- Bird: Andean condor
- Coat of Arms:
- Coat of Arms: The shield is composed of
mount Chimborazo, and the Guayas river which symbolize the beauty and
wealth of the country. Above the land is a golden sun surrounded by the
astrological signs for Aries, Taurus, Gemini and Cancer. These represent
the months of March through July, and symbolizes the duration of the
March Revolution of 1845.
The bird atop the shield is the Andean Condor, and his outstretched wings symbolize the power, greatness and strength of Ecuador. The shield is flanked by the four flags of Ecuador. The laurel on the left represents the victories of the republic, while the palm leaf on the right side is a symbol of the martyrs of the fight for independence and liberty. The Fasces below the shield represents the republican dignity.
- Flag of Ecuador
- Flower: Rose
- Motto: "Dios, patria y libertad" "God, homeland and liberty."
|Land Area||276,841 km2|
|Water Area||6,720 km2|
|Total Area||283,561km2 (#73)|
|Government Type||Presidential Republic|
|GDP (PPP)||$182.00 Billion|
|GDP Per Capita||$11,000|
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