What is the Latitude and Longitude on Ecuador?
Latitude of Ecuador is:-2 and Longitude of Ecuador is: -77.5
Ecuador is an equatorial country located in South America. Placed at the latitude of 2° South and the longitude of 77.5° West, Ecuador shares its boundary with Peru to the east and south, Pacific Ocean at the west and Colombia to the north. Along with Galapagos, it has a total area of 272,046 square kilometers and is home to a population of around 14,790,608.
The Andes Mountains dominate the geography of Ecuador. They split the country from north to south by its two parallel ranges called Avenue of Volcanoes. Cotopaxi is also a region of high volcanic activity. Quito is the capital of Ecuador. La Costa dominates the lowlands of Ecuador while La Sierra is a mountainous region at a high altitude stretched from north to south. La Amazonía is placed in eastern part of the country. The chief rivers of Ecuador are Guayas-Daule and the Esmeraldas. Whilst Ecuador is near to the equator, it does experience a cold weather at elevations. Temperature at lowlands is hot and humid.
Whilst Ecuador is a major exporter of products like gold, fish and petroleum, crude oil generates maximum revenue for the country.
The culture of Ecuador is a blend of American and Spanish traditions. In cuisines, lobster and shrimps favour the taste buds of the majority of resident and the tourists alike.
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