Camilo Ponce Enríquez (parish)

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Camilo Ponce Enríquez
Parish
Camilo Ponce Enríquez is located in Ecuador
Camilo Ponce Enríquez
Camilo Ponce Enríquez
Coordinates: 03°03′S 079°44′W / 3.050°S 79.733°W / -3.050; -79.733Coordinates: 03°03′S 079°44′W / 3.050°S 79.733°W / -3.050; -79.733[1]
Country  Ecuador
Province Azuay
Canton Camilo Ponce Enríquez
Named for Camilo Ponce Enríquez
Area
 • Total 268.76 km2 (103.77 sq mi)
Elevation 362 m (1,188 ft)
Population (2010 census)
 • Total 17,404
 • Density 65/km2 (170/sq mi)
Climate Aw

Camilo Ponce Enríquez is a parish in the Azuay province in southern Ecuador.[1] It is the seat of the Camilo Ponce Enríquez canton and is located roughly 230 miles southwest of Quito, the capital city of Ecuador.

It is named for Camilo Ponce Enríquez (1912 – 1976), who served as president of Ecuador from 1956 to 1960.

Geography[edit]

The municipality covers an area of 118.8 square kilometres.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Camilo Ponce Enríquez, Azuay, Ecuador at GEOnet Names Server. Retrieved 3 November 2009.
  2. ^ "Camilo Ponce Enríquez". Asociación de Juntas Parroquiales Rurales del Azuay. Retrieved January 29, 2010. 

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