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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

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1. 2.6% of fatal accidents were caused by people under the influence of alcohol.

2. This country has more than 818,000 motor vehicles (128 vehicles per 1,000 inhabitants).

3. The national top-level domain is .sv . There are over 8,180 websites with this extension.

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

5. In this country there are over 10 886 km of paved roads including over 10 km of express roads (0.02% of all roads in the world).

6. The country has 68 airports, 5 of the paved surface.

7. In this country there are more than 283 km of railway tracks.

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

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

10. Full name of the country – Republic of El Salvador.

11. Political system – republic.


Geography in El Salvador

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1. The country is 15 times smaller than Poland.

2. The longest river is Lempa, 260 km.

3. El Salvador borders with such countries as: Guatemala 203 km, Honduras 342 km.

4. The highest peak is Santa Ana 2 385 m above sea level.

5. There are two seasons: dry from November to April and rainy from May to October.

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

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

8. 2876 sq km of land is covered by forests (13.9%)

9. El Salvador is known as the “Land of Volcanoes”. There is one of the most active volcanoes in the world.

76. The nearest capital in a straight line from San Salvador is Guatemala (Guatemala) – 172 km.

77. The furthest capital city in a straight line from San Salvador is Jakarta (Indonesia) – 18072 km.


Finance in El Salvador

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

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

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

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

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

6. Gross domestic product (GDP) …
– in 2015 it is $ 26 237 000 000 (PLN 112 294 360 000) ,
– in 2018 it is $ 24,810,000,000 (PLN 106, 186 800,000).

7. Internal debt at the beginning …
2015 of year was 62.4% of GDP, which is about: $ 16,371,888,000 (PLN 70,071,780 640),
2018 year was 65.5 % GDP, i.e. around: $ 16 250 550 000 (PLN 69 552 354 000). To pay it back, each citizen would have to give about $ 2,539 (PLN 10,865).

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

9. 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).

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


Law in El Salvador

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

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

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

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

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

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


Education in El Salvador

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

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

3. The average IQ level is 80.

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


Work in El Salvador

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

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

3. The unemployment rate in 2018 is 7% .

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

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

6. The work week is 44 hours.


Best in El Salvador

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

2. The longest river is Lempa, 260 km.

3. The highest peak is Santa Ana 2 385 m above sea level.

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

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

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

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


Army in El Salvador

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

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

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

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

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

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


Society in El Salvador

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

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

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

4. 10% of the population suffer from malnourishment (around 640,000 people).

5. 11.5% of the population live on less than 3 $a day.

6. The average IQ level is 80.

7. 26% of adults living in this country are overweight.

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

9. On average, a woman gives birth to 1.9 children.

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

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

12. The population density is 324 people / km².

13. The main religion is Catholicism, 67%.

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

15. 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.

16. 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).

17. 58 people in 1000 possess firearms.

18. 60% of the country’s population lives in urban areas.

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

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


Symbols of El Salvador

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

2. The motto of the country – “God, Unity, Freedom”.


History of El Salvador

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1. Independence from Spain was obtained on September 15, 1821.

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

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

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


Language in El Salvador

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


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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).

answer: Marta


What is the largest river in El Salvador?

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

answer: Marta


What El Salvador has national colors?

National colors: blue and white.

answer: Marta


What is national alcohol?

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

answer: Marta


Which countries borders El Salvador?

El Salvador borders with such countries as: Guatemala 203 km, Honduras 342 km.

answer: Marta


What is the average age of people living in this country?

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

answer: Marta


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).

answer: Marta


What is the density of population in El Salvador?

The population density is 315 people per km2.

answer: Marta


What is the motto of this country?

The motto of the country – “God, Unity, Freedom”.

answer: Marta


What is the highest temperature recorded in this country?

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

answer: Marta


What is the lowest temperature recorded in this country?

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

answer: Marta


With how many years can you legally buy alcohol?

In this country, alcohol can be bought at the age of 18.

answer: Marta