Ecuador

Summary

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

Country

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

Organization scope

Organizations with this scope
 

Organization member

Member of
South American Community of Nations
OPEC (2007)
 

Administrative Area

Adjectival form
Ecuadorean
Administrative parent
Administrative children
Short name
ec
 

Flag referent

Flag
Flag of Ecuador (1860-09-26)
 

Sports Team Location

Teams
 

Linguistic hint

Adjectival form
Ecuadorian
 

Taxonomy Subject

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

Literature Subject

Works Written About This Topic
 

Olympic participating country

IOC Code
ECU
Olympics participated in
Athletes
Athletic performances
 

Location

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

Statistical region

Internet users as percentage of population
0.035 (1994)
0 (1990)
0.005 (1992)
Life expectancy
53.12 (1960)
53.756 (1961)
54.35 (1962)
Military expenditure as percentage of GDP
2.177 (1988)
1.985 (1989)
1.952 (1990)
Fertility rate
6.282 (1970)
6.179 (1971)
6.07 (1972)
GDP growth rate
4.8 (2011)
1.543 (1961)
4.559 (1962)
 

Sport Country

Athletes
 

Newspaper circulation area

Newspapers
 

Dated location

Date founded
1822-05-24
 

Uncommon Topic

Exceptions
 

Namesake

Named after
Equator
 

Governmental Jurisdiction

Governing officials
José María Velasco Ibarra (1968-09-01, 1972-02-15, President)
José María Velasco Ibarra (1960-09-01, 1961-11-07, President)
José María Velasco Ibarra (1934-09-01, 1935-05-20, President)
Government bodies
National Congress of Ecuador
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