El Salvador

Capital: San Salvador

Major Cities

Two major cities in El Salvador are Soyapango and Santa Ana.

History

El Salvador was controlled by Spain but El Salvador is no longer controlled by Spain. El Salvador gained it's independence on September, 15 1821. The official language of El Salvador is Spanish.

Geographical Information

El Salvador is south of Guatemala and west of Honduras. 3 physical features of El Salvador are Rio lempa river, golfo fonseca, and central plateau. This picture is the golfo fonseca.

Government

Th style of government El Salvador has is constitutional republic and the leader of El Salvador is Salvador Sánchez Cerén.

Economic and Trade Information

The currency of El Salvador is the U.S. dollar. The economic system is capitalism. The main imports of El Salvador are coffee, sugar, shrimp, textiles (type of cloth), and chemicals. Most of their imports come from the U.S., Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, and Costa Rica. The main exports are knit t-shirts and socks, coffee, and electrical compassatirs. Most of their exports go to the U.S., Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, and Costa Rica.

Tourist Information

People should visit El Salvador because it has the Santa Ana, Parquena Nacional Los Volcanes, La Ruta de las Flores, Suchitoto, La Libertad,and El Tunco.