El Salvador

Questions about El Salvador on such topics as its population, demographics and culture

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Languages and Cultures
El Salvador
Spanish Language and Culture

How long has El Salvador Spoken Spanish?

definitely longer than it has been a country (it declared its independence in 1821).

shortly after the spanish conquest spanish became the language.

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Personal Finance
El Salvador

Who is the current leader of El Salvador?

President Mauricio Funes
The current leader of El Salvador is Carlos Mauricio Funes Cartagena.

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Personal Finance
El Salvador

Who is the leader of El Salvador?

The current leader of El Salvador is Carlos Mauricio Funes Cartagena.

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Seventh-day Adventist
El Salvador

Are there any Seventh-day Adventist churches in El Salvador?

Yes, 167 of them. For more information, write to:

Apartado 223

San Miguel

El Salvador

Or call: 503 (2) 682-0146, 682-0147

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El Salvador

What do you call someone from el salvador?

Salvadoran

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Texas
El Salvador

How long does it take to get to El Salvador from El Paso Texas?

it takes about 4 to 5 days. nonsotp you can probably make it in 3, but that's would be driving just stoping for gas.

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El Salvador

What does El Salvador mean?

it means great faith

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Road Distance
El Salvador

How many miles from El Salvador to Montreal Canada?

The total distance from El Salvador to Montreal, Canada is 2,363 miles. This is equivalent to 3,802 kilometers or 2,053 nautical miles.

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Honduras
El Salvador

Who won El Salvador vs Honduras soccer 2012?

honduras 2 el salvador 0

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Political Office Holders
El Salvador

Who was the President of El Salvador in 2012?

Mauricio Funes (born 18 October 1959) was the President of El Salvador in 2012. Funes became President of El Salvador on June 1, 2009, succeeding President Antonio Saca (served 2005-2009).

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Recipes
El Salvador

What foods and dishes are popular in San Salvador?

Pupusas, shushuco, loroco

Yes try the pupusas, they are sooo good!!

Tamales are awesome se! tamen pupusas eh! tacos cosethos

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Acronyms & Abbreviations
North America
El Salvador

What does el become when it is pluralized?

If you mean theSpanish word "el," meaning "the", it becomes "los" in the plural form.

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El Salvador
Day of the Dead

How does El Salvador celebrate day of the dead?

The Day of the Dead is a celebration in the entire country. It is customary to go to the cemetery and pray and place flowers on the tombs of the deceased loved ones. One can place wreaths of natural or paper flowers. It is also traditional to place cypress leaves wreaths for their pleasant aroma. The food usually consumed during this time of year is: tamales (chicken or pork, sweet or salty) and sliced pumpkin cooked with brown sugar. This dessert is called "Ayote en miel".

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Immigration
Passport Requirements
El Salvador
Visas - Document

Do you need a Visa to enter the country of El Salvador?

Yes you do, but you pay $10 as you go through immigration at the Salvadoran airport.

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Football - Soccer
El Salvador

When does the El Salvador vs Ivory Coast soccer game take place?

it does not. game was canceled

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Puerto Rico
El Salvador

What country is bigger el salvador or puerto rico?

El Salvador

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World Currencies
El Salvador

What is the national currency of El Salvador?

In 2001, the national currency of El Salvador was legally changed to the American dollar. However, prior to this, the national currency was the Salvadorean colon, which is approximately 8.75 USD (United States Dollars.)
the currency used in el salvador is called COLON

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Music Genres
El Salvador

What type of music do people in el salvador people listen to?

I live in El Salvador and in my experience people listen to all types of music. I know people who listen to: classical, English language rock, Spanish rock, punk rock, heavy metal, reggae, salsa, merengue, cumbia, protest/political, jazz, classic latin jazz, pop, and new age. That's just among the folks I know.

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El Salvador
Slogans and Mottos
National Anthems

What is the national plant of El Salvador?

"Flor de Izote" is the national flower......I would think that the plant would be that also....

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Spanish to English
El Salvador

What is the currency of El Salvador?

The official currency of El Salvador is the "Colon." But recently, the U.S. Dollar is accepted as currency throughout the whole country. Even U.S. coins.
the U.S. Dollar

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War and Military History
Honduras
El Salvador

The soccer war between el salvador and Honduras?

The war wasn't a football war, it is just called that way because during that time, there was an extremely important football match that El Salvador war. It was caused mainly by the tensions between the borders of both countries. There was a great number of salvadorians living in Honduras and the salvadorian economy was better.

The war was pretty short.

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Spanish to English
El Salvador

What does 'El Salvador' mean in English?

El Salvador means The Savior.

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El Salvador
Baby Names

What is the most common male first name in El Salvador?

Luis

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Travel & Places
El Salvador

Is it safe to travel to El Salvador?

Well it all depends on what city your going in. San Salvador is pretty much safe if you know where to go. If you are a tourist, i suggest you not go. You have to have some sort of friends or relatives who know the area and know where to take you. Don't go in abandoned areas or dirty motels.

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Education
El Salvador

What month the school year begins and ends in El Salvador?

It ends in November and begins in February. Their "summer break" is in Christmas time.

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