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ID: 1000051
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Ecuador (nation)  Ecuador (nation)

Coordinates:
Lat: 02 00 00 S  degrees minutes   Lat: -2.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 077 30 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -77.5000  decimal degrees

Note: Area was inhabited by several Amerindian peoples; most early cultures were agrarian; established Caras kingdom with capital at Quito; conquered by the Incas of Peru after 1450; Spanish invasion began in 1534; part of Gran Colombia 1822-1830; official language is Spanish, though Quechua and other Amerindian tongues are also spoken.

Names:
Ecuador (preferred,C,V,English-P,U,N)
Ecuador (Spanish-P,U,N)
República del Ecuador (C,V,O,Spanish,U,N)
Ecuador, República del (C,V,Spanish,U,N)
Republic of Ecuador (C,O,English,U,N)
Ecuador, Republic of (C,O,English,U,N)
Équateur (C,O,French-P,U,N)
République de l'Équateur (C,O,French,U,N)
Эквадор (C,O,Russian-P,U)
Республика Эквадор (C,O,Russian,U)
厄瓜多尔 (C,O,Chinese-P,U)
厄瓜多尔共和国 (C,O,Chinese,U)
إهوادور (C,O,Arabic-P,U)
جُهور ةً إهوادور (C,O,Arabic,U)
ECU (C,O,ISO3L)
EC (C,O,ISO2L)
ISO218 (C,O,ISO3N)
EC00 (C,O)
Quito (H,V)  ............ ancient
Ecuadorian (C,O,English,U,A)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of South America (continent)  ....  South America (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Ecuador (nation)  ........  Ecuador (nation) (P)

Place Types:
nation (preferred, C)  ............  declared independence of Spain 1809, but sovereignty established 1830, after period as part of Gran Colombia
primary political unit (C)
independent sovereign nation (C)
republic (C)

Related geographic places:
capital is ....  Quito .......... (inhabited place)
..................  (World, South America, Ecuador, Sierra, Pichincha) [7004714]
member of ....  United Nations .......... (organization)
................  (World) [7029605]
................  joined organization in 1945

Sources and Contributors:
EC..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Country Codes (1996) 13
EC00..........  [VP]
...........  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) accessed 01/20/99
ECU..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Handbook (1988) 765
Ecuador..........  [BHA, VP Preferred]
.................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IV, 360 ff.
.................  Petit Robert II, Noms (1989)
.................  Times Atlas of the World (1990) plate 119
.................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 50
.................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 22 July 2013
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Ecuadorian..........  [VP]
.......................  UN Terminology Bulletin 347 (1997) 12
Ecuador, República del..........  [VP]
.........................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 15 June 2009
Ecuador, Republic of..........  [VP]
...................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 15 June 2009
Équateur..........  [BHA, VP]
.................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 50
.................  UNGEGN List of Country Names (2007) accessed 15 June 2009
ISO218..........  [VP]
.................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 13
Quito..........  [VP]
..............  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 356
República del Ecuador..........  [VP]
......................................  Britannica Book of the Year (1991) 588
......................................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 599
......................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 22 July 2013
Republic of Ecuador..........  [VP]
...................................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 184-185
...................................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
République de l'Équateur..........  [VP]
.........................................  ISO Handbook (1988) 778
Эквадор..........  [VP]
.................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 22 July 2013
Республика Эквадор..........  [VP]
...................................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 22 July 2013
厄瓜多尔..........  [VP]
...........  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 22 July 2013
厄瓜多尔共和国..........  [VP]
.................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 22 July 2013
إهوادور..........  [VP]
.................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 22 July 2013
جُهور ةً إهوادور..........  [VP]
.............................  UNGEGN Working Paper 54 (2011) accessed 22 July 2013
Subject: .....  [BHA, VP]
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1991) 588
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1993) 599
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 184-185
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IV, 360 ff.
..................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 13
..................  ISO Handbook (1988) 765; 778
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) accessed 01/20/99
..................  Petit Robert II, Noms (1989)
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1990) plate 119
..................  UN Terminology Bulletin 345 (1993) 50
..................  UN Terminology Bulletin 347 (1997) 12
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 356
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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