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Pululahua Geobotanical Reserve

Pululahua Geobotanical Reserve

Pululahua Geobotanical Reserve is located 17 km (10 mi) North from Quito, in Pichincha Province of Ecuador. Pululahua Geobotanical Reserve covers a total area of 3383 hectares in north-western part of the Pomasqui Valley.

 

 

 

Location: 17 km (10 mi) North from Quito, Pichincha Province   Map

Area: 3383 hectares

 

 

 

Description of Pululahua Geobotanical Reserve

Pululahua Geobotanical Reserve  Pululahua Geobotanical Reserve

Pululahua Geobotanical Reserve is situated in the mountainous region with elevation ranging from 1800 to 3400 meters (5906-11011 ft) above sea level and average temperatures of 13-15 ° C throughtout a year. The name of the natural park comes from the local Quichua dialect and translated as a "cloud water". One of the most popular tourist destination is a mount Pululahua after which the reserve takes its name. It is an extinct volcano, those three domes tower over surrounding lands.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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