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Sua, Esmeraldas, Ecuador - Photo by Rinaldo W - CC-BY

Population (2002)...............................................13,447,494
GDP per capita 2001 (Purchasing Power Parity, US$)........... 3,000
GDP 2001 (Purchasing Power Parity, US$ billions)................ 39.6
Unemployment.....................................................................14%
Average annual growth 1991-97
Population (%) ....... 2.1
Labor force (%) ....... 3.0

 

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Resources and links about Ecuador

Salinas, Ecuador - Photo by Rinaldo W - CC-BY

Total Area...................................................................109,483 sq. mi.
Poverty (% of population below national poverty line)......35
Urban population (% of total population) ...............................60
Life expectancy at birth (years)..................................................... 70
Infant mortality (per 1,000 live births)........................................ 33
Child malnutrition (% of children under 5) ............................. 17
Access to safe water (% of population) ..................................... 65
Illiteracy (% of population age 15+) ............................................. 9

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Background Note: Ecuador __ A full national profile with Ecuador history, culture, economy, maps and more. - illustrated - From U.S. State Department - http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/35761.htm

Country Profile: Ecuador __ "Traditionally an agrarian country, Ecuador's economic profile changed radically after the 1960s, when the discovery of oil and the promulgation of an industrial development law set off rapid growth and brought about great progress in the spheres of health, education and housing." A general overview including history, political structure, culture, leaders, media, and more. - illustrated - From BBC - http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/americas/country_profiles/1212882.stm 

Doing Business in Ecuador __ "This page provides a snapshot of each country’s aggregate ranking on the ease of doing business and on each of the ten topics that comprise the overall ranking. Data is also provided for each country for all the 10 topics covered in the database." Starting a business, dealing with licenses, employing workers, getting credit, paying taxes and much more. - From doingbusiness.org/The World Bank Group - http://www.doingbusiness.org/ExploreEconomies/?economyid=60
 
Economist.com | Country Briefings: Ecuador __ You will find news, Ecuador country profile, forecasts, statistics and more, with many click-to-read articles and resources. - From economist.com - http://www.economist.com/countries/Ecuador/

Economy of Ecuador __ "The economy of Ecuador is based on petroleum production, money transfers from nearly a million Ecuadorian emigrants employed abroad, and exports of bananas, shrimp, and other primary agricultural products." Here is an encyclopedic entry about the economy of Ecuador and with links to related materials. - From wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Economy_of_Ecuador

 

Ecuador __ An excellent tool for anthropology and historical research. "Handbook Series sponsored by the U.S. Department of the Army between 1986 and 1998. Each study offers a comprehensive description and analysis of the country or region's historical setting, geography, society, economy, political system, and foreign policy." - From Library of Congress - http://countrystudies.us/ecuador/ 
 
Ecuador __ "The smallest country in the rugged Andean highlands, Ecuador is among the most rewarding travel destinations in South America. With its array of vibrant indigenous cultures, well preserved colonial architecture, otherworldly volcanic landscapes and dense rainforest, it packs its perimeters with more points of interest than many countries twice its size." History, culture, statistics, more - illustrated - From Lonely Planet - http://www.lonelyplanet.com/destinations/south_america/ecuador_and_the_galapagos_islands/

Ecuador __ A good overview of Ecuador, history, government, statistics and more. - illustrated - From Infoplease - http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0107479.html

Ecuador Economy Government __ You will find a guide to Ecuador's economy, government, and Constitution. - illustrated - From ecuadorexplorer.com - http://www.ecuadorexplorer.com/html/government_and_economy.html 



Ecuador - geography Flag, Map, Economy ... __ You will find an Ecuador Interactive Factbook: Flag, Ecuador Map, Geography, People, Government, Economy, Transportation, Communications and more. - illustrated - from theodora.com - http://www.theodora.com/wfb/ecuador_geography.html

Ecuador: Geography, Maps and Information __ You will find a collection of resources including geography, Ecuador maps and links to related articles. - From about.com - http://geography.about.com/library/maps/blecuador.htm

Ecuador: History, Geography, Government, and Culture __ Here is Ecuador history and everything else mentioned in the title plus more. - illustrated - From infoplease.com - http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0107479.html

Ecuador in Pictures __ "The three distinct regions of Ecuador offer the photographer a variety of scenes, landscapes, architecture, people, flora and fauna." Gallery of click-to-view Ecuador pictures. - illustrated - From about.com - http://www.google.com/search?q=ecuador+pictures&hl=en&safe=off&start=10&sa=N

ecuador map and map of ecuador and information page __ An atlas style page chock-full of various maps, statistics, and general information. - illustrated - From worldatlas.com - http://worldatlas.com/webimage/countrys/samerica/ec.htm

Ecuador Photos __ You will find galleries of click-to-enlarge Ecuador photos, pictures of Ecuador. - illustrated - From trekearth.com - http://www.trekearth.com/gallery/South_America/Ecuador/

Ecuador Photos, Flag, Map and Travel Information __ You will find several galleries of Ecuador pictures as well as an 'atlas' style summary with Ecuador maps and more. - illustrated - From pbase.com - http://www.pbase.com/world/ecuador

Ecuador pictures, Ecuador images __ "Pictures of Ecuador. Welcome to the InfoHub Ecuador pictures and images page. Here you will find a treasure of information with regard to the pictures of Ecuador as well as a wealth of information on the subject of Ecuador images and photos." - From infohub.com - http://www.infohub.com/pictures/images_ecuador_289.html

Ecuador - Travel Photos __ A gallery of annotated, large Ecuador pictures. Ecuador photos. - illustrated - From galenfrysinger.com - http://www.galenfrysinger.com/ecuador.htm 

Ecuador Video Clips __ You will find video clips related to the country. 'Caution' only a few of the Ecuador video clips have been reviewed by archaeolink.com. There may be material in others some would find objectionable. - From searchforvideo.com - http://www.searchforvideo.com/countries/ecuador/

Embassy of Ecuador to the United States of America __ A great source for the study of Ecuador. You will find Ecuador history, culture, tourism information and a lot more. - illustrated - From Embassy of Ecuador - http://www.ecuador.org/
 
Geography and Wildlife of Ecuador __ Here are maps, photos, geography, wildlife descriptions, weather, climate and volcanoes in Ecuador. - From about.com - http://gosouthamerica.about.com/od/ecugeog/Geography_and_Wildlife_of_Ecuador.htm

Historical Photos of Ecuador __ Enjoy these mostly black and white Ecuador photos and pictures of Ecuador as it used to be. Most are undated. Click to view Ecuador picture galleries. - From about.com - http://gosouthamerica.about.com/cs/ecuador/a/Ecuphotohist.htm 



Maps Of Ecuador __ You will find a wide variety of Ecuador map resources. Select Ecuador maps from MapQuest, Merriam-Webster, Perry-Castaņeda Library Map Collection and others. - From embassyworld.com - http://www.embassyworld.com/maps/Maps_Of_Ecuador.html

Pictures of Ecuador __ Galleries of beautiful click-to-enlarge Ecuador pictures. - illustrated - From planetware.com - http://www.planetware.com/pictures/ecuador-ecu.htm

pictures of Ecuador at picturesofplaces.com - ecuador pictures ... __ "Ecuador pictures including Amazon rainforest, Galapagos Islands, Andes Mountains, Banos, Cuenca, Pastaza River, San Cristobal, Sullivan Bay, and more!" - illustrated - From picturesofplaces.com - http://www.picturesofplaces.com/CentralSouthAmerica/ecuador.html


 

 

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