Ecuador

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Ecuador is part of:
Latin America and Caribbean · South America ·
Water Basins of Ecuador:
Amazon · Chira · Mataje · Mira · Patia · Tumbes-Poyango · Zarumilla ·
Facts & Figures edit
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Capital Quito
Neighbouring Countries Colombia, Peru
Total Area 283,560 km2
  - Water 6,720 km2 (2.37%) / 237 m2/ha
  - Land 276,840 km2
Coastline 2,237 km
Population 13,542,420 (53 inhab./km2)
HDIA 0.807 (2007)
Gini CoefficientA 53.6 (1995)
Nominal GDPB $54,670 million
GDP (PPP) Per CapitaB $7,700
National UN Presence FAO, UNDP, UNHCR, WHO, UNICEF, WB, UNESCO, UN-Habitat, UNIDO
Land UseC
  - Cultivated Land 29,124 km2 (10.52%)
     - Arable 15,808 km2 (5.71%)
     - Permanent Crops 13,316 km2 (4.81%)
     - Irrigated 8,650 km2
  - Non cultivated 252,900 km2 (89.48%)
Average Annual RainfallD 2087 mm
Renewable Water ResourcesE 432 km3
Water WithdrawalsF 16.98 km3/yr
  - For Agricultural Use 82%
  - For Domestic Use 12%
  - For Industrial Use 5%
  - Per Capita 1,380 m3
Population with safe access to
  - Improved Water Source 94%
     - Urban population 97%
     - Rural population 89%
  - Improved Sanitation 89%
     - Urban population 94%
     - Rural population 82%
References & Remarks
A UNDP Human Development Report
B CIA World Factbook and Wikipedia
C CIA World Factbook Country Profiles
D Aquastat - FAO's Information System on Water and Agriculture
E CIA World Factbook
F Earthtrends

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Country Profile: Climate, Geography, Socio-Economic Context

Country Profile: Water Bodies and Resources

Country Profile: Legal and Institutional Environment

Country Profile: Water Sector Coordination

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Country Profile: Trends in Water Use, Management and Sanitation

Country Profile: Challenges and Opportunities

Articles

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Projects and Case Studies

Projects in or about Ecuador

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  1. Adaptation to Climate Change through Effective Water Governance in Ecuador ‎(4,755 views) . . María Mercedes Proaño
  2. Governance of Water and Sanitation Sector within the MDGs Framework, Ecuador ‎(2,510 views) . . WikiBot
  3. Social Partnership for the recovery and management of mangrove resources in Puerto Hualtaco, Ecuador ‎(1,705 views) . . WikiBot
  4. Governance in the water and sanitation sector in Ecuador within the MDG framework ‎(2,378 views) . . WikiBot


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Publications

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  1. Financing On-Site Sanitation for the Poor ‎(1,631 views) . . Katy.norman


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  1. Financing On-Site Sanitation for the Poor ‎(1,631 views) . . Katy.norman


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Who is Who

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Organizations working in Ecuador
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References

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External Resources

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