Although El Salvador is the smallest country in
Central America, it is the most densely populated, Covering an area of about
21,040 square kilometers El Salvador is home to more than 5744113 people.
It is divided into 14 sections called Departments. It has 25 volcanoes, 14
lakes, and four large cities. The capital isSan
Salvador. Its origin comes from the ancient civilization of the Pipils, who
called the region Cuzcatlán (Land of precious things).
geographically, is part of continentalNorth
America. It is bordered on the southwest by the Pacific Ocean, and lies
This smallest and most densely populated nation in
Central America sits at the edge of the Pacific Ocean between Guatemala and
Honduras. Beautiful beaches and a sizzling nightlife top the list of
attractions, but serious surfers have begun descending in ever larger
numbers. Unlike some of its neighbors, El Salvador does not rely on
ecotourism but instead emphasizes its dollar-denominated economy, ease of
getting around, and warm, welcoming people.
El Salvador is the smallest Spanish-speaking
nation in the Western Hemisphere, and is located on the western side of the
Central American isthmus. With an area of 21,041 square kilometers, the
country is only slightly larger than Massachusetts.........
El Salvador is a tropical one with
pronounced wet and dry seasons. Temperatures vary primarily with elevation
and show little seasonal change. The Pacific lowlands are uniformly hot; the
central plateau and mountain areas are more moderate..........
El Salvador is densely
populated In contrast to several of its Central American neighbors and
virtually all of its arable land is under cultivation. Although the area was
once a site of Mayan civilization, the vast majority of Salvadorans are
mestizo and Indian languages are rarely spoken..........
El Salvador and the other Central American
provinces declared their independence from Spain in the year 1821. When
these provinces were joined with Mexico in early 1822, El Salvador resisted,
insisting on autonomy for the Central American countries.........