San Salvador

  • El Salvador is known as the Land of Volcanoes. It has frequent earthquakes and volcanic activity.
  • El Salvador is the only country in Central America that does not have a coastline on the Caribbean Sea.
    Coffee, sugar, corn, rice, shrimp, and beef are the main agricultural products in El Salvador.
  • High in the mountains, at the 7,931-foot (2,417-meter) summit of Monte Cristo Mountain, is a cloud forest in the international nature preserve of El Trifinio.
  • El Salvador’s major food production is Rice, beans, and tortillas.
  • In El Salvador, they are fond of different kind of sports such as Football and Surfing. But Salvadoran’s very popular sport is Soccer.


  • El Boqueron National Park
    Park with hikes to a volcanic crater
    National park at top of San Salvador volcano with hiking trails to the rim of El Boquerón crater.
  • Monumento al Divino Salvador del Mundo
    Landmark statue of Christ atop the globe
    Imposing 1942 monument featuring a tall pedestal with a statue of Jesus standing on the Earth.
  • Lake Ilopango
    Lake, volcano, and fishing
    Lake Ilopango is a crater lake which fills a scenic 8 by 11 km volcanic caldera in central El Salvador, on the borders of the San Salvador, La Paz, and Cuscatlán departments. The caldera, which