El Salvador

  • Area: 21,040 square kilometres
  • Currency: Salvadorean colón made up of  100 centavos; $1 = 8.75 colones
  • Official language: Spanish
  • Population: 6.297 million
  • Head of State or Government: Lic. Mauricio Funes (President), 2009
  • GDP: $23.79 billion
  • GDP per capita: $3,777.25
  • GDP growth: 1.6%
  • Inflation: 1.8%