The Republic of El Salvador is a country located in Central America. It is the smallest and most densely populated in the continent.
The country recorded a population of 6.421 million in 2018 and covers an area of 21,041 km2.
Its capital, which is also the largest city, is San Salvador. It is situated on the Ace Chaute River at Hammocks Valley.
Other urban centres are Ilopango, Apopa, Antiguo Cuscatlan and Ciudad Delgado.