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Azuay Province

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Province o Azuay
Banner o Azuay
Location o Azuay in Ecuador.
Location o Azuay in Ecuador.
Cantons o Azuay Province
Cantons o Azuay Province
Coordinates: 2°53′S 79°00′W / 2.883°S 79.000°W / -2.883; -79.000
Established25 Juin 1824
 • Provincial PrefectPaúl Carrasco Carpio
 • Total7998 km2 (3,088 sq mi)
 • Total702,893
 • Density88/km2 (230/sq mi)
 • Population 2001
Time zoneUTC-5 (ECT)
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Azuay is a province o Ecuador, creatit 25 Juin 1824. It encompasses an aurie o 7,998 square kilometre (3,088 sq mi). Its caipital is Cuenca. It is locatit in the sooth centre o Ecuador in the heichlands. Its muntains reach 4,500 m (14,800 ft) abuin sea level in the naitional pairk o El Cajas.

Azuay is locatit on the Pan-American Heich-gate. Cuenca is connectit bi naitional flichts frae Quito an Guayaquil. It sports the lairgest hydroelectric plant o the kintra, situatit on the river Paute.


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The province is dividit intae 15 cantons. The follaein table leets each wi its population as o the 2001 census, its aurie in square kilometres (km2), an the name o the canton seat or caipital.[1]

Canton Pop. (2001) Area (km2) Seat/Capital
Camilo Ponce Enríquez     Camilo Ponce Enríquez
Chordeleg 10,859 105 Chordeleg
Cuenca 417,632 3,086 Cuenca
El Pan 3,075 132 El Pan
Girón 12,583 347 Girón
Guachapala 3,125 41 Guachapala
Gualaceo 38,587 347 Gualaceo
Nabón 15,121 636 Nabón
Oña 3,231 295 Oña
Paute 23,106 267 Paute
Pucará 20,382 848 Pucará
San Fernando 3,961 142 San Fernando
Santa Isabel 18,015 781 Santa Isabel
Sevilla de Oro 5,234 314 Sevilla de Oro
Sigsig 24,635 657 Sigsig

See also

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  1. Cantons of Ecuador. Statoids.com. Retrieved 4 November 2009.

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