Departments of El Salvador

administrative division

El Salvador is divided into 14 departments for administrative purposes. The departments are divided into a total of 262 municipalities. The country is a unitary state.

DepartmentsEdit

# Flag Department Capital Area (km2) Population [1]
(2013)
Municipalities
1   Ahuachapán Ahuachapán 1,239.6 333,406 12
2   Cabañas Sensuntepeque 1,103.5 164,945 9
3   Chalatenango Chalatenango 2,016.6 204,808 33
4   Cuscatlán Cojutepeque 756.2 252,528 16
5   La Libertad Santa Tecla 1,652.9 747,662 22
6   La Paz Zacatecoluca 1,223.6 328,221 22
7   La Unión La Unión 2,074.3 263,271 18
8   Morazán San Francisco Gotera 1,447.4 199,519 26
9   San Miguel San Miguel 2,077.1 478,792 20
10   San Salvador San Salvador 886.2 1,740,847 19
11   San Vicente San Vicente 1,184.0 174,561 13
12   Santa Ana Santa Ana 2,023.2 572,081 13
13   Sonsonate Sonsonate 1,225.2 463,732 16
14   Usulután Usulután 2,130.4 366,040 23

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