is positioned quite directly over the Equator but even then it occupies the latitude and longitude
positions of 2°S and 77°30°W.
The latitude and longitude attributes of Ecuador positions the country at the extreme northwest of South America. The country of Ecuador is spread over a total land area of 276,840 sq km and over a water area of 6,720 sq km. The Pacific Ocean lies beside this Latin American country of Ecuador. The latitude and longitude of Ecuador 's capital, Quito , is 0°15S and 78°35W. The other very important city of Ecuador which is also its commercial capital, Guayaquil has a latitude and longitude of 02°15S and 79°52W.
Like most other countries of Latin America, Ecuador too experiences a tropical climate because it is a coastal area. Rainfall is heavy in some parts of the mountains while on the higher altitudes the temperatures are quite low.
Last Updated on: November 10th, 2017
Latitude and Longitude of Afganistan