Andrea Solis- World Geography- November 9, 2014
El Salvador...An Exotic Destination!
Looking for an exciting new place to explore? Experience the beauty and the unique Latin American culture El Salvador has to offer! Visit Central America's smallest country, filled with flamboyant sceneries from the boundless Sierra Madre Mountains that extend all over this magnificent country to the extensive Lempa River that flows out into the Pacific ocean. Don't miss the opportunity to see and learn about the beautiful Spanish language and exotic dances such as the Dance of the Chapetones. Don't wait any longer and catch a glimpse of this alluring country we call Home!
Religion of El Salvador
El Salvador has a variety of different customs and beliefs ranging from Christianity to Protestant , but mainly Roman Catholicism is the most popular with over 57% of the population believing it. Protestant also has a great amount of people who believe in it with over 21% of the population practicing it.
Church in San Salvador
San Salvador Cathedral
Different types of religions Salvadorenos practice
Catholics take part in the celebration of the Palms and Flowers festival in Panchimalco, El Salvador
About the People
Major ethnic groups in El Salvador includes Mestizo 86%, Caucasian 13%, and Amerindian 1% of the population.
A person with combined European and Native American decent.
Referring to European decent
American Indian; coming from Native American ancestors
Customs and Traditions
Agriculture and Industry
El Salvador's economy has traditionally been agricultural, but services and industry has now employed a greater percentage of workforce and also accounts for a higher percentage of the gross domestic product.
Holidays and Festivals
Travel Guide: El Salvador