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Quito, is the capital city of Ecuador. Quito is the second-highest administrative capital city in the world (after La Paz, Bolivia), and the highest legal capital (ahead of Sucre, also in Bolivia, and Bogota, Colombia).Ecuador is in Western South America, bordering the Pacific Ocean at the Equator, between Colombia and Peru. Tropical along coast, becoming cooler inland at higher elevations; tropical in Amazonian jungle lowlands. Coastal plain (costa), inter-Andean central highlands (sierra), and flat to rolling eastern jungle (oriente).The official languages are Spanish and Quechua. Quechua is spoken by Amerindians. English is spoken in some business circles, but a knowledge of Spanish is recommended and appreciated. Spanish is a necessity outside the main cities. The main religion is Christianity.The economy of Ecuador is dominated by natural resources which include petroleum, fish, shrimp, timber and gold. In addition, it has rich agriculture: bananas, flowers, coffee, cacao, sugar, tropical fruits, palm oil, palm hearts, rice, roses, and corn. The country´s greatest national export is crude oil.The population in Quito is 2.7 Mil (2014 est.), while the inflation rate is 3.67% (2014 est.).