Location El Salvador is located in Central America. El Salvador is the smallest country in Central America. The land is flat along the Pacific coast, but becomes mountainous farther in. Earthquakes often shake the land.
Capital City: San Salvador (1.6 million) Population: About 5.7 million Main Languages: Spanish (official), Nahua (an Amerindian language), English Main People Groups: Mestizo (90%), Amerindian (9%), white (1%) Religions: More than 50% are Roman Catholic, with growing Protestant and Pentecostal churches.
The Land: Volcanoes have made the soil very rich and good for farming, grazing animals, and growing coffee. High in the mountains are “cloud forests,” very wet, green forests that are practically in the clouds. Weather: It’s hot along the coast and cooler in the mountains. You need an umbrella every afternoon during the rainy season (winter), but you can put it away during summer, when it’s dry. Assemblies of God Facts: Twelve U.S. Assemblies of God missionaries work in El Salvador. More than 285,000 people worship in about 10,300 AG churches, with about 13,000 pastors and workers. There are 18 Bible schools and 13 Bible training programs. More Quick Facts