El Salvador

Central America, 1977–1980

The following is article is part of the United States Department of State’s “Milestones in the History of U.S. Foreign Relations” series. It is reproduced here under the public domain. The Carter administration’s preferred policy toward Latin America—stressing human rights… Read More ›

El Salvador

Quick Data Population 6,187,271 (July 2018 estimate) Major Cities San Salvador (capital): 1.107 million Demographics Ethnicity (2007 estimate) Mestizo: 86.3% White 12.7% Amerindian 0.2% Black 0.1% Other 0.6% Religion (2014 estimate) Roman Catholic 50% Protestant 36% Other 2% None 12%… Read More ›