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Yayantique
YAYANTIQUE is a municipality in the La Unión department of El Salvador . This El Salvador
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Geographic Coordinate System
A GEOGRAPHIC COORDINATE SYSTEM is a coordinate system used in geography that enables every location on Earth to be specified by a set of numbers, letters or symbols. The coordinates are often chosen such that one of the numbers represents a vertical position , and two or three of the numbers represent a horizontal position . A common choice of coordinates is latitude , longitude and elevation . To specify a location on a two-dimensional map requires a map projection
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Municipality
A MUNICIPALITY is usually a single urban administrative division having corporate status and powers of self-government or jurisdiction as granted by national and state laws to which it is subordinate. It is to be distinguished from the county , which may encompass rural territory or numerous small communities such as towns , villages and hamlets . The term municipality may also mean the governing or ruling body of a given municipality. A municipality is a general-purpose administrative subdivision, as opposed to a special-purpose district . The term is derived from French municipalité and Latin municipalis
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Special
SPECIAL or SPECIALS may refer to: CONTENTS * 1 Music * 2 Film and television * 3 Other uses * 4 See also MUSIC * Special (album) , a 1992 album by Vesta Williams * "Special" (Garbage song) , 1998 * "Special" (Mew song) , 2005 * "Special" (Stephen Lynch song) , 2000 * The Specials
The Specials
, a British band * "Special", a song by Violent Femmes on The Blind Leading the Naked * "Special", a song on
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El Salvador
Coordinates : 13°50′N 88°55′W / 13.833°N 88.917°W / 13.833; -88.917 Republic
Republic
of El Salvador República de El Salvador
El Salvador
(Spanish ) Flag Coat of arms MOTTO: "Dios, Unión, Liber
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Departments Of El Salvador
El Salvador
El Salvador
is divided into 14 departments (Spanish : departamentos) for administrative purposes, subdivided into 262 municipalities (Spanish : municipios). The country is a unitary state
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Pasaquina
PASAQUINA is a municipality in the La Unión department of El Salvador . HISTORYDuring the pre-Columbian times the territory was inhabited by Mayan groups called the Uluas. Under the Spanish colonial era, Pasaquina was joined as a part of San Alejo in 1786 . For the nineteenth century, the region was incorporated into the Department of San Miguel in 1824 and annexed to the Union in 1865 . they earned the title of "town" in 1872, and the title of "city" in 1920. OVERVIEWThe municipality covers an area of 295,28 km ² and has a header altitude of 60 meters . The Mayan topónimo Pasaquina Ulua would meanings of "City of white beans" or "Path of bitterness." The festivities are celebrated in the month of January in honor of San Sebastian Martyr . Pasaquina has a high level of emigration, mainly to the United States . SPORTSThe local professional football club is named C.D. Pasaquina and it currently plays in the Salvadoran Primera División
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Nueva Esparta, La Unión
NUEVA ESPARTA is a municipality in the northeasternmost zone of El Salvador , inside La Unión Department . The municipality is politically divided into the central Pueblo Nueva Esparta, six outlying canton communities and 31 caserios (smaller community outgrowths from the pueblo or canton communities). CONTENTS * 1 Municipality * 2 History * 3 Politics * 4 Population and industry * 5 Culture * 6 External links MUNICIPALITYCANTONS : El Portillo, Honduritas, El Banadero, Las Mariás, Monteca, Ocotillo, Talpetate. ALTITUDE (city center): 295 meters (968 ft) above sea level (at the center of the town), although some areas around the town reach over 850 meters (2,790 ft) above sea level. TERRITORIAL EXTENSION: 86 km2 (33 sq mi), of which 0.72 km2 (0.28 sq mi) is urban and 85.44 km2 (32.99 sq mi) is rural
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Polorós
POLORóS is a municipality in the La Unión department of El Salvador . The 2007 census counted a population of 9,701. HISTORY Polorós
Polorós
was a pre-Columbian Lenca settlement. Around 1577 it was given to the Franciscan friars of the convent of San Andres Nacaome. As a town of the parish of Gotera, according to Pedro Cortes y Larraz, it had a total of 171 inhabitants in 1770, and was known as San Gaspar Polorós. The town was part of the district of Gotera from 1786 to 1827. Since 1883 it has belonged to the district of Santa Rosa de Lima, and after having been in the department of San Miguel, in 1865 it became part of the department of La Union. The town earned the title of city by a legislative decree on February 28, 1891. GENERAL INFORMATION The municipality covers an area of 126.60 km ² and is at an altitude of 380 meters
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Santa Rosa De Lima, La Unión
SANTA ROSA DE LIMA is a municipality in La Unión Department of El Salvador. DESCRIPTIONThe city is named after St. Rose of Lima , born on 1586 in Lima (Peru). Its "fiestas patronales" are during the month of August, when the city gets full of vendors from around the country selling a wide range of articles and food. The city is also known as the "capital of commerce" in La Unión and is famous for its cheese, gold and livestock trade. And they have a big commerce of cows, pigs and clothing. Santa Rosa de Lima is a city which is the heart of commerce. The city has many fast food places and traditional also like the famous pupusas. The city is located a few kilometers from the Honduras border. During the Honduras/El Salvador war in the late 60's, the city got hundreds of expatriated Salvadorans from Honduras. At which time, there ensued an economic depression that lasted just before the eruption of the civil war in 1979
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Yucuaiquín
YUCUAIQUíN is a municipality in La Unión Department of El Salvador . It has a total area of 55.2 square kilometres (21 sq mi) and a population of 7,294. It is located at an altitude of 450 metres (1,480 ft) AMSL . CONTENTS * 1 Name * 2 History * 3 Politics * 4 Administrative divisions * 5 Culture * 6 Sister city * 7 External links NAMEYucuaiquín is a native word that is derived from two roots of the Poton Language: "Yuku" meaning fire and "Aykin" meaning land or town. So, the name has been interpreted to mean 'Town of Fire', that is according to the historian Jorge Lardé y Larín. Historically, the name has evolved: in 1549 it was known as Yncuayquín, soon Inquiaquín (1573), Yoayquín (1577), Yocoaiquín (1689) and Jucuaiquín or Yucquín. HISTORYWhen the Spaniards arrived, Yucuaiquín was located in a valley called "Llano Grande"
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Meanguera Del Golfo
MEANGUERA DEL GOLFO is a municipality in the La Unión department of El Salvador . Located 30 kilometres (19 mi) from department of La Unión and 213 km (132 mi) from San Salvador on the island of Meanguera in the Gulf of Fonseca . It has an area of 23.6 km2 (9.1 sq mi) with a population of 2,398 inhabitants (2007). Three countries - Honduras , El Salvador , and Nicaragua - have coastline along the gulf , and all three have been involved in a lengthy dispute over the rights to the gulf and the islands located there within. In 1992, a chamber of the International Court of Justice (ICJ) decided the Land, Island and Maritime Frontier Dispute, of which the gulf dispute was a part. The ICJ determined that El Salvador , Honduras , and Nicaragua were to share control of the Gulf of Fonseca. El Salvador was awarded the islands of Meanguera and Meanguerita, and Honduras was awarded El Tigre Island
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San José, La Unión
SAN JOSé is a municipality in the La Unión department of El Salvador . San José, also known as San José La Fuente, is a municipality of the department of La Unión in El Salvador Cantones El Chagüite y La Joya * v * t * e La Unión Department Capital: LA UNIóN MUNICIPALITIES * Anamorós * Bolívar * Concepción de Oriente * Conchagua * El Carmen * El Sauce * Intipucá * La Unión * Lislique * Meanguera del Golfo * Nueva Esparta * Pasaquina * Polorós * San Alejo * San José * Santa Rosa de Lima * Yayantique * Yucuaiquín This El Salvador location article is a stub . You can help by expanding it
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San Alejo
SAN ALEJO is a municipality in the La Unión department of El Salvador . HISTORYA mid-eighteenth century, in the parish of Conchagua, there was the San Alejo
San Alejo
de Pedregal, rocky site known as Queiquín native Lenca. These natives had yayantiques neighbors as its rivals. Shortly after a brawl that took place in 1771 among such enemies, the Supreme Head of the Province of San Miguel ordered to organize a village in the land donated by the owners of the property. With the creation of the Municipality
Municipality
of San Salvador in 1785, the town went on to become the capital of one of the fifteen games. On June 9, 1809, the Court of Fidelity, based in San Miguel, imprisoned and confiscated the property of Just Zaldivar (originally from San Alejo) and Valentin Porras, being promoters of "subversive ideas" against the authorities of the Spanish crown
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El Sauce
EL SAUCE is a municipality in the La Unión department of El Salvador . This El Salvador
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Anamorós
ANAMORóS is a municipality in the La Unión department of El Salvador . The associated Catholic parish was the first post of future archbishop and martyr Óscar Romero . HISTORYIn 1770, people of the parish was Anamoros leaks, with 170 inhabitants in 72 families, as census data collected by the Archbishop Pedro Cortes y Larraz. In 1786, he joined the party Gotera. In 1807, he was already head of the parish of the same name, with the peoples of Polorós and Lislique as annexes. According to the geographer, Mr. William Dawson won the title of town in 1871. By Legislative Decree No. 173 of October 31, 1972, was conferred the title of city to the village of Anamoros. SPORTSThe local football club is named C.D
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