La Paz Department (El Salvador)

department of El Salvador

La Paz is a department in El Salvador. The capital is Zacatecoluca. The department was created in 1852.

La Paz
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Flag of La Paz
Flag
Coat of arms of La Paz
Coat of arms
Location within El Salvador
Location within El Salvador
Coordinates: 13°29′02″N 88°57′32″W / 13.484°N 88.959°W / 13.484; -88.959Coordinates: 13°29′02″N 88°57′32″W / 13.484°N 88.959°W / 13.484; -88.959
Country El Salvador
Created
(given current status)
February 1852
SeatZacatecoluca
Area
 • Total1,227.6 km2 (474.0 sq mi)
Population
 • Total328,221
 • Density270/km2 (690/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC−6 (CST)
ISO 3166 codeSV-PA

MunicipalitiesEdit

  1. Zacatecoluca (Capital)
  2. Cuyultitán
  3. El Rosario
  4. Jerusalén
  5. Mercedes La Ceiba
  6. Olocuilta
  7. Paraíso de Osorio
  8. San Antonio Masahuat
  9. San Emigdio
  10. San Francisco Chinameca
  11. San Juan Nonualco
  12. San Juan Talpa
  13. San Juan Tepezontes
  14. San Luis La Herradura
  15. San Luis Talpa
  16. San Miguel Tepezontes
  17. San Pedro Masahuat
  18. San Pedro Nonualco
  19. San Rafael Obrajuelo
  20. Santa María Ostuma
  21. Santiago Nonualco
  22. Tapalhuaca