Thursday, March 5, 2009

Cuenca, Ecuador

Ecuador-1, originally uploaded by Abhishek's Received Postcards.

Cuenca (full name Santa Ana de los cuatro ríos de Cuenca) is the third largest city in Ecuador in terms of population, and is the capital of the Azuay Province. It is located in the Sierra, the highlands of Ecuador at about 2500m (8200 ft) above sea level. The center of the city is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Trust site because of its historical buildings.


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