Location: South America
Language: Spanish, Quichua
Population: 16 000 000
Religion: Roman Catholic
Industries: chemicals and petroleum, food, textiles.
Agriculture products: fruits (tropic), cacao, coffee, rice, livestock and wheat.
- Generally speaking:
- Ecuador’s climate is stretching from tropic Pacific coast, over the mountainous Andes to the Amazon rain forest climate.
- Ecuador’s highest mountain is Chimborazo; 6 310 meters.
- The Galapagos Islands are located in the Pacific Ocean, about 1 000 km or 600 miles from mainland Ecuador.
- The Galapagos Islands are an UNESCO World Heritage Site. Galapagos Islands are source of inspiration for Darwin’s Theory of Evolution.