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Cuscatlán Depairtment

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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)
 • Total756.19 km2 (291.97 sq mi)
Area rankRankit 14t
 • Total252,528
 • RankRankit 12t
 • Density330/km2 (860/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC−6 (CST)
ISO 3166 codeSV-CU

Cuscatlán is a depairtment o El Salvador, locatit in the centre o the kintra. Wi a surface aurie o 756.19 square kilometre (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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