El Salvador Flag

El Salvador flag
El Salvador flag

The coat of arms on the flag of El Salvador represents the country's history and its values.

The triangle in the center represents the three branches of government – the executive, legislative, and judicial powers. The five volcanoes represent the five former members of the United Provinces of Central America. The red cap on top of the triangle symbolizes the abolition of slavery in El Salvador.

The laurel wreath represents the individual states within the country. The blue flags on the coat of arms represent the former provinces of El Salvador. Overall, the flag of El Salvador represents the country's history and its commitment to peace, justice, and equality.

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Country information

El Salvador is a country located in Central America, bordered by Honduras to the north, Nicaragua to the south, the Pacific Ocean to the west, and Guatemala to the southwest. It is a small country with a land area of about 8,000 square miles, and it is home to over 6.5 million people, making it the 135th most populous country in the world.

El Salvador has a diverse and multicultural society, with people of Spanish, Indigenous, and African descent living in the country. The official language is Spanish, and the country has a predominantly Roman Catholic population.

El Salvador has a varied and unique landscape, ranging from mountains to beaches to forests. The climate is tropical, with warm and dry seasons and cool and rainy seasons. The country is known for its beautiful natural scenery and history, and it is a popular tourist destination.

El Salvador has a presidential system of government and is a republic. It is a member of the Union of Latin American and Caribbean States, the Central American Integration System, and the United Nations, and it has a strong relationship with other countries in the region.

El Salvador has a strong and diversified economy, with a wide range of industries including agriculture, manufacturing, and tourism. It is a major exporter of coffee, sugar, and textiles.

Independent Yes
Country codes SV, SLV (ISO 3166-1)
Official name Republic of El Salvador
Official languages Spanish
Religion 84.1% Christianity, 15.2% No religion, 0.7% Other
Capital city San Salvador
Continent North America
Time zone UTC−6 (CST)
Member of United Nations
Central American Integration System
Organization of American States
Population 6,568,931 (2023)
Population density 313 per Km2 (811 people per mi2)
Urban Population 73.4 % of the population is urban (4,758,508 people in 2020)
Migrants (net) -40,539
Median age 27.6 years
Total area The total land area is 20,720 Km2 (8,000 sq. miles)
Highest point Cerro El Pital (2 730 m, 8 957 ft)
Lowest point North Pacific Ocean
GDP per capita $ 4,551 (World Bank, 2021)
Currency United States dollar ($, USD)
Calling code +503
Internet TLD .sv (click here to find and register domain name)
Country Wikipedia Page El Salvador Wikipedia Page

Main Cities by Population in El Salvador

1 San Salvador 525,990
2 Soyapango 329,708
3 Santa Ana 176,661
4 San Miguel 161,880
5 Mejicanos 160,317
6 Santa Tecla 124,694
7 Apopa 112,158
8 Delgado 71,594
9 Sonsonate 59,468
10 San Marcos 54,615
11 Usulutan 51,910
12 Cojutepeque 48,411
13 Cuscatancingo 44,369
14 San Vicente 41,504
15 Zacatecoluca 39,613
16 San Martin 39,361
17 Ilopango 38,890
18 Ahuachapan 34,102
19 Antiguo Cuscatlan 33,767
20 Chalchuapa 32,282
21 Quezaltepeque 28,886
22 La Union 26,807
23 Ayutuxtepeque 25,426
24 Acajutla 22,763
25 Aguilares 21,445
26 Sensuntepeque 20,386
27 Chalatenango 19,364
28 Izalco 19,197
29 Metapan 19,143
30 San Rafael Oriente 19,095
31 Puerto El Triunfo 19,074
32 La Libertad 16,855
33 San Francisco 16,152
34 Sonzacate 15,446
35 Santiago de Maria 15,032
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