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Map of El Salvador

Map of El Salvador

Bordering Countries: Guatemala, Honduras
Demonym: Salvadoran
Motto: "Dios, Unión, Libertad" (God, Unity, Freedom)
Population: 6,125,512 (2014)
Population Growth Rate: 0.27% (2014)
Government: presidential republic
Capital City: San Salvador
Capital Coordinates: 13°40′N 89°10′W
Capital Time Zone: UTC-6
Currency: United States Dollar
Currency Code: USD
Currencies Issued: centavo colon dollar peso
GDP: $22.8 billion (2011)
Per Capita Income: $3,855 (2011)
GDP Growth Rate: 1.60% (2013)
Inflation Rate: 0.90% (2013)
Unemployment Rate: 6.30% (2013)
Foreign Debt: $13.0 billion (2011)
ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 Country Code: SV
Internet Country Code: .sv
Number of Internet Users: 746000 (2009)
Calling Code: 503
Electrical Generation Capacity: 1491000 kW (2010)
Independence: 1898 from Greater Republic of Central America
Area: 21,041 square km (20,721 km land) (320 km water)
Coastline: 307 km
Lowest Point: Pacific Ocean (0 m)
Highest Point: Cerro El Pital (2,730 m)
Life Expectancy: 74.18 years (2014)
Fertility Rate: 1.95 (2014)
Infant Mortality Rate: 18.44 per 1000 (2014)
HIV Prevalence: 0.60% (2012)
Adult Obesity Prevalence: 25.80% (2008)
Human Development Index: 0.674 (2011)
Corruption Perception Index: 3.4 (2011)
Literacy: 81.10 percent

Number of bank notes in catalogue: 1

Number of coins in catalogue: 3

Number of stamps in catalogue: 3

Location of El Salvador in North America

Regional Map for El Salvador

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