The information below contains geography information for Ecuador, including climate, weather,
cities, and area information. You can also check out the
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Area: 256,370 sq. km; about the size of Colorado.
Cities: Capital--Quito (pop. 1.4 million). Other cities--Guayaquil (2.0 million).
Terrain: Jungle east of the Andes, a rich agricultural coastal plain west of the Andes, high-elevation valleys through the mountainous center of the country and an archipelago of volcanic islands in the Pacific Ocean.
Climate: Varied, mild year-round in the mountain valleys; hot and humid in coastal and Amazonian jungle lowlands.