Ecuador (EC) is a small country located in South America, bordering Peru and Colombia. It has an area of 283,520 square kilometers and a population of over 16 million people. The official language of Ecuador is Spanish with other languages such as Quechua and Shuar also spoken by some due to its indigenous population. The capital city is Quito and its largest city is Guayaquil. The official currency is the United States dollar (USD). Ecuador has a vibrant culture influenced by both indigenous and Spanish cultures, with traditional music including genres such as pasillo, sanjuanito, and bomba, as well as traditional instruments such as the marimba and charango. Ecuador has a tropical climate due to its location in South America; temperatures range from hot year-round with high levels of humidity. Its economy relies heavily on exports such as oil being important exports for the country. Other industries include agriculture from its vast reserves of arable land as well as manufacturing for products such as textiles and electronics. Tourism also plays an important role in Ecuador’s economy with attractions such as Galapagos Islands being popular destinations for visitors from around the world. See a2zdirectory for Ecuador Old History. The major newspapers in Ecuador are El Universo, El Comercio and La Hora. El Universo is the oldest newspaper in the country and was founded in 1925. It is published daily and focuses on national news with an emphasis on politics, economy, culture and sports. It also has a digital edition which can be accessed online. El Comercio is another major newspaper in Ecuador that was founded in 1896. It covers national news as well as international news from Latin America and around the world. Its main focus is on politics, economy, culture and sports with a special emphasis on investigative journalism. La Hora is a daily newspaper founded in 1990 which focuses on national news with an emphasis on politics, economics, culture and social issues. Finally, Ecuavisa Online is an online newspaper that covers local news from Ecuador as well as regional news from Latin America. Check simplyyellowpages for other media in the country of Ecuador.