San Salvador

San Salvador is the capital city of , approximately in the center of the country in a valley near the base of the San Salvador volcano. The city has a long history, with origins dating back to the Spanish conquest of the Pipil tribes.

Notable Places in the Area

The University of El Salvador or is the oldest and the most prominent university institutions in . is situated 4 km northwest of San Salvador. Photo: Jarould, CC BY-SA 4.0.

The Estadio Cuscatlán is a football stadium located in San Salvador, El Salvador. is situated 4 km west of San Salvador. Photo: JMRAFFi, CC BY-SA 3.0.

San Salvador

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Notable Places

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