Ecuador is a country on the Equator in northwestern . Several places in the country have been declared UNESCO World Heritage Sites, including the and the cities of and , which lie in the Andes that run from north to south through the country.

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The are a small archipelago of islands belonging to Ecuador in the eastern Pacific Ocean. Photo: Rastapopulous, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is the capital of Ecuador. It was founded in 1534 on the ruins of an ancient Inca city. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

officially Santiago de , is a city in Ecuador. Photo: Nestor Lacle, CC BY 2.0.

is a region in Ecuador. Photo: Michelsberg, CC0.


is a region in Ecuador. Here you can find nice beaches, tropical climate and a laid back atmosphere. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

The Oriente is a region of eastern Ecuador, comprising the eastern slopes of the Ecuadorian and the lowland areas of rainforest in the basin. Photo: Geoff Gallice, CC BY 2.0.


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