Ecuador: all about this country and its main places!

latitude: -1.56617 / longitude: -83.69987

General information


With a birth growth rate at 1.10%, the median age is 28.80 years. Around 16,605,500 people live in this country, or 0.223% of all people on earth.


It is ranked 61# in the world with a GDP of $106,165,866,000 USD in 2021. The currency ISO code is USD and the currency symbol is $.


The average length of time residents spend in school is 15 years (including tertiary education). This nation has a number of interesting universities, including University of San Francisco, Quito.


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 capital of this country is Quito and the country has a border with Colombia, Peru. The inhabitants speak the following languages: Spanish.


You can find some UNESCO listed places: Galápagos Islands, City of Quito, Sangay National Park, Historic Centre of Santa Ana de los Ríos de Cuenca. Interesting food you need to try here: Encebollado, Fritada,Guatitas,.

Good to know

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


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