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
Motto: "Dios, Unión, Libertad" (Spaingie)
Scots: "God, Unity, Freedom"
Anthem: Himno Nacional de El Salvador
Scots: "Naitional Anthem o El Salvador"
Location o El Salvador
and 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
Legislatur 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
• Total
21,041 km2 (8,124 sq mi) (153rd)
• Water (%)
• 2015 estimate
6,377,195 (99t)
• Density
303.1/km2 (785.0/sq mi) (47t)
GDP (PPP) 2015 estimate
• Total
$52.666 billion[3]
• Per capita
GDP (nominal) 2015 estimate
• Tot
$28.986 billion[3]
• Per capita
Gini (2013) 43.5[4]
HDI (2014) Increase 0.686[5]
medium · 116t
Currency Unitit States dollara (USD)
Time zone UTC−6 (CST)
Drivin side richt
Cawin code +503b
Internet TLD .sv
  1. 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]
  2. Telephone companies (market share): Tigo (45%), Claro (25%), Movistar (24%), Digicel (5.5%), Reid (0.5%).

El Salvador (pronounced /ɛl ˈsælvədɔr/ (deprecatit template); 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 bcr.gob.sv Error: unkent archive URL (archived 20070708094105). bcr.gob.sv