Cuenca is the third largest city in
Ecuador, capital of the Azuay province. It is located in the
Sierra, at 2,200 meters above sea level, and the climate is
spring-like, with average temperatures ranging between 14° and
24° C. Its full name is It has a population of about 350 000 people Cuenca is unarguably the centre of culture and art of Ecuador
For its charming historical center, the churches, the small
cobbled streets and colonial houses with noble facades, prim
balustrades, wrought iron balconies and red tiled roofs.