El Salvador is bordered to the west by Guatemala, to the north and east by Honduras, and to the south by the Pacific Ocean.
El Salvador achieved its independence fron Spain in 1821.
KNOW BEFORE YOU GO
El Salvador experiences one of the highest murder rates in the world and the highest in Central America.
The Comalapa International Airport, or El Salvador International, is the only airport serving international flights in the entire country, so plan accordingly.
Capital: San Salvador
Climate: Beautiful tropical weather is what you will find in El Salvador. The days are hot and the nights are balmy. Hot days and balmy nights.
Currency: U.S. Dollar
Power: 115 V, 60 Hz
Time Zone: Standard Time -0600 UTC
Head over to the Zona Rosa or Blvd. de los Heroes, where most bars, restaurants, and danceclubs are located. Visit Guadalajara Grill, La Luna, or Los Rinconcitos to gab a drink and good food.
Pupusa (thick corn tortilla stuffed with cheese, chicharron and refried beans) is the most traditional and notable dish in El Salvador. El Arroyo Restaurant serves delicous national dishes and drinks.
Hilton Princess San Salvador Hotel.