El Salvador Country Quiz

🇸🇻 Can you guess these facts about this Central American country?
Quiz by Aaron197
Last updated: July 19, 2022
First submittedNovember 2, 2019
Times taken12,452
Average score70.6%
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Capital city
San Salvador
Official language
"El Salvador" means "The Saviour". What person does this refer to?
Jesus Christ
Countries that border El Salvador
Short war fought in 1969 against bordering country #2
Football War
Currency used in El Salvador
U.S. Dollar
El Salvador has the highest rate of ______ in the world, 61.8 per 100,000 annually
El Salvador is the only Central American country to not border this sea
Caribbean Sea
Gulf that El Salvador borders to its east
Gulf of Fonseca
El Salvador has lost 85% of its _____ since the 1960s
About 2.3 million Salvadorans live in this foreign country
United States
Historical and cultural region of which El Salvador is part
Only country that has had more deaths due to volcanic eruptions than
El Salvador since 141 B.C.
Six of the eight species of these nest in El Salvador, including the leatherback
Sea Turtle
Second largest city (hint: a saint)
Santa Ana
National dish of El Salvador, a stuffed tortilla
Level 43
Jan 10, 2020
Nice quiz
Level 82
May 30, 2020
"Only country that has had more deaths due to volcanic eruptions then (than) El Salvador since 141 B.C."
Level 72
Jul 5, 2020
The picture of the thumbnail is the city of Salvador de Bahia in Brazil... Nothing to do with El Salvador
Level 69
Jul 5, 2020
The picture was taken from pixabay. It will be changed.
Level 59
Jul 22, 2020
Please accept "USD"
Level 61
Oct 11, 2020
Nice, but perhaps turtle should also be accepted? Not just sea turtle?
Level 66
Oct 20, 2020
In German the species is just called "leather turtle". I was taught that turtles live in the sea and tortoises on land, so I did not think to add "sea" since I thought it'd be a pleonasm. Please accept turtle.
Level 77
Aug 10, 2022
There are many species of freshwater turtle, though?
Level 87
Oct 20, 2020
Never learned about the Football War until now. Apparently it started at the same time as the World Cup qualifier.
Level 27
Oct 20, 2020
Please accept "Jungle"
Level 53
Oct 22, 2020
I'm from there, I can assure you have no jungles haha
Level 50
Oct 20, 2020
could you accept "God" for Jesus? According to Christianity, they're technically the same people.
Level 43
May 10, 2022
nope , God and Jesus are whole different kind of stuff , Americans may think that but I can assure that in the bible God and Jesus are two different things
Level 70
Oct 20, 2020
Could you accept homocide for murder
Level 70
Oct 20, 2020
"Homicide" is accepted.
Level 53
Oct 22, 2020
Unpopular Opinion: Pupusas > Tacos
Level 66
Dec 23, 2020
Leonardo DiCaprio agrees with you
Level 90
Jun 16, 2021
could add bitcoin for official currency?
Level 33
Mar 3, 2022
Level 43
May 10, 2022
very nice quizz , but please accept the Salvadorian colon as currency
Level 24
May 17, 2022
you should accept USD for US dollar