Monday, December 13, 2021

El Salvador

We just learned about the country of Belize

Let's learn a little about the country of El Salvador!

This country is in Central America, and borders Honduras,Guatemala, and the Pacific Ocean.
It is about 8,000 square miles, and about 6.8 million people live there.
The people in this country speak Spanish.

(from: wikipedia - el salvador)

The flag of El Salvador is sideways stripes of blue, white and blue with the coat of arms in the middle.
Blue is for the skies and oceans, and white is for peace and solidarity.

(from: wikipedia - flag of el salvador)

To eat in this country you might have a pupusa, which is a kind of flat bread usually stuffed with things like cheese or beans, and topped with salsa.

(from: wikipedia - pupusa)

Visiting this country you might go to Tazumal to see the Mayan ruins from over 1,000 years ago.

(from: wikipedia - tazumal)

There is a statue of Jesus standing on a globe in El Salvador called the "Monumento al Divino Salvador del Mundo" which means monument to the divine savior of the world.

(from: wikipedia - monumento al divino salvador del mundo)

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