Usulután Depairtment

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Usulután
Depairtment
Usulután Volcano
Usulután Volcano
Banner o Usulután
Banner
Location athin El Salvador
Location athin El Salvador
Coordinates: 13°22′34″N 88°31′12″W / 13.376°N 88.52°W / 13.376; -88.52Coordinates: 13°22′34″N 88°31′12″W / 13.376°N 88.52°W / 13.376; -88.52
Kintra  El Salvador
Creatit
(gien current status)
1865
Seat Usulután
Aurie
 • Total 2,130.4 km2 (822.6 sq mi)
Aurie rank Rankit 1st
Population
 • Tot 366,040
 • Rank Rankit 5t
 • Density 170/km2 (450/sq mi)
Time zone CST (UTC−6)
ISO 3166 code SV-US

Usulután frae the Nawat leid (meanin "ceety o the ocelots") is a depairtment o El Salvador in the sootheast o the kintra (Lenca region). The caipital is Usulután.

It is El Salvador's lairgest depairtment. It haes a aurie o 2,130 km² an a population o ower 366,000.

The depairtment wis creatit on 22 Juin 1865.

On 26 October 1948, the Alegria destrict wis abolished an a new ane cried Santiago de Maria wis creatit; it conteens the ceeties o Santiago de Maria, which is the main ceety, as well as Alegria, Tecapan an California.

The ceety o Usulutan, the depairtment's caipital, wis foondit bi the Lenca tribes but it wis conquered bi the Pipil tribes. Some o the best beaches in El Salvador are locatit in Usulutan, an ithers such as El Espino are nou unner development.

The depairtment is hame tae Jiquilisco Bay an Port El Triunfo.

Municipalities[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Alegría
  2. Berlín
  3. California
  4. Concepción Batres
  5. El Triunfo
  6. Ereguayquín
  7. Estanzuelas
  8. Jiquilisco
  9. Jucuapa
  10. Jucuarán
  11. Mercedes Umaña
  12. Nueva Granada
  13. Ozatlán
  14. Puerto El Triunfo
  15. San Agustín
  16. San Buenaventura
  17. San Dionisio
  18. San Francisco Javier
  19. Santa Elena
  20. Santa María
  21. Santiago de María
  22. Tecapán
  23. Usulután

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