What is Ecuador known for?

amazing natural

amazing natural laboratories, and a campus in the Yasuni Biosphere Reserve (Tiputini Biodiversity Station), one of Earth's most biodiverse area. Current Colleges of the University In 2011, USFQ is divided in 16 academic colleges and institutes spread across three campuses across Ecuador (Cumbayá-Quito (Quito), Tiputini Biodiversity Station, and the Galápagos Islands ): The ''' Ruddy Pigeon''' (''Patagioenas subvinacea'') is a largish pigeon (dove) which breeds from Costa Rica south to western Ecuador, Bolivia, and central Brazil. It belongs to a clade of small and rather plain species of ''Patagioenas'' with characteristic calls that constitute the subgenus ''Oenoenas''. Mahler, Bettina & Tubaro, Pablo L. (2001): Relationship between song characters and morphology in New World pigeons. ''Biological Journal of the Linnean Society'' '''74'''(4): 533–539.

performing international

in Mexico, which are officially recognized by the government as "national languages" along with Spanish. Joseph Kobzon appeared with solo concerts in most cities of the former USSR. He was also bestowed the rare honour of performing international concerts tours as a representative of USSR in United States, Panama, Peru, Ecuador, Bolivia, Uruguay, Costa Rica, Argentina, Israel, Republic of the Congo, Zaire, Angola, Nigeria

scientific production

. The antivirus program ''Checkprogram'', banking protection system ''MdLock'', and Core Banking Software ''Cobis'' are products of Ecuadorian development. The scientific production in hard sciences has been limited due to lack of funding but focused around physics, statistics, and partial

differential equations in mathematics. In the case of engineering fields, the majority of scientific production comes from the top three polytechnic institutions: Escuela Superior Politécnica del Litoral - ''ESPOL (Escuela Superior Politecnica del Litoral)'', Universidad de Las Fuerzas Armadas - ''ESPE'', and Escuela Politécnica Nacional ''EPN (National Polytechnic School)''. EPN is known for research and education in the applied science

range giving

Buenos Aires Province in central Argentina, over 700 km (450 mi) south of its current range, giving rise to speculation on the habitat there at the time which had not been thought to be suitable.


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beautiful small

* Esmeraldas - A lesser visited city to the north of some of the most popular beaches in Ecuador. * Guamote - A cosy and authentic Andean village though easy accessible. * Guaranda - A small Andean city famous for its Carnaval celebrations. * Mindo - Excellent bird watching in a cloud forest setting. * Montañita (Montanita) - World famous surfing beach and beach hangout. * Puerto López - Beautiful small ocean side city, access point for Machalilla National Park

big year

of America . International breakthrough 1975 was a big year for Monge because she released a song named "Cierra Los Ojos" ("Close Your Eyes"), which earned her wild fame in such South American countries as Colombia, Chile, Ecuador, Venezuela, Peru, Argentina and in the Dominican Republic. Yolandita was now an international star. In February 1991, ''Texas'' began her sixth deployment, en route to the Arabian Sea. She served valiantly during

diverse collection

the country is named. Ecuador encompasses a wide range of natural formations and climates, from the desert-like southern coast to the snowcapped peaks of the Andes mountain range to the plains of the Amazon Basin. Cotopaxi in Ecuador is one of the world's highest active volcanos. It also has a large series of cliffs that follow the southern border and spill into the northwest area of Peru. The '''Ethnography of Ecuador''' consists of a diverse collection

home making

that American lives and property would be protected, he returned home, making the voyage from Valparaíso to Hampton Roads in a little more than two months. The '''Club Deportivo Quevedo''' is a soccer (Football (soccer)) club based in Quevedo (Quevedo, Ecuador), Ecuador. They currently play in the country's second-level football league—the Serie B (Serie B de Ecuador)—after gaining promotion from the third-level Segunda

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'''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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