El Salvador Bordering Countries: Guatemala
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Where is El Salvador?
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El Salvador Information:
El Salvador is located in Central America. El Salvador is bordered by the Pacific Ocean, Guatemala to the west, and Honduras to the north and east.
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El Salvador Cities:
Acajutla, Aguilares, Ahuachapan, Apopa, Armenia, Chalatenango, Chalchuapa, Citala, Cojutepeque, Comalapa, El Carmen, El Triunfo, Elcuco, Ilobasco, Intipuca, La Canoa, La Hachadura, La Herradura, La Libertad, La Union, Lislique, Llobasco, Los Cobanos, Metapan, Nueva Concepcion, Nueva San Salvador, Olocuilta, Puerto El Triunfo, Quezaltepeque, San Francisco, San Miguel, San Salvador, San Vicente, Santa Ana, Santa Cruz, Santa Rosa de Lima, Sensuntepeque, Sesori, Sonsonate, Suchitoto, Tejutla, Usulutan, Victoria and Zacatecoluca.
El Salvador Locations:
Bahia de La Union, Embalse Cerron Grande, Goascoran River, Golfo de Fonseca, Lago de Coatepeque, Lago de Guija, Lago de Ilopango, Lempa River, Pacifc Ocean, Paz River, Rio Goascoran, Rio Jiboa, Rio Lempa, Rio Paz, Rio Torola, Torola River and Volcan de Izalco.
El Salvador Natural Resources:
Natural resources for El Salvador include petroleum, arable land, geothermal power and hydropower.
El Salvador Natural Hazards:
El Salvador, which is known as the Land of Volcanoes, has natural hazards which include frequent and sometimes destructive earthquakes and volcanic activity. The country is also extremely susceptible to hurricanes.
El Salvador Environmental Issues:
Environmental issues for El Salvador are water and land related. These include contamination of soils from disposal of toxic wastes. In addition, the country has soil erosion and deforestation. El Salvador also has water pollution.
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