Name Ecuador (Cost of living)
Country ISO codes EC / ECU
Continent South America
Continent code SA
Capital Quito
Area 24836
DD coordinates -1.792967 / -78.136888
DMS coordinates -1°47'34.68" S / -78°08'12.80" W
UTM coordinates 17M 818571.04365178 9801573.4817317
Total cities 1243
Flag of Ecuador

Ecuador on map

Ecuador is a part of the South America continent. It's geographical location is subject to the ISO (International Organization for Standardization) standardization, which, for Ecuador, is EC.

It's territory covers an area of 24836 square kilometers. The country’s administration comes from Quito, the capital city of Ecuador. On nationwide level, Spanish is declared to be the official language(es) of the country.

On its territory, there are multiple nationalities and ethnic groups represented, such as Ecuadorian. Highways and other transport links are characterized by a rather right-side road traffic. Traveling by car, people can drive 43216 km of roadways. Railway surfaces by length cover a total area of 965 km. Ecuador merchant ships, tankers, and other types of maritime transport have access to 1500 km of waterways.

Regular telecommunication operations are performed with the use of 593 prefix. Citizens and residents of the country use USD as the main currency to purchase goods and pay for services. Most people in Ecuador live according to the America/Guayaquil time zone, which is also the one used in Quito.

More about Ecuador

Official languages Spanish
Nationalities Ecuadorian
Road traffic Right
Domain zone .ec
Phone codes 593
Currencies USD
Life expectancy males Ø 74,1 years
Life expectancy females Ø 79,6 years
Birthrate 19,7 ‰
Deathrate 5,1 ‰
Males/Females 50,0%/50,0%


GDP 2,02 bn $
Exportations 26093,8 M $
Importations 25831,3 M $
Tourism receipts 2,29 bn $
Unemployment rate 6,2%
Inflation rate 0,27%
Corruption index 39 (bad)
Energy consumption 22,7 bn kWh

Land use

4% Urban areas 10906 km²
23% Agricultural areas 59760 km²
51% Forest 129518 km²
0% Water areas 8010 km²
22% Others 56186 km²


Roadways 43216 km
Railways 965 km
Waterways 1500 km
Commercial harbors 137
Airports 115

Ecuador cities by first letter

Filter by starting letters of the city (cities - 1243):

ISO 2 Flag Name Continent Capital Distance
SGP Flag of Singapore Singapore Asia Singapore 19788 km
MYS Flag of Malaysia Malaysia Asia Kuala Lumpur 19115 km
KHM Flag of Cambodia Cambodia Asia Phnom Penh 18831 km
THA Flag of Thailand Thailand Asia Bangkok 18764 km
CXR Flag of Christmas Island Christmas Island Asia - 18587 km
BRN Flag of Brunei Brunei Asia Bandar Seri Begawan 18556 km
VNM Flag of Vietnam Vietnam Asia Hanoi 18388 km
CCK Flag of Cocos [Keeling] Islands Cocos [Keeling] Islands Asia - 18366 km
LAO Flag of Laos Laos Asia Vientiane 18177 km
IDN Flag of Indonesia Indonesia Asia Jakarta 18156 km
ISO 2 Flag Name Continent Capital Distance
COL Flag of Colombia Colombia South America Bogota 875 km
PER Flag of Peru Peru South America Lima 894 km
PAN Flag of Panama Panama North America Panama City 1157 km
VEN Flag of Venezuela Venezuela South America Caracas 1240 km
CRI Flag of Costa Rica Costa Rica North America San Jose 1440 km
NIC Flag of Nicaragua Nicaragua North America Managua 1804 km
ABW Flag of Aruba Aruba North America - 1829 km
CUW Flag of Curacao Curacao North America - 1859 km
BES Flag of Bonaire Bonaire North America - 1894 km
HND Flag of Honduras Honduras North America Tegucigalpa 2044 km

There are many ways to find how far is Ecuador (EC) from other places on map, North pole, Equator or South pole, there are 2 common methods - the distance calculated in kilometers and miles by Haversine formula.

From Ecuador to Haversine
North pole 10207 km 6342 mil
Equator 8689 km 5399 mil
South pole 9808 km 6095 mil
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People also ask - FAQ

The most longest distances between Ecuador and Singapore is 19788 kilometers or 12296 miles.
The most smallest distances between Ecuador and Colombia is 875 kilometers or 544 miles.
We found information about 1243 cities.
The capital of EC is Quito with population in 2021 over 2011390 people.
The area of Ecuador (EC) is 24836 square kilometers.
Yes, Ecuador is part of the continent of South America.
Official name of EC is The Republic of Ecuador.
Ecuador has approximately 115 airports.