(ECUADOR) officially the Republic of Ecuador, which literally translates as "Republic of the Equator” is a representative democratic republic in South America, bordered by Colombia on the north, Peru on the east and south, and the Pacific Ocean to the west. Ecuador also includes the Galápagos Islands in the Pacific, about 1,000 kilometers (620 mi) west of the mainland.
Ecuador:- total area: 109, 483 sq mi (283,560 sq km) Population (2011 est.): 15,007,343 (growth rate: 1.4%); life expectancy: 75.7; density per sq km: 50 Capital (2009 est.): Quito 1,801,000 Largest cities: Guayaquil, 2,634,000. BIBLE IN MY LANGUAGE
The Flag. The yellow stripe represents the bright sunshine and the fertility of the land and the amount of gold ore found in Ecuador. The blue stripe represents the clear blue skies over Ecuador and its vast coastal regions. The red stripe represents the patriotic spirit of the countrymen and the lives lost in Ecuador's fight for freedom. The condor represents shelter and protection and defense against foreign attacks. The coat of arms represents the dignity and pride of Ecuador.
Ecuador's flag has been in use since 1860, which makes it one of the world's oldest flag designs. The bright yellow, blue and red flag is a symbol of Ecuador and its national pride and you will see it everywhere from football matches to government departments.