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Ecuador

Infoplease has everything you need to know about Ecuador. Check out our country profile, full of essential information about Ecuador's geography, history, government, economy, population, culture,…

Ecuador

(Encyclopedia) Ecuador k´wdôr [Span.,=equator], officially Republic of Ecuador, republic (2015 est. pop. 16,144,000), 109,483 sq mi (283,561 sq km), W South America. Ecuador is bounded on the…

Ecuador Map

Ecuador Profile More Geographic Information Country Profiles Flags World Geography World Statistics U.S. State Profiles U.S. Cities U.S. Geography U.S. Statistics South America Map…

Quito

(Encyclopedia) Quito k´t, city (1990 pop. 1,100,847), N central Ecuador, capital of Ecuador and of Pichincha prov. After Guayaquil it is Ecuador's largest city. The setting of Quito is…

Pichincha

(Encyclopedia) Pichincha pchn´chä, volcano, 15,918 ft (4,852 m) high, N Ecuador, near Quito. It last erupted in 1881. On its lower slopes, in the decisive battle of Pichincha on May 24, 1822,…

Chimborazo

(Encyclopedia) Chimborazo chmbrä´s, inactive volcano, 20,577 ft (6,272 m) high, central Ecuador; the highest in Ecuador. Its summit is always snowcapped. First explored by Alexander von Humboldt…

Moreno, Lenín

(Encyclopedia) Moreno, Lenín (Lenín Boltaire Moreno Garcés), 1953–, Ecuadorian political leader, president of Ecuador (2017–). Moreno was a manager in the private sector for several years before…

Albemarle

(Encyclopedia) Albemarle, island, Ecuador: see Galápagos Islands.

Isabela

(Encyclopedia) Isabela, island, Ecuador: see Galápagos Islands.

Correa Delgado, Rafael Vicente

(Encyclopedia) Correa Delgado, Rafael Vicente räfäl´ vsn´t kr´ä delgä´, 1963–, Ecuadorian economist and political leader, president of Ecuador (2007–2017), b. Guayaquil. A leftist economist (…