Ecuador Modern History

Ecuador is a country located in South America. With the capital city of Quito, Ecuador has a population of 17,643,065 based on a recent census from COUNTRYAAH. After World War II, Ecuador was characterized by economic upturns, thanks first to banana exports and later to oil recovery. The country was ruled periodically by the military, but from 1979 the regime became civil. However, financial problems contributed to political concerns. Indigenous…

Read More

Major Cities in Ecuador

Cuenca (Ecuador)

Quito (Ecuador) According to SIMPLYYELLOWPAGES, Quito is the capital of Ecuador. The city was founded in the 10th century by Indians. In the 16th century, during the capture by the Spaniards, the local Incas burned their capital, but in 1534 it was restored. 24 km north of Quito, in the small settlement of Mitta del Mundo (literally translated as “middle of the world”), the equator line passes, it is marked…

Read More

Ecuador Healthcare and Money

Ecuador Money

Health care Vaccinations Vaccination needed receipt required Eat Drink 5 – malaria 4 – Typhoid & Polio 3 – cholera 2 yellow fever 1 Overview The medical care in the country in the larger cities can be compared to that in Europe. In rural areas, however, it is often problematic in terms of technology, equipment and/or hygiene. Taking out travel health insurance with return travel insurance is strongly recommended. However,…

Read More

Ecuador Economy

Ecuador Economy

ECONOMY: GENERAL INFORMATION Ecuador, while remaining at the bottom of the wealth rankings among Latin American countries, is not entirely devoid of potential. Based on a traditional economy, divided according to the orographic and morphological structure of the country (rain plains, irrigated reliefs intended for self-consumption agriculture, coastal strips occupied by agricultural enterprises oriented to intensive production) the country has suffered, starting from the middle in the 1960s, a profound…

Read More