south american country project

Ecuador by Ashley Ley

interesting facts

Ecuador is named from the equador which runs right through the country.

Guinea pig is considered a delicacy.

Ecuador is the smallest country in the Andean highland.

holidays

New year

Maundy Thursday

good Friday

international workers day

the battle of pichincha

birthday of simon bolviar

Clothing and population

Men- blue poncho, fadora or felt hat, shimba(a long braid that hangs to the mans waist).

women- white blouse, blue skirt, and shaw, layers of necklases and reed coral braclets.


population- 15.74 million

goverment country and capital

goverment- republic

the capital of Ecuador is Quito, it is borderd by Columbia(north), Peru(east and south), and the pacific ocean on the west.

language

they speak spanish

hello- holla

goodbye- adios, chao

other interesting phrases- go away- vayasei

we speak German- hablamos aleman

cultural activities, and entertainment

Teatro Bolivar a theatre that is raited 4-5 stars

Easter week

Carnival

tourist sites

located in the heart of Quito la lglesia de la compania Jesus,(the church of the society of Jesus.

Cotopaxi- the second highest summit in Ecuador w/ a height of 5,897 m.

Nariz del Diablo("devils nose").