Map of Ecuador, including (below the picture) a good description of this mega diverse country in South America, right in the Middle of the World.
This country is one of the smallest in South America with just 98,842 square miles.
It lies on both the northern and southern Hemispheres of Earth and is divided by the Equator or Equatorial Line, which gave Ecuador its name in the 19th Century.
Ecuador borders are: Colombia (North), Peru (South and East), and the Pacific Ocean (West).
The Galapagos Islands located 600 miles to the west of Ecuador, belong to this country.
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The provinces and cities located to the left of the above Ecuador Map such as: Esmeraldas, Los Rios, Manta, La Libertad, Guayas (gulf of Guayaquil), Machala, etc. belong to the Coast of this country.
To the East of the map of Ecuador are the provinces of the exotic Amazon Rain Forest such as: Sucumbios, Napo Pastaza, Orellana, Morona Santiago and Zamora.
The richness of this country lies in its DIVERSITY, both natural and cultural. Ecuador has 4 diverse and unique regions:
These four regions are subdivided into 24 provinces. Ecuador has 256,000 km2 (exactly 98,842 square miles). This country has the biggest bio-diversity per area in the world.
In a study by Conservation International, Ecuador ranked among the 17 Mega Diverse countries in the world.
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Besides its exuberant bio-diversity, Ecuador is home to an impressive variety of ethnic groups, including some communities who still preserve their non-western or pre-Columbian values like the Otavalo Indians who practice cultural manifestations from ancient times.
This map of Ecuador will be a good reference when you decide to visit this amazing country and its main cities.
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