San Francisco de Peleusí de Azogues
Location in Ecuador
|Founded||April 16, 1825|
|• Mayor||Romel Sarmiento Movimiento Ciudadano|
|• City||60.94 km2 (23.53 sq mi)|
|• Metro||611.41 km2 (236.07 sq mi)|
|Elevation||2,518 m (8,261 ft)|
(2015 INEC estimate)
|• Density||660/km2 (1,700/sq mi)|
|• Metro density||130/km2 (340/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (EST)|
Azogues (American Spanish: [aˈsoɣes]) is the capital of Azogues Canton and of Cañar Province in Ecuador.
The population of Azogues is approximately 40,000.
Azogues is located at 2,518 meters above sea level (8,261 feet), its population is of 39,848 inhabitants, its average temperature is 17 °C (63 °F). It is also known for its Panama hat industry (jipi japa); the hats are produced primarily for export.
It was founded on 4 October 1562, by Gil Ramirez Davalos. Initially part of the old Township of Cuenca, in 1775 it was promoted to parish status.
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- Azogues Canton in Ecuador