Ecuador


Currency

The United States dollar is the official currency of Ecuador.

Capital

Quito

Location

Ecuador is located in South America.


Ecuador Location

Population

Estimated population (2015): 16,144,000

Estimated population (2000): 14,483,499

Estimated population (1950): 3,470,000

Flag


Ecuador Flag

The flag of Ecuador has changed over the time. Here is an older version of the flag:


Old Ecuador Flag

This was the colonial flag of the Ecuador, before independence:


Old Ecuador Flag

Economy

The economy of Ecuador is mainly based on exports of oil, bananas, shrimp, gold, and money transfers from Ecuadorian emigrants employed abroad. Ecuador is the world's largest exporter of bananas and a major exporter of shrimp.


The most popular places in Ecuador among international travellers

Galapagos Islands

Galapagos Islands
Cuyabeno Wild life Reserve

Cuyabeno Wild life Reserve