Outline of El Salvador

The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to El Salvador:

El Salvador sovereign country located on the Pacific Coast of Central America.[1] The area was originally called by the Pipil "Cuzhcatl", in Spanish "Cuzcatlan", which in Nahuatl means "The Land Of Precious Things". After the Spanish conquest, the land was baptized by Spanish conquistadors as "Provincia De Nuestro Señor Jesucristo El Salvador Del Mundo" ("Province of Our Lord Jesus Christ, The Savior Of The World"), now abbreviated as "República de El Salvador". The country borders the Pacific Ocean between Guatemala and Honduras. With a population of approximately 5.8 million people, it is the most densely populated nation in Central America and is undergoing rapid industrialization.

General reference

Geography of El Salvador

 Honduras 342 km
 Guatemala 203 km

Environment of El Salvador

Natural geographic features of El Salvador

Regions of El Salvador

Administrative divisions of El Salvador

Departments of El Salvador

El Salvador is divided into 14 Departments. Their names, abbreviations, (and capitals) are:

  1. AH    Ahuachapán    (Ahuachapán)
  2. CA    Cabañas    (Sensuntepeque)
  3. CH    Chalatenango    (Chalatenango)
  4. CU    Cuscatlán    (Cojutepeque)
  5. LI    La Libertad    (Santa Tecla)
  6. PA    La Paz    (Zacatecoluca)
  7. UN    La Unión    (La Unión)
  8. MO    Morazán    (San Francisco Gotera)
  9. SM    San Miguel    (San Miguel)
  10. SS    San Salvador    (San Salvador)
  11. SV    San Vicente    (San Vicente)
  12. SA    Santa Ana    (Santa Ana)
  13. SO    Sonsonate    (Sonsonate)
  14. US    Usulután    (Usulután)
Municipalities of El Salvador

Municipalities of El Salvador

Demography of El Salvador

Demographics of El Salvador

Government and politics of El Salvador

Politics of El Salvador

Branches of the government of El Salvador

Government of El Salvador

Executive branch of the government of El Salvador

Legislative branch of the government of El Salvador

Judicial branch of the government of El Salvador

Court system of El Salvador

Foreign relations of El Salvador

Foreign relations of El Salvador

International organization membership

The Republic of El Salvador is a member of:[1]

Law and order in El Salvador

Military of El Salvador

Military of El Salvador

History of El Salvador

History of El Salvador

Culture of El Salvador

Culture of El Salvador

Art in El Salvador

Sports in El Salvador

Specific sports

General sports competitions

Economy and infrastructure of El Salvador

Economy of El Salvador

Education in El Salvador

Education in El Salvador

See also

El Salvador


References

Wikimedia Atlas of El Salvador

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