El Salvador Country Quiz

πŸ‡ΈπŸ‡» Can you guess these facts about this Central American country?
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Last updated: August 12, 2020
First submittedNovember 2, 2019
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Capital city
San Salvador
Official language
Spanish
"El Salvador" means "The Saviour". What person does this refer to?
Jesus Christ
Countries that border El Salvador
Guatemala
Honduras
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
Murder
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
Forest
About 2.3 million Salvadorans live in this foreign country
United States
Historical and cultural region of which El Salvador is part
Mesoamerica
Only country that has had more deaths due to volcanic eruptions than
El Salvador since 141 B.C.
Indonesia
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
Pupusa
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Level 34
Jan 10, 2020
Nice quiz
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Level 79
May 30, 2020
"Only country that has had more deaths due to volcanic eruptions then (than) El Salvador since 141 B.C."
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Level 65
Jul 5, 2020
The picture of the thumbnail is the city of Salvador de Bahia in Brazil... Nothing to do with El Salvador
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Level 66
Jul 5, 2020
The picture was taken from pixabay. It will be changed.
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Level 56
Jul 22, 2020
Please accept "USD"
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Level 42
Oct 11, 2020
Nice, but perhaps turtle should also be accepted? Not just sea turtle?
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Level 59
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.
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Level 83
Oct 20, 2020
Never learned about the Football War until now. Apparently it started at the same time as the World Cup qualifier.
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Level 27
Oct 20, 2020
Please accept "Jungle"
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Level 48
Oct 22, 2020
I'm from there, I can assure you have no jungles haha
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Level 43
Oct 20, 2020
could you accept "God" for Jesus? According to Christianity, they're technically the same people.
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Level 65
Oct 20, 2020
Could you accept homocide for murder
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Level 67
Oct 20, 2020
"Homicide" is accepted.
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Level 48
Oct 22, 2020
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