Asked by: Tache Coelha
asked in category: General Last Updated: 5th March, 2020

Is Ecuador north or south of the equator?

Location of Ecuador
Ecuador sits directly on the Equator, and subsequently is positioned in the northern, southern and western hemispheres. It's located on the northwestern edge of South America, and bordered by Colombia, Peru and the Pacific Ocean.

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Hereof, is Quito Ecuador north or south of the equator?

The equator line is not located in the center of Quito, it's located north of the city. The latitude -0.2092 indicates where the city of Quito is located south of the equator. Read more about where you can visit the equator and other top Quito tourist attractions.

One may also ask, where in Ecuador is the equator? The word 'ecuador' means 'equator' in Spanish – the invisible line of zero latitude passing through this small Andean country. The Middle of the World (Mitad del Mundo) where you can stand with one foot in the northern hemisphere and one foot in the southern hemisphere.

Consequently, how close is Ecuador to the equator?

about 250 yards

Does the equator go through Ecuador?

The Answer: The equator passes through 13 countries: Ecuador, Colombia, Brazil, Sao Tome & Principe, Gabon, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Uganda, Kenya, Somalia, Maldives, Indonesia and Kiribati.

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