San Miguel Depairtment (El Salvador)

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San Miguel
Banner o San Miguel
Location athin El Salvador
Location athin El Salvador
Coordinates: 13°31′19″N 88°14′02″W / 13.522°N 88.234°W / 13.522; -88.234Coordinates: 13°31′19″N 88°14′02″W / 13.522°N 88.234°W / 13.522; -88.234
Kintra El Salvador
(gien current status)
SeatSan Miguel
 • Total2077.1 km2 (802.0 sq mi)
Area rankRankit 2nt
 • Total478,792
 • RankRankit 4t
 • Density230/km2 (600/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC−6 (CST)
ISO 3166 codeSV-SM

San Miguel is a depairtment o El Salvador in the eastren pairt o the kintra. The caipital is San Miguel. It haes a aurie o 2,077 km² an a population o ower 478,000.

San Miguel wis first kent as San Miguel de la Frontera. The ceety wis foondit bi Luis de Moscoso on 8 Mey 1530, whaur it is nou Santa Elena. This territory wis pairt o the Lenca Principality at the time o the conquest. On 11 Julie 1812 it wis gien the title o "Noble y Leal Ciudad" (noble an lyal ceety). It wis made a depairtment on 12 Juin 1824.

Municipalities[eedit | eedit soorce]

A beach in El Cuco, San Miguel
  1. Carolina
  2. Chapeltique
  3. Chinameca
  4. Chirilagua
  5. Ciudad Barrios
  6. Comacarán
  7. El Tránsito
  8. Lolotique
  9. Moncagua
  10. Nueva Guadalupe
  11. Nuevo Edén de San Juan
  12. Quelepa
  13. San Antonio
  14. San Gerardo
  15. San Jorge
  16. San Luis de la Reina
  17. San Miguel
  18. San Rafael
  19. Sesori
  20. Uluazapa

Agricultur[eedit | eedit soorce]

The products that are mair cultivatit are the basic grains, henequen an succar cane, fruits, oleaginous seeds, mangrove, an grass. The upbringin o bovine, swinish, goat, an mule livestock exists an the upbringin o corral birds an o bees. Amang the maist important manufacturin, thare is the elaboration o nutritious products, threads, yarns, drinks, cotton fabrics, clothes, leather articles, detergents, soaps, milk, an construction material.

Tourism[eedit | eedit soorce]

Thare are a few beaches in the San Miguel depairtment, for instance in El Cuco.

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