Ecuador

By: Brandon Deutsch

Culture

What kind of people make up Ecuador's people and what language do they speak?


Ecuador's people are 95% Roman Catholic and 5% other. They speak a form of Spanish called castellano. Some natives speak Kichwa the language of the Inca

Geography

Where is Quito located in Ecuador and how high in altitude is it?


Quito is located in the northern part of Ecuador. Quito is 9,300 feet in elevation it is the second highest capital city in the world.

Economy

What are Ecuador's two best exports and why?


Ecuador is one of the world's largest exporter of bananas that vary in different colors like red, yellow, and green. Potatoes also are a major export first grown by Native Americans.

History

Who were the first people to grow potatoes and how did it affect the farmers?


Native Americans were the first people to grow potatoes. After that the farmers decided to start growing them.

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