El Salvador is located on the Pacific coast of Central America, bordered by Guatemala to the northwest and Honduras to the northeast. It achieved independence from Spain in 1821 and from the Central American Federation in 1839. It is the smallest country in Central America. El Salvador ended a 12-year civil war, which cost about 75,000 lives, in 1992. Since then the country has suffered from Hurricane Mitch in 1998 and earthquakes in 2001. Agricultural products include coffee, sugar, corn, rice, and beans. Exports include offshore assembly products, coffee, and sugar. The official currency is the US dollar.
This category is for sites about El Salvador written in English. Sites in Spanish should be under World/Español/Regional/El Salvador
. Esta categoría es para páginas escritas en inglés sobre El Salvador. La descripción deberá estar en inglés. Todas las páginas sobre El Salvador en castellano deberán estar en World/Español/Regional/El Salvador
Includes sites covering the business and economic activities of the region; including listings of companies and industries.
El Salvador has a republican form of government, with an elected president and unicameral legislature.
The country is divided into fourteen departamentos: Ahuachapan, Cabanas, Chalatenango, Cuscatlan, La Libertad, La Paz, La Union, Morazan, San Miguel, San Salvador, Santa Ana, San Vicente, Sonsonate, and Usulutan.
Listed in Embassies and Consulates categories are entities such as Embassies, Consulates, High Commissions, Permanent Representatives and de facto equivalents. Information on their formatting, and on the arrangement of related categories, can be found in the FAQ of Society: Government: Embassies and Consulates.
There is also a Chinameca in Veracruz, Mexico.
Includes sites that reflect the make up of the community of El Salvador: its people, its history, and resources and institutions that serve the people of the region.
Travel and Tourism is designed to provide information for vacation travelers and guests to El Salvador. Topics include (but are not limited to) lodging, activities and attractions, and area travel guides.
Individual lodging establishments - including hotels, motels, inns, vacation rentals, bed and breakfast establishments, hostels, resorts, and other "specialized" lodging - are listed once in the directory, under the Locality category where the establishment is physically located.