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Capital : Quito
Language :  Spanish
Currency :  United States dollar
Population : 16 624 200
Area : 276 841 km2

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Ecuador facts
Facts automatically translated into English from the poznajnieznane.pl page. I'm sorry for all the mistakes.

1. This country has more than 1,721,000 motor vehicles (106 vehicles per 1,000 inhabitants).

2. The national top-level domain is .ec . There are over 37,700 websites with this extension.

3. The most popular pages with the .ec extension are: google.com.ec, wawa-mania.ec and rus.ec.

4. In this country there are more than 42 150 km of paved roads (0.07% of all roads in the world).

5. The country has 432 airports, 104 of the paved surface.

6. In this country there are over 965 km of railway tracks.

7. The average speed of fixed-line internet is 4.1 Mb / s and the maximum is 25.5 Mb / s (data from the end of 2015).

8. Full name of the country – Republic of Ecuador.

9. Political system – republic.


Geography in Ecuador

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1. All 3 species of bats “vampires” found in the world were discovered in Ecuador.

2. In this country there are most species of frogs found in the world.

3. Ecuador borders with such countries as: Colombia 590 km, Peru 1,420 km.

4. The country is 1.1 times smaller than Poland.

5. The highest peak is Chimborazo, 6267 m above sea level.

6. The longest river is Napo, 800 km.

7. In Ecuador there are 73460.7 km2 of agricultural land (29% of the country).

8. Papallacta is the highest located city in the country.

9. 104582 km2 of the country is covered by forests (40.8%)

10. Cotapaxi, south of Quito, is one of the highest active volcanoes in the world (5,897 m).

11. The top of the 6.267 meter high Chimborazo Volcano is the most distant point from the center of the earth due to its position on the equator.

83. The nearest capital in a straight line from Quito is Bogota (Colombia) – 727 km.

84. The furthest capital city in a straight line from Quito is Singapore (Singapore) – 19,726 km.


Finance in Ecuador

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1. The minimum wage is $354 per month. If you work a full year you get an additional 13 and 14 salary (data from 2015).

2. In this country, the amount of income tax for individuals is 35%, and for companies 22% (2018).

3. The tax on goods and services is 12% (2018).

4. The level of inflation in 2018 is -0.5%.

5. Gross domestic product (GDP) …
– in 2015 it is $ 106 872 000 000 (PLN 457 412 160 000) ,
– in 2018 it is $ 103,000,000,000 (PLN 440,840,000,000).

6. Internal debt at the beginning …
2015 of the year was 29.8% of GDP, which is about: $ 31 847 856 000 (PLN 136 308 823 680),
2018 year was 32.5 % GDP, i.e. around: $ 33,475,000,000 (PLN 143,273,000,000). To pay it back, each citizen would have to give around $ 2,056 (PLN 8,801).

7. At the beginning of 2015 , foreign debt was around: $ 25,030,000,000 .

8. This country has 2018 over year $3,128,000,000 in foreign exchange reserves (0.058% of foreign currency reserves of all countries in the world).

9. Ecuador has 11,800 kg of gold reserves (2018).


Law in Ecuador

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1. The built-up speed limit is 50 km / h.

2. Outside the built-up area, the permitted speed ranges from 60 to 100 km / h.

3. The permissible blood alcohol content of a person driving a car is 0.3 per mille.

4. In this country, the amount of income tax for individuals is 35%, and for companies 22% (2018).

5. The tax on goods and services is 12% (2018).

6. In this country, men and women can get married at the age of 18.

7. In this country, you can buy cigarettes from 19 years of age.

8. In this country, the formalities associated with setting up a business last 65 days.

9. The last death penalty was carried out in 1884.

10. According to Ecuadorian law, a woman can be returned to her parents if her husband finds out that she is no longer a virgin on their wedding night.


Education in Ecuador

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1. In this country, compulsory education lasts 15 years.

2. The beginning of education begins at the age of 6.

3. The average IQ level is 88.

4. In this country there are 5.5% of people above 15 years of age who can not read or write (approximately 895 336 people).


Work in Ecuador

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1. The minimum wage is $354 per month. If you work a full year you get an additional 13 and 14 salary (data from 2015).

2. The unemployment rate in 2018 is 5.7% .

3. In 2018, the average monthly salary in this country is $437.

4. In this country, the amount of income tax for individuals is 35%, and for companies 22% (2018).

5. In this country, the formalities associated with setting up a business last 65 days.

6. The work week is 40 hours.


Best in Ecuador

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1. The highest peak is Chimborazo, 6267 m above sea level.

2. The longest river is Napo, 800 km.

3. Papallacta is the highest located city in the country.

4. Cotapaxi, south of Quito, is one of the highest active volcanoes in the world (5,897 m).

5. The top of the 6.267 meter high Chimborazo Volcano is the most distant point from the center of the earth due to its position on the equator.

6. The lowest temperature: -14,2 °C was measured at El Refugio Cotopaxi.

7. The highest temperature: 38.6 °C was measured in Zapotillo.


Army in Ecuador

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1. Position in the list of the best armies of the world:
2015 year – 74 place,
2018 > year – 68 place.

2. Number of soldiers:
2014 year – 37,000 professional and 115,000 reservists,
2018 year – 40,000 professional and 118 500 reservists.

3. Number of equipment:
2014 year – 200 tanks, 260 > armored vehicles, 130 jet aircraft and 45 helicopters,
2018 year – 232 tanks, 385 armored vehicles, 121 jet aircraft and 45 helicopters.

4. Army expenditure:
2014 year – $ 2,400,000,000 (PLN 10,272,000,000),
2018 year – $ 2,400,000,000 (PLN 10,272,000,000).

5. The naval fleet …
– in 2014 there were about 20 ships, in 2018 it was about < strong style = "color: green;"> 20 ships.


Society in Ecuador

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1. In Ecuador, an average adult consumes about 7.2 liters of pure alcohol a year.

2. The most beer is beer – 67%, then spirit – 32%, and wine – 1%.

3. In 2013, 2,983 people lost their lives as a result of traffic accidents.

4. 13% of the population suffer from malnourishment (around 2,120,000 people).

5. 11.6% of the population live on less than 3 $a day.

6. The average IQ level is 88.

7. 21% of adults living in this country are overweight.

8. On average, a woman gives birth to 2.3 children.

9. In this country over 13 471 000 (2015) 13 476 687 (2018) people have access to internet (approximately 83% of the population).

10. Around 8,700,000 (2015) 10,000,000 (2018) accounts on Facebook.

11. The population density is 54.6 people / km2.

12. The main religion is Catholicism, 80%.

13. About 300 Poles live in this country.

14. The average age of people living in this country is 27 years old.

15. In this country there are around:
4,556,000 people (27.99%) in the age range 0-14 years.
10,575,000 people (64.96%) in the age range 15-64 years.
1,147,700 people (7.05%) over 65 years old.

16. In this country, about 301,000 children are born each year (1.9% of the population), and about 82 400 people die (0.5% of the population).

17. 13 people out of 1000 possess firearms.

18. 62% of the country’s population lives in urban areas.

19. In this country an adult person smokes an average of 19 cigarettes a month.

20. The average life expectancy in this country is 75 years (women – 78.1 years and men – 72.1 years).


Symbols of Ecuador

1. The national alcohol is aguardiente.

2. The national tree is Pubescens Cinchona.

3. The national animal is a great condor.

4. The motto of the country – “God, homeland and freedom.”


Customs in Ecuador

1. In Ecuador, popcorn to soups is often added.

2. According to Ecuadorian law, a woman can be returned to her parents if her husband finds out that she is no longer a virgin on their wedding night.

3. Guinea pig is a delicacy in Ecuador.


History of Ecuador

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1. The hat “panama” comes from Ecuador.

2. Independence from Spain was obtained on May 24, 1822.

3. In this country, women have the right to vote since 1929.

4. He joined the United Nations on December 21, 1945.


Language in Ecuador

1. Ecuador in Spanish means “equator”.

2. The name “Colgate” in Spanish means “I’m going to hang myself”.


Answers

What is the highest peak in Ecuador?

The highest peak in Ecuador is Chimborazo (6267 m above sea level).

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What is the largest river in Ecuador?

The largest river in Ecuador is Napo, 800 km.

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Which Ecuador has national colors?

National colors: yellow, blue and red.

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What is national alcohol?

The national alcohol is aguardiente.

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What is the national animal?

The national animal is a great condor.

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Which countries borders Ecuador?

Ecuador borders with such countries as: Colombia 590 km, Peru 1 420 km.

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What is the average age of people living in this country?

The average age of people living in this country is 27 years old.

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What is the minimum wage?

The minimum wage is $ 354 per month. If you work all year long, you get 13 and 14 pansies (data from 2015).

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What is the population density in Ecuador?

The population density is 63 people per km2.

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What is the motto of this country?

The motto of the country – “God, homeland and freedom.”

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What is the highest temperature recorded in this country?

The highest temperature: 38.6 ° C was measured in Zapotillo.

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What is the lowest temperature recorded in this country?

The lowest temperature: -14,2 ° C was measured at El Refugio Cotopaxi.

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