Quito is one of the most populated cities in Ecuador, and at the same time, this city is the capital of this country as well. Located in America, you may find the city easily with the following GPS coordinates: 00.15S latitude / 78.35W longitude. For routing in Quito, please check the free driving directions Quito service below.
When you visit Ecuador, be prepared that the official spoken language(s) is Kichwa, Shuar, Spanish, and the officially used currency is the United States dollar (USD), since 2000.
Quito, the capital city, has numerous population; 1 780 700 counted together with the city’s metropolitan areas. While Quito counts around the inhabitants mentioned earlier, the mother country, Ecuador, bears 16 863 425 sum citizens spreading on its 98 984,58 sq mi / 256 369 km2 territory.
The form of the ruling government in Ecuador is Unitary presidential constitutional republic, and interestingly note that the people here share the motto: Dios, Patria y Libertad (God, homeland and freedom), while salute for the national anthem called: Salve, oh Patria! (Hail, Oh Homeland).
Please have a look at the information page of this country for a wide range of information such as economic data, population, geographical knowledge, additional Ecuador Google maps, satellite imagery, etc.
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Short geographic information for Ecuador
Ecuador, about equal in area to Nevada, is in the northwest part of South America fronting on the Pacific. To the north is Colombia and to the east and south is Peru. Two high and parallel ranges of the Andes, traversing the country from north to south, are topped by tall volcanic peaks. The highest is Chimborazo at 20,577 ft (6,272 m). The Galápagos Islands (or Colón Archipelago: 3,029 sq mi 7,845 sq km), in the Pacific Ocean about 600 mi (966 km) west of the South American mainland, became part of Ecuador in 1832.