General INFO


Highways in El Salvador

What are the Main Highways in El Salvador?


The main highways in El Salvador are the Pan-American highway (CA-1) or Carretera Panamericana, the Litoral Highway (CA-2) or coastal highway, and the North Longitudinal Highway or Carretera Longitudinal del Norte. These highways are the main arteries that connect major cities in El Salvador and provide connectivity with the neighboring countries, Honduras and Guatemala. El … Read more

El Salvador International Airport

El Salvador International Airport. Oscar Arnulfo Romero y Galdamez


El Salvador International Airport Oscar Arnulfo Romero y Galdámez (SAL) is located in San Luis Talpa, La Paz, about 40 kilometers from San Salvador the country’s capital. El Salvador International Airport, previously known as Comalapa International Airport, is the only international airport in El Salvador. It was inaugurated in January 1980. The El Salvador international … Read more

El Salvador new Pacific Airport

The El Salvador Pacific Airport. A Project by Nayib Bukele


The El Salvador Pacific Airport is a new international airport that will be built in the eastern part of El Salvador, in the department of La Union. The new airport is a campaign promise that President Nayib Bukele made to the people in the region of San Miguel and La Union. The Bukele administration believes … Read more

El Salvador National Hospitals

El Salvador National Hospitals


The El Salvador National Hospitals are located in the capital cities of each department and in towns with large populations. The hospitals in El Salvador offer services such as internal medicine, general surgery, pediatrics, obstetrics, and gynecology. El Salvador has 31 public hospitals, 25 departmental, two regional, and four specialty hospitals. Anyone can seek medical … Read more

El Salvador Departments

El Salvador Departments and Municipalities. Get to know them.


El Salvador Departments. To better manage and govern the densely populated country, El Salvador is divided into 14 departments and 262 municipalities. The country’s departments or states do not have a central government or governor, so the governing is left to each municipality. The municipalities are administrated by a mayor and general council, which are … Read more

Presidents of El Salvador

Presidents of El Salvador. 1984 to the present.


The Presidents of El Salvador stay in office for a five-year term; they are elected by popular vote. To become president, a candidate must win 50% plus one of the total votes cast in the election. If no candidate gets to the required number of votes, it goes to a second voting round, where the … Read more

Marijuana in El Salvador

Marijuana in El Salvador. Is Marijuana Legal in El Salvador?


Is weed legal in El Salvador? No, it is not. Salvadoran laws say that it is illegal to produce, sell, and carry any kind of marijuana product in El Salvador, either for medicinal or recreational purposes. Weed is illegal in El Salvador; possession of any type of cannabis has severe legal consequences and will result … Read more