2 Facts The capital of El Salvador is San Salvador The national flower is Flor de IzoteThe Official Currency is the American DollarThe President is Mauricio FunesThe national anthem’s name is Himno Nacional de El Salvador
3 Geography El Salvador is 20,742 Sq. Km. (8,008 Sq. Miles) The population is about 6.1 millionThe country has 14 Departments (States)It neighbors the Pacific Ocean, Honduras and GuatemalaIt is located in Central America
4 Weather and Rivers El Salvador has tropical climate It has pronounced wet and dry seasonsHighest temperature is 95 degreesLowest temperature is 46 degreesBiggest and longest river is Rio Lempa
5 IndustriesMain industries are textiles (clothing, towels, hand made products)Main imports are chemicals, food, and machineryMain exports are coffee, medicine, sugar and textilesMain trading partner is the United States
6 Religion, Weather, Main Cities and Ports Major Religion is CatholicismOther religions are Episcopalians and BaptistsOther Main Cities are Santa Ana and San MiguelMain ports are Acajutla and La Union
7 Population and Toursim Almost 90% is of mixed Indian and Spanish extraction10% are of European descentEl Salvador has about one million tourists per yearMain attractions are beaches and eco-tourismPer capita income is $7200. per year
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