Place:Cuenca, Azuay, Sierra, Ecuador

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NameCuenca
Alt namesSanta Ana de Cuencasource: Encyclopædia Britannica (1988) III, 778
Tumibambasource: Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) p 302
TypeInhabited place
Coordinates2.9°S 79°W
Located inAzuay, Sierra, Ecuador     (1000 - )
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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The city of Cuenca — in full, Santa Ana de los cuatro ríos de Cuenca — is the capital of the Azuay Province. It is located in the highlands of Ecuador at about 2500 m above sea level. The center of the city is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Trust site because of its many historical buildings.

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