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Ecuador is a country in Northwestern South America, with a Pacific Ocean coastline, lying on the Equator between Colombia, to the northeast, and Peru, to the south and east. The country has the highest active volcano in world, Cotopaxi.

Many cities and sites in Ecuador are listed as UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Such cities and best known places are the Galapagos Islands, and the city of Cuenca. The country has a total area of 283,520 km2, including the Galápagos Islands.

Ecuador is one of seventeen megadiverse countries on the planet according to Conservation International, and it has the most-biodiversity per square kilometer of any nation. The Galapagos Islands are justly famed for their wildlife, but there is also lots to see on the mainland.

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