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Cuenca Independence Day

Cuenca Independence Day is held on November 3. Ecuador. This event in the first decade of the month November is annual. Help us Help us 
3 November - Cuenca Independence Day
This city has a rich and diverse culture that is reflected in its gastronomy, whose dishes and preparations revolve mostly around corn, such as chicha, tamales, mote de pata, among others.
On November 3, 1820, the desire of a group of revolutionary patriots triumphed, who, through intense fighting and with the support of Creoles and indigenous people, achieved the Independence of Cuenca by taking the Central Plaza and the headquarters of the retreating army.
This desire for independence had been brewing since 1795, through writings and posters that exposed the desire for emancipation, by those who wanted to break free from the Spanish Crown and gain access to political power. This event is attributed to Lieutenant Tomás Ordoñez, who together with other Basin citizens proclaimed independence.

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