The equator is the imaginary circular line that separates the northern and southern hemispheres. It is the line obtained by combining points equal to the North and South pole points. The surface area of Ecuador: 270,667 km2 and its capital is Quito. Neighbors include in the north Colombia, in the east and south Peru and in the west the Great Ocean.
The Cities of Ecuador
Ecuador phone code: +593
The Currency of Ecuador: US Dollar
Ambato, Babahoyo, Baí±os, Cuenca, Esmeraldas, Guaranda, Guayaquil, Ibarra, Latacunga, Macas, Manta, Milagro, Nemompade, Nueva Loja, Portoviejo, Quito, Riobamba, Rose Zarate, Tulcán.
The Economy of Ecuador
The main source of income is agriculture. On the shoreline, tropical plants grow, while high river beds and mountain slopes in the inner regions are made of fruit and vegetables. 74.1% of the country is forested and 4.5% is suitable for agriculture and the rest is unfavorable for agriculture. The main production material is cocoa, bananas, coffee and rice are grown. Ecuador is one of the countries that produce bananas in the world. Rice, sugar, tobacco, corn, potatoes and other vegetables, orange, lemon, pineapple fruit is produced. Apart from the Tagua hazelnut, which is one fourth of the agriculture, the materials obtained from the forests include cover fiber, red Indian oak (tanic acid is obtained) and little rubber.
Ecuador Export Products
Livestock in the country is very important. The oil coming out of the Santa Elena Peninsula, meets the country's needs, as well as it exports an important part of it. Industrial goods include textile, pharmaceuticals, chemicals, ornaments, ready-to-wear, biscuits, rubber products, cellulosic materials and cement. In addition to these, sugar, shoemaking, furniture industry, canning, cooking oils, sandpaper dust, lard. Alcohol, tobacco, salt and matches are state monopolies. Ecuador has become one of the full members of OPEC, which is formed by oil exporting countries.
There are Crude Oil, Banana, Crustaceans, Processed Fish and Cut flowers.
Ecuador Imports Products
There are Refined Petroleum, Tar Oil, Packaged Medicines, Cars and Wheat.
Countries Exported by Ecuador
The United States, Vietnam, Peru, Chile and Russia.
Countries Imported Ecuador
United States, China, Colombia, Brazil and Peru.
Living Nations in Ecuador
Its population forms hybrids with Amerindos (indigenous people). There are also negros as minorities.
Ecuador Spoken Languages
Ecuador’s official language is Spanish.