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View of Los Canonigos, include Casas Colgantes (Hanging houses), San Pablo Bridge and Downtown Cuenca, from Palomera motorway


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Cuenca is located in Spain
Coordinates: 40°4′N 2°9′W / 40.067°N 2.15°W / 40.067; -2.15Coordinates: 40°4′N 2°9′W / 40.067°N 2.15°W / 40.067; -2.15
Country Spain
Autonomous community Castile–La Mancha
Province Cuenca
Comarca Serranía Media
 • Mayor Juan Ávila
 • Total 911.06 km2 (351.76 sq mi)
Elevation 946 m (3,104 ft)
Population (2012)
 • Total 57,032
 • Density 62.5996/km2 (162.1322/sq mi)
Demonym Conquense
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 16000
Website Official website

Cuenca is a Spanish city, capital of the Cuenca province, in Castile-La Mancha. It is a small city with 50,000 inhabitants. It is very famous for its monuments: The hanging houses, the Cathedral and other churches. It is situated over the Jucar river, near the Serrania of Cuenca.

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