Information about El Salvador
Population: 6.288.899 est 2013
Capital: San Salvador 290.269 inhab. (est. 2013) - metro area 1.736.630 (est 2012) inhab
Official Languages: spanish
Main cities: San Salvador · Santa Ana · San Miguel · Sonsonate
According to your nationality, before planning your trip, please check with the embassy or consulate of El Salvador in your country of residence, if you need Visa in order to enter the country. Make sure to have the health insurance required and the valid passport, as well.
In addition to passport and visa, if you plan to travel to El Salvador, whether for business or pleasure, we suggest to review the following information: International Airports - Airport Safety Rules - baggage allowance, size and weight restrictions - Most visited cities - Driving in El Salvador - Electricity - Time Zone - Business hours - National Holidays - Weights and Measures - Rules of Etiquette and Commercial PracticesCurrency: Dólar americano (USD)
Time Zone: (GMT-6)
Vaccination data up to july 2012:
- Obligatory vaccines: Yellow fever if coming from an endemic country
- Recommended vaccines: Hepatitis A, Tetanus-diphtheria, MMR vaccine.