In the 11th century Pipil Indians, descendants of The Aztecs migrated to the region. Pedro de Alvarado conquered El Salvador in 1525. On September 15,1821 ,El Salvador and all of Central America was declared their independence. El Salvador was ruled by a series of military dictatorships.
El Salvador is a small nation known for its beaches,and landscapes. Its land area is 8124 sq. miles.
Adopted on May 12,1912. The flag was inspired by the flag of the Federal Republic of Central America and Greater Republic of Central America entities.
If you enjoy sight seeing and hiking you should visit , El Boqueron . El Boqueron is a national park at the top of San Salvador Volcano with hiking trails to the rims of El Boqueron crater.