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Tumbaco Guide

Author: Johan Klok | Last update: January 8, 2022


Tumbaco is a surburb of Quito.

Climate & Environment

Air pollution

See The World Air Quality Project for real-time information about the air quality in Tumbaco.

History & Society

Tumbaco still has a countryside feel, but because prices are getting higher in nearby Cumbay√°, the town is becoming more and more popular as a place to live.


Tumbaco is part of the Distrito Metropolitano de Quito (Administración zonal Tumbaco).

Pros, Cons & Alternatives

Nearby Cumbay√° is more fancy and closer to Quito but also more expensive.