Ecuador lies directly on the equator, so the entire country enjoys 12 hours of direct equatorial daylight 365 days a year. Climate is the long-term average of weather, typically averaged over a period of 30 years. [76] Unemployment mean annual rate for 2009 in Ecuador was 8.5% because the global economic crisis continued to affect the Latin American economies. The mostly rural Montubio population of the coastal provinces of Ecuador, who might be classified as Pardo account for 7.4% of the population. The untimely death of both the heir Ninan Cuchi and the Emperor Huayna Capac, from a European disease that spread into Ecuador, created a power vacuum between two factions. Spanish is the official language and is spoken by a majority of the population, though 13 Native languages are also recognized, including Quechua and Shuar. [57] Current protected areas include 11 national parks, 10 wildlife refuges, 9 ecological reserves, and other areas. [citation needed] These include canned foods, liquor, jewelry, furniture, and more. The White Ecuadorians (White Latin American) are a minority accounting for 6.1% of the population of Ecuador and can be found throughout all of Ecuador primarily around the urban areas. Several of the larger islands, however, have freshwater springs although they are surrounded by the Pacific Ocean. This region is a leading producer of bananas, cocoa beans (to make chocolate), shrimp, tilapia, mango, and passion fruit, among other products. Ecuador's Amerindian communities are integrated into the mainstream culture to varying degrees,[117] but some may also practice their own native cultures, particularly the more remote Amerindian communities of the Amazon basin. The northern faction headed by Atahualpa claimed that Huayna Capac gave a verbal decree before his death about how the empire should be divided. So influential was the military in Ecuador in the early republican period that its first decade was under the control of General Juan José Flores, first president of Ecuador of Venezuelan origin. This liberal wing retained power until the military "Julian Revolution" of 1925. [79] The oil trade balance positive had revenues of $3.295 million in 2008, while non-oil was negative, amounting to $2.842 million. Divorce rates are moderate. The executive branch is led by the president, an office currently held by Lenín Moreno. [132], Community health care centers (Centros de Salud) are found inside metropolitan areas of cities and in rural areas. The Rio Protocol failed to precisely resolve the border along a little river in the remote Cordillera del Cóndor region in southern Ecuador. The city is built on a long plateau lying on the east flanks of the Pichincha volcano. In Ecuador's southern Andes Mountain region where the Marañon cuts across, Ecuador had de jure claims to an area it called Jaén de Bracamoros. It was inaugurated on March 8, 2019. In the small Chota Valley of the province of Imbabura exists a small community of Africans among the province's predominantly mestizo population. The equator is a line which is not real drawn around a sphere or planet, such as the Earth.It is one of the lines known as a line of latitude, or circle of latitude.The name "equator" is Latin for "even-maker"; at equator the day and night are exactly the same length around the year.. Climate and Average Weather in Ecuador. Larrea, Julio. [106][citation needed] Today the Jewish Community of Ecuador (Comunidad Judía del Ecuador) has its seat in Quito and has approximately 200 members. The use of Quipu was banned by the Spanish,[121] and in order to preserve their work, many Inca poets had to resort to the use of the Latin alphabet to write in their native Quechua language. The Liberal Revolution of 1895 under Eloy Alfaro reduced the power of the clergy and the conservative land owners. Among other notable Ecuadorian scientists and engineers are Lieutenant Jose Rodriguez Labandera,[146] a pioneer who built the first submarine in Latin America in 1837; Reinaldo Espinosa Aguilar (1898–1950), a botanist and biologist of Andean flora; and José Aurelio Dueñas (1880–1961), a chemist and inventor of a method of textile serigraphy. The diversity of its four regions has given rise to thousands of species of flora and fauna. Following the battle, Ecuador joined Simón Bolívar's Republic of Gran Colombia, also including modern-day Colombia, Venezuela and Panama. The Borja government concluded an accord leading to the disbanding of the small terrorist group, "¡Alfaro Vive, Carajo!" In the northernmost part of the coast, we find a small area occupied by forests and mangroves, where the climate is equatorial, hot and humid all year round, with constant rains; in Valdez, near the border with Colombia, 2,400 millimeters (95 inches) of rain fall per year. It will enhance any encyclopedic page you visit with the magic of the WIKI 2 technology. I t is interesting to see that in the tropics very few Latin Americans distinguish between climate and weather and they use the two words for both meanings. 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Ecuadorian institutions compute extensive information using supercomputers such as Quinde I, the most powerful of that country performing 232 TeraFLOPS. Ecuador is a country of variety. These glaciers are all located on volcanic craters that are affected by the greenhouse effect. Annual Weather Averages Near Quito. Though most features of Ecuadorian Spanish are universal to the Spanish-speaking world, there are several idiosyncrasies. The Ministry of Information and Tourism was created on August 10, 1992, at the beginning of the government of Sixto Durán Ballén, who viewed tourism as a fundamental activity for the economic and social development of the peoples. His government was committed to improving human rights protection and carried out some reforms, notably an opening of Ecuador to foreign trade. Guayaquil features a tropical savanna climate ... Ecuador is known for its artists and writers and for its place in art history. The Center for Research and Technology Development in Ecuador is an autonomous center for research and technology development funded by Senecyt. In the agricultural sector, Ecuador is a major exporter of bananas (first place worldwide in production and export), flowers, and the seventh largest producer of cocoa. (Perez, M. (2019) Eat Like a Local - Ecuador, CZYK Publishing, p. 24. Legal representation is made by the Judicial Council. Peru claimed that Ecuador's military presence in Peruvian-claimed territory was an invasion; Ecuador, for its part, claimed that Peru had recently invaded Ecuador around the Zarumilla River and that Peru since Ecuador's independence from Spain has systematically occupied Tumbez, Jaen, and most of the disputed territories in the Amazonian Basin between the Putomayo and Marañon Rivers. In 1563, Quito became the seat of a real audiencia (administrative district) of Spain and part of the Viceroyalty of Peru and later the Viceroyalty of New Granada. The coastal low­lands in the west­ern part of Ecuador are typ­i­cally warm with tem­per­a­tures in the re­gion of 25 °C (77 °F). The National Assembly of Ecuador meets throughout the year except for recesses in July and December. [54], The Air Academy "Cosme Rennella (c. 1920), also located in Salinas, graduates the air force officers.[55]. The Italian government came to be more interested in the emigration phenomenon in Ecuador because of the necessity of finding an outlet for the large number of immigrants who traditionally went to the United States but who could no longer enter this country because of the new measures that imposed restrictions in the 1920s. In spite of Ecuador's considerable mystique, it is rarely featured as a setting in contemporary western literature. As a result, Inca expansion into the Amazon Basin and the Pacific coast of Ecuador was hampered. [84] Ecuador also produces coffee, rice, potatoes, cassava (manioc, tapioca), plantains and sugarcane; cattle, sheep, pigs, beef, pork and dairy products; fish, and shrimp; and balsa wood. Would you like Wikipedia to always look as professional and up-to-date? Eligibility and subsidy rates for this program are determined based on the poverty in the region, the number of hectares that will be protected, and the type of ecosystem of the land to be protected, among other factors. The civil society more and more insistently called for democratic elections. This body, along with the electoral court, forms the Electoral Branch which is one of Ecuador's five branches of government. Most of its fauna and flora lives in 26 protected areas by the State. In July 1941, troops were mobilized in both countries. bounded on the west by the Pacific Ocean, and has 2,337 km (1,452 mi) of coastline. Although well-equipped general hospitals are found in the major cities or capitals of provinces, there are basic hospitals in the smaller towns and canton cities for family care consultation and treatments in pediatrics, gynecology, clinical medicine, and surgery. [citation needed], There is a small number of Eastern Orthodox Christians, Amerindian religions, Muslims (see Islam in Ecuador), Buddhists and Baháʼí. A few months later, a part of the Peruvian liberation army of San Martin decided to occupy the independent cities of Tumbez and Jaén with the intention of using these towns as springboards to occupy the independent city of Guayaquil and then to liberate the rest of the Audiencia de Quito (Ecuador). The best time of year to visit Mindo in Ecuador. Their movement, along with the continuing destabilizing efforts by both the elite and leftist movements, has led to a deterioration of the executive office. [60] The protection of the nation's biodiversity is an explicit national priority as stated in the National Plan of "Buen Vivir", or good living, Objective 4, "Guarantee the rights of nature", Policy 1: "Sustainably conserve and manage the natural heritage, including its land and marine biodiversity, which is considered a strategic sector". [136] However, some public hospitals are in poor condition and often lack necessary supplies to attend the high demand of patients. The classic paradigm of the Italian immigrant today was not that of the small trader from Liguria as it had been before; those who emigrated to Ecuador were professionals and technicians, employees and religious people from South-Central Italy. [92][93][94] In April 2007, Ecuador paid off its debt to the IMF, thus ending an era of interventionism of the Agency in the country. Another major project is developing the road Manta – Tena, the highway Guayaquil – Salinas Highway Aloag Santo Domingo, Riobamba – Macas (which crosses Sangay National Park). The coldest month is July with an average maximum temperature of 21°C (69°F). Private hospitals and clinics are well equipped but still expensive for the majority of the population. Part of Ecuador's population can speak Amerindian languages, in some cases as a second language. Plantain- and peanut-based dishes are the basis of most coastal meals. Spring, summer, and fall are generally the "wet seasons". Culturally, the Toquilla straw hat and the culture of the Zapara indigenous people are recognized. The five largest cities in the country are Guayaquil (2.99 million inhabitants), Quito (1.87 million inhabitants),[110] Cuenca (636,996 inhabitants), Santo Domingo (458,580 inhabitants), and Ambato (387,309 inhabitants). Under President Rafael Correa, the country returned to OPEC before leaving again in 2020 under the instruction of President Moreno, citing its desire to increase crude oil importation to gain more revenue.[44][45]. This is done in the four basic specialties of pediatric, gynecology, clinic medicine, and surgery. [100] Quito's old city-centre airport is being turned into parkland, with some light industrial use. In the highland Andes mountains, where life was more sedentary, groups of tribes cooperated and formed villages; thus the first nations based on agricultural resources and the domestication of animals formed. Before the arrival of the Spaniards, the Inca Empire was involved in a civil war. In 1532, a small band of Spaniards headed by Francisco Pizarro landed in Tumbez and marched over the Andes Mountains until they reached Cajamarca, where the new Inca Atahualpa was to hold an interview with them. Rodrigo Borja Cevallos of the Democratic Left (Izquierda Democrática, or ID) party won the presidency in 1988, running in the runoff election against Abdalá Bucaram (brother in law of Jaime Roldos and founder of the Ecuadorian Roldosist Party). Antisana, Cotopaxi, Chimborazo, Cayambe, the Ilinizas (north and south), El Altar, and Carihuairazo are the seven glaciers of Ecuador. Because of its location at the equator, Ecuador experiences little variation in daylight hours during the course of a year. In the Highland Andes where a predominantly Mestizo, white and Amerindian population exist, the African presence is almost non-existent except for a small community in the province of Imbabura called Chota Valley. Ecuador protested that it claimed the Amazon Basin between the Caqueta river and the Marañon-Amazon river. The salvaged fragment is a Spanish translation from Quechua of the "Elegy to the Dead of Atahualpa",[120] a poem written by Collahuazo, which describes the sadness and impotence of the Inca people of having lost their king Atahualpa. After Ecuador's separation, the Department of Cauca voluntarily decided to unite itself with Ecuador due to instability in the central government of Bogota. Contemporary Ecuadorian scientists who have been recognized by international institutions are Eugenia del Pino (born 1945), the first Ecuadorian to be elected to the United States National Academy of Science, and Arturo Villavicencio, who was part of the working group of the IPCC, which shared the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize with Al Gore for their dissemination of the effects of climate change. This new reorganization, although very ambitious, lacked the proper path to the homologation of diplomas for highly educated professionals graduated in the country or even for the ones graduated in foreign institutions. In 1972, construction of the Andean pipeline was completed. Ecuador is one of seventeen megadiverse countries in the world according to Conservation International,[20] and it has the most biodiversity per square kilometer of any nation. Ecuador's mainstream culture is defined by its Hispanic mestizo majority, and, like their ancestry, it is traditionally of Spanish heritage, influenced in different degrees by Amerindian traditions and in some cases by African elements. The antivirus program Checkprogram, banking protection system MdLock, and Core Banking Software Cobis are products of Ecuadorian development.[147]. He won the 2019 Giro d'Italia[128]. Ecuadorian painters include Eduardo Kingman, Oswaldo Guayasamín, and Camilo Egas from the Indiginist Movement; Manuel Rendon, Jaime Zapata, Enrique Tábara, Aníbal Villacís, Theo Constanté, Luis Molinari, Araceli Gilbert, Judith Gutierrez, Felix Arauz, and Estuardo Maldonado from the Informalist Movement; Teddy Cobeña from expressionism and figurative style[124][125][126] and Luis Burgos Flor with his abstract, futuristic style. [138] Basic health care, including doctor's visits, basic surgeries, and basic medications, has been provided free since 2008. The few exceptions are the longer, perennial rivers that flow throughout the external coast from the internal coast and La Sierra on their way to the Pacific Ocean. Most Ecuadorians speak Spanish as their first language, with its ubiquity permeating and dominating most of the country, though there are many who speak an Amerindian language, such as Kichwa (also spelled Quechua), which is one of the Quechuan languages and is spoken by approximately 2.5 million people in Ecuador, Bolivia, Colombia, and Peru. Also, the Cauca region, which included such cities as Pasto, Popayán, and Buenaventura, had always been dependent on the Presidencia or Audiencia of Quito. Later, a brief war erupted between Colombia and Peru, over Peru's claims to the Caquetá region, which ended with Peru reluctantly signing the Salomon-Lozano Treaty on March 24, 1922. Since Ecuador's separation from Colombia on May 13, 1830, its first President, General Juan José Flores, laid claim to the territory that was called the Real Audiencia of Quito, also referred to as the Presidencia of Quito. Many of them were born in Guayaquil, such as: Alfredo Pareja Diezcanseco (1908, Guayaquil – d. 1993, Quito) Araceli Gilbert (b. Given its geographical location and rugged topography, Ecuador is a highly vulnerable country to impacts of climate change (UNFCCC First National Communication, Quito, 2000). Each country blamed the other for the onset of hostilities, known as the Cenepa War. It has 20,4 km and 27 stations. [134] Ecuadorians have a life expectancy of 77.1 years. The Transparency and Social Control consists of the Council of Citizen Participation and Social Control, an ombudsman, the Comptroller General of the State, and the superintendents. Sixto Durán Ballén, the Ecuadorian president, famously declared that he would not give up a single centimeter of Ecuador. [41], In July 2012, the officials warned the judges that they would be sanctioned and possibly dismissed if they allowed the citizens to appeal to the protection of their constitutional rights against the state. Focused on considering it as a country friendly and respectful of the nature, natural biodiversity and cultural diversity of the peoples. In 2009, the new administration at the Defense Ministry launched a deep restructuring within the forces, increasing spending budget to $1,691,776,803, an increase of 25%.[52]. One exception is "The Ecuadorian Deception," a murder mystery/thriller authored by American Bear Mills. Generally, ceviches are served with fried plantain (chifles or patacones), popcorn, or tostado. [citation needed] The unusually high elevation of the home stadium in Quito often affects the performance of visiting teams. Source 1: Temperatures: Climate Ecuador, Voodoo Skies: Source 2: Other: Cuenca Climate Guide : Education Universities. Ecuador is a country with vast natural wealth. The pipeline brought oil from the east side of the Andes to the coast, making Ecuador South America's second largest oil exporter. The legislative branch is embodied by the National Assembly, which is headquartered in the city of Quito in the Legislative Palace, and consists of 137 assemblymen, divided into ten committees and elected for a four-year term. The average temperature annually is 64 °F (17.8 °C). However, that same year, 1821, Peruvian forces participating in the Trujillo revolution occupied both Jaen and Tumbes. [69][failed verification] From 2007 to 2012, Ecuador's GDP grew at an annual average of 4.3 percent, above the average for Latin America and the Caribbean, which was 3.5%, according to the United Nations' Economic Commission for Latin American and the Caribbean (ECLAC). The first and most substantial wave of modern immigration to Ecuador consisted of Spanish colonists, following the arrival of Europeans in 1499. The Quito Astronomical Observatory, which gives the global community of a Virtual Telescope System that is connected via the Internet and allows the world to watch by streaming, is managed by EPN. The Supreme Council included two other members: General Guillermo Durán Arcentales and General Luis Leoro Franco. He remained in power until 1976, when he was removed by another military government. Ecuador's population is ethnically diverse and the 2018 estimates put Ecuador's population at 17,084,358. In 1830, Ecuador separated from Gran Colombia and became an independent republic. [81] Since the late 1960s, the exploitation of oil increased production, and proven reserves are estimated at 6.51 billion barrels as of 2011[update]. [127], In world class professional cycling, Richard Carapaz became the first Ecuadorian to win a Grand Tour. The species of butterflies border the 4,500, the reptiles 345, the amphibians 358 and the mammals 258, among others. And for this, means of exploiting them are developed along with the private economy. Fifteen national constituency elected assembly, two Assembly members elected from each province and one for every 100,000 inhabitants or fraction exceeding 150,000, according to the latest national population census. [132], The public healthcare system should not be confused with the Ecuadorian Social Security healthcare service, which is dedicated to individuals with formal employment and who are affiliated obligatorily through their employers. The Treaty of Pasto of 1832 was signed by which the Department of Cauca was turned over to New Granada (modern Colombia), the government of Bogotá recognized Ecuador as an independent country and the border was to follow the Ley de División Territorial de la República de Colombia (Law of the Division of Territory of the Gran Colombia) passed on June 25, 1824. Major rivers in the Oriente include the Pastaza, Napo, and Putumayo. Here, the weather is about what you probably expect from the Ecuador climate: truly tropical with temperatures usually between 80 and 90 degrees Fahrenheit. The climate of Ecuador varies by region, due to differences in elevation and, to a degree, in proximity to the equator. I use WIKI 2 every day and almost forgot how the original Wikipedia looks like. Collahuazo was imprisoned and all of his work burned. De Velasco wrote about the nations and chiefdoms that had existed in the Kingdom of Quito (today Ecuador) before the arrival of the Spanish. Ecuador has a diverse geography and is very vulnerable to climate change. Ecuador Ecuador faces a variety of climate change risks associated with changes in temperature and precipitation, as well as possible alterations to ocean currents. In it, George d'Hout, a website designer from the United States is lured under false pretenses to Guayaquil. Peru ignored these protests and created the Department of Loreto in 1853 with its capital in Iquitos which it had recently invaded and systematically began to occupy using the river systems in all the territories claimed by both Colombia and Ecuador. Although Equador is not a particularly large country, there is great variety in the climate, largely determined by altitude. On July 28, 1821, Peruvian independence was proclaimed in Lima by the Liberator San Martin, and Tumbes and Jaen, which were included as part of the revolution of Trujillo by the Peruvian occupying force, had the whole region swear allegiance to the new Peruvian flag and incorporated itself into Peru, even though Peru was not completely liberated from Spain. [7][8] The largest ethnic group (as of 2010[update]) is the Mestizos, who are Amerindians with mixture or cultural influence from Spanish colonists, and constitute about 71% of the population. The major areas of scientific research in Ecuador have been in the medical fields, tropical and infectious diseases treatments, agricultural engineering, pharmaceutical research, and bioengineering. Climate zones. [89] Incomes from tourism has been increasing during the last few years because of the Government showing the variety of climates and the biodiversity of Ecuador. It supports the "Albert Einstein School", where Jewish history, religion, and Hebrew classes are offered. Across the vast Amazon area to the east, the climate is equatorial as well. Arroz con menestra y carne asada (rice with beans and grilled beef) is one of the traditional dishes of Guayaquil, as is fried plantain, which is often served with it. [57][58], Ecuador has 1,600 bird species (15% of the world's known bird species) in the continental area and 38 more endemic in the Galápagos. We cover average temperatures (highs and lows) average rainfall, and average number of days with precipitation. [citation needed] Ecuador has qualified for the final rounds of the 2002, the 2006, & the 2014 FIFA World Cups. The 19th century was marked by instability for Ecuador with a rapid succession of rulers. However, what was pending was whether the new border around the Jaen region should follow the Chinchipe River or the Huancabamba River. [citation needed], In the coastal region, seafood is very popular, with fish, shrimp, and ceviche being key parts of the diet. Spanish is spoken as the first language by more than 90% of the population and as a first or second language by more than 98%. Since 1936, voting is compulsory for all literate persons aged 18–65, optional for all other citizens.[40]. Colonel Richelieu Levoyer, Government Minister, proposed and implemented a Plan to return to the constitutional system through universal elections. Auxiliary organs are as follows: notaries, court auctioneers, and court receivers. [46], The International Organization for Migration lauds Ecuador as the first state to have established the promotion of the concept of universal citizenship in its constitution, aiming to promote the universal recognition and protection of the human rights of migrants. The country is classified as an upper-middle-income country. Elections were held on April 29, 1979, under a new constitution. Ecuador has 61 universities, many of which still confer terminal degrees according to the traditional Spanish education system,[144] honoring a long tradition of having some of the oldest universities in the Americas: University of San Fulgencio, founded in 1586 by the Augustines; San Gregorio Magno University, founded in 1651 by the Jesuits; and University of Santo Tomás of Aquino, founded in 1681 by the Dominican order. This treaty disregarded Spanish rights that were confirmed during colonial times by a Spanish-Portuguese treaty over the Amazon regarding territories held by illegal Portuguese settlers. Peru had an army of 11,681 troops who faced a poorly supplied and inadequately armed Ecuadorian force of 2,300, of which only 1,300 were deployed in the southern provinces. This month should be avoided if you are not a big fan of rain. He is accompanied by the vice-president, currently María Alejandra Muñoz, elected for four years (with the ability to be re-elected only once). In the early part of the 20th century, Ecuador made an effort to peacefully define its eastern Amazonian borders with its neighbours through negotiation. Four years later in 1941, amid fast-growing tensions within disputed territories around the Zarumilla River, war broke out with Peru. [113], In the early 1900's there was immigration from Italians, Germans, Portuguese, French, Britons and Greeks. 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