What is Ecuador known for?


of Tigua, Ecuador, are also world-renowned thumb left Jefferson Pérez (File:Perez-flag.jpg), Olympic Gold Medalist thumb Estadio Monumental of Guayaquil. (File:Estadio Monumental 6.JPG) The most popular sport in Ecuador, as in most South American countries, is football (soccer). Its best known professional teams include Barcelona

stage games

is called "9 de Mayo (Estadio 9 de Mayo)" and has a capacity of about 10,000 people. In Copa America 1993 it staged some group stage games. Europe and Latin America were also minor destinations for post-war Korean emigration. Korean immigration to Latin America was documented as early as the 1950s; North Korean prisoners of war choose to emigrate to Chile in 1953 and Argentina in 1956 under the auspices of the Red Cross. However, the majority of Korean settlement occurred in the late 1960s. As the South Korean economy continued to expand in the 1980s, investors from South Korea came to Latin America and established small businesses in the textiles industry.

years industry

. Ecuador is the world's largest exporter of bananas ($936.5 million in 2002) and a major exporter of shrimp ($251 million in 2002). Exports of non-traditional products such as flowers ($291 million in 2002) and canned fish ($333 million in 2002) have grown in recent years. Industry is largely oriented to servicing the domestic market. Mission The Ecuadorian Armed Forces (''Fuerzas Armadas del Ecuador'') are part of the public forces and responsible for the preservation of the integrity

radio documentary

her career in journalism in Sydney, Australia working as a daily news reporter. She then moved to Latin America, where she worked on a 26-part radio documentary series on indigenous (Indigenous peoples of the Americas) communities in Ecuador. From there she went to Cuba to work as a daily features producer at Radio Havana Cuba. This genus is confined to the Neotropics, occurring in Costa Rica, Panama, Colombia, Venezuela, Ecuador, northern Peru, and northern Brazil. '''Manta Air Base''' '''Eloy Alfaro International Airport'''

controversial album

, Bolivia, Chile, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, U.S. (United States), Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Dominican Republic, Peru and Uruguay. Third album In 1972, Bravo released his third album, "Libre" ("Free"). "Libre" proved to be both a huge success and a very controversial album for Bravo, as many Latin American dictators of the time banned the album's title song from being

agricultural service

at the mouth of the Esmeraldas River. The city is the chief trading centre for the region's agricultural and lumber resources but is lacking in industrial development. Esmeraldas is home to the majority of the Afro Ecuadorian population. It is the terminus of the 313-mile (504-km) Trans-Ecuadorian Pipeline from the oil fields in northeastern Ecuador. Esmeraldas is exactly at the antipodes of Padang, Indonesia. '''Cayambe''' is an agricultural service town (population

live young

, they are unable to break off their tails (autotomy) when captured, probably because the tail is essential as a counterbalance during rapid movement. Despite the small size of the group, it includes both egg-laying species and some that give birth to live young. ref>

making current

been built in Tababela and was inaugurated in February 2013, with Canadian assistance. However, the main road leading from Quito city centre to the new airport will only be finished in late 2014, making current travelling from the airport to downtown Quito as long as two hours during rush hour.

science articles

. * Ecuador - Ecuadorian Serie A Champions: Liga Deportiva Universitaria de Quito * ''Salanoia durrelli'': a carnivoran species from Lake Alaotra, Madagascar. (2010) * ''Centrolene durrellorum'': A glassfrog of the family Centrolenidae from the eastern Andean foothills

early debut

23 millones menor edad elpepidep 20060601elpepidep_1 Tes His performance was well received by the press, http: diario 2003 07 06 d-06215.htm http: diario 2003 07 06 c-585306.htm http: 509319-muy-frio-san-lorenzo-gano-un-clasico-pobre Despite his early debut, Agüero was not selected again by Ruggeri, and his replacement Osvaldo Sosa, for the remainder of 2002–03 season (2002–03 Argentine Primera División), having only made just one appearance in the Torneo Clausura (2002–03 in Argentine football). Following the arrival of coach Jose Omar Pastoriza, seven months after Agüero's first match he returned to the club's first-team in 4-2 win against Peru's (Peru) Cienciano during the group stages of the 2004 Copa Libertadores. This meant that Agüero also became the youngest player to participate in the Copa Libertadores, a record that he held for three years. http: nota.php?id_nota 341620 One month later, Agüero again featured in a Copa Libertadores fixture against Ecuador's (Ecuador) El Nacional (Club Deportivo El Nacional). On 19 June, for the first time, Agüero played a full 90 minute match for Independiente against Atlético de Rafaela during the Torneo Clausura (2003–04 Argentine Primera División). http: ctematicos clausura2004 partido 2388.shtml He scored his first goal for Independiente in a 2-2 draw against Estudiantes (Estudiantes de la Plata) on 26 November, with a 22nd minute shot from outside the penalty area. http: ctematicos apertura2004 partido 2661.shtml


'''Ecuador''' ( west of the mainland.

Ecuador's official language is Spanish (Spanish language), which is spoken by 94% of the population; thirteen indigenous languages are also recognized, including Quichua (Quichua language) and Shuar (Shuar language). Ecuador has a land area of 283,520 km 2 and a population of approximately 15.2 million. Its capital city is Quito, which was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in the 1970s for having the best preserved and least altered historic center (Historic Center of Quito) in Latin America. url http: en list 2 title City of Quito publisher accessdate 2010-06-26 The country's largest city is Guayaquil. The historic center of Cuenca (Cuenca, Ecuador), the third-largest city in the country in size and economically, url http: BibliotecaPortlet descargar 802ca618-9bb7-4ada-81ca-647f2b133c06 title Statistics of income tax for Ecuador Cities publisher date 2008-12-31 accessdate 2008-12-31 was also declared a World Heritage Site in 1999 as an outstanding example of a planned, inland Spanish-style colonial city in the Americas. url http: en list 863 title Historic Centre of Santa Ana de los Ríos de Cuenca publisher date 1999-12-02 accessdate 2010-06-26

In addition to its rich history, Ecuador is known for hosting a variety of species, many of them endemic (endemism), such as those of the Galápagos Islands. It is one of seventeen megadiverse countries in the world, , Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund. Retrieved 2009-09-07.

Ecuador is a presidential (presidential system) republic. In the territory now known as Ecuador there existed many indigenous groups before it became a part of the Inca Empire. It became an independent country in 1830 after having been part of the Spanish colonial empire (Spanish colonization of the Americas) and, for a much shorter time, of the republic of Gran Colombia. It is a medium-income country with an HDI (Human Development Index) score of 0.711 (2013).

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