The geography of Ecuador is quite diverse for a country that only covers a total of 283,560 square kilometers - of which 6,720 square kilometers is made up of water. These statistics include the Galapagos Islands which form part of Ecuador. As the name Ecuador might suggest, the country is located on the equator, with its neighboring countries being Columbia to the north and Peru on the ...
The third largest city in Ecuador is Cuenca where you will see, among many other things, the El Sagrario Chapel. This city’s full name is Santa Ana de los cuatro ríos de Cuenca. It is capital of the Azuay province and is 2500m above sea level. When you enter into this city you will be transported back in history to a time when streets were made from cobblestone and the buildings were painted ...