National Symbols of El Salvador

El Salvador is a country in North America. It shares borders with the following countries: Honduras, Guatemala, . The capital of El Salvador is San Salvador.

The official language is Spanish and the United States Dollar is the currency of the El Salvador. The domain is .sv and the country code is +503.

National day is celebrated on 15 Sep 1821. Every country in the world has national symbols including national animal, national flower, motto, etc and El Salvador is no exception.

In El Salvador, Football is considered as a national sport, and it is a passion of many Salvadoran people. Kolashampan is not only a traditional drink, but one of the national drink of El Salvador. As poetry is a highly appreciated art, many poets like Roque Antonio Dalton García represent a national Salvadoran symbol.

The country was founded by Manuel José Arce. The current president of El Salvador is Nayib Bukele.

In El Salvador the power plugs and sockets are of type A, B. The standard voltage is 115 V and the frequency is 60 Hz.

The Salvadoran national anthem was written by Juan José Cañas and composed by Juan Aberle.

Country information

Former name(s) Cuscatlán
Official name(s) Republic of El Salvador
Alternative name(s) Republic of El Salvador (official, English)
Regional location Central America, bordering the North Pacific Ocean, between Guatemala and Honduras
Country name etymology "The Savior" in Spanish.
Climate Tropical; rainy season (May to October); dry season (November to April); tropical on coast; temperate in uplands
Terrain Mostly mountains with narrow coastal belt and central plateau
Population 6,486,205
National Day 15 Sep 1821
Language(s) Spanish
Religion Christianity Roman Catholic, Protestant
Country code +503
Literacy rate 88.5%
Currency United States Dollar
Capital city San Salvador
Domain(TLD) .sv
Ethnicity Mestizo
Head of government President
Nationality Salvadoran
Driving side Drive on the Right-hand side
Date format dd/mm/yyyy
Total area 21,041 km2 (8,124 sq mi)
Timezone UTC−6 (CST)
Average elevation 442 m (1,450 ft)
Coastline 307 Km
Mains electricity 115 V
Emergency telephone numbers Emergency Telephone Numbers

Coat of arms

Flag map of El Salvador

Flag map of El Salvador

Motto of El Salvador

Dios, Unión, Libertad - "God, Union, Liberty"

National animal of El Salvador

The National animal of El Salvador is Motmot

National Animal of El Salvador - Motmot

National flower of El Salvador

The National flower of El Salvador is Izote. Botanical name is Yucca Gigantea.

National flower of El Salvador - Izote

National bird of El Salvador

The National bird of El Salvador is Turquoise-browed Motmot

National bird of El Salvador - Turquoise-browed Motmot

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Salvadoran Proverbs - Popular quotes, proverbs and sayings.

Hands that give also receive.

Every secret is eventually revealed.

The pot that belongs to many is stirred poorly and boiled even worse.

It’s a fine sermon about fasting when the preacher just had lunch.

No matter if the child’s born with a flat nose, as long as it breathes.

The strong forgive, the weak remember.

When one is helping another, both gain in strength.

He who does not go to sea knows not how to pray.

When the treasure chest is open, even the just man sins.

Little by little one walks far.

The devil’s wiser more on account of his age than on account of being the devil.

Anger of the mind is poison to the soul.

Every donkey has its own saddle.

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