Ecuador



Ecuador, officially the Republic of Ecuador (which literally translates to the "Republic of the Equator") is a representative democratic republic in South America, bordered by Colombia on the north, Peru on the east and south, and by the Pacific Ocean to the west. It is one of only two countries in South America,, that do not have a border with Brazil. The country also includes the Galápagos Islands in the Pacific, about 1,000 kilometres (620 mi) west of the mainland.

NameEcuador
Top Level Domain
.ec
Alpha2 CodeEC
Alpha3 CodeECU
Calling Codes
593
CapitalQuito
Alt Spellings
EC
Republic of Ecuador
República del Ecuador
RegionAmericas
SubregionSouth America
Population16545799
Latlng
-2
-77.5
DemonymEcuadorean
Area276841
Gini49.3
Timezones
UTC-06:00
UTC-05:00
Borders
COL
PER
Native NameEcuador
Numeric Code218
Currencies
CodeUSD
NameUnited States dollar
Symbol$
Languages
Iso639_1es
Iso639_2spa
NameSpanish
Native NameEspañol
Translations
DeEcuador
EsEcuador
FrÉquateur
Jaエクアドル
ItEcuador
BrEquador
PtEquador
NlEcuador
HrEkvador
Faاکوادور
Flaghttps://restcountries.eu/data/ecu.svg
Regional Blocs
AcronymUSAN
NameUnion of South American Nations
Other Acronyms
UNASUR
UNASUL
UZAN
Other Names
Unión de Naciones Suramericanas
União de Nações Sul-Americanas
Unie van Zuid-Amerikaanse Naties
South American Union
CiocECU

Cities

Quito

Guayaquil

Destinations

Acuario Valdivia

Aquarium in Santa Elena Peninsula to Guayaquil

Agua Blanca

Village in Parque Nacional Machalilla

AmaZOOnico

Wildlife Reserve in La Punta

Archaeological Museum

Museum in Parque Nacional Machalilla

Archaeological Park

Park in Cuenca

Arco De La Reina

Notable Building in Quito

Armonía Orchid Garden

Gardens in Mindo

Asilo De La Paz

Wildlife Reserve in Isla Floreana (Santa María or Charles)

Asociación De Yacchacs De San Juan De Ilumán

Cultural Centre in Around Otavalo

Bajada De Todos Santos Staircase

Landmark in Cuenca

Balcon Mirador Cerro Paraiso

Viewpoint in Guayaquil

Baños Del Inka

Waterfall in Saraguro

Basílica

Church in Riobamba

Basílica De Nuestra Señora De Agua Santa

Church in Baños

Basílica Del Voto Nacional

Church in Quito

Basilica Santisima Virgen De Montserrat

Church in Montecristi

Big Tuna

Statue in Manta

Bosque Protector Cerro Blanco

Nature Reserve in Bosque Protector Cerro Blanco

Cacau E Mango

Farm in South of Guayaquil

Calle Lourdes

Street in Loja

Capilla De Cantuña

Chapel in Quito

Capilla Del Hombre

Gallery in Quito

Capilla Santa Ana

Church in Guayaquil

Casa De Cultura

Museum in Lago Agrio

Casa De La Cultura

Museum in Latacunga

Casa De Los Marqueses De Miraflores

Museum in Latacunga

Casa Del Alabado

Museum in Quito

Casa Del Arbol

Viewpoint in Baños

Casa Del Ceibo

Treehouse in Isla San Cristóbal (Chatham)

Casa Museo Guayasamín

Museum in Quito

Casa Museo María Augusta Urrutía

Museum in Quito

Casa Y Mausoleo De Montalvo

Museum in Ambato

Cascada De Taxopamba

Waterfall in Lagunas de Mojanda

Cascada Las Latas

Waterfall in West of Misahualli

Cascada Nambillo

Waterfall in Mindo

Cascadas De Peguche

Waterfall in Peguche

Catedral De Ibarra

Church in Ibarra

Catedral De La Inmaculada Concepción

Church in Cuenca

Catedral Metropolitana

Cathedral in Quito

Cathedral

Cathedral in Riobamba

Cathedral

Cathedral in Ambato

Cathedral

Cathedral in Loja

Cathedral

Cathedral in Tena

Cathedral

Cathedral in Puyo

Cathedral

Cathedral in Latacunga

Cathedral & Parque Bolívar

Church in Guayaquil

Cementerio

Cemetery in Otavalo

Cementerio De Tulcán

Cemetery in Tulcán

Centro Cultural Esmeraldas

Museum in Esmeraldas

Centro Cultural Ibarra

Museum in Ibarra

Centro Cultural Metropolitano

Arts Center in Quito

Centro Cultural Mexicano

Cultural Centre in Quito

Centro De Arte Contemporáneo

Museum in Quito

Centro Interamericano De Artes Populares

Museum in Cuenca

Centro Visitantes

Visitor Center in Parque Nacional Cotopaxi

Cerro Brujo

Beach in Isla San Cristóbal (Chatham)

Cerro Crocker

Hiking in Isla Santa Cruz (Indefatigable)

Cerro De Las Tijeretas

Hill in Puerto Baquerizo Moreno

Cerro Santa Ana

Area in Guayaquil

Charles Darwin Research Station

Wildlife Reserve in Puerto Ayora

Chipipe Beach

Beach in Salinas

Church

Church in Vilcabamba

Church

Church in Esmeraldas

Church

Cathedral in Machala

Church Of El Carmen De La Asunción

Church in Cuenca

Church Of La Merced

Church in Guayaquil

Church Of La Merced

Church in Latacunga

Church Of La Merced

Church in Bahía de Caráquez

Church Of San Blas

Church in Cuenca

Church Of San Cenáculo

Church in Cuenca

Church Of San Francisco

Church in Guayaquil

Church Of San Francisco

Church in Cuenca

Church Of San Sebastián

Church in Cuenca

Church Of Santa Teresita

Church in Guayaquil

Church Of Santo Domingo

Church in Cuenca

Cima De La Libertad

Monument in Quito

City Cemetery

Cemetery in Guayaquil

Clock

Landmark in Zamora

Comunidad Shiripuno

Community in Misahuallí

Congal Bio-Station

Nature Reserve in Muisne

Convento De San Diego

Museum in Quito

Convento San Agustín

Museum in Quito

Crafts Market

Market in Salasaca

Crafts Market

Market in Otavalo

Crystal Palace

Notable Building in Guayaquil

Cueva De Los Tayos

Cave in Macas

Cuevas De Jumandí

Cave in Cotundo & Archidona

Cumandá Parque Urbano

Cultural Center in Quito

Daily Market

Market in Otavalo

Darwin Bay Beach

Beach in Isla Genovesa (Tower)

Darwin Lake

Lake in Isla Isabela (Albemarle)

El Arca Rescue Center

Animal Sanctuary in Cotundo & Archidona

El Bosque Petrificado Puyango

National Park in El Bosque Petrificado Puyango

El Chato Tortoise Reserve

Wildlife Reserve in Isla Santa Cruz (Indefatigable)

El Garrapatero Beach

Beach in Isla Santa Cruz (Indefatigable)

El Junco Lagoon

Lake in Isla San Cristóbal (Chatham)

El Lechero

Landmark in Otavalo

El Museo Fábrica Textil Imbabura

Museum in Around Otavalo

El Panecillo

Viewpoint in Quito

El Pital

Village in Ruta Spondylus

El Progreso

Village in Isla San Cristóbal (Chatham)

El Sagrario

Church in Cuenca

Fería Artesanal

Market in Riobamba

Fortín Del Cerro

Fort in Guayaquil

Fritz The Whale

Archaeological Site in Puerto López

Galapaguera

Wildlife Reserve in Isla San Cristóbal (Chatham)

Galería Arte De Tigua

Gallery in Tigua

Galería Luís Potosí

Gallery in Northern Highlands

Iglesia Cristo Salvador

Church in Puerto Villamil

Iglesia De La Compañía De Jesús

Church in Quito

Iglesia De La Dolorosa

Church in Ibarra

Iglesia De La Merced

Church in Ibarra

Iglesia De Santo Domingo

Church in Ibarra

Iglesia De Santo Domingo

Church in Quito

Iglesia De Santo Domingo

Church in Guayaquil

Iglesia Del Sagrario

Church in Quito

Iglesia La Merced

Church in Quito

Iglesia San Antonio

Church in Riobamba

Iglesia San Isidro Labrador

Church in Montañita

Iglesia San Jacinto Del Morro

Church in Playas

Iglesia Y Convento De San Francisco

Convent in Quito

Inca Ruins

Ruins in Cuenca

Ingapirca

Ruins in Ingapirca

Interpretation Center

Museum in Puerto Baquerizo Moreno

Isla Corazón

Island in Bahía de Caráquez

Isla Lobos

Island in Isla San Cristóbal (Chatham)

Jardín Botánico

Gardens in Quito

Jardín Botánico De Guayaquil

Gardens in Guayaquil

Jardín Botánico Las Orquídeas

Gardens in Puyo

Jardín Botánico Reinaldo Espinosa

Gardens in Loja

Jorupe Reserve

Wildlife Reserve in Macará & the Peruvian Border

La Balbanera

Church in Laguna de Colta

La Casa De La Makana

Handicrafts in Gualaceo

La Chocolatera

National Park in Salinas

La Escalinata Staircase

Landmark in Cuenca

La Lobería

Beach in Puerto Baquerizo Moreno

La Mina El Sexmo

Mine in Zaruma

La Ronda

Street in Quito

La Rotonda

Monument in Guayaquil

Laguna De Colta

Lake in Laguna de Colta

Laguna De Cuicocha

Lake in Reserva Ecológica Cotacachi-Cayapas

Laguna De Las Ninfas

Lagoon in Puerto Ayora

Laguna Quilotoa

Lake in Quilotoa

Lagunas De Los Compadres

Lake in Highlands Sector

Las Grietas

Lake in Isla Santa Cruz (Indefatigable)

Las Lagunas

Village in Saraguro

Lava Tunnels

Tunnel in Isla Santa Cruz (Indefatigable)

León Dormido

Island in Isla San Cristóbal (Chatham)

Library

Library in Guayaquil

Lighthouse

Lighthouse in Guayaquil

Los Amantes De Sumpa

Museum in Santa Elena Peninsula to Guayaquil

Los Galápagos

Wildlife Reserve in Isla San Cristóbal (Chatham)

Los Gemelos

Natural Feature in Isla Santa Cruz (Indefatigable)

Los Naranjos Community

Community in Santo Domingo de Los Colorados

MACCO

Museum in Coca

Malecón

Area in Coca

Malecón 2000

Square in Guayaquil

Malecón El Salado

Plaza in Guayaquil

Malecon Las Palmas

Waterfront in Esmeraldas

Manto De La Novia Waterfalls

Waterfall in Ruta de las Cascadas

MAPRAE

Museum in Puerto Ayora

Mariposario De Mindo

Butterfly Farm in Mindo

Mercado Cerrado

Market in Latacunga

Mindalae – Museo Etnográfico De Artesanía De Ecuador

Museum in Quito

Mirador De Guápulo

Viewpoint in Quito

Mirador De La Virgen Del Calvario

Viewpoint in Latacunga

Mirador De Salango

Observatory in Salango

Mirador De Turi

Viewpoint in Cuenca

Mirador De Ventanillas

Viewpoint in Volcán Pululahua

Mirador La Cruz

Viewpoint in Bahía de Caráquez

Mirador Teléferico

Viewpoint in Loja

Mitad Del Mundo

Landmark in La Mitad del Mundo

Monasterio Museo Del Carmen Alto

Museum in Quito

Monasterio Museo Santa Catalina De Siena

Museum in Quito

Mundo Juvenil

Museum in Quito

Muro De Las Lágrimas

Historic Site in Puerto Villamil

Museo Alberto Mena Caamaño

Museum in Quito

Museo Antropológico Y De Arte Contemporáneo

Museum in Guayaquil

Museo Arqueologica Playa Africa

Museum in Esmeraldas

Museo Arqueológico Del Banco Central

Museum in Manta

Museo Arqueológico Y Etnográfico Atahualpa

Museum in Ibarra

Museo Bahía De Caráquez

Museum in Bahía de Caráquez

Museo Camilo Egas

Museum in Quito

Museo Casa De Sucre

Museum in Quito

Museo De Arte Colonial

Museum in Quito

Museo De Arte De La Casa De La Cultura

Museum in Ambato

Museo De Arte Moderno

Museum in Cuenca

Museo De Arte Religioso

Museum in Riobamba

Museo De Ciencias Naturales

Museum in Quito

Museo De Ciencias Naturales

Museum in Ambato

Museo De La Ciudad

Museum in Riobamba

Museo De La Ciudad

Museum in Quito

Museo De La Ciudad

Museum in Cuenca

Museo De La Cultura Lojana

Museum in Loja

Museo De La Música

Museum in Loja

Museo De La Musica Popular Guayaquileña Julio Jaramillo

Museum in Guayaquil

Museo De Las Culturas

Museum in Cotacachi

Museo De Las Culturas Aborígenes

Museum in Cuenca

Museo De Los Equipos Del Astillero

Museum in Guayaquil

Museo Del Agua-Yaku

Museum in Quito

Museo Del Banco Central ‘Pumapungo’

Museum in Cuenca

Museo Del Monasterio De Las Conceptas

Museum in Cuenca

Museo Del Monasterio De Madres Concepcionistas

Museum in Loja

Museo Del Pueblo Salasaca

Museum in Salasaca

Museo En Miniatura 'Guayaquil En La Historia'

Museum in Guayaquil

Museo Etnoarqueológico

Museum in Puyo

Museo Franciscano

Museum in Quito

Museo Fray Enrique Mideros

Museum in Baños

Museo Fray Pedro Bedón

Museum in Quito

Museo Historico De Montecristi

Museum in Montecristi

Museo Interactivo De Ciencia

Museum in Quito

Museo Manuel Agustín Landivar

Museum in Cuenca

Museo Municipal

Museum in Guayaquil

Museo Nacional

Museum in Quito

Museo Nahim Isaias

Museum in Guayaquil

Museo Pictórico Edmundo Martínez

Museum in Ambato

Museo Presley Norton

Museum in Guayaquil

Museo Provincial Casa Del Portal

Museum in Ambato

Museo Solar Inti Ñan

Museum in La Mitad del Mundo

Museos Casa De La Cultura Ecuatoriana

Museum in Quito

Museum

Museum in Chordeleg

National Assembly

Notable Building in Quito

Numa Pompilio Llona

Street in Guayaquil

Obelisk

Monument in Ibarra

Ochoa Beach

Beach in Isla San Cristóbal (Chatham)

Orquideario

Gardens in Cuenca

Orquideario

Farm in Gualaceo

Our Lady Of Macas Cathedral

Church in Macas

Pailón Del Diablo

Waterfall in Río Verde

Palacio Arzobispal

Notable Building in Quito

Palacio De Gobierno

Historic Building in Quito

Palacio De Gobierno/ Universidad De Las Artes

Historic Building in Guayaquil

Palacio Municipal

Historic Building in Guayaquil

Parque 21 De Abril

Park in Riobamba

Parque Amazónico La Isla

Park in Tena

Parque Botánico

Park in Sucúa

Parque Calderón

Plaza in Cuenca

Parque Central

Plaza in Loja

Parque Cóndor

Bird Sanctuary in Otavalo

Parque Del Centenario

Park in Guayaquil

Parque El Ejido

Park in Quito

Parque Etnobotánico Omaere

Park in Puyo

Parque Histórico Guayaquil

Zoo in Guayaquil

Parque Itchimbia

Park in Quito

Parque La Alameda

Park in Quito

Parque La Banda/Orillas De Zamora

Zoo in Loja

Parque La Carolina

Park in Quito

Parque La Libertad

Park in Riobamba

Parque La Merced

Plaza in Ibarra

Parque Maldonado

Park in Riobamba

Parque Nacional Cajas

Park in Parque Nacional Cajas

Parque Nacional Cotopaxi

Park in Parque Nacional Cotopaxi

Parque Nacional Llanganates

National Park in Ambato

Parque Nacional Machalilla

National Park in Parque Nacional Machalilla

Parque Nacional Sangay

Park in Parque Nacional Sangay

Parque Nacional Yasuní

Park in Parque Nacional Yasuní

Parque Pedro Moncayo

Plaza in Ibarra

Parque Recreacional

Park in Macas

Parque Recreacional Jipiro

Park in Loja

Parque Tena

Park in Tena

Parque Universitario PUEAR

Park in Loja

Parque Vicente León

Park in Latacunga

Paseo De Los Monos

Park in Puyo

Peña De Shiriculapo

Viewpoint in Catacocha

Planetario Ciudad De Cuenca

Planetarium in Cuenca

Playa De Oro Reserva De Tigrillos

Wildlife Reserve in Playa de Oro

Playa Mansa

Lagoon in Puerto Ayora

Playa Murciélago

Beach in Manta

Plaza De La Independencia

Plaza in Loja

Plaza Grande

Plaza in Quito

Plaza Lagos

Landmark in Guayaquil

Plaza San Francisco

Plaza in Loja

Plaza San Francisco

Plaza in Quito

Plaza Santo Domingo

Plaza in Loja

Plaza Santo Domingo

Plaza in Quito

Podocarpus National Park

National Park in Parque Nacional Podocarpus

Post Office Bay

Historic Site in Isla Floreana (Santa María or Charles)

Pozo Salinas

Lagoon in Puerto Villamil

Pozo Villamil

Wildlife Reserve in Puerto Villamil

Prince Philip's Steps

Monument in Isla Genovesa (Tower)

Prohibido Museo De Arte Extremo

Gallery in Cuenca

Pucará Del Salitre

Archaeological Site in Parque Nacional Cotopaxi

Puente Roto

Bridge in Cuenca

Puerta De La Ciudad

Monument in Loja

Puerto Chino

Beach in Isla San Cristóbal (Chatham)

Puerto Egas

Volcano in Isla Santiago (San Salvador or James)

Puerto Grande

Beach in Isla San Cristóbal (Chatham)

Punta Espinoza

Beach in Isla Fernandina (Narborough)

Punta Estrada Beach

Beach in Isla Santa Cruz (Indefatigable)

Quinta De Juan León Mera

Gardens in Ambato

Quinta De Juan Montalvo

Museum in Ambato

Quito Observatory

Museum in Quito

Quito Zoo

Zoo in Around Quito

Quitsato

Landmark in Cayambe

Rancho Primicias

Wildlife Reserve in Isla Santa Cruz (Indefatigable)

Refugio De Vida Silvestre Pasochoa

Wildlife Reserve in Refugio de Vida Silvestre Pasochoa

Refugio Ecológico Tzanka

Wildlife Reserve in Zamora

Reserva Biológica Jatun Sacha

Wildlife Reserve in Upper Río Napo

Reserva Buenaventura

Nature Reserve in Zaruma

Reserva De Producción De Fauna Chimborazo

Park in Volcán Chimborazo

Reserva De Producción Faunística Cuyabeno

Park in Reserva Producción Faunística Cuyabeno

Reserva Ecológica Cayambe-Coca

National Park in Oyacachi

Reserva Ecológica Cotacachi-Cayapas

National Park in Reserva Ecológica Cotacachi-Cayapas

Reserva Ecológica El Ángel

Park in El Ángel

Reserva Ecológica Manglares Churute

Nature Reserve in Reserva Ecológica Manglares Churute

Reserva Ecológico De Manglares Cayapas-Mataje

Nature Reserve in San Lorenzo

Reserva Ecologico Jama-Coaque

Nature Reserve in Canoa

Reserva Geobotánica Pululahua

Nature Reserve in Volcán Pululahua

Río Yanuncay

Park in Cuenca

Salango Archaeological Museum

Museum in Salango

San Francisco Bakery

Architecture in Playas

San Lorenzo Beach

Beach in Salinas

San Rafael Falls

Waterfall in Baeza & Around

Santuario De Guápulo

Church in Quito

Saturday Market

Market in Zumbahua

Sinchi Warmi

Cultural Centre in Misahuallí

Sucre Monument

Monument in Guayaquil

Tagus Cove

Historic Site in Isla Isabela (Albemarle)

Tahuantinsuyo Weaving Workshop

Arts Center in Around Otavalo

Tapichalaca Reserve

Nature Reserve in Vilcabamba

Tarabita

Cable Car in Mindo

Tarqui Beach

Beach in Manta

TelefériQo

Cable Car in Quito

Templo De Lourdes

Church in Catacocha

Templo Del Sol

Museum in Volcán Pululahua

Thursday Market

Market in Guamote

Thursday Morning Market

Market in Saquisilí

Torre Morisco

Monument in Guayaquil

Tortoise Statue

Monument in Puerto Ayora

Tortuga Bay

Beach in Puerto Ayora

Town Hall

Notable Building in Latacunga

Town Hall

Notable Building in Machala

Townhall & Clocktower

Landmark in Baños

Tropical Garden

Gardens in Guayaquil

Tsáchila Communities

Community in Santo Domingo de Los Colorados

Tuncarta

Village in Saraguro

Turtle Bay

Wildlife Reserve in Isla San Cristóbal (Chatham)

Virgen Del Carmen Church

Church in Zaruma

Vivarium

Zoo in Quito

Volcán Alcedo

Volcano in Isla Isabela (Albemarle)

Volcán El Altar

Volcano in Puyo

Volcán Sangay

Volcano in Macas

Volcán Sierra Negra

Volcano in Isla Isabela (Albemarle)

Volcán Wolf

Volcano in Isla Isabela (Albemarle)

Vulqano Park

Amusement Park in Quito

Whale Museum

Museum in Salinas

Yacht Club

Harbor in Guayaquil

Zoologico El Pantanal

Zoo in Guayaquil


All nationalities will receive 90 days entry on arrival except visitors from Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Cuba, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Haiti, Kenya, Nepal, Nigeria, Pakistan, Senegal and Somalia. They will have to arrange a visa in advance.


Ecuador visa information

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