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Languages of Ecuador
Spanish, Kichwa and Shuar for intercultural relations;
Remaining indigenous languages are official where they are spoken[1]
SignedEcuadorian Sign Language

Spanish is the official and most commonly spoken language in Ecuador. Northern Quechua and other pre-colonial American languages are spoken by 2,300,000 (Adelaar 1991). Ethnologue lists 24 languages of Ecuador:[2]


  1. ^ Constitution of Ecuador 2008, Chapter One, Article 1, Wikisource
  2. ^ "Ecuador".