Profiles from various sources, demographics, travel issues and warnings, consulate information, embassies, communications, safety concerns, and related information you should know as you travel to and within the country.
"Ecuador's name comes from the Equator, which divides it unequally, putting most of the country in the Southern Hemisphere. It may be the smallest Andean country, but it has four distinct and contrasting regions. The Costa, or coastal plain, grows enough bananas to make the country the world's largest exporter of the fruit. The Sierra, or Andean uplands, offers productive farmland."
Entry and exit requirements plus consulate and embassy information for US citizens, safety and security, crime, medical facilities and health, traffic and transportation data, plus adoption information.
"Ecuador is a patchwork of indigenous communities, including people of colonial Spanish origins and the descendants of African slaves. "
Information stored in the US Library of Congress includes historical background, geography, society, economy, transportation, government, military, national security, police, plus a bibliography and glossary.
Introduction, Maps, Geography. People. Government, Economy, Communications, Transportation, Military and Transnational Issues prepared and maintained with regular updates from the US Central Intelligence Agency