Ecuador: all about this country and its main places!

latitude: -1.56617 / longitude: -83.69987

General information


You can find famous universities here like University of San Francisco, Quito. The average length of time residents spend in school is 15 years (including tertiary education).


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


The currency symbol is $, and the ISO code for that currency is USD. In 2021 the GDP was $106,165,866,000 USD, placing it at position 61 in the market.


Country territory measures 276,841 km², they use a postcode system and the main cities are: Quito, Guayaquil, Cuenca, Riobamba, Huaquillas. Quito serves as this nation's capital and the country shares a border with Colombia, Peru. Here are the different languages spoken in the country: Spanish.


There are UNESCO listed sites: Galápagos Islands, City of Quito, Sangay National Park, Historic Centre of Santa Ana de los Ríos de Cuenca. Well known national dishes are: Encebollado, Fritada,Guatitas,.

Good to know

Visit to learn more about this nation. The domain name ".ec" is used by the country's websites, the ISO code is EC, phone numbers start with +593


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