!!!El Salvador: Geography
||Location|Central America, bordering the North Pacific Ocean, between Guatemala and Honduras
||Geographic Coordinates|13 50 N, 88 55 W[{GoogleMap location='13.833333,-88.916664' zoom='4'}]
||Area |''total: ''21,041 sq km\\''land: ''20,721 sq km\\''water: ''320 sq km\\[[__''Verified in 8 databases''__]
||Land boundaries|''total: ''590 km\\''border countries: ''Guatemala 199 km, Honduras 391 km
||Coastline|307 km
||Elevation Extremes|''lowest point: ''Pacific Ocean 0 m\\''highest point: ''Cerro El Pital 2,730 m
||Highest Mountains|__Due to difference in mountain rankings taken from two data sources we are listing here both lists :__\\ According to [Wolfram|http://www.wolframalpha.com]: Cerro El Pital   2730   m\\According to [Geonames|http://www.geonames.org]: Volcan de Guazapa 1438 m\\ \\__Attempted Explanation:__ Please help us to try to explain the discrepancies by sending us helpful information to [office@global-geography.org|mailto:office@global-geography.org] 
||Terrain|mostly mountains with narrow coastal belt and central plateau
||Natural Hazards|known as the Land of Volcanoes; frequent and sometimes destructive earthquakes and volcanic activity; extremely susceptible to hurricanes volcanism: significant volcanic activity; San Salvador (elev. 1,893 m), which last erupted in 1917, has the potential to cause major harm to the country's capital, which lies just below the volcano's slopes; San Miguel (elev. 2,130 m), which last erupted in 2002, is one of the most active volcanoes in the country; other historically active volcanoes include Conchaguita, Ilopango, Izalco, and Santa Ana
||Natural Resource|hydropower, geothermal power, petroleum, arable land
||Land Use|''arable land: ''31.61%\\''permanent crops: ''10.93%\\''other: ''57.46% (2011)
||Climate|tropical; rainy season (May to October); dry season (November to April); tropical on coast; temperate in uplands
||Irrigated Land|449.9 sq km (2003)
||Renewable Water Resources|25.23 cu km (2011)
||Environment_CurrentIssues|deforestation; soil erosion; water pollution; contamination of soils from disposal of toxic wastes
||Environment - international agreements|''party to: ''Biodiversity, Climate Change, Climate Change-Kyoto Protocol, Desertification, Endangered Species, Hazardous Wastes, Ozone Layer Protection, Wetlands\\''signed, but not ratified: ''Law of the Sea
||Large Cities|San Salvador; Soyapango; Santa Ana; San Miguel; Mejicanos\\ __[[Verified]__\\[Important Cities|Geography/America/El_Salvador/Geography/Important_Cities]
||Geography-note|smallest Central American country and only one without a coastline on Caribbean Sea