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
RegionLatin America
Capital CitySan Salvador
Government Typepresidential representative democratic republic
Official LanguagesSpanish
CurrencyUnited States dollar, USD
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)
Ease of Doing Business Ranking91
Primary IndustriesRemittances,Agriculture,Manufacturing.
Major ExportsArticles of apparel and clothing accessories, Plastics and articles thereof, Paper and paperboard, articles of paper pulp, Sugars and sugar confectionery, Mineral fuels, mineral oils, Knitted or crocheted fabricsd, Preparations of cereals, flour, starch, Pharmaceutical products, Beverages, spirits and vinegar, Iron and steel
Major Exports to IndiaVehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, Pharmaceutical products, Tanning or dyeing extracts, tannins and their derivatives, dyes, pigments, Organic chemicals, Knitted or crocheted fabrics, Machinery, mechanical appliances, nuclear reactors, boilers, Iron and steel, Man-made staple fibres, Electrical machinery and equipment, Plastics and articles thereof, Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical,
Major ImportsMineral fuels, mineral oils, Electrical machinery and equipment, Machinery, mechanical appliances, nuclear reactors, boilers, Plastics and articles thereof, Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, Pharmaceutical products, Iron and steel, Paper and paperboard, articles of paper pulp, Cereals, Miscellaneous edible preparations, Cotton
Major Imports from IndiaWood and articles of wood, wood charcoal, Aluminium and articles thereof, Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material, Articles of iron or steel, Lac, gums, resins and other vegetable saps, Machinery, mechanical appliances, nuclear reactors, boilers, Iron and steel, Zinc and articles thereof, Plastics and articles thereof, Furniture, bedding, mattresses, mattress supports, cushions,
Foreign Relations
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.
Bordering NationsHonduras, Guatemala
Member of(United Nations)
Indian Embassy Details for El SalvadorDr. Jose Manuel Pacas Castro
Honorary Consul General
Honorary Consulate General of India (Under Embassy of India in Guatemala)
Parque Res. Altamira, Edif., No.6, Floor 3, Calle Los Viveros y,Buvd. Altamira, San Salvador
Email: hoc.guatemala@mea.gov.in
Phone: 00-503-22733990, 22483312, 22636864
Embassy Details of El Salvador in IndiaH.E. Mr. Guillermo Rubio Funes
Embassy of the Republic of El Salvador
F-48, Munirka Marg,Vasant ViharNew Delhi-110057
Email: esembassy@gmail.com
Phone: +91-11-4608 8400 (O)