El Tambo Canton

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.

El Tambo 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
ProvinceCañar Province
Time zoneUTC-5 (ECT)

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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