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Facts about El Salvador

Administrative divisions: 14 departments (departamentos , singular - departamento); Ahuachapan , Cabanas , Chalatenango , Cuscatlan , La Libertad , La Paz , La Union , Morazan , San Miguel , San Salvador , San Vicente , Santa Ana , Sonsonate , Usulutan
Area: total: 21 ,040 sq km land: 20 ,720 sq km water: 320 sq km
Background: El Salvador achieved independence from Spain in 1821 and from the Central American Federation in 1839. A 12-year civil war , which cost about 75 ,000 lives , was brought to a close in 1992 when the government and leftist rebels signed a treaty that provided for military and political reforms.
Flag description: three equal horizontal bands of blue (top) , white , and blue with the national coat of arms centered in the white band; the coat of arms features a round emblem encircled by the words REPUBLICA DE EL SALVADOR EN LA AMERICA CENTRAL; similar to the flag of Nicaragua , which has a different coat of arms centered in the white band - it features a triangle encircled by the words REPUBLICA DE NICARAGUA on top and AMERICA CENTRAL on the bottom; also similar to the flag of Honduras , which has five blue stars arranged in an X pattern centered in the white band
Capital: name: San Salvador geographic coordinates: 13 42 N , 89 12 W time difference: UTC-6 (1 hour behind Washington , DC during Standard Time)
Climate: tropical; rainy season (May to October); dry season (November to April); tropical on coast; temperate in uplands
Currency code: US dollar (USD)
Ethnic groups: mestizo 90% , white 9% , Amerindian 1%
Geographic coordinates: 13 50 N , 88 55 W
Geography note: smallest Central American country and only one without a coastline on Caribbean Sea
Government type: republic
Imports partners: US 31.7% , Guatemala 10.6% , Mexico 8.5% , China 4.8% (2007)
Internet country code: .sv
Land boundaries: 307 km
Neighbouring countries: total: 545 km border countries: Guatemala 203 km , Honduras 342 km
Languages: Spanish , Nahua (among some Amerindians)
Location: Central America , bordering the North Pacific Ocean , between Guatemala and Honduras
Map references: Central America and the Caribbean
National holiday: Independence Day , 15 September (1821)
Nationality: noun: Salvadoran(s) adjective: Salvadoran
Natural hazards: known as the Land of Volcanoes; frequent and sometimes destructive earthquakes and volcanic activity; extremely susceptible to hurricanes
Population: 7 ,066 ,403 (July 2008 est.)
Religions: Roman Catholic 57.1% , Protestant 21.2% , Jehovah's Witnesses 1.9% , Mormon 0.7% , other religions 2.3% , none 16.8% (2003 est.)
Terrain: mostly mountains with narrow coastal belt and central plateau
Unemployment rate: 6.2% official rate; but the economy has much underemployment (2007 est.)

Capital of Republic of El Salvador

San Salvador (click to view San Salvador map)

Places in El Salvador

Browse the most comprehensive and up-to-date online directory of administrative regions and Street views in El Salvador. Regions are sorted in alphabetical order from level 1 to level 2 and eventually up to level 3 regions.

Ahuachapán Department (219 google map locations)
Cabañas Department (161 google map locations)
Chalatenango Department (245 google map locations)
Cuscatlán Department (127 google map locations)
La Libertad Department (254 google map locations)
La Paz Department (202 google map locations)
La Unión Department (290 google map locations)
Morazán Department (192 google map locations)
San Miguel Department (362 google map locations)
San Salvador Department (155 google map locations)
San Vicente Department (159 google map locations)
Santa Ana Department (292 google map locations)
Sonsonate Department (172 google map locations)
Usulután Department (286 google map locations)

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San Salvador, the capital city of El Salvador.


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