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Skyline de San Salvador - Photo by Yifta Lieberman - CC-BY


 

Population (2006) ..............................................6,822,378
GDP per capita 2006 (Purchasing Power Parity, US$)........... 4,900
GDP 2006 (Purchasing Power Parity, US$ billions)................ 33.2
Unemployment.....................................................................10%
Average annual growth 1991-97
Population (%) ....... 2.2
Labor force (%) ....... 3.8

 

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Resources and links about El Salvador

El Salvador - Photo by Jesse Michael Nix - CC-BY

Total Area...................................................................8,260 sq. mi.
Poverty (% of population below national poverty line)...... 48
Urban population (% of total population) ...............................46
Life expectancy at birth (years).....................................................69
Infant mortality (per 1,000 live births)........................................32
Child malnutrition (% of children under 5) ..............................11
Access to safe water (% of population) ..................................... 53
Illiteracy (% of population age 15+) ..........................................23

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Background Note: El Salvador  __A full national profile with El Salvador history, culture, economy, maps and more. - illustrated - From U.S. State Department - http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/2033.htm

Colleges and Universities - El Salvador __ List of schools with links connecting directly with each. - From Robert-Jan Bulter - http://www.bulter.nl/universities/sv.html

Country Profile: El Salvador __ A general overview including El Salvador history, political structure, culture, leaders, media, and more. "A tiny country, El Salvador is both the most densely populated state on the mainland of the Americas and the most industrialised in Central America. However, social inequality and the fact that the country lies within a seismic zone define much of contemporary El Salvador." - illustrated - From BBC - http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/americas/country_profiles/1220684.stm


 
Doing Business in El Salvador __ "This page provides a snapshot of each country’s aggregate ranking on the ease of doing business and on each of the ten topics that comprise the overall ranking. Data is also provided for each country for all the 10 topics covered in the database." Starting a business, dealing with licenses, employing workers, getting credit, paying taxes and much more. - From doingbusiness.org/The World Bank Group - http://www.doingbusiness.org/ExploreEconomies/?economyid=62

Economy of El Salvador __ "The Salvadoran economy has experienced mixed results from the ARENA government's commitment to free market initiatives and conservative fiscal management that include the privatization of the banking system, telecommunications, public pensions, electrical distribution, and some electrical generation, reduction of import duties, elimination of price controls, and an improved enforcement of intellectual property rights." You will find an encyclopedic entry about the economy of El Salvador along with links to related materials. - From wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Economy_of_El_Salvador


 
El Salvador __ An excellent tool for anthropology and El Salvador historical research. "Handbook Series sponsored by the U.S. Department of the Army between 1986 and 1998. Each study offers a comprehensive description and analysis of the country or region's historical setting, geography, society, economy, political system, and foreign policy." - From Library of Congress - http://countrystudies.us/el-salvador/

El Salvador __ "El Salvador's name still evokes images of the brutal civil war fought throughout the 1980s in the tangle of mountains and farmlands that quilt the smallest country in Central America. The war, however, is over and the most turbulent aspect of El Salvador today is thankfully just its volcanic landscape." History, culture, statistics, more. - From Lonely Planet - http://www.lonelyplanet.com/destinations/central_america/el_salvador/

El Salvador __ A good overview, El Salvador history, El Salvador government, statistics and more. - illustrated - From Infoplease - http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0107489.html

El Salvador - Atlapedia Online __ Good Overview of El Salvador covering a wide variety of topics. - From Atlapedia Online - http://www.atlapedia.com/online/countries/elsalvad.htm

El Salvador Economy - Flags, Maps, Economy, Economy, Climate ... __ Information about the El Salvador Economy, Flags, Maps of El Salvador, Economy of El Salvador, Climate, Natural Resources, Current Issues, International Agreements, Population, Social Statistics and more. - illustrated - From photius.com - http://www.google.com/search?source=ig&hl=en&q=el+salvador+economy&btnG=Google+Search 



El Salvador: Geography, Maps and Information __ You will find a collection of resources including geography, maps and links to related articles. - From about.com - http://geography.about.com/library/maps/blelsalvador.htm

El Salvador - Government and Politics __ "SINCE THE REFORMIST COUP of 1979, El Salvador has experienced wrenching political turmoil as numerous actors, movements, and forces contended for the right to shape the country's future." You will find a detailed overview of the government of El Salvador and the political situation. - From countrystudies.us - http://countrystudies.us/el-salvador/65.htm

El Salvador: History, Geography, Government, and Culture ... __ Here is information about El Salvador — geography, El Salvador history, politics, El Salvador government, economy, population statistics, culture, religion, languages, largest cities, more. - illustrated - From infoplease.com - http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0107489.html

el salvador map and map of el salvador information page __ An atlas style page chock-full of various maps of El Salvador, statistics, and general information. - illustrated - From worldatlas.com - http://worldatlas.com/webimage/countrys/namerica/camerica/sv.htm

El Salvador Photos __ You will find galleries of click-to-enlarge photos of El Salvador. Pictures of El Salvador - illustrated - From trekearth.com - http://www.trekearth.com/gallery/Central_America/El_Salvador/ 
 
El Salvador Photos, Flag, Map and Travel Information __ You will find several galleries of pictures of El Salvador as well as an 'atlas' style summary with maps of El Salvador and more. - illustrated - From pbase.com - http://www.pbase.com/world/el_salvador

El Salvador - Travel Photos __ Gallery of annotated photographs of El Salvador. - illustrated - From galenfrysinger.com - http://www.galenfrysinger.com/el_salvador.htm 

 

Maps Of El Salvador __ You will find a wide variety of El Salvador map resources. Select El Salvador maps from MapQuest, Merriam-Webster, Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection and others. - From embassyworld.com - http://www.embassyworld.com/maps/Maps_Of_Salvador.html

pictures of El Salvador at picturesofplaces.com - el salvador pictures ... __ "El Salvador pictures including Santa Ana, Santa Rosa de Lima, and more!" - illustrated - From picturesofplaces.com - http://www.picturesofplaces.com/CentralSouthAmerica/elsalvador.html
 

 

 

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