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El salvador

  1. 1. El Salvador Charles Cox Evan James Courtney Scott Chris Spry Kayleigh Walker
  2. 2. Ubicado en Am é rica Central
  3. 3. El Salvador Map
  4. 4. Geograf ía de El Salvador <ul><li>Smallest Central American Country and only country with no Caribbean coast </li></ul><ul><li>Total Area 21,041 sq km (about the size of Massachusetts </li></ul><ul><li>Terrain: Mostly mountainous with a narrow coastal belt and central plateau </li></ul><ul><li>Coastline: 307 km </li></ul><ul><li>Highest Point: 2,730 m Cerro El Pitel </li></ul><ul><li>Lowest Point: Sea Level - Pacific Ocean </li></ul>
  5. 5. Geograf ía de El Salvador <ul><li>150 rivers flow that flow into Pacific Ocean </li></ul><ul><li>3 lakes: Lago de Guija, Lago de Coatepeque and Lago de Ilopango. </li></ul><ul><li>2 parallel mountain ranges: Sierra Madre Mountains in the north form the border with Honduras </li></ul><ul><li>Mountain range in the south is located in a very unstable geologic zone with frequent earthquakes and 22 volcanoes </li></ul>
  6. 7. Clima de El Salvador <ul><li>Rainy Season (May to October) </li></ul><ul><li>Dry Season (November to April) </li></ul><ul><li>Coast - Tropical </li></ul><ul><li>Upland-Temperate </li></ul>
  7. 8. 2009 Population-7.2 million
  8. 9. Capital and Largest City- San Salvador <ul><li>City Population - 1.6 million </li></ul>
  9. 10. San Salvador
  10. 11. <ul><li>San Salvador with the San Salvador Volcano in the distance </li></ul>
  11. 12. Sources <ul><li>https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/es.html </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/2033.htm </li></ul><ul><li>http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/country_profiles/1220684.stm </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.lonelyplanet.com/el-salvador </li></ul>

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