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San Salvador is the capital and largest city of El Salvador and one of the biggest in all of Central America with a population of around 2,3 million inhabitants living in the metropolitan area. The city itself has well over half a million people. San Salvador is home to 1 out of 3 people in El Salvador. It is located in the central parts of the country in a valley at an elevation averaging 560 meters on the skirts of the Quezaltepeque . It is an area with high seismic activity and as a consequence the city has been struck hard in history. The city is the cultural, administrative and economic heart of the country and is a lively mix of old and new, of rich and poor.
San Salvador has a hot and humid climate with average daytime temperatures between 28 °C and 32 °C and night time temperatures of around 20 °C. April to September is the rainy season, although it is not as wet as many other places in Central America. Best time to visit is the dry season from November to March.
|Avg Max||30.3 °C||30.1 °C||32 °C||32.2 °C||30.8 °C||29.5 °C||30.1 °C||30 °C||29 °C||29.1 °C||29 °C||29.6 °C|
|Avg Min||16.3 °C||16.8 °C||17.7 °C||19 °C||20 °C||19.6 °C||19.1 °C||19.3 °C||19.4 °C||19 °C||17.9 °C||16.9 °C|
|Rainfall||5 mm||2 mm||9 mm||36 mm||152 mm||292 mm||316 mm||311 mm||348 mm||217 mm||36 mm||10 mm|
Cuscatlán International Airport (SAL) near San Salvador receives a number of international flights, for example with the national airline TACA, which is actually comprised of 5 different Central American airlines. It mainly flies to cities in the United States, Canada and countries in Central America, but also has flights to Bogota in Colombia, Lima in Peru and to Madrid in Spain.
Trans Mermex offers services between San Salvador and Guatemala, while Pullmantur has buses to Guatemala and Tegucigalpa in Honduras. Transnica has buses between San Salvador and Managua in Nicaragua. Ticabus has a wide range of services, from Tapachula in Mexico through Guatemala and on to San Salvador and buses from San Pedro Sula and Tegucigalpa in Honduras to San Salvador. There are even buses from as far as Panama, through Costa Rica and Nicaragua to San Salvador.
|Hostal Portada||Octava Calle Poniente #2326 Colonia Flor Blanca, San Salvador||Guesthouse||95|
|Hotel San Mateo||Colonia San Mateo, Calle Caracas 20 San Salvador, El Salvador||GUESTHOUSE||92|
|Mariscal Hotel & Suites||Paseo Escalón #3658||Hostel||-|
|San José Hostal||Boulevard universitario 2212 Col. San José||GUESTHOUSE||-|
|Tazumal Guesthouse||35 Avenida Norte, Casa 3 Reparto Santa Fe||Guesthouse||86|
|Hotel Nueva Villa Santander||8 calle pte No.2321 San Salvador||HOTEL||91|
|Joan´s Hostel||Calle del Mediterraneo No. 12 Colonia Jardines de Guadalupe||Hostel||90|
|Hostal Cumbres del Volcan||85 Avenida Norte #637 Colonia Escalon||HOTEL||87|
|Ximena's Guest House||Colonia Centroamérica, Calle San Salvador 202||GUESTHOUSE||88|
|Hotel Las Magnolias||Av. Las Magnolias Zona Rosa||Hotel||-|
|Hostal Dona Marta||Bulevar venezuela, 1-b Urbanizacion Venezuela, Pje. Maracaibo||HOTEL||-|
|Casa Palancapa||Frente a La Gruta, Barrio Concepcion, Suchitoto, C||GUESTHOUSE||-|
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Ask jorsiegrist a question about San Salvador
Hey there, I'm from Argentina and now I'm living in San Salvador. I came here about 5 months and now I'm studying Tourism .So if you're planning to come here to visit do not hesitate asking me. I can recomend you some places, beaches... anything you'd like to know.
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