Ecuador Facts – 67 Interesting Facts About Ecuador

Facts about Ecuador

The Galapagos Islands became part of Ecuador in 1832.

Ecuador is having a military base in Peru.

Ecuador had 48 presidents in its first 131 year of independence.

Oil accounts for 40% of all Ecuador’s exports and 33 percent of the country’s reserves.

There are over 1600 different species of birds in Ecuador.

Ecuador is using the American Dollar as its national currency since 2000.

Over 70% of the Ecuador’s population is made up of Mestizos (an ethnic blend of Spaniards and native people.

Lunch is the largest meal of the day in Ecuador.

Ecuador celebrates its Independence Day on August 10th.

Ecuador has the largest diversity of humming bird’s species, nearly 131.