Ahuachapán Department

Ahuachapán is a department of El Salvador in the west of the country. The capital is Ahuachapán. In the South it has the Apenca-Ilamatepec Range and the Cerro Grande de Apaneca (Apaneca Grand Hill). Its extension is 1,240 km² and has more than 333,000 people living in the department.

Ahuachapán

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Location within El Salvador
Coordinates: 13°52′01″N 89°53′31″W
Country El Salvador
Created1869
SeatAhuachapán
Area
  Total1,239.6 km2 (478.6 sq mi)
Area rankRanked 8th
Population
  Total333,406
  RankRanked 7th
  Density270/km2 (700/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC−6 (CST)
ISO 3166 codeSV-AH

Municipalities

  1. Ahuachapán
  2. Apaneca
  3. Atiquizaya
  4. Concepción de Ataco
  5. El Refugio
  6. Guaymango
  7. Jujutla
  8. San Francisco Menéndez
  9. San Lorenzo
  10. San Pedro Puxtla
  11. Tacuba
  12. Turín
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