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Last update : 19 February 2019


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Capital : San Salvador
Language :  Spanish
Currency :  United States Dollar
Population : 6 520 675
Area : 21 041 km2

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El Salvador facts

1. Independence from Spain was obtained on September 15, 1821.
2. The population density is 324 people / km².
3. The country is 15 times smaller than Poland.
4. The main religion is Catholicism, 67%.
5. The longest river is Lempa, 260 km.
6. The full name of the country – the Republic of El Salvador.
7. The motto of the country – “God, Unity, Freedom”.
8. Political system – republic.
9. The highest peak is Santa Ana 2 385 m above sea level.
10. There are two seasons: dry from November to April and rainy from May to October.
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11. El Salvador is known as the “Land of Volcanoes”. There is one of the most active volcanoes in the world.

12. It is the only Latin American country that has its branches in Iraq.

13. He was involved in the infamous 100-hour war with neighboring Honduras in 1969, after a football game.

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14. There is one of the best surfing beaches in the world.

15. In this country there are many ruins from the time of the Mayan civilization.

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16. The lowest minimum wage is in the agricultural sector and amounts to USD 113.7 per month (data from 2014).

17. The amount of income tax in El Salvador is 30%.

18. The unemployment rate in 2018 is 7% .

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19. In El Salvador, an average person consumes about 3.2 liters of pure alcohol per year.

20. The national alcohol is Tick Tack or Torito, and beer.

21. The most drinks are spirit – 57%, then beer – 41%, and wine – 2%.

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22. In this country, compulsory education lasts 9 years.

23. The beginning of education begins at the age of 7.

24. The average IQ level is 80.

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25. In this country there are 11.6% of people above 15 years of age who can not read or write (approximately 742,544 people).

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26. In 2013, 1,050 people lost their lives as a result of traffic accidents.

27. The permissible blood alcohol content in a person driving a car is 0.5 promille.

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28. 2.6% of fatal accidents caused people who were under the influence of alcohol.

29. In this country there are over 818,000 motor vehicles registered (128 vehicles per 1,000 inhabitants).

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30. 10% of the population suffer from malnourishment (around 640,000 people).

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31. 11.5% of the population live on less than 3 $a day.

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32. In this country there are over 10,886 km of paved roads, including more than 10 km of expressways (0.02% of all roads in the world).

33. In this country there are 68 airports, 5 of the paved surface.

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34. In this country there are over 283 km of railway tracks.

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35. In this country over 2,900,000 (2015) 3 100 000 (2018) people have access to internet (approximately 48% of the population).

36. Around 2,780,000 (2015) 3,100,000 (2018) accounts on Facebook.

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37. The national top-level domain is .sv . There are over 8 180 websites with such an extension.

38. The most popular pages with the extension .sv are: google.com.sv, elmundo.com.sv and lapagina.com.sv.

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39. The country has 2018 over $3,752,000,000 in foreign exchange reserves (0.023% of foreign currency reserves in all countries of the world).

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40. Gross Domestic Product (GDP) …
      – in 2015 the year is $26 237 000 000 ,
      – in 2018 the year is $24 810 000 000 .

41. Internal debt at the beginning …
      – 2015 of the year was 62.4% GDP, or around: $16,371,888,000 ,
      – 2018 of the year was 65.5% GDP, or around: $16 250 550 000 . To pay it off, each citizen would have to give around $2,539.

42. Foreign debt at the beginning …
      – 2015 of the year was around: $15 140,000,000 ,
      – 2018 of the year is around: $16,022,000,000 .

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43. 26% of adults living in this country are overweight.

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44. In this country an adult person smokes an average of 17 cigarettes a month.

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45. The lowest temperature: -6.1 °C was measured at El Pita Peak.

46. The highest temperature: 44.8 °C was measured in San Miguel.

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47. The most deadly disease in this country is HIV / AIDS.

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48. The average life expectancy in this country is 71.4 years (women – 76.1 years and men – 66.6 years).

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49. In this country, men and women can get married at the age of 18.

50. In this country, women having their first child on average 20.8 years old.

51. 10 women give birth to 19 children on average

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52. The average age of people living in this country is 26.1 years old.

53. The country is around:
1,781,000 people (27.31%) in the age range 0-14 years.
4 278 000 people (65.6%) in the age range 15-64 years.
462 300 people (7.09%) who are over 65 years old.

54. In this country, about 107 000 children are born each year (1.6% of the population), and about 37 100 people die (0.6% of the population).

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55. El Salvador according to the Hapiness Index, is one of the happiest countries in the world.

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56. The name “Colgate” in Spanish means “I’m going to hang myself”.

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57. There are 15320 km2 of agricultural land in El Salvador (74% of the country).

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58. 58 people in 1000 possess firearms.

59. Apaneca is the highest located town in the country.

60. In this country, women have the right to vote since 1939.

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61. In this country, the formalities associated with setting up a business last 26 days.

62. The country joined the UN on October 24, 1945.

63. The work week is 44 hours.

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64. 60% of the country’s population lives in urban areas.

65. 2876 sq km of land is covered by forests (13.9%)

66. The last death penalty was carried out in 1973.

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67. El Salvador takes the 130th place in the ranking of the best armies in the world.

68. Number of soldiers:
2014 year – professional and reservists ,
2018 year – 20,000 professional and 27 000 reservists.

69. Number of equipment:
2018 year – 0 tanks, 123 armored vehicles, 52 jet aircraft and 30 helicopters.

70. The army was allocated in 2018 over 165,000,000 dollars.

71. The naval fleet consists of more than 4 ships (2018).

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72. In this country, the amount of income tax for individuals is 30%, and for companies 30% (2018).

73. The tax on goods and services is 13% (2018).

74. The level of inflation in 2018 is 1.1%.

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75. El Salvador has 1,400 kg of gold reserves (2018).

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What is the highest peak in El Salvador?
The highest peak in El Salvador is El Pital (2730 m above sea level).

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What is the largest river in El Salvador?
The largest river in El Salvador is Lempa, 260 km.

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What is the largest lake in El Salvador?
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What is the national dish?
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What El Salvador has national colors?
National colors: blue and white.

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What is national alcohol?
The national alcohol is Tick Tack or Torito, and beer.

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What is the national animal?
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What is the national sport?
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Which countries borders El Salvador?
El Salvador borders with such countries as: Guatemala 203 km, Honduras 342 km.

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What is the average age of people living in this country?
The average age of people living in this country is 26.1 years.

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What is the minimum wage?
The lowest minimum wage is in the agricultural sector and amounts to USD 113.7 per month (data from 2014).

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What is the density of population in El Salvador?
The population density is 315 people per km2.

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What is the motto of this country?
The motto of the country – “God, Unity, Freedom”.

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What is the highest temperature recorded in this country?
The highest temperature: 44.8 ° C was measured in San Miguel.

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What is the lowest temperature recorded in this country?
The lowest temperature: -6.1 ° C was measured at El Pita Peak.

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With how many years can you legally buy alcohol?
In this country, alcohol can be bought at the age of 18.

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