Saturday, April 30, 2016

The Old City of Quito in Ecuador

Ecuador - Quito

View of the Old City beneath Panecillo.

This is postmarked in 2009 with two Ecuador stamps.

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Quito is the capital city of Ecuador, and at an elevation of 9,350 feet (2,800 meters above sea level), it is the highest official capital city in the world.

Quito, along with Kraków, were the first World Cultural Heritage Sites declared by UNESCO in 1978.

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