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El Salvador Flag El Salvador (Spanish: República de El Salvador) is a country in central America. It shares land borders with Guatemala and Honduras, and as well as having a coast on the Pacific Ocean.

As of 2009, the country had a population of around 6.2 million. The country's capital and largest city, San Salvador, and accommodates about 1.9 million in its metropolitan area.

El Salvador Country Details


Country Name El Salvador
Political Status Country
Geographic Location Central America
Flag El Salvador Flag
Principal Language Spanish
Capital San Salvador


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Books about El Salvador


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Moon El Salvador (Moon Handbooks)
By Jaime Jacques

Moon Travel
Released: 2014-12-02
Paperback (244 pages)

Moon El Salvador (Moon Handbooks)
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Moon Handbooks give you the tools to make your own choices.
  • Can't-miss sights, activities, restaurants, and accommodations, marked with M
  • Essential info on San Salvador, El Salvador's resilient urban heart
  • Suggestions on how to plan a trip that's perfect for you, including:
    • The Best of El Salvador
    • Surf's Up!
    • From Cool Cloud Forests to Warm Waves
    • Art and Culture: Past and Present

    13 detailed and easy-to-use maps
    The firsthand experience and unique perspective of author Jaime Jacques
El Salvador Handbook (Footprint - Handbooks)
By Richard Arghiris

imusti
Paperback (96 pages)

El Salvador Handbook (Footprint - Handbooks)
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  • Footprint Handbooks
Product Description:
El Salvador's roads are less traveled compared to other Central American countries, making for a destination which retains that elusive quality travelers often look for: adventure. From dramatic volcanic landscapes to blue-green lagoons, the bustle of San Salvador to the quiet wilderness of El Imposible National Park, this guidebook will help you make the most of your visit to this spectacular country.

  • Essentials section with indispensable information on getting there and around.
  • Highlights maps of the region so you know what not to miss.
  • Comprehensive, up-to-date listings of where to eat, drink and sleep.
  • Detailed street maps for San Salvador and other key towns.
  • Slim enough to fit in your pocket

Loaded with advice and information, this concise Footprint
guide will help you get the most out of El Salvador without weighing you down.
Nicaragua, Honduras, and El Salvador (National Geographic Adventure Map)
By National Geographic Maps - Adventure

National Geographic Maps
Map (2 pages)

Nicaragua, Honduras, and El Salvador (National Geographic Adventure Map)
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• Waterproof • Tear-Resistant • Travel Map

Explore the heart of Central America with National Geographic's Nicaragua, Honduras, and El Salvador Adventure Map. Hundreds of points of interest are highlighted including national parks and reserves, World Heritage sites, archeological sites, churches, shipwrecks, castles, and more. This map includes the locations of thousands of towns and villages along with a user-friendly index, plus a clearly marked road network complete with distances and designations for highways, roads, and other routes.

The front side of the print map includes Honduras and El Salvador, two countries whose coastlines offer wonderful opportunities to surf, scuba dive, snorkel, or just soak up the sun. Sites for these activities and more are noted, as are hotels, lodges, and resorts. Nicaragua covers the back side of the map, and its detail includes diverse points of interest from museums and historical sites in Managua and Granada to areas noted for windsurfing, fishing, and observing the country’s unique wildlife.

A hot spot for ecotourism, this region boasts tropical rainforests, white-sand beaches, colorful wildlife, and stunning barrier reefs for outdoor enthusiasts to enjoy. The ancient and colonial history of these countries offer additional attractions from the impressive ancient Maya ruins of Copan in Honduras to the rich architecture of Granada, Nicaragua. As the smallest and most densely populated country in Central America, El Salvador offers a rich nightlife in addition to its beaches along the Costa del Sol.

Every Adventure Map is printed on durable synthetic paper, making them waterproof, tear-resistant and tough — capable of withstanding the rigors of international travel.

  • Map Scale = 1:710,000
  • Sheet Size = 37.75" x 25.5"
  • Folded Size = 4.25" x 9.25"
Salvador
By Joan Didion

Vintage
Released: 1994-04-26
Paperback (112 pages)

Salvador
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"Terror is the given of the place." The place is El Salvador in 1982, at the ghastly height of its civil war. The writer is Joan Didion, who delivers an anatomy of that country's particular brand of terror–its mechanisms, rationales, and intimate relation to United States foreign policy.As ash travels from battlefields to body dumps, interviews a puppet president, and considers the distinctly Salvadoran grammar of the verb "to disappear," Didion gives us a book that is germane to any country in which bloodshed has become a standard tool of politics.
Explorer's Guide El Salvador: A Great Destination (Explorer's Great Destinations)
By Paige R. Penland

Countryman Press
Paperback (288 pages)

Explorer s Guide El Salvador: A Great Destination (Explorer s Great Destinations)
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Long a destination for serious surfers, El Salvador remains the “undiscovered” destination in Central America, inexpensive to visit and rich in local color.

In this new El Salvador guide you’ll find great information on the best places to stay, eat, and travel. And with a special surfing section and complete information on events, activities, and national parks, you’ll never be wanting for something to do. Black-and-white photographs throughout
Nicaragua & El Salvador 1:700 000/1:250 000 water proof map. (International Travel Maps)
By ITMB Canada

ITMB Publishing, Ltd.
Map (2 pages)

Nicaragua & El Salvador 1:700 000/1:250 000 water proof map. (International Travel Maps)
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Very detail map and was printed both sides. One side is Nicaragua 1: 700 000 and other side is El Salvador 1: 250 000. Printed in water proof paper. It include: Border Crossing points, Place of interests, Ferries.... Also have insets of Isla De Ometepe, Leon, San Juan Del Sur, San Salvador.
El Salvador Travel Journal: Perfect Size 100 Page Notebook Diary
By CreativeJournals

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Paperback (100 pages)

El Salvador Travel Journal: Perfect Size 100 Page Notebook Diary
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Lightweight and perfect for traveling, this soft cover notebook journal is ideal for tucking into a full bag or suitcase. The cover is a glossy finish so that you can easily wipe it off (if it ends up covered in something delicious-tasting, or lands in a mud puddle ;) Keep your memories for longer by journalling them in your El Salvador travel journal. A nice affordable travel notebook designed with the traveler in mind. This would make a great gift for the traveler in your life. Bon voyage!

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