Which rainforest is in Ecuador?

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Ecuador is on the border of the Amazon rainforest, which is shown in the image below.

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What are rainforests?

Tropical rainforests are forests with tall tress, warm climate, and lots of rain. Tropical rainforests are found in Africa, Asia, Australia, and Central and South America. The largest rainforest in the world is the Amazon rainforest. They are found in tropics, the region between the Tropic of Capric (MORE)

Who is the leader of Ecuador?

The leader of Ecuador is its president who serves as both head of government and head of state. The president of Ecuador is currently Rafael Vicente Correa Delgado .

What is a rainforest?

There are two kinds: temperate and tropical rainforests. Usuallyrainforests will be humid and it rains frequently.

What is Ecuador?

Ecuador is in Western South America, it borders colombia and peru.the population is 14 million. The capital is Quito. Quito isnestled in the Andes Mountains at 9500 feet above sea level. Equador is a country in South America that the equater runsdirectly through.

Where is Ecuador?

Ecuador is a beautiful country in northern South America, on the western coast, between Peru and Colombia. The Equator runs right through it. Galapagos Islands is a part of Ecuador. Equador is located in the north-western area of South America. Located north of Peru and to the east & north bordered (MORE)

What percentage of Ecuador is covered by rainforest?

At one time, 44% of Ecuador's total land mass was covered by Rainforests. Due to deforestation of the forests for Oil exploration, logging, and road building, Ecuador's Rainforest now cover 15% of the country's total land mass. The size of Ecuador is approximately equal to the state of Nevada.

Landforms in Ecuador?

Ecuador is a South American country containing four well-knownlandforms. They are the Galapagos Islands, Oriente Rain Forest,Sierra Mountains and La Costa plains.

How did Ecuador get its name?

Ecuador crosses the equator so that's how it got its name. . it got its name from the equator which runs straight throughEcuador . It got its name since it is on the equator, and the frenchnamed it that and the french word for Ecuador means "Equator". thisis made by pazourdog!!!! . Ecuador mea (MORE)

A rainforest is?

A Rainforest is a forest which has a lot of rain every year: as you can see in the name... Rainforests are disappearing off our globe every year, and every minute a slice of a rainforest is being bulldozed or burned down... Rainforests are known as the lungs of our world because they provide the wo (MORE)

Is Ecuador on the equator?

Yes, it is. That's how it got its name. There is a monument called "La Mitad Del Mundo," just outside of Quito, the capital city. Unfortunately, the architects of the monument were off by a few hundred meters. But they were close and that's all that matters, right??

What are the rainforest for?

As many as 30 million species of plants and animals live in tropical rainforests. In fact, it is the forest that has one of the richest animals in the world, with most of its species still unknown to the scientific world and even to the people. We take from Rainforests many things and we even can't (MORE)

Abbreviation of Ecuador?

Ecuador is commonly abbreviated using either ISO standard 3166-1 alpha-2 or alpha-3, which use 2 letters and 3 letters repectively.. The two letter abbreviation is "EC". You'll see it most commonly used with Internet Domains names registered in ecuador, for example in the address for the Ecuadorian (MORE)

What is the nickname of Ecuador?

Perhaps by nickname, you mean motto.. In that case, the offical motto of Ecuador is "Dios, Patria, y Libertad" which translates to "God, Homeland, and Liberty".. Some more informal 'mottos' heard in popular culture nowadays in Ecuador include "Ya la patria es de todos!" or "Estamos en marcha!".. (MORE)

What is the temperature in Ecuador?

Ecuador's climate varies by region, due to differences in altitudeand its proximity to the equator. Its average annual temperature is17.8 degrees Celsius.

What is in the rainforest?

Many things: animals*, flowers, trees, rivers. *frogs, monkeys, birds and butterflies and many, many, many(it think you get the point), many more Trees, grass, bushes, animals(deer, rabbits, bears, etc.) water... nothing that you would find in the jungle.

What are traditions in Ecuador?

Some of the traditions in Ecuador include Carnival and New Years. Carnival is a country wide water fight. For New Years they make dummy dolls and then light them on fire and jump over them. This is to represent a doing away of all your bad habbits.

Where is Ecuador at?

Ecuador is located in west South America between Colombia and Perú in the Equator.(that's what the Spanish word Ecuador means) This is the reason why La Mitad del Mundo (The center of the world) is in Quito. (Ecuador's capital)

What can you do in Ecuador?

Stay cool dude. Don't chuck the ice cream. Better answer: You can climb glacier covered mountains, relax on a beach, take a cruise to the Galapagos Islands, party all night in Quito or Guayaquil, take surfing lessons in Canoa. Ecuador has a huge variety of climates and activities for a small count (MORE)

What is the brid of Ecuador?

The most famous bird of Ecuador is the Condor and also for the millions of Hummingbirds all across the country

What is a rainforest is?

A forest has to have 150 cm of rainfall a year before it is officially a rainforest. There are 4 layers to a rainforest, the forest floor, the understory, the canopy and the emergent. Nearly half of the worlds plant and animal speicies live in the rainforest.

Who discovered Ecuador?

Francisco Pizarro discovered Ecuador. But actually, there werepeople already living there, so technically he didn't discover it.

What about the rainforest?

A Rainforest can be desribed as a tall, dense jungle. The reason it called a "rain" forest is because of high amount of rainfall it gets per year. The climate of a rain forest is very hot and humid so the animals and plants that exist there must learn to adapt to this climate. I will tell you a " (MORE)

Is Ecuador communist?

No, Ecuador returned to being a Presidential republic in 1979, after very nearly 10 years of being either a Civilian or Military Dictatorship.

Where in the rainforest?

If you mean where are rain forests.. Most are between the Tropic of Cancer and the Tropic of Capricorn. http://www.solsticebahamas.com/images/Tropic.jpg

What is something to do in Ecuador?

There are hundreds of things to do in Ecuador. If you like mountains and volcanoes you can visit the highlands of this country. If you like the sea, you can visit the beaches and the coast of Ecuador. If you like the jungle, you can visit its Amazon Rain Forest. And if you like to see endemic specie (MORE)

What are the customs of Ecuador?

People in Ecuador are very polite. Greetings and handshakes are part of everyday life. There are many different indigenous people who live in Ecuador that cling to their own customs. See Related Links for more information.

What are the seasons in Ecuador?

Ecuador does not have 4 distinct seasons. Like many tropical countries, it has a dry season and a wet season. Quito, the capital city, is located at around 9,000 feet in elevation. It remains relatively cool most of the year and actually gets pretty cold during the wet season. Guayaquil, the largest (MORE)

What region is Ecuador in?

There are three main regions in Ecuador: The Pacific coast, TheAndes mountains, and the rainforest. Though the Amazon doesn't runthrough the rainforest many of the rivers in this area aretributaries to the Amazon.

What not to do in the rainforest?


What grows in Ecuador?

There are various crops that grow in Ecuador with the main onesbeing bananas. Other crops include rice, beans, corn, tea andcoffee among others.

What product do Ecuador have?

Ecuador grows bannanas and coffee for the most part, plus a lot of other fruits. There is also a growing flower industry in Ecuador.

How do you fax to Ecuador?

You can use fax machine. There are establishments who offer this paid service. Also you may avail of the internet fax service where in you can send faxes using your online account. No need for a fax machine and a dedicated phone line, as long as you have an internet connected PC and a provider you c (MORE)

Why Retire to Ecuador?

Because Ecuador is one of the best places in the world to retire to. A national travel magazine chose Cuenca, Ecuador as the best place in the world to live in. The weather is great, the food is great, housing and medical is low costs. come visit and you will stay, I promise.

What is unique about Ecuador?

ecuador is unique because of a lot of things. Mainly because of its resources. Ecuador´s Oriente is known as the lung of America. Also people in Ecuador are warm . Ecuador´s food is so delicious. and you can go to different climates if you want. you can go to the beaches in the coast or the co (MORE)

How is the culture in Ecuador?

The Culture of Ecuador is far from homogeneous. The population is a mix of Mestizos, Amerindian, Spanish and Blacks. There are more than 14 Indigenous groups in Ecuador and each have their own identities and traditions. You will notice quite a difference in the culture depending on whether you ar (MORE)

What is special about Ecuador?

one thing would be the bull fights but i bet there is more things that makes Ecuador special like a song if they have one.

How do you get to the rainforest?

People travel to the rainforest's by plane or by Private jet . some people the rain forest that live in the rainforst love to NOT go back home

What is the environment of Ecuador?

There is deforestation going on in Ecuador and oil spills are very dangerous there. Many spills kill animals and affect thousands of human beings. Oil spills also damage the rainforests which causes the deforestation. Deforestation is also caused by large forest fires which spread very quickly on la (MORE)

Is tecala in Ecuador?

Tecala is real country where the one major event in its history was when general maximus decimus meridius travelled to the future riding a velociraptor in order to rescue a banana held hostage by the sheriff of Nottingham.

How do they move in Ecuador?

The natural laws governing movement are the same in Ecuador as elsewhere so they would move in the same way as others do

Do you have koalas in Ecuador?

There are no koalas in Ecuador. Koalas are endemic to Australia, meaning they are not found anywhere else in the world.

How is the education in Ecuador?

There is a free education and its getting better every year, theteacher in a goverment school in Ecuador receives much highersallary than a teacher in a private school. That happended the last2 years. The eduacation is very good.