El Salvador

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For ither uises, see El Salvador (disambiguation).

Coordinates: 13°50′N 88°55′W / 13.833°N 88.917°W / 13.833; -88.917

Republic o El Salvador
República de El Salvador
Banner Coat o airms
Motto: "Dios, Unión, Libertad" (Spaingie)
Scots: "God, Unity, Freedom"
Anthem: Himno Nacional de El Salvador
Scots: "Naitional Anthem o El Salvador"
an largest city
San Salvador
13°40′N 89°10′W / 13.667°N 89.167°W / 13.667; -89.167
Offeecial leids Spaingie
Ethnic groups
Demonym Salvadoran
Govrenment Unitary presidential constitutional republic
 •  Preses Salvador Sánchez Cerén
Legislature Legislative Assembly
 •  Declared frae Spain 15 September 1821 
 •  Declared frae the
First Mexican Empire
1 Julie 1823 
 •  Acomes an independent naition[2] 18 February 1841 
 •  Tot 21,041 km2 (153rd)
8,124 sq mi
 •  Watter (%) 1.5
 •  2015 estimate 6,377,195 (99t)
 •  Density 303.1/km2 (47t)
785/sq mi
GDP (PPP) 2015 estimate
 •  Tot $52.666 billion[3]
 •  Per capita $8,668[3]
GDP (nominal) 2015 estimate
 •  Total $28.986 billion[3]
 •  Per capita $4,776[3]
Gini (2013) 43.5[4]
HDI (2014) Increase 0.686[5]
medium · 116t
Siller Unitit States dollara (USD)
Time zone CST (UTC−6)
Drives on the richt
Cawin code +503b
Internet TLD .sv
a. The Unitit States dollar is the siller in uise. Financial information can be expressed in U.S. dollars an in Salvadoran colón, but the colón is oot o circulation.[6]
b. Telephone companies (market share): Tigo (45%), Claro (25%), Movistar (24%), Digicel (5.5%), Reid (0.5%).

El Salvador (pronounced /ɛl ˈsælvədɔr/ ( listen); Spaingie: República de El Salvador, literally meanin "Republic of the Savior"), offeecially the Republic o El Salvador, is the smawest an the maist densely populatit kintra in Central Americae an aw. It borders the Pacific Ocean atween Guatemala an Honduras. It lees on the Guwf o Fonseca, as dae Honduras an Nicaragua further sooth.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "CIA The World Factbook: People and Society – El Salavador". 
  2. David Scott FitzGerald (22 April 2014). Culling the Masses. Harvard University Press. p. 363. ISBN 978-0-674-36967-2. 
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 [1]
  4. "Gini index". World Bank. Retrieved 21 November 2015. 
  5. (PDF) http://hdr.undp.org/sites/default/files/hdr_2015_statistical_annex.pdf.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  6. Main Aspects of the Law at the Wayback Machine (archived Julie 8, 2007). bcr.gob.sv