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Republic of El Salvador (El Salvador)

El Salvador

Also known as: El Salvador (Deutsch, español, Italiano, Português), le Salvador (français), Salwador (polski), 薩爾瓦多 (正體中文), エルサルバドル (日本語), Salvatoria (latine)

Continent: Central America

Capital: San Salvador

Population: 6,125,512

Area: 20,720 km²

Patron Saint: Our Lady of Peace

Religions: Roman Catholic 57.1%, Protestant 21.2%, Jehovah's Witnesses 1.9%, Mormon 0.7%, other religions 2.3%, none 16.8%

Languages: Spanish (official), Nahua (among some Amerindians)

Motto: Dios, Unión, Libertad (Spanish) (God, Union, Liberty)

Neighbouring Countries: Guatemala Guatemala, ↗ Honduras Honduras, ↘ Nicaragua Nicaragua


Circumscriptions (9): Metr. Archdioceses (1), Dioceses (7), Military Ordinariates (1)


Roman Rite (9): Chalatenango, Obispado Castrense en El Salvador, San Miguel, San Salvador, San Vicente, Santa Ana, Santiago de María, Sonsonate, Zacatecoluca


by Type | by Name | by Ecclesiastical Province
Changes in Circumscriptions | Former Circumscriptions


CardinalsCardinals: Past Cardinals

BishopsBishops: by Age | by Name | by Precedence | Jubilarians | Recent Events


Special Churches Special Churches: Cathedrals Cathedrals (9), Basilicas Basilicas (4), National Shrines National Shrines (1)

Documents and Celebrations Documents and Celebrations


Papal Visits


Apostolic Nunciature: El Salvador Archbishop Léon Kalenga Badikebele (60)

Conference of Bishops: Conferencia Episcopal de El Salvador (CEDES) LinkTwitter Feed Archbishop José Luis Escobar Alas (57)

International Meeting of Bishops’ Conferences: Secretariado Episcopal de América Central y Panamá (S.E.D.A.C.) Link Archbishop José Domingo Ulloa Mendieta, O.S.A. (60)

International Meeting of Bishops’ Conferences: Consejo Episcopal Latinoamericano (C.E.L.A.M.) LinkTwitter Feed Cardinal Jesús Rubén Salazar Gómez (74)


as of 2017.02.26

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