Ecuador's flagLocation: South America
Official name: Republic of Ecuador
Formation (date of independence / date current borders were established): 1830 / 1942
Capital city: Quito
Population: 13.8 million / 129 people per sq mile (50 people per sq km)
Total land area: 109,483 square miles (283,560 square km)
Language(s) spoken: Spanish (official language), Quechua, other
Main religions: Roman Catholic 95%, Protestant, Jewish, and other 5%
Ethnic mix: Mestizo 77%, White 11%, Amerindian 7%, Black African 5%
Government type: Presidential system
Currency: US dollar = 100 cents
Literacy rate: 84%
Calorie consumption (daily per person): 2304 kilocalories

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