Ecuador is a representative democratic republic in South America.
Ecuador and Chile are the only two countries in South America that do not have a border with Brazil.
The main spoken language in Ecuador is Spanish.
Ecuador has a land area of 283.520 km2.
Its capital city is Quito, which was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in the 1970s for having the best preserved and least altered historic center in Latin America.
The country's largest city is Guayaquil.