Chalatenango Depairtment

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Chalatenango
Depairtment
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Location athin El Salvador
Location athin El Salvador
Coordinates: 14°10′23″N 89°04′34″W / 14.173°N 89.076°W / 14.173; -89.076Coordinates: 14°10′23″N 89°04′34″W / 14.173°N 89.076°W / 14.173; -89.076
Kintra  El Salvador
Creatit
(gien current status)
1855
Seat Chalatenango
Aurie
 • Total 2,016.6 km2 (778.6 sq mi)
Aurie rank Rankit 5t
Heichest elevation 2,730 m (8,960 ft)
Population
 • Tot 204,808
 • Rank Rankit 10t
 • Density 100/km2 (260/sq mi)
Time zone CST (UTC−6)
ISO 3166 code SV-CH
Wabsteid www.chalatenango.gob.sv

Chalatenango is a depairtment o El Salvador, locatit in the northwast o the kintra. The caipital is the ceety o Chalatenango. The Chalatenango Depairtment encompasses 2,017 km² an conteens mair than 204,000 inhabitants. Las Matras Airchaeological Ruins conteens the relics o prehistoric populations an caves in which rock writin is foond. The "5 de Noviembre" Hydroelectric Dam is foond in Chalatenango Depairtment, near the border wi Cabañas. The heichest point in the kintra, El Pital wi a elevation o 2730.06 m, is locatit in Chalatenango Depairtment an aw.

Agricultur[eedit | eedit soorce]

The maist cultivatit agricultural products are the basic grains, henequen (a teep o agave), coffee, fruits, orchard plants, an vegetables, horse an cattle, an wilderness agricultur. Mairower, plaster, gowd, lime, clay lead, siller, an zinc can be foond thare.

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

Aroond 1790, Francisco Luis Héctor de Carondelet, Govrenor o El Salvador, foond that the local indigenous population wirkin in Chaletenango's indigo industry haed declined greatly. Carondolet respondit bi bringin poor Spaniards tae settle, wi the result that mony blonde an licht skinned/eyed fowk mey still be foond in the Chalatenango Depairtment the day.[1]

Chalatenango wis made a depairtment on 14 Februar 1855.

Durin the 1980s, the depairtment wis the stranghold o the Farabundo Martí Popular Forces o Leeberation (FPL), ane o the twa lairgest groups in the Frente Farabundo Martí Para la Liberacion Nacional (FMLN).

Municipalities[eedit | eedit soorce]

El Pital muntain
  1. Agua Caliente
  2. Arcatao
  3. Azacualpa
  4. Chalatenango
  5. Citalá
  6. Comalapa
  7. Concepción Quezaltepeque
  8. Dulce Nombre de María
  9. El Carrizal
  10. El Paraíso
  11. La Laguna
  12. La Palma
  13. La Reina
  14. Las Vueltas
  15. Nombre de Jesús
  16. Nueva Concepción
  17. Nueva Trinidad
  18. Ojos de Agua
  19. Potonico
  20. San Antonio de la Cruz
  21. San Antonio Los Ranchos
  22. San Fernando
  23. San Francisco Lempa
  24. San Francisco Morazán
  25. San Ignacio
  26. San Isidro Labrador
  27. San José Cancasque
  28. San José Las Flores
  29. San José Ojos de Agua
  30. San Luis del Carmen
  31. San Miguel de Mercedes
  32. San Rafael
  33. Santa Rita
  34. Tejutla

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "François Louis Hector de Carondelet". Noyelles sur Selle, Carondelet (in French). Retrieved 2013-02-18. 

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