Ecuador is a country in northwestern , with a Pacific Ocean coastline, lying on the Equator between , to the north and east, and , to the south and east.

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is the capital of . It was founded in 1534 on the ruins of an ancient Inca city.

Seeing the sites and wildlife of the Galapagos is best done by boat.

is a vibrant colonial city in southern , the third largest in the country, and the capital of Azuay Province.


is a region in . At an elevation of over 2,200m, the Andean highlands are very scenic, and can offer breathtaking natural experience.

is a region in . Here you can find nice beaches, tropical climate and a laid back atmosphere.

The is a region of . The spreads over 6 Ecuadorian provinces: Sucumbíos, Orellana, Napo, Pastaza, Morona Santiago and Zamora Chinchipe.


  • Location: 
  • Population:  14,800,000
  • Latitude of center:  1° 27' (1.45°) south
  • Longitude of center:  78° 31' 48" (78.53°) west
  • Elevation:  3,074 meters (10,085 feet)
  • Capital: 
  • Area:  283,560 km² (109,483 miles²)
  • Language:  Spanish
  • Currency:  Dollar (USD)
  • Phone code:  593
  • Internet domain:  .ec
  • Neighbors:  ,
  • Wikidata:  Ecuador
  • Wikimedia Commons:  Ecuador

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