256,370 square kilometers
16 million people
Spanish & Kichwa
Ecuador automatically awards you a 90 day tourist visa upon arrival at the border (by plane or bus). If you plan to stay longer, you will need to visit an immigration office and apply for another type of visa. Learn more here.
Ecuador is a very diverse country, biologically and culturally. Ecuador is home to numerous indigenous groups, each of which has its own language, customs, and culture. As a visitor you can easily travel to each of Ecuador’s four climate regions, due to the country's quite accessible territory. Ecuador got it's name from it's position on the Equator, so make sure you visit "The Center of the Earth" while you are here!