Abbreviation for Quito, Ecuador

Quito [ Kito], capital of Ecuador and the province of Pichincha, 2850 m above sea level in one of volcanoes (including Pichincha, 4789 m above sea level) framed high pool, almost at the equator, comprising: (2010) 1600000 Residents (mostly Indians and mestizos) the second largest city in the country.

Archbishopric; State University (since 1769) and Catholic University (founded in 1946), private universities, academy of sciences, medical, art academy, research institutes, astronomical observatory, military academy, German school, national archive and library, several museums. Modern industrial companies produce textiles, food, etc. Consumer goods (including metal and wood processing, car assembly, chemical-pharmaceutical industry), the home industry produces images of saints, wool and cotton fabrics, goldsmiths, Panama hats and pottery.

Some of Quito’s economic importance has gone to Guayaquil since the 1980s; Tourism. Quito is on the Panamerican Highway; Railway connection with Guayaquil (since 1908); New Quito International Airport (opened in 2013).


The monastery of San Francisco (founded in 1535) was the seat of an important painting and sculpture school (today a museum for sacred art), the monastery church, a major work of the late Renaissance in South America, has artistic carvings, stucco work, wooden ceiling in Mudejar style inside; adjacent is the Capilla de Catuña.

The cathedral (consecrated in 1572, later alterations) on the Plaza de la Independencia is a three-aisled basilica; the church El Sagrario with a baroque facade is attached. One-aisle Jesuit church (La Compañía, 1605–89) with a Baroque facade based on Il Gesù in Rome (completed 1722–25, 1760–65), carvings and stucco with Indian ornamentation. La Merced Monastery (founded in 1534) with two-storey cloister and fountain in the atrium; the monastery church (1700–34) shows v. a. strong Indian influence in interior decoration. In the refectory of the Santo Domingo monastery (17th century) stucco ceiling in Mudejar style; in the single-nave monastery church (1581–1650) the magnificent Capilla del Rosario. The old town of Quito has been declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.


Quito, originally the capital of the Cara Indian people, part of the Inca Empire since the end of the 15th century, was conquered by S. de Benalcázar in 1534 and rebuilt as a typical Spanish city under the name of San Francisco de Quito. Since 1546 the seat of a bishopric, since 1563 the seat of an audiencia, Quito was also one of the most culturally important colonial cities in America. The Augustinians, Jesuits and Dominicans founded educational institutions in the late 16th century, which were combined to form a university in 1769. Quito has been the capital of Ecuador since gaining independence in 1830. Earthquakes and volcanic eruptions have often affected life in Quito in the past, most recently in 2002 with an ash fall following the eruption of the Reventador volcano.

Abbreviations for Quito, Ecuador

City Profile

  • Abbreviation: UIO
  • Country: Ecuador

UIO: Quito, Ecuador - Marisca

List of Quito Acronyms

The most commonly used abbreviations for Quito is UIO which stands for Quito. In the following table, you can see all acronyms related to Quito, including abbreviations for airport, city, school, port, government, and etc.

City Abbreviation Meanings
Quito ADPUC Advanced Data Processing in Ubiquitous Computing
Quito MBDC Mosquito Borne Disease Control
Quito TAUES Trusted and Autonomic Ubiquitous and Embedded Systems
Quito MRHI Mosquito Range Heritage Initiative
Quito SIUMI Services and Infrastructure for the Ubiquitous and Mobile Internet
Quito FMUIT Future Mobile and Ubiquitous Information Technologies
Quito WSTFEUS Workshop on Software Technologies for Future Embedded and Ubiquitous Systems
Quito IJAHUC International Journal of Ad Hoc and Ubiquitous Computing
Quito WUAUC Workshop on Universal Accessibility of Ubiquitous Computing
Quito RUNES Reconfigurable Ubiquitous Networked Embedded Systems
Quito BCMC Bay County Mosquito Control
Quito JUCI Journal of Ubiquitous Computing and Intelligence
Quito WHAMM Wetland Habitat and Mosquito Management
Quito WVMVCD West Valley Mosquito and Vector Control District
Quito NWMVCA Northwest Mosquito and Vector Control Association
Quito ISAHUC International Symposium on Ad Hoc and Ubiquitous Computing
Quito ETB Equitorial Trust Bank
Quito UT Ubiquitous They
Quito UT-2 Ubiquitous They
Quito ULTI Ubiquitous Learning Technology Initiative
Quito ITMN Insecticide-Treated Mosquito Nets
Quito URSA Ubiquitous and Robust Access
Quito SURG Security for Ubiquitous Resources Group
Quito MMCA Michigan Mosquito Control Association
Quito ICMU International Conference on Mobile Computing and Ubiquitous Networking
Quito TMSC Torpoint Mosquito Sailing Club
Quito UASS Ubiquitous Application and Security Service
Quito FMCA Florida Mosquito Control Association
Quito RPLL Rancho Penasquitos Little League
Quito MFRU Mosquito and Fly Research Unit
Quito UTY Ubiquitously Transcribed Tetratricopeptide Repeat Gene on Y Chromosome
Quito IUC Intelligent and Ubiquitous Computing
Quito VMCA Virginia Mosquito Control Association
Quito UISER Ubiquitous Information System
Quito AMCA American Mosquito Control Association
Quito GUSTO Globus Ubiquitous Supercomputing Testbed Organization
Quito MUCS International Workshop on Managing Ubiquitous Communications and Services
Quito UTX Ubiquitously Transcribed Tetratricopeptide Repeat Gene on X Chromosome
Quito MSTB Mosquito-Stage Transmission-Blocking
Quito UMAA Utah Mosquito Abatement Association
Quito AIQ Atlas Informatisé de Quito
Quito MMLP Mosquito Magnet Liberty Plus
Quito MTUC Multimedia Technology and Ubiquitous Computing
Quito MFT Mosquito Fleet Trail
Quito MULE Mobile and Ubiquitous Learning Environments
Quito UKP Ubiquitous Knowledge Processing Lab
Quito UNS Ubiquitous Network Society
Quito UIS Ubiquitous Information System
Quito JQR Journey Quito to Rio
Quito TRUST Transparently Reconfigurable Ubiquitous Terminal
Quito TRUST Team for Research in Ubiquitous Secure Technology
Quito UBT Ubiquitous Blue Tarp
Quito CAMPUS Context-Aware Adaptation Mechanisms for Pervasive and Ubiquitous Services
Quito AMOR Adult Mosquito Occurrence Report
Quito AMCD Alamosa Mosquito Control District
Quito USS Ubiquitous Synergy Seeker
Quito USN Ubiquitous Sensor Network
Quito UFO Ubiquitous Findable Object
Quito UXT Ubiquitously-Expressed Transcript
Quito USE Ubiquitous Systems Evaluation
Quito MASH Mosquito Abatement for Safety and Health Act
Quito HMB Hypersensitivity to Mosquito Bite
Quito PUC Personal Ubiquitous Computing
Quito MUE Multimedia and Ubiquitous Engineering
Quito EUC International Conference on Embedded and Ubiquitous Computing
Quito IQT Iquitos, Peru – Cf Secada
Quito UTT Ubiquitous Telecommunication Technology
Quito UIO Quito, Ecuador – Marisca
Quito BLF Batiquitos Lagoon Foundation
Quito MAD Mosquito Abatement District