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El Salvador Mike Lee Evan Jun
Location : In the Central Pacific coast of Central America Area ( ㎢ ) : Time Zone :UTC -6 Capital City :San Salvador Configuration Race : Mestizo (90%), White (9%), Native Americans (1%)
Official Language : Spanish Religion :Catholic (83%) Independent day : September 15, 1821 Currencies: U.S Dollar Population :7,066,403 (2008) GDP ($) :5,800 (2008)
The official name the Republic of El Salvador. The countries of Central America as a small territory, west of Guatemala, Honduras.
Most of Central America country is Industrialization. But El Salvador is agricultural progress is on the side. (ex. coffee)
Meaning of Country is ‘ savior (the Savior). At 1524 general Alba (general subordinate of Cortes) over rugged mountains to the land that has been reached thanks to the savior. jsp?lang=eng jsp?lang=eng
Flag Blue for Sky and Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean. White for represents peace and cooperation.
Flag In the middle of a sentence, which means the liberation, freedom of the hat is painted, and the perimeter of the date. Dong Ah Encyclopedia
History In 1525, the district fell under the control of the Captaincy General of Guatemala, a colony of Spain, which retained authority until independence in The independent Republic of El Salvador in 1841 as a statement of independence of the federal use only the part of the flag change.
In 1833, an Indian rebellion of indigo sowers and cutters led by Anastasio Aquino demanded distribution of land to the poor and the just application of the penal laws, the only laws applied to the poor. The rebellion was crushed by the government.
The civil war in the 1980s led to a huge population upheaval, with up to 40 percent of the population relocating and close to 20 percent leaving the country. Estimates of deaths in the twelve years of civil war have reached 80,000, including twelve thousand civilians killed in 1981.
In 1982, mutilation killings, particularly decapitations, of adults and children were used as mechanisms of social terror. Many political activists felt that "legal" political organizing would not lead to political change and began organizing the clandestine guerrilla units that formed the nucleus of the FMLN in 1980.
By 1979 the FMLN was perceived as a threat by the military dictatorship. In 1980, the archbishop of San Salvador, Oscar Romero, who had become a forceful critic of military oppression, was assassinated while saying Mass.
This led many people in the base Christian communities and political organizations to turn to armed resistance. Five revolutionary armies joined together to form the FMLN.
Culture El Salvador's September 15 and November 15 is public holiday, September is independent day and November 15 is the anniversary of the Declaration of Independence. From July 26 to August 6 open “Festival of August”.
The life of people to enjoy movies and music, wrestling, soccer and basketball. Like the people of El Salvador, soccer is the most loving sports.
Most of the music on Salvadoran radio is standard pop fare from the United States, Mexico, and various Latin American countries, but there is a small underground movement of folk music which draws its inspiration from current events in El Salvador.