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NW Services, Inc.

2604 Polk St.

Caldwell, Idaho 83605 U.S.A.
Phone (208) 250-0379

Fax (208) 454-0968


Call Toll Free
(888) 976-3977

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Ecuador is located on the western coast of South America between Colombia and Peru and is the smallest country in South America. It is about the size of Colorado in area. The Andes mountains run through Ecuador. The world’s largest active volcano, Cotopaxi is located in the Ecuadoran Andes. The Galapagos Islands, made famous by Charles Darwin are part of Ecuador and located about 600 miles off the coast. The Equator runs directly through Ecuador. Ecuador’s climate is tropical along the coast but cooler inland at higher elevations. Ecuador is the world’s largest exporter of bananas.


The capital city of Ecuador is Quito.


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  • - 95% of the people belong to the Roman Catholic faith
  • - Spanish is the official language of Ecuador but there are also many native languages spoken throughout the country.

    - The monetary unit used in Ecuador is the U.S. Dollar.

    - Soccer is the national sport of Ecuador

    - Schools in Ecuador are on the same calendar year as in the United States and students attend from September through June.

    - The cuisine in Ecuador is diverse but most regions in Ecuador follow the traditional three-course meal of soup, a second course that includes rice and a protein such as meat or fish, and then dessert and coffee to finish. Supper is usually lighter, and sometimes consists only of coffee or herbal tea with bread


Download the Ecuador Culture Gram here.

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