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Azuay Province (Sierra, Ecuador)

Provincia de Azuay

Last modified: 2014-05-17 by zoltán horváth
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Azuay is a province in southern central area of Ecuador and belongs to Sierra region. Capital is Santa Ana de Cuenca, or simply Cuenca.
Željko Heimer, 15 July 1996

Flag and Coat of Arms could be seen at Ecuador On Line - Azuay Page.
Jarig Bakker, 26 January 2001

There is a book about all the cantonal flags and arms of Azuay (Banderas y Escudos de los Cantones del Azuay). The provincial Coat of Arms has the old flag of Azuay.
Jaume Ollé, 17 August 2003

Azuay is a province of Ecuador, created 25 June 1824. It encompasses an area of 7.700 kmē. Its capital is Cuenca. It is located in the south center of Ecuador in the highlands. Its mountains reach the 4500m above sea level in the national park of El Cajas.
Jens Pattke, 3 October 2008

Previously Reported WRONG Flag

image by Jaume Ollé

W. Smith in 1975 and also my sources reported a white over red flag. However, this is incorrect, but it is possible that there was a flag change. The red over yellow version was reported in the 1980 Smith's book, but was marked as unsure.
Jaume Ollé, 8 September 1996

Coat of Arms

image from Ecuador On Line - Azuay Page, located by Jarig Bakker, 26 January 2001