History of Ecuador

Ecuador has a very rich and interesting history. We have written a small synopsis for you to read.

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Languages in Ecuador

Did you know several indigenous languages are spoken in Ecuador? Spanish is the official language.

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Weather in Ecuador

Ready to go to Ecuador, but you want to know if the sun will be shining when you get there?

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Food in Ecuador

Ecuadorean cuisine is something most visitors enjoy! Having a tasty cevice or some cuy (guinea pig) is a great experience.

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Flag of Ecuador

Ecuadoreans are proud of their country and their flag. Learn more about the significance of the Ecuadorean flag.

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Maps of Ecuador

We have collected some different maps that can be used as a nice reference point for you before or during your travels.

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Keyfacts about Ecuador

Location:

Western South America, bordering the Pacific Ocean at the Equator, between Colombia and Peru

Capital: Quito

Population:
13,5 million

Time Zone:
GMT 5 hours

Ethnic groups:

Mestizo (mixed Ecuadorean and white) 65%, Indigenous 25%, Spanish and others 7%, black 3%

Religions:
Roman Catholic 95%, other 5%

Languages:
Spanish (official), indigenous languages (especially Quechua)

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