By: Jordan Mitchell
State Bird: Andean Condor
State Flower: Rose
Currency: United States Dollars
Population: Almost 16 million
Ecuador and Chile are the only countries not to border Brazil
Ecuador's government has a president and also has constitutional republic and also unitary state.
President: Rafael Correa
Vice President: Jorge Glas
First President: Juan José Flores
The capital of Ecuador is Quito the second largest city in Ecuador at the center.
Population: 1.608 million people
Has the Highest Capital in the world at the elevation of 9,350 feet
125.1 square miles of land
Ecuador is right by the Equator so regularly it is really hot and in the winter it is still really hot and people always buy short sleeves and shorts
Never goes any lower than 75 degrees
Always hot and in Winter it is still hot
Ecuador uses United States dollars
Where Ecuador Is
Spaniards founded Ecuador in 1526 that already conquered Peru. Then in the 15th century they made Quito and Guayaquil and Cuenca. People didn't like the rules like Americans didn't want to be controlled by the British. After that they had to get independence from the Spainards
Ecuador is a hilly place with a lot of mountains and volcanoes
People say there are only two seasons wet and dry
Name of Volcanoes
Fun Fact: Most of the Volcanoes are on the Andes Mountains and
Fun Fact: Tungurahua erupted in 2014
Banos is located in the middle of the Andes Mountains, it is the perfect place for relaxation while you are exploring the beautiful Andes Highlands. It is well known for its hot springs and picturesque landscapes. There are many ways to enjoy this beautiful region, such as hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding and also whitewater river rafting.
Cotopaxi National Park
The Cotopaxi National Park is situated near Latacunga in Ecuador. It is said that Cotopaxi is the highest active volcano in the world. This volcano, with its perfect cone-shaped, snow-covered top, provides some perfect opportunities for photos. The Cotopaxi National Park is home to several different plant and animal species. You can expect to see wild horses, deer, llamas, pumas and Andean condors.
Otavalo is a small town in Ecuador that is situated about 100 kilometers north of Quito. Initially there is not much to see in this little town, but it gets pretty colorful and busy on Saturday mornings when the locals begin to display their goods in the market at Poncho Square. They sell virtually everything here, including carpets, blankets, belts and all other kinds of nick-naks. Everything is created by hand with skills that have been handed down from one generation to the next. This, in turn, is influenced by their own creative impulses.
El Cajas National Park
This park is a popular destination for trout fishing, hiking and camping, it is popular for its many lakes and waterfalls, with more than 275 lakes and waterfalls.
This huge, lively boardwalk is situated in Guayaquil, stretching several miles along the Rio Guayas. It is always well-patrolled and is dotted with small food stands, eateries and many historical and modern buildings.
Parque Historico Guayaquil contains many century-old buildings and also entertains the locals and tourists with its nature reserve and zoo.
Fun Fact: The Middle of the world is in Ecuador
Imports & Exports
Fun Fact: Ecuador is the top exporter of Bananas
Coal Tar Oil