El Tambo Canton

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El Tambo Canton
Canton
Location of Cañar Province in Ecuador.
Location of Cañar Province in Ecuador.
Cantons of Cañar Province
Cantons of Cañar Province
Coordinates: 2°30′29″S 78°55′30″W / 2.5081°S 78.9249°W / -2.5081; -78.9249
Country  Ecuador
Province Cañar Province
Time zone ECT (UTC-5)

El Tambo is one of seven cantons located in Cañar Province, Ecuador. It is situated along the PanAmerican highway in a valley across from the larger town of Cañar. The population of El Tambo is a mix of mestizo and indigenous Cañari.

About 30 minutes out of El Tambo is the town of Ingapirca named after the Incan ruins that are there. The ruins of Ingapirca are the largest Incan ruins in Ecuador.

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