Geography Ecuador is a country in western South America, bordering the Pacific Ocean at the Equator, for which the country is named. Ecuador encompasses a wide range of natural formations and climates, from the desert-like southern coast to the snowcapped peaks of the Andes mountain range to the plains of the Amazon Basin. Cotopaxi in Ecuador is one of the worlds highest active volcanos. It also has a large series of cliffs that follow the southern border and spill into the northwest area of Peru.
The Middle of the WolrdThe Middle of theWolrd is a tract ofland owned by theprefecture of theprovince ofPichincha, Ecuador.It is located in theSan Antonio parishof the canton ofQuito, north of thecenter of Quito.
Libertador simon Simon Bolivar was born in Caracas July 24, 1783. It is regarded as an incomparable figure in Latin American and world history, as he had the privilege of being a man of action and thought. His political and military action marks the history of the Southern Continent from the Caribbean to the Andes, from the Orinoco to Potosi.