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War of the 100 hours (overview)


War of the 100 hours (overview)

The 100-hour war, also known as the soccer war, was a conflict that happened from the 14 to the 18 of July 1969 between El Salvador and Honduras. He is known by those names because it lasted 100 hours and coincided with football matches of the qualifying rounds of the World Cup of 1970, where […]

10 June 2015. En: Information

Chaparrastique volcano


Chaparrastique volcano

It is the Chaparrastique volcano, also known as San Miguel volcano, is a volcano which is located to the southeast of the Department of San Miguel, at an altitude of 2,130 metres above the sea level. This volcano is quite visible from nearby due to its altitude. During the summer, some tourists take advantage of […]

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Geographic features of El Salvador


Geographic features of El Salvador

The main geographic features of El Salvador are relevant data about the way in which is located the national territory, which is basically characterized by located in Central America, bordering the North Pacific Ocean, between Guatemala and Honduras. El Salvador is a land of plains, mountain ranges, volcanoes, valleys, lakes and hills that give rise […]

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Territorial extension of El Salvador


Territorial extension of El Salvador

The territorial extension of El Salvador is a fact that often we need for homework questions or simply curiosity to know what vast is our country, which by the way is the smallest in Central America. Such extension is measured in square kilometers. The territorial extension of El Salvador is of 20,742 square kilometres; but […]

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Minimum wage in El Salvador 2015


Minimum wage in El Salvador 2015

The new minimum wage in El Salvador 2015 will be in effect from January 1 this year and it will reflect an increase of 4%, with respect to the previous. Doing a bit of memory will remember that in July 2013, the national minimum wage Council agreed to make a 12% increase to the minimum […]

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10 Reasons why Salvadorans migrate to United States


10 Reasons why Salvadorans migrate to United States

The Salvadoran migration to the United States is a well known phenomenon for many decades; so much so that currently more than two million Salvadorans live in that country. It is estimated that daily go about 300 people, mostly men, in search of what they call “the American dream”, risking even the life across many […]

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