By: Hope Lundgren
15.2 million people coming from many different background and cultures
Spanish is the official language and is spoken by a majority of the population, though thirteen indigenous languages are also recognized, including Quichua and Shuar
The capital city is Quito, while the largest city is Guayaquil.
Ecuador is a democratic presidential republic
A medium-income country, its economy is highly dependent on commodities, namely petroleum and agricultural products.
Ecuador is also known for its rich ecology, hosting many rare plants and animals, such as those of the Gala It is one of seventeen megadiverse in the world, with the most species diversity per unit area.
It is mild year-round in the mountain valleys, with a humid subtropical climate in coastal areas and rainforest in lowlands.
Mestizos, whites, Arabics, Asians and Montubios. While Mestizos constitute more than 70% of the population,
Ecuador was founded on May 24, 1822.
Ecuador measures 98,985 square miles
Wyoming is the 9th largest state in the US with 97,105 square miles
Ecuador has beautiful mountain ranges, villages, and rainforests.
Iglesia de San Francisco (Old Town; Quito): Quito's first church.
Museo Nacional del Banco Central del Ecuador (New Town; Quito): Ecuador's largest museum is also arguably its best.
Catedral Nueva (Cuenca): This massive cathedral took over 80 years to complete.
In Quito you can find different kinds of fast food chains like Burger King, Pizza Hut, McDonalds, KFC, American Deli among others.
Also there are Ecuadorian fast food chains such as Gus, Stav, El Español, Tropiburger, Rusty burger, Caravana among others. All of these offer the same kind of fast food as the international ones and are located all around Quito.For around 99 cents up to $3.00 or $4.00 you can buy hamburgers, French fries, sandwiches, fried chicken, hot dogs and soft drinks. Some places have things cheaper but they are not so reliable, so it's better to go to the main fast food chains were you know that the food is good.
Since I'm already in Quinto I would probably use a cab for about $5 every 10 miles to my hotel and around to any place I couldn't walk.
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