I FROM IN EL SALVADOR.
THE AMERICA CENTER
DEPARTMENT OF EL SALVADOR
The Republic of El Salvador (Spanish for "The Savior")
is a country in Central America with a population of approximately 6.7 million people.
El Salvador gained its independence from Spain on September 15, 1821 and the Central
American Federation in 1839.
THE FLAG OF EL SALVADOR.
The flag of El Salvador was officially adopted on May 17, 1912. The blue and white
are the original colors used by the United Provinces of Central America after they gained their independence from Spain in
1823. The centered emblem is surrounded by the 5 flags of the those United Provinces.
NATIONAL COAT OF ARMS
FIVE FLAGS: Five fraternal Central American countries (El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras,
Nicaragua and Costa Rica).
BLUE STRIPE ON THE FLAGS: The sea and the sky
WHITE STRIP ON THE FLAGS: Peace
LAUREL LEAVES: Fourteen Departments (or States) of the Republic of El Salvador
PHRYGIAN CAP: The cap of liberty
VOLCANOS: Represent the Central American Isthmus which represent the five nations in the isthmus, washed by the two oceans
OCEANS: Pacific and Atlantic oceans
EQUILATERAL TRIANGLE: Equality of individuals. The three Branches of the
Republic (Executive, Legislative and Judicial)
GOD, UNION AND LIBERTY: The Republic of El Salvador
is based on this principle
BOW (KNOT): Unity
SEPTEMBER 15, 1821: Day of Independence of the Republic of El
The Torogoz is a beautiful bird with different
bright colored feathers. It does not adapt well to captivity. The torogoz is the symbol of family unity because
it participates with its mate in the care of their young.
The national flower of El Salvador is called Izote.
Fruit of the izote plant is used in cooking in El Salvador. Izote is a type of yucca plant.
The national tree of El Salvador is the Maquilishuat tree, it loses all its
foliage and covers itself with flowers from the month of October thru December.
CITY IN SAN SALVADOR
San Salvador is city, central El Salvador, capital and largest city of the
ONE OF THE MOST BUSY CITY AREAS IS THE ONE LOCATED AROUND THE AMERICAS PLAZA.
Las Pupusas are a popular El Salvadorian food. They are made of corn, cheese, bacon,
and fried beans. Here is a recipe for El Salvador's world-famous pupusas.