Ecuador

Average temperature, rainfall and snowfall information is available for the following climate stations in Ecuador

Official name:Republic of Ecuador
Capital:Quito
Area:total: 283,560 sq km
note: includes Galapagos Islands
water: 6,720 sq km
land: 276,840 sq km
Climate:tropical along coast, becoming cooler inland at higher elevations; tropical in Amazonian jungle lowlands
Location:Western South America, bordering the Pacific Ocean at the Equator, between Colombia and Peru
Geographic coordinates:2 00 S, 77 30 W
Comparative Area:slightly smaller than Nevada
Land boundaries:total: 2,010 km
border countries: Colombia 590 km, Peru 1,420 km
Coastline:2,237 km
Terrain:coastal plain (costa), inter-Andean central highlands (sierra), and flat to rolling eastern jungle (oriente)
Elevation extremes:lowest point: Pacific Ocean 0 m
highest point: Chimborazo 6,267 m

Map of Ecuador

Map of Ecuador

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