Information:Complete name: Republic of Ecuador
Area: 283,520 km2 (175,780 mi2)
Population: 11,700,000 (growth rate: 2%)
Capital: Quito (1.5 million inhabitants)
Main Port:Guayaquil (2 million inhabitants)
Race: 40% mestizo, 40% indian, 15% coming from spaniards, 5% coming
Language: spanish, quechua, quichua and other indigenous languages
Religion:More than 90% catholic, and a minority of other christian
Ecuador is located
in the northeastern region of South America and its boundaries are Colombia
at the north, Peru at the south and west and the Pacific Ocean at the
east. Its main cities are Quito, the capital, located in the center of
the country and at a few kilometers from the ecuadorial line, Guayaquil,
the second city and main port of the country and Cuenca at the so. Ecuador
has three main regions: the Coast, the Andean Region and the Amazonic
Region, as well as the Galapagos Islands
best months to go to the beach and the Galapagos are from May to December.
From January to April the climate is clowdy and rainy, too.Because
of its geographical privileged location Ecuador you can have rain and sun in the same day. At the same time,
the climate varies from one region to another, e.g. in the Jungle is very
humid, dry in the Andean Region and hot and refreshing in the Coast and
in the Galapagos.
In the Andean Region the winter is not so rainy as in the Coast. The best
climate in this region can be found from June to September and on December.