El Salvador Facts and Culture

  • Food and Recipes: It is polite for guests to try some of every dish that is served. Leaving a little food on the... More
  • Family: Family structure and its traditions are different for people living in the city and for peopleliving in towns, or in... More
  • Fashion: Climate in El Salvador is tropical, and that dictates the type of clothes worn by its inhabitants. In urban areas,... More
  • Visiting: When a friend or relative is invited over to someone's house, it is customary for the person being invited to... More

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Capital San Salvador
Government Type presidential republic
Currency the US dollar is used as a medium of exchange and circulates freely in the economy
Population 6,156,670
Total Area 8,124 Square Miles
21,041 Square Kilometers
Location Central America, bordering the North Pacific Ocean, between Guatemala and Honduras
Language Spanish, Nahua (among some Amerindians)

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