El Salvador

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About El Salvador

El Salvador also known as the Republic of El Salvador is a Central American Country which is part of the Spanish Colonization.

The country’s economy is influenced by Agriculture and Textiles

Country Facts


Basic Details
RegionCentral America
Capital CitySan Salvador
Government TypePresidential Republic
Official LanguagesSpanish
CurrencyUnited States dollar, USD,Bitcoin
Phone Code +503
Important CitiesAcajutla, Apopa, Antiguo Cuscatlán, Ciudad Delgado, Cuscatancingo, Ilopango, Jiquilisco, La Unión, Mejicanos, Metapán, San Miguel, San Salvador, Santa Tecla, Santa Ana, San Martin, Sonsonate, Soyapango
National DayIndependence Day (Sep-15)
GDP (nominal)USD 35.339 Billion
Ease of Doing Business Ranking91
Primary IndustriesRemittances,Agriculture,Manufacturing.
Foreign Relations
Bordering NationsHonduras, Guatemala
Member of(United Nations)
Major ExportsFashion and Apparel, Plastics and Products, Books and Papers, Electrical Products, Mining, Metals & Minerals, Food & Beverages, Spirits & Vinegar, Cereals & Pulses, Spices, Pharmaceutical Products, Building & Construction Products & Services, Silk & Textiles, Machinery & Appliances, Edible Oils & Seeds, Cosmetics and Accessories, Agriculture & Farming Products and Solutions, Plants and Flowers
Major ImportsMining, Metals & Minerals, Machinery & Appliances, Plastics and Products, Electrical Products, Automobiles, Vehicles & Components, Pharmaceutical Products, Fashion and Apparel, Cereals & Pulses, Books and Papers, Agriculture & Farming Products and Solutions, Silk & Textiles, Household Items & Products, Chemical Products, Rubber and Products, Food & Beverages, Spirits & Vinegar, Ceramic Products, Fruits and Nuts
Total Exports ValueUSD 7.115 Billion
Total Imports ValueUSD 17.108 Billion
Foreign Trade BalanceUSD 9.993 Billion (Deficit)
Foreign Relations with India
Trade Agreements with IndiaAgreement for waiver of visas for diplomatic and official passports signed in June 2008. MoU on setting up IT Training Centre in San Salvador signed in 2008. Accordingly, the IT Centre was established and functioned for 2 years successfully with the assistance of Government of India through NIIT. On the request of El Salvador, it was further extended by one year and after successful completion of the course, the IT Centre was handed over to Salvadoran authorities in June 2011.
Major Exports to IndiaWood and Pulp, Mining, Metals & Minerals, Vegetables and Related Products, Rubber and Products, Fashion and Apparel, Plastics and Products, Silk & Textiles, Electrical Products, Pharmaceutical Products, Other Products, Railway and Locomotives, Household Items & Products, Arms and Ammunitions, Music and Instruments
Major Imports from IndiaAutomobiles, Vehicles & Components, Fashion and Apparel, Silk & Textiles, Machinery & Appliances, Chemical Products, Hides, Leather & Tannery, Ceramic Products, Electrical Products, Rubber and Products, Plastics and Products, Mining, Metals & Minerals, Glass and glassware, Cosmetics and Accessories, Books and Papers
India's Imports ValueUSD 2.31 Million
India's Exports ValueUSD 126.98 Million
Trade Balance with IndiaUSD 124.67 Million (Deficit)
Indian Embassy Details for El SalvadorHonorary Consulate General of India (Under Embassy of India in Panama)
H.E. Dr. Jose Manuel Pacas Castro
Honorary Consul General
Parque Res. Altamira, Edif., No.6, Floor 3, Calle Los Viveros y,Buvd. Altamira, San Salvador
00-503-22733990, 22483312, 22636864

Embassy of India
H.E. Dr. Sumit Seth
Honourable Ambassador
10325, Avenida Federico Boyd,Apdo 0823-05815, Bella Vista, Panama, Republic of Panama

507-2642416, 2643043, 2648780

Embassy Details of El Salvador in IndiaEl Salvador
Embassy of the Republic of El Salvador
H.E. Mr. Guillermo Rubio Funes
F-48, Munirka Marg,Vasant ViharNew Delhi-110057
+91-11-4608 8400 (O)

El Salvador
Honorary Consulate of El Salvador in Kolkata
H.E. Mr. Sharad Khaitan
Honorary Consul
15 Lake Terrace Kolkata-700029
+91-33-3544 5059 (O)

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Honorary Consulate of El Salvador in Bengaluru
H.E. Mr. Uddhav Abhay Kumar Kanoria
Honorary Consul
41, III Cross V Block, Rajajinagar Bengaluru-560010
+91-80-23018773 (O)

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Honorary Consulate of El Salvador in Mumbai
H.E. Mrs. Pallavi Kanoria
Honorary Consul
B 1, 504, 5th Floor Marathon Nextgen Innova G K Marg, Lower Parel Mumbai-400013
+91-22-40871111 (O)

El Salvador
Honorary Consulate of El Salvador in Bengaluru
H.E. Mr. Uddhav Abhay Kumar Kanoria
Honorary Consul
41, III Cross V Block, Rajajinagar Bengaluru-560010
088-23154770 (O)

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Honorary Consulate of El Salvador in Chennai
H.E. Dr. Yashwanth Kumar Venkataraman
Honorary Consul
Parasu Dental Hospital P Ltd. 11/3 , 3rd Cross, Kasthurba Nagar Adyar, Chennai - 600020
044-42114777 (O)