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El Salvador

Socio/political Facts:

  • Population: 6.518 million
  • Capital: San Salvador
  • Official language: Spanish
  • Area: 840.2 square miles. If we compare areas, it is smaller than the state of Massachusetts.
  • Unitary Presidential Republic

Fun Facts:

  • El Salvador is the smallest and the most densely populated country in Central America.
  • The U.S. dollar replaced the “colón” as the official currency of El Salvador in 2001
  • It is also the only country in Central America not to have a Caribbean coastline.
  • The name of the country translates to “the Savior” in Spanish.

Baseball Facts:

  • 2 MLB players. Humberto Lara and Henry Bonilla.
  • The El Salvador national baseball team is a national team of El Salvador and is controlled by the Federación Salvadoreña de Béisbol. It represents the nation in senior-level men’s international competition.
  • The team is a member of the Pan American Baseball Confederation.

Baseball & Softball Stats (Impact):

  • 100 kids benefited
  • 2 programs
  • 1 city