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  • QUITO, the capital of the republic of Ecuador, the see of an archbishopric covering the same territory, and the capital of the province of Pichincha, in lat.
  • The houses of Quito are chiefly of the old Spanish or Moorish style.
  • Superior hand-made carpets are also made, and Quito artisans show much skill in wood carvings and in gold and silver works; the women excel in fine needlework and lace-making.
  • Quito derives its name from the Quitus, who inhabited the locality a long time before the Spanish conquest.
  • Its full title was San Francisco del Quito, and it was capital of the province or presidency of Quito down to the end of Spanish colonial rule.

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