What is an interesting fact about El Salvador?
El Salvador is the smallest country in Central America and is smaller than the state of Massachusetts. This mountainous country is bordered by the Pacific Ocean, Guatemala, and Honduras. Known as the Land of Volcanoes, El Salvador has frequent earthquakes and volcanic activity.
How old is El Salvador?
El SalvadorRepublic of El Salvador República de El Salvador (Spanish)• Declared from Spain15 September 1821• Declared from the First Mexican Empire1 July 1823• Declared from the Federal Republic of Central America12 June 1824• International recognition18 February 184139 more rows
What is San Salvador best known for?
San Salvador is the countrys leading financial, commercial, and industrial centre; transportation is also centred there, with railroads and highways linking it with the Pacific ports of Acajutla, La Unión (Cutuco), and La Libertad.
Is El Salvador a poor or rich country?
EL SALVADOR is one of the poorest countries in the western hemisphere, with low per capita income, chronic inflation, and high unemployment. The nations economy traditionally depends heavily on coffee, although today (2006) remittances from over 2,000,000 Salvadorans working abroad are a major source of income.