Student Exchange Program by Kayla
Interesting Facts About The People You Will Meet!- People
Mostly descended from Amerindians and the Spanish, Africa, Peru, Columbia and East Asia.
Majority is Mestizo. - Spanish and Amerindians mixed ancestry,
Ethnic Identification is unpredictable. This can not be guessed by where the person is born, physical appearance or language.
3.5 million people identify themselves as native.
Mostly Roman Catholic.
Most speak Spanish Castellano.
Might Want To Check This Out!- Natural Resources and Agriculture.
Gold?! A metal found in Ecuador, but not the country's most popular land mineral because this is uncertain.
Oil is a major export.
Has the Guyas River, forests, rain forests, palm trees, bamboo trees, Coastal mangrove swamps.
Wide variety of agriculture. Contains potatoes, corn and beans. Other food like bananas and coffee are mostly for exporting.
Tradions and Etiquette.
Life is similar to ours. They like to surf the internet go to the mall and to the movies , and watching television.
Close relationship with the U.S politically and economically.
Fiestas otherwise known as parties, are common.
Family and close friends are important. More important then spending time alone.
They don't like to be alone and rather be in public places. They might think it's odd if you do something like take a walk by yourself.
Girls celebrate quienceanera. The girl always wears a pink dress.
Saints Days is a holiday in this country.
Letter Grade! C+
Ecuador translates to "equator".
Quito, the capital is a site where the Incan empire was.
The national language is Spanish.
World's number one banana exporter.
A fiesta is one of the best ways to meet people in Ecuador.