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El Salvador

Basic Information:
Official Name: Republic of El Salvador
Population: 6,340,000
Area: 21,040 km2
Capital City: San Salvador
Major Religion: Roman Catholic
Currency: Salvadorean colon (SVC)
Exchange Rate: N/A
Time Zone: GMT -6
Current time: 02:55am
Phone Country Dialing Code: 503
Region: Central America
Language: Spanish
Useful Travel Phrases in: Spanish

Climate (San Salvador):

Practical Travel Information:
Official Tourism Website:
Electricity: 115V
Electrical Socket:
Travel Cost: $$ ($ = cheap, $$$$$ = expensive)
Main Attractions:
  • Joya de Ceren Archaeological Site
  • El Trifinio National Park

Health Advisory:
  • Yellow Fever (Vaccination certificate may be required if coming from infected area)