Ecuador: all about this country and its main places!

latitude: -1.56617 / longitude: -83.69987

General information


Quito serves as this nation's capital and the country shares a border with Colombia, Peru. People from this country speak these languages: Spanish. The area of the country is 276,841 km², they use a postcode system and the main cities are: Quito, Guayaquil, Cuenca, Riobamba, Huaquillas.


The currency ISO code is USD and the currency symbol is $. In 2021 the GDP was $106,165,866,000 USD, which ranks it number 61 in the world.


There are UNESCO listed sites: Galápagos Islands, City of Quito, Sangay National Park, Historic Centre of Santa Ana de los Ríos de Cuenca. Here is a list of famous dishes in this country: Encebollado, Fritada,Guatitas,.


This country represents 0.223% of the world's population with about 16,605,500 individuals. With a birth growth rate at 1.10%, the median age is 28.80 years.


Well known universities are: University of San Francisco, Quito. On average citizens spend 15 years in school (including higher education).

Good to know

The country's websites have the domain name ".ec", the ISO code is EC, telephone numbers begin with +593 For more information about this country, check


ISO code EC
Capital Quito
Population 16,605,500
World percentage 0.223%
Median age 28.80 years
Population growth rate 1.10%
Main cities
Spoken languages Spanish
GDP (2021) $106,165,866,000
GDP position #61
Currency code USD
Currency symbol $
School life expectancy 15 years
National dish Encebollado, Fritada,Guatitas,
TLD .ec
Phone prefix +593