Cuscatlán Depairtment

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Skyline of Cuscatlán
Banner o Cuscatlán
Location athin El Salvador
Location athin El Salvador
Coordinates: 13°50′17″N 89°01′52″W / 13.838°N 89.031°W / 13.838; -89.031Coordinates: 13°50′17″N 89°01′52″W / 13.838°N 89.031°W / 13.838; -89.031
Kintra  El Salvador
(gien current status)
Seat Cojutepeque
 • Total 756.19 km2 (291.97 sq mi)
Aurie rank Rankit 14t
 • Tot 252,528
 • Rank Rankit 12t
 • Density 330/km2 (860/sq mi)
Time zone CST (UTC−6)
ISO 3166 code SV-CU

Cuscatlán is a depairtment o El Salvador, locatit in the centre o the kintra. Wi a surface aurie o 756.19 square kilometres (291.97 sq mi), it is El Salvador's smawest depairtment. It is inhabitit bi ower 252,000 fowk. Cuscatlán or Cuzcatlán wis the name the oreeginal inhabitants o the Wastren pairt o the kintra gae tae maist o the territory that is nou El Salvador. In their leid it means "laund o precious jewels". It wis creatit on 22 Mey 1835. Suchitoto wis the first caipital o the depairtment but on 12 November 1861, Cojutepeque wis made the caipital. It is kent in producin fruits, tobacco, succar cane, an coffee amang ither items. The depairtment is famous for its chorizos frae the ceety o Cojutepeque.

Municipalities[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Candelaria
  2. Cojutepeque
  3. El Carmen
  4. El Rosario
  5. Monte San Juan
  6. Oratorio de Concepción
  7. San Bartolomé Perulapía
  8. San Cristóbal
  9. San José Guayabal
  10. San Pedro Perulapán
  11. San Rafael Cedros
  12. San Ramón
  13. Santa Cruz Analquito
  14. Santa Cruz Michapa
  15. Suchitoto
  16. Tenancingo

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