Ecuador or Republic of Ecuador is s a country in South America Located in the northwest of the continent. The northern border with Colombia. East and south border Peru. And to the west is the coast on the Pacific Ocean.
Ecuador is a Spanish equivalent to the English term Equator for equator.
It was so named because Ecuador is located in the area where the equator passes. And as it is located on the equator, the whole country receives full sun all year round.
Pichincha used to measure latitude at the Equator and prove the roundness of the Earth in 1736, it must not be missed. Visit Monument of the Middle of the World Approximately 30 meters high, built between 1979-1982. You can experience photography at latitude 00, 00, 00 also. The Intinan Solar museum exhibits the ancient method of measuring the latitude of the Equator and shows the way of life of the people who lived in the Andes since before Christ. 500 years and the wisdom of a scientist in finding the Earth’s midpoint.
Quito is officially known as Warwick San Francisco de Quito is the capital of the province of Pisa and indifferent to the country’s capital. With its location at an altitude of 2,850 meters above sea level. This makes it the second highest capital city in the world, located in the Central Valley surrounded by the Andrea hills both east and west. The equator runs further north of the city, making the climate a year-round spring.
In addition to cool weather throughout the year Quito was also registered as a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site in 1978. Can walk to explore the city Especially colonial architecture And landmarks such as Independence Square, the site of Ecuador’s liberation from Spain on August 10, 1809, the Presidential Palace, Archbishop’s palace , Metropolitan Cathedral or The Cathedral of Quito, the Roman Catholic Church. City Built during the year.
Otavalo in Imbabura Province is known for its abundant indigenous people. It is also famous for its old outdoor markets of Ecuadorian natives, which retain their traditional way of life. The men wear long hair and braids, white hats, while the women wear colorful dresses adorned with beads. Talks in Quichua, where visitors can purchase unique local products.
Galapagos Islands islands in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, located on the equator. It is 965 kilometers west of the mainland. Founded in 1978 from UNESCO, the archipelago is home to a wide variety of animal and plant species, and some can only be seen here, such as the GalapagosTortoise, the iguana chameleon, and also the famous iguana. The dive site is rich in hordes of hammerhead sharks and many other sharks.