El Salvador

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El Salvador is the smallest country in Central America. The country got its name from the Spanish conquistadors: on the eve of the Feast of Corpus Christi in 1524, they had conquered the previously overpowering Nahua tribe and gave the newly conquered country the name of the Savior - El Salvador.

Attractions and sights

Country data El Salvador

El Salvador at a glance

Area21040 km2
ContinentNorth America
CurrencyUS Dollar (USD)
Neighboring countriesGuatemala und Honduras

Map El Salvador

Country borders and location of the capital

Cities in El Salvador