The Galapagos Islands
Welcome to the Ecuador web site
Welcome to the Ecuadorian website. This site is focused on the history, culture, geography and other facts about Ecuador. Ecuador is the smallest country in South America but even though its small, it has a lot of beautiful things to show. This site will contain pictures about how people live and many more.One of the beauties of Ecuador is the Galapago's Islands which has many animals that you do not see around the world and it is made up of many small islands. Come and explore this country and the islands and discover some differences it has from other countries.
Capital City: Quito
Currency: U.S dollar
Languages: Spanish and Quechua
Independence day: August 10
Religion: Catholic (95%) others (5%)
- The capital city of Ecuador is Quito. Quito is a city with a population of 1.2 million people. The highest active volcano, Cotopaxi, is found in the city of Quito. Cotopaxi is the second highest volcano in Ecuador. The monument seen above is known as the "Mitad del Mundo" or "Half of the World" monument. It is called "Mitad del Mundo" because it marks one of the points where the equator goes through the country. This monument was built between 1979 and 1982 and is made up of iron and cement and also with a volcanic rock called "Andesite".
- The city of Guayaquil in Ecuador is considered one of the important cities in the country. Guayaquil is the most populous city and the country's major seaport is located here. The majority of the people in Guayaquil consider themselves Catholic. There is a cathedral in this city called San Pedro that is considered as the motherchurch of to the catholicas living in the city.