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  1. Ecuador

  2. Where in the world is Ecuador? Alabama Ecuador

  3. Ecuador’s Flag Red stands for the blood shed for independenceBlue is for the sea and skyYellow is for abundant crops http://www.countryreports.org/country/Ecuador/symbols/flag.htm

  4. Quito: Ecuador’s Capital City

  5. Church of San Fransicso, Quito 85 % of Ecuadorians are Catholic. PHOTO COURTESY OF: Nick Leonard

  6. Rafael Correa, Ecuador’s President

  7. The Andes Mountains

  8. The highest peak is Chimborazo, at 20,702 feet (6,310 meters).

  9. Galapagos Islands Ecuador: geography. Map/Still. Encyclopedia Britannica. Web. 2  Sept.  2011.  <http://school.eb.com/elementary/art-65024>.

  10. Marine Iguanas in Galapagos, EcuadorPHOTO COURTESY OF: Matt Fleet

  11. Galapagos Islands…Las Islas Encantadas – The Enchanted Islands giant tortoise: Isabela Island. Photograph. Encyclopedia Britannica. Web. 2  Sept.  2011.  <http://school.eb.com/elementary/art-87003>.

  12. Two blue-footed boobiesPHOTO COURTESY OF: Nick Leonard http://www.countryreports.org/country/Ecuador/gallery.htm

  13. Local market in Cuenca, Ecuador Some fruits found there are: mangos, papayas, custard apples, pasion fruit, crab applesand bananas. http://www.countryreports.org/country/Ecuador/gallery.htm

  14. Ecuador is the largest exporter of bananas and they are included in every meal.

  15. PHOTO COURTESY OF: Nick Leonard

  16. Futbol (Soccer) is one of the most popular sports in Ecuador.

  17. In Ecuador, children attend school only every other year because it is so expensive to purchase uniforms and shoes.