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|In 2002 about 60 percent of Ecuador's 12 million people lived in cities. Sixty percent of Ecuadorians are mixed-race, 30 percent are Indian, 3 percent are black and 7 percent are of European or other descent. More than 60 percent of the population lives in poverty. Ninety-five percent are Roman Catholic.
|Links:||Ecuador Explorer: http://www.ecuadorexplorer.com/
Lonely Planet: http://www.lonelyplanet.com.au/dest/sam/ecu.htm