Ecuador was controlled by Peru, although they were able to gain there independence May 24, 1822 and are no longer controlled by another country.
Ecuador's official language is Spanish.
Location and Physical Features
Ecuador is South Colombia,North Peru,and East of Pacific Ocean. Some physical features are El Oriente ( Amazon jungle ),the Andes Mountains, and Galápagos Islands.
Ecuador has a republic government and the leader is Rafael Correa.
Ecuador's currency is the United States dollar and their economic system is Capitolism.
Ecuador's weather is mostly always nice,because the equator runs through the country. Ecuador is also a very wealthy country, containing museums,theaters, and festivals. Tourists should try a restaurant in Ecuador because they have very good meat and make things different then other places may make food. Tourists should also go to city centers because of the good sight seeing and shopping.