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  • Cotopaxi National Park - Ecuador

    One of the most visited mainland parks in Ecuador The Cotopaxi National Park is a huge nature reserve that encompasses an area of 33,393 hectares. Extending into the Cotopaxi, Napo and Pichincha Provinces, the park is known for being home to the tallest active volcano in the world, the Cotopaxi Peak,…
  • The Commercial Center of Guayaquil

    The largest city of Eucador, Guayaquil is located on the banks of the Guayas River. Guayaquil is also one of the main ports of the country. The city is also known to be the economic and commercial centre of Eucador.

  • The Adventure Capital of Banos

    Fun time in the Adventure Capital of Banos, Ecuador Located under the shadow of the Tungurahua Volcano is the city of Banos. For those interested in outdoor activities and exploring the jungles, Banos is an excellent place to visit. It is often termed as the Adventure Capital of Ecuador. The city…
  • Mindo- A Paradise for Birdwatchers

    Located in the Andean foothills of Ecuador is the small town of Mindo. The town is a popular destination among birdwatchers and also attracts people interested in nature. The town is set in lovely cloud-forest, the Mindo-Nambillo Cloud Forest.

  • The Salvation Islands

    Located off the coast of French Guiana is the Salvation Island. Known as the Les Iles du Salut, the island is an interesting place to visit. The island was once known to have the infamous French penal colony, one of the most feared prisons. The Salvation Island comprises of three…
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Ecuador Info

ADMINISTRATIVE CAPITAL: Quito

COMMERCIAL CAPITAL: Guayaquil

GEOGRAPHY

It is a small country situated in South America. Ecuador has a wide range of cliffs and mountains. You can see all these in a total area of 283,560 km2 including the Galápagos Islands.

DEMOGRAPHY

A population of close to 15 Million. Muslims account for about 0.1% of the population.

CLIMATE

The climate of Ecuador varies by region. In the highlands the average temperature is about 19 °C while the coastal lowlands has a temperature of 25 °C.

LANGUAGES SPOKEN

Spanish is the official language. Amerindian languages are widely used as well.

LOCAL TIME

GMT - 5 hrs throughout the year

BUSINESS HOURS

General: 9 AM to 5 PM

HOLIDAYS

Independence Day: August 10th
May Day: May 1st
Battle of Pichincha: May 24
All Souls' Day: November 2nd
Christmas: December 25th

CURRENCY

U.S. Dollar

IMPORTANT PHONE NUMBERS

Police/ Emergencies: 101/911
Medical: 110
Fire: 102

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