Information about Ecuador
Population: 14,483499 (2010)
Capital: Quito 1 619,432 inhab. - area metro 2 239 141 inhab. (2010)
Official Languages: spanish
Main cities: Quito, Guayaquil, Cuenca.
According to your nationality, before planning your trip, please check with the embassy or consulate of Ecuador in your country of residence, if you need Visa in order to enter the country. Make sure to have the health insurance required and the valid passport, as well.
In addition to passport and visa, if you plan to travel to Ecuador, whether for business or pleasure, we suggest to review the following information: International Airports - Airport Safety Rules - baggage allowance, size and weight restrictions - Most visited cities - Driving in Ecuador - Electricity - Time Zone - Business hours - National Holidays - Weights and Measures - Rules of Etiquette and Commercial Practices
Currency: American Dollar (USD)
Time Zone: (GMT-5)
Vaccination data up to july 2012:
- Obligatory vaccines: Yellow fever if coming from an endemic country.
- Recommended vaccines: Yellow Fever, in eastern Andes areas (except for Quito, Guayaquil and Galápagos Islands), Hepatitis A, Tetanus-diphtheria, MMR vaccine.