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Ecuador, officially the Republic of Ecuador, is a country in western South America, bordering the Pacific Ocean at the Equator, between Colombia and Peru. The Spanish name is República del Ecuador, which literally means "Republic of the equator". Its capital, Quito, once a part of the Inca empire.

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Full name: Republic of Ecuador
Population: 13.6 million (UN, 2009)
Capital: Quito
Area: 272,045 sq km (105,037 sq miles)
Major languages: Spanish, indigenous languages
Time: GMT plus 5 hours

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10 August 1575: Queen Elizabeth I, was presented with a piece of paper the size of a penny, upon which was inscribed The Lord's Prayer, two Latin prayers, the date, the name and motto of the writer.
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