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El Salvador Country Quiz

🇸🇻 Can you guess these facts about this Central American country?
Quiz by Aaron197
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Last updated: July 19, 2022
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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
31 Comments
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Level 43
Jan 10, 2020
Nice quiz
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Level 84
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 73
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 72
Jul 5, 2020
The picture was taken from pixabay. It will be changed.
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Level 59
Jul 22, 2020
Please accept "USD"
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Level 59
Oct 26, 2022
also Bitcoin and BTC
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Level 46
Mar 24, 2023
No.
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Level 70
Jul 29, 2023
Yes
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Level 65
Oct 11, 2020
Nice, but perhaps turtle should also be accepted? Not just sea turtle?
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Level 71
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 87
Aug 10, 2022
There are many species of freshwater turtle, though?
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Level 89
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 36
Oct 20, 2020
Please accept "Jungle"
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Level 55
Oct 22, 2020
I'm from there, I can assure you have no jungles haha
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Level 50
Oct 20, 2020
could you accept "God" for Jesus? According to Christianity, they're technically the same people.
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Level 47
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
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Level 66
Oct 28, 2022
Americans? What compels you to lump all of us into people who don't actually understand Christianity, as opposed to any other country?
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Level 72
Oct 20, 2020
Could you accept homocide for murder
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Level 71
Oct 20, 2020
"Homicide" is accepted.
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Level 55
Oct 22, 2020
Unpopular Opinion: Pupusas > Tacos
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Level 72
Dec 23, 2020
Leonardo DiCaprio agrees with you
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Level 93
Jun 16, 2021
could add bitcoin for official currency?
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Level 46
Mar 3, 2022
Never!
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Level 47
May 10, 2022
very nice quizz , but please accept the Salvadorian colon as currency
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Level 46
Mar 24, 2023
The colon aint used anymore.

El colon ya no es usado en El Salvador!

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Level 24
May 17, 2022
you should accept USD for US dollar
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Level 60
Feb 19, 2023
14/17 blast!
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Level 61
May 25, 2023
Several notes: "USD" should be accepted as the currency. Also, Español and Castellano should be accepted for Spanish.
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Level 46
Dec 9, 2023
Accept Bitcoin as currency!
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Level 61
Jan 23, 2024
Murder rate went way down
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Level 66
Mar 10, 2024
I'm surprised there is no question on Bukele