Ecuador Facts – 67 Interesting Facts About Ecuador

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Interesting facts about Ecuador

Ecuador is one of the world’s largest exporters of quinoa.

Ecuador is home to the world’s smallest orchid in the world.

There is little change noticed in the length of the day in summer and winter in Ecuador, due to its proximity of equator. The sun rises and sets at around 6:00 am and pm everyday.

Ecuador’s name comes from the Equator.

Equator divides the country unequally, putting most of the country in the Southern Hemisphere.

About 10% of the Ethiopian population is European descent.

Guayaquil is the largest city in Ecuador.

Cinchona tree is the national tree of Ecuador.

Ecuador is one of the two countries of South America that does not share border with Brazil.

Ecuador has granted political asylum to Julian Assange, founder of WikiLeaks.