El Salvador Facts
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El Salvador Facts
El Salvador is one of the 5 countries that make Central America. It is the smallest of the five and because of this, it is affectionately called the "Tom Thumb of the Americas" ("Pulgarcito de America").
Language: primary language is Spanish
Currency: US Dollar - It used to be Colon but it was changed in 2001
Population: as of 2009 is 5.7 million
Land Size: It has a total area of 8,123 square miles (21,040 km²). It is about the size of New Jersey. It has 123.6 square miles (320 km²) of water within its borders
Capital: San Salvador
Borders: Guatemala, Honduras, and the pacific ocean
Land Divisions: Called departments (Departamentos) - Ahuachapan, Cabañas, Chalatenango, Cuscatlan, La Libertad, La Paz, La Union, Morazan, San Miguel, San Salvador, San Vicente, Santa Ana, Sonsonate, and Usulutan.
* Apopa * Cojutepeque * Cuscatancingo * Delgado * Ilopango * Mejicanos * Nueva San Salvador * Santa Ana * San Marcos * San Martin * San Salvador * Sonsonate * Soyapango * Usulutan * Zacatecoluca *
* Pueblos de Ahuachapan * Pueblos de Cabañas * Pueblos de Chalatenango * Pueblos de La Libertad * Pueblos de La Paz * Pueblos de La Union * Pueblos de Morazan * Pueblos de San Miguel * Pueblos de San Salvador * Pueblos de San Vicente * Pueblos de Santa Ana * Pueblos de Sonsonate * Pueblos de Usulutan *
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