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  • A city of south-central Ecuador southeast of Guayaquil. Founded in 1557, it is known as “the Marble City” for its fine buildings.

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  • It was formerly called Cuenca, and formed part of the department of Azuay, which also included the province of Loja.

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  • Those 1800 square leagues, the centre of agriculture, are twice as numerously peopled as Finland, but still a third less than the province of Cuenca, which is the least populous of all Spain.

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  • Those 1800 square leagues, the centre of agriculture, are twice as numerously peopled as Finland, but still a third less than the province of Cuenca, which is the least populous of all Spain.

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  • I heard that Seize, the town from Sora no Woto, was based on a real historical town in Spain called Cuenca, so I decided to look it up.

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  • The Alianza Unida communal bank was organized in the city of Cuenca, which is located in the south-central part of the country.

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  • Really, there is a city called Cuenca in Spain and it looks, or rather Seize looks exactly the same.

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  • Peddicord calls Cuenca "the most affordable place you'd want to live in Latin America."

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  • The Alianza Unida communal bank was organized in the city of Cuenca, which is located in the south-central part of the country.

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  • The Alianza Unida communal bank was organized in the city of Cuenca, which is located in the south-central part of the country.

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  • The Tocte Community Bank is based in the beautiful city of Cuenca, which is home to artists, writers and sportsmen.

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