Ecuador’s name comes from being in the middle of the equator. It’s the only country whose name is derived from a geographical feature.
Charles Darwin’s research done in the Galapagos Islands, Ecuador helped the development of the theory of evolution.
The highest capital city, Quito, is found in Ecuador at 2819 meters above sea level.
The country exports 25% of the world’s bananas.
Their Constitution is the first constitution that gives nature rights.
Potatoes came from the Andes region of Ecuador.