Imbabura ( Spanish pronunciation: ) is a [imbaˈβuɾa] located in the province of northern Andes . The capital is Ecuador . The people of the province speak Spanish and the Imbaburan Ibarra . Quechua language
The summit of
at an elevation of 4,944 metres (16,220 ft) is 15 kilometres (9.3 mi) north-east of the town of Cotacachi. The volcano is located in the large Cotacachi Volcano . Cotacachi Cayapas Ecological Reserve is also located in the province. Best reached from the town of Imbabura Volcano , the 4,609 metres (15,121 ft) high mountain can be climbed in a single day. La Esperanza
Cotacachi volcano as seen from the town of Cotacachi.
The province is divided into six
. The following table lists each with its population at the 2001 cantons and 2010 census. its area in square kilometres (km²), and the name of the census or cantonal seat . capital
Antonio Ante 36,053
San Miguel de Urcuquí 14,381