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Republic of El Salvador

República de El Salvador  (Spanish)
Motto: "Dios, Unión, Libertad" (Spanish)
English: "God, Union, Liberty"
Anthem: Himno Nacional de El Salvador
(English: "National Anthem of El Salvador")
Location of El Salvador
Capital
and largest city
San Salvador
13°41′56″N 89°11′29″W / 13.69889°N 89.19139°W / 13.69889; -89.19139
Official languagesSpanish
Ethnic groups
Religion
(2017)[2]
84.1% Christianity
—44.9% Roman Catholic
—37.1% Protestant
—2.1% Other Christian
15.2% No religion
0.7% Other religions
Demonym(s)Salvadoran
Salvadorian
Salvadorean

Guanaco(a) (colloquial)
GovernmentUnitary presidential constitutional republic
• President
Nayib Bukele
Félix Ulloa
LegislatureLegislative Assembly
Independence
• Declared from Spain
15 September 1821
• Declared from the First Mexican Empire
1 July 1823
• Declared from the
Federal Republic of
Central America
12 June 1824
• International recognition[3]
18 February 1841
Area
• Total
21,041 km2 (8,124 sq mi) (148th)
• Water (%)
1.5
Population
• 2021 estimate
6,825,935 (107th)
• Density
324.4/km2 (840.2/sq mi) (26th)
GDP (PPP)2018 estimate
• Total
$53.667 billion[4] (101st)
• Per capita
$8,388[4] (111th)
GDP (nominal)2018 estimate
• Total
$25.855 billion[4] (102nd)
• Per capita
$4,041[4] (111th)
Gini (2016)Positive decrease 40.6[5]
medium
HDI (2019)Increase 0.673[6]
medium · 124th
Currency
Time zoneUTC−6 (CST)
Driving sideright
Calling code+503[c]
ISO 3166 codeSV
Internet TLD.sv
  1. ^ The U.S. dollar is the currency in use. Financial information can be expressed in U.S. dollar and in Salvadoran colón, but the colón is out of circulation.[7]
  2. ^ Legal tender 90 days after publication in official gazette which is September 7, 2021.[8][9]
  3. ^ Telephone companies (market share): Tigo (45%), Claro (25%), Movistar (24%), Digicel (5.5%), Red (0.5%).

El Salvador

El Salvador, officially the Republic of El Salvador, is a country in Central America. It is bordered on the northeast by Honduras, on the northwest by Guatemala, and on the south by the Pacific Ocean. El Salvador's capital and largest city is San Salvador. As of 2021, the country had a population of approximately 6,825,935.