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Located on the west coast of South America, with Colombia to the north and Peru to the south, Ecuador is a popular tourist destination in the region. Known as one of the top 17 countries in the world to have the greatest biodiversity, Ecuador features the world-famous Galápagos Islands, and is known for celebrating the fact that the equator runs right through its capital city, Quito. It’s one of the few places in the world where you can cross over from the northern hemisphere to the southern hemisphere in one step.

Whether you are spending your time in Ecuador straddling the equator or visiting the cultural and historical attractions, having a dependable travel insurance policy to rely on allows you to enjoy your trip knowing you're covered. Blue Cross has you covered.

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Travel destinations in Ecuador worth checking out

Ecuador is a country truly rich in diverse cultural, historical and natural experiences. From whitewater rafting and exploring beautiful rainforests, historical churches and architecture to seeing glaciated volcanoes up close, there is no shortage of activities to choose from. Some of the most popular tourist stops include the Cotopaxi summit, Baños, Tena, Otavalo market and San Francisco church.

The top reason most travellers visit Ecuador is to see the Galápagos Islands. An archipelago of volcanic islands, the Galápagos Islands are renowned for their diverse ecosystems, which include sea lions, giant tortoises, penguins and marine iguanas. This is a must-see when visiting Ecuador.

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General Ecuador Canada
Continent: Americas
Population (2012): 15,492,264 34,754,312 (2012)
Area (km2): 283,561 9,984,670
Capital: Quito
Currency: United States dollar
Official language(s): Spanish
Drive: Right
Diesel (2012): 0.29 1.23 (2012)
Gasoline (2012): 0.58 1.23 (2013)

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