Peru vs. Ecuador
Full country name Republic of Peru Republic of Ecuador
Area 501,234 sq. mi. 175,780 sq. mi.
Population 27,012,899 (1.9% growth rate) 12,920,092 (2.1% growth rate)
Capital city Lima (pop. 8 million) Quito (pop 1.5 million)
People 54% Indian, 32% Mestizo (mixed European and Indian descent), 12% Spanish descent, 2% black and Asian 40% Indian, 40% Mestizo, 15% Spanish descent, 5% African descent
Flags Flag of Peru Flag of Ecuador
Ecuador's flag is identical to Columbia's flag, only longer.
Language Spanish, Quechua, Aymara Spanish, Quechua, Quichua, other indigenous languages
Religion Over 90% Roman Catholic, small Protestant population Over 90% Roman Catholic, small minority of other Christian denominations
Government Democracy Democracy
GDP US$111.8 billion US$58.7 billion
GDP per head US$4,300 US$4,800
Annual growth 1.8% 3%
Inflation 6.7% 4.3%
GDP per headUS$4,300US$4,800