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El Salvador is a country in Central America and, geographically, is part of continental North America. It is bordered on the southwest by the Pacific Ocean, and lies between Guatemala and Honduras.

El Salvador covers an area of about 21,040 square kilometers (the smallest country in Central America), although it is the most densely populated. El Salvador is home to more than 6.5 million people. It is divided into 14 sections called Departments. It has 25 volcanoes, 14 lakes, and four large cities. The capital is San Salvador. Its origin comes from the ancient civilization of the Pipils, who called the region Cuzcatlán (Land of precious things).


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Vital Stats

Region Info Latin America
Population 579.2 million
Highest Altitude 6,960 m
Cerro Aconcagua, Argentina 22,835 ft
Lowest Altitude -105 m
Laguna del Carbón, Argentina -344 ft
Lowest Temperature -32.0 °C
Santa Bárbara, Mexico (1999) -25.6 °F
Highest Temperature 52.0 °C
Mexicali, Mexico (1995) 125.6 °F

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