Ten fun facts about El Salvador
El Salvador is considered the smallest Central American country.
It is the only country in central America without an Atlantic coast line.
El Salvador is known as the “Land of the Volcanoes”. It has some of the most active volcanoes in the world.
El Salvador gained its independence from Spain in 1821 after 3 whole centuries.
El Salvador went to war with Honduras after a soccer match; which was later known as the “Soccer War”.
In 2001, over 12,00 people were killed from an earthquake and many more were left homeless.
The early inhabitants of El Salvador are called the Maya.
El Salvador has witnessed several revolutions and wars against central American countries.
Coffee is considered an important pillar of the economy.
El Salvador is famous for it's beautiful beaches and hosts the world surfing competitions.
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