ProvinceImbabura Province
Time zoneUTC-5 (ECT)

San Miguel de Urcuquí is located in the Andes of northern Ecuador. The town and parish of Urcuqui had a population of 4,499 in 2000 and 5,205 in 2010 and has an elevation of 2,295 metres (7,530 ft) above sea level. The town is located about 9 kilometres (5.6 mi) in straight line distance northwest of the city of Ibarra, the capital of Imbabura province.[3]

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Ethnic groups as of the Ecuadorian census of 2010:[4]

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Coordinates: 0°31′12″N 78°12′00″W / 0.52000°N 78.20000°W / 0.52000; -78.20000