The capital city is Quito, while the largest city is Guayaquil.
In reflection of the country's rich cultural heritage, the historical center of Quito was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1978.
Mr Assange has refused to go to Sweden for questioning, saying he fears further extradition to the United States, where a criminal investigation into the activities of Wiki Leaks is still ongoing.
Information about a group flight will be sent out after the application deadline.
Before purchasing alternate flights, please consult with Learning Abroad Center staff to coordinate with the scheduled group flight. Contact the LAC for verification of dates before purchasing your airfare.**If the deadline falls on a weekend, submit your materials on the following business day.
You will be notified of the official date and time via email.
Participants will receive applicable orientation materials via email approximately 1 week prior to the in-person session.