Ecuador

Summary

Official Language
Form of Government
Constitutional republic
Presidential system
Republic
Unitary state
Capital
Currency Used
US$
Contained by
Area
256,370 km² (98985 mi²)
Population
GDP (nominal)
21250000896.0 (2001, US$)
11348439540.0 (1991, US$)
57978116000.0 (2010, US$)
GDP (nominal per capita)
7,700 (2008, US$)
 

Country

Internet TLD
ec
Languages spoken
ISO Short Name
ECUADOR
National anthem
Salve, Oh Patria (1948-09-29)
FIPS Code
EC
Currency Formerly Used
Administrative Divisions
Calling Code
593
 

Sport Country

Athletes
 

Linguistic hint

Adjectival form
Ecuadorian
 

Taxonomy Subject

entry
Library of Congress Classification (F, 3,701, 3,799)
 

Organization member

Member of
South American Community of Nations
OPEC (2007)
 

Organization scope

Organizations with this scope
 

Uncommon Topic

Exceptions
 

Newspaper circulation area

Newspapers
 

Sports Team Location

Teams
 

Flag referent

Flag
Flag of Ecuador (1860-09-26)
 

Location

Events
Contains
Nearby airports
Adjoins
Partially contains
Time zone(s)
Galápagos Time
People born here
Geolocation
-78.35 × -0.15
Adjectival form
Ecuadorean
 

Administrative Area

Administrative children
Short name
ec
Adjectival form
Ecuadorean
Administrative parent
 

Governmental Jurisdiction

Governing officials
Rafael Correa (2007-01-15, President)
José María Velasco Ibarra (1968-09-01, 1972-02-15, President)
José María Velasco Ibarra (1960-09-01, 1961-11-07, President)
Government bodies
National Congress of Ecuador
 

Olympic participating country

Athletes
Athletic performances
IOC Code
ECU
Olympics participated in
 

Dated location

Date founded
1822-05-24
 

Literature Subject

Works Written About This Topic
 

Namesake

Named after
Equator
 

Statistical region

Internet users as percentage of population
0.016 (1993)
0.035 (1994)
0 (1990)
Life expectancy
53.12 (1960)
53.756 (1961)
54.35 (1962)
Fertility rate
6.282 (1970)
6.179 (1971)
6.07 (1972)
Military expenditure as percentage of GDP
2.177 (1988)
1.985 (1989)
1.952 (1990)
GDP growth rate
4.8 (2011)
1.543 (1961)
4.559 (1962)
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