According to Allcitycodes, Ecuador is a South American country located on the western side of the continent. It has a land area of 283,561 square kilometers (109,484 square miles). The capital city of Ecuador is Quito. The terrain in Ecuador consists mostly of highlands and mountains with some coastal plains scattered throughout the country. The highest point in Ecuador is Chimborazo at 6,267 meters (20,561 feet). Major rivers include the Napo River and other smaller rivers that flow into the Pacific Ocean. The climate of Ecuador is tropical with hot summers and mild winters. The area code of Ecuador is +593. This code was introduced on 1 July 1998 when Ecuador switched from its old international dialling code of +800 to +593 for all incoming calls from abroad. This change was made so that all incoming calls would be routed through international carriers instead of neighbouring countries. This has helped increase security as well as improve call quality for customers calling into Ecuador from abroad. Check philosophynearby for Ecuador in 2019.