El Salvador Travel Guide

El Salvador Travel Guide

TRAVEL WARNING Overview El Salvador Country-specific safety information Crime Compared to Germany and many other countries, including Latin American countries, El Salvador has a very high rate of crime and violence. The greatest danger in the country comes from rival youth gangs. Foreigners and tourists have so far not been a special target group for […]

El Salvador Overview

El Salvador Overview

GENERAL Official name of the state Republic of El Salvador. Capital San Salvador. Geography As a country located in North America according to cheeroutdoor, El Salvador is bordered by Guatemala to the northwest, Honduras to the northeast, and the Pacific to the south and west. Most of the country consists of volcanic highlands, which are […]

El Salvador Religion

El Salvador Religion

The Catholic Church has traditionally been dominant in El Salvador. But just as elsewhere in Latin America, Protestant communities have gained ground and more and more identify themselves as non-believers. Almost half of Salvadoran people today refer to themselves as Catholics, while up to 40 percent refer to themselves as Protestants (the figures vary slightly […]