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Ecuador

Definition/Scope: Country of northwestern South America. It straddles part of the Andes Mountains and occupies part of the Amazon basin. Lying on the Equator, from which its name derives, it borders Colombia to the north, Peru to the east and the south, and the Pacific Ocean to the west.



Used For:

Republic of Ecuador

Acronym:

EC (Army)
ECU

Broader Terms:

independent states (by name)
South America

Narrower Terms:

Galapagos Islands

Related Terms:

IMF members
Operation Safe Border
Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries
UN members


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