Republic of El Salvador
Official language (s)
Spanish, Nahua (among some Amerindians)
90% - mestizo
San Salvador - 540.989
United States dollar (USD), subdivided into 100 cents
Main religion (s)
52,5% - Roman Catholic
Time zone (s)
GTM – 06
El Salvador has a tropical climate 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. The rainy season extends from May to October; this time of year is referred to as winter.
El Salvador is divided into 14 departments (departamentos), which in turn are subdivided into 262 municipalities (municipios).
San Salvador: El Salvador International Airport (SAL)
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