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Ecuador's Quick Facts

Land Area 276,841 km2
Water Area 6,720 km2
Total Area 283,561 km2
Population 16,080,778
Population Density 56.71 / km2
Government Type Presidential Republic
GDP (PPP) $182.00 Billion
GDP Per Capita $11,000
Currency Dollar (USD)
Largest Cities
  • Guayaquil (1,952,029)
  • Quito (1,399,814)
  • Cuenca (276,964)
  • Santo Domingo de los Colorados (200,421)
  • Machala (198,123)
  • Manta (183,166)
  • Portoviejo (170,326)
  • Eloy Alfaro (167,784)
  • Esmeraldas (165,216)
  • Ambato (154,369)
  • Name: Ecuador
    (long form) Republic of Ecuador
  • Capital City: Quito (1,397,698 pop.)
    (1,842,201 metro)
  • Ecuador Population: 15,439,429 (2013 est.)
  • World Populations (all countries)
  • Currency: United States Dollar (USD)
    (conversion rates)

    US Dollar
    One United States Dollar
  • Ethnicity: Mestizo (mixed Amerindian and white) 65%, Amerindian 25%, Spanish and others 7%, black 3%
  • GDP total: $155.8 billion (2012 est)
  • GDP per capita: $10,200 (2012 est)
  • Land Sizes
  • Language: Spanish (official), Amerindian languages (especially Quechua)
  • Largest Cities: (by population) Guayaquil, Quito, Cuenca, Santa Domingo de los Colorados, Machala, Manta, Portoviejo, Duran, Ambato, Riobamba
  • Name: Ecuador takes its name from the Equator, which runs through the country.
  • National Day: August 10
  • Religion: Roman Catholic 95%, other 5%
  • Symbols

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