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El Salvador Travel Guide

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Quick Facts
Capital San Salvador
Government Republic
Currency US dollar (USD)
Area total: 21,040 km2
water: 320 km2
land: 20,720 km2
Population 6,704,932 (July 2005 est.)
Language Spanish, English and Nawat (less than 1% of the people, the Amerindians only)
Religion Roman Catholic 83%
note: there is extensive activity by Protestant groups throughout the country; by the end of 1992, there were an estimated 1 million Protestant evangelicals in El Salvador
Electricity 120-240V/60Hz (USA plug)
Calling Code +503
Internet TLD .sv
Time Zone UTC-6

El Salvador is a country in Central America and, geographically, is part of continental North America. It is bordered on the southwest by the Pacific Ocean, and lies between Guatemala and Honduras.

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