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Republic of Ecuador is a country in South America bordering the northwestern part of Colombia and the Pacific Ocean in the west. These countries include the Galapagos Islands in the Pacific about 965 km west main island. Ecuador lies on the equator and has an area of 272.045km. Quito is the capital of Ecuador, which is one of the most historic capitals across Central America.

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Ecuador
1. Country Ecuador
Republic of Ecuador is a country in South America bordering the northwestern
part of Colombia and the Pacific Ocean in the west. These countries include the
Galapagos Islands in the Pacific about 965 km west main island. Ecuador lies on
the equator and has an area of 272.045km. Quito is the capital of Ecuador,
which is one of the most historic capitals across Central America.
Spanish language is the official language in Ecuador. Ecuador became one of
the countries that have the lowest levels of poverty across South America. It
happened because of the policies made by the Government of Ecuador to
reduce poverty by providing jobs for citizens when they need.
Politics in Ecuador consists of a presidential system and representative
democracy. In Ecuador, approximately 68% of the population of Ecuador are
Roman Catholics, while inland areas were mixed with Christian beliefs. In
Ecuador there are also adherents of Islam but their numbers only a few thousand.
Ecuador has a system of public education is free on teaching, learning and
education is compulsory from age 5 to 14 years. Meanwhile, in rural areas only
10% of children who have higher education.
2. The Tribes of Ecuador
More than 40 indigenous tribes occupy and work together in Ecuador.
These tribes have made Ecuador a place with tradition, history, and unique
culture. Huaorani Indian tribe, is one of the Indians who are in the eastern part of
Ecuador extends Forest el Oriente. Between the Napo River and Curaray, about
600,000 hectares of land there is the home of the Huaorani. Huaorani often
dubbed "Warrior intimidating of the Amazon rain forest". Huaorani people is
not high, but they have strong bodies. They hunt with cerbatanas (blowguns) and
spear along the 2.5 to 3 meters. Their hunting gear including a carcass, a hard
round fruit is filled with natural cotton, and the tube (chopsticks) which contains an
arrow thin, long, dyed fluid curace. Curace is a toxic concoction made by boiling
a mixture of wine and various plants. It can paralyze and even kill the victim.
One of the biggest challenges facing the Huaorani is the presence of pipes
along the hundreds of kilometers of oil and oil station some companies that have
a devastating effect on the fragile tropical ecosystems.
3. Clothing that 'Eye Catching'
Walking trails in Ecuador will often see Indian woman with long braided hair
and clothes are typical. Traditional clothes along South America is almost similar-
similar but different. Broadly speaking, they wear a hat, several layers of skirt
and sweater. For Ecuador, hats Trilby hat of women are similar to the current
trend, it agakmeriah skirt and lace. And also items that never miss is the stiff
cotton fabric motif stip-horizontal strips with color combinations syrup versatile
and can be used for tamplak table, tied for the body surrounding the child's
arms.
Ecuador also has a distinctive hat that Panama Hat or Toquilla Straw Hat is a
traditional straw hat made from woven leaves of the plant carludovica palmata.
4. The tradition that makes people happy
Ecuador has a tradition that is almost the same as a bullfighter but there
perbaedaannya are in the arena, the bull and the participants. The annual
tradition is included in the festival's El Novilla Bombas wearing bull horns are
medium-sized and wrapped cloth that has been given special kerosene or
gasoline is burned.
In Ecuador, people usually celebrate New Year's Eve by burning photographs
store bad memories. So, on New Year's Eve, the people of Ecuador will gather in
one place for a fire to burn the image and removes traces of dark last year.
5. The food was varied and colorful
The food in Ecuador is very different according to the height of the area
and also the situation of agriculture. Pork, chicken, meat and "cuy '(guinea pig)
which was served with various types of cereal and sweet potatoes or rice is a
popular food in the mountains. Roast pork (Hornado) with sweet potatoes are
often sold in the region. Fanesca, famous Ecuadorian soup made with different
kinds of beans according to the season such as green beans, lima beans, Lupini
beans, fava beans or chochos containing milk and fish is often served with a dry,
cool. Most types of food commonly in the coastal region are: ceviche, pan de
almidón, corviche, guatita, encebollado and empanadas; and in the mountainous
region including: Hornado, fritada, tamales, llapingachos, etc.
6. Tourism
Tourist attractions in Ecuador that might be quite interesting to visit, namely the
Amazon, the Galapagos Islands, Cotopaxi National Park, the historic sector
Quito, Ecuador Culinary tourism.
The Galapagos Islands is one of the famous tourist spots in Ecuador. Calang,
contains a variety of wildlife such as the Albatross, Giant Tortoise, Flightless
Cormorans, Marine Iguana, and much more.
If we are sector Quito history, kits can see the lifestyle of Ecuador during the
Colonial period. In the sector of Quito's history we can find Plaza, the Palace, to
the Church. For the tour price appreciated approximately USD 20.