Amazonía Ecuatoriana © Camilo Andrade

The Amazon Rainforest

It is located on the east side of the Andean Range and covers an area of 46,332 sq. miles and offers exuberant vegetation in humid forests. Its average temperature fluctuates between 24° and 25°C and the rainfall varies between 300-400cm per year.

The Amazonian ecosystem is a major tourist attraction. The tropical rainforest is considered one of the world’s richest and most complex plant and animal habitats.