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  • Official name: Republic of El Salvador.

  • Capital: San Salvador.

  • Currency: US Dollar.

  • Time: GMT-6. Central Time USA.

  • Electricity: 110 volts AC

  • Airport: “Jose Arnulfo Romero” International Airport

  • Weather: Is an eternal summer with temperatures between 75 – 80 degrees Fahrenheit.

  • Entry requirements: Passport with six months validity. Tourist visa depending on the country of origin. Americans are require to buy a tourist card for $10 at the airport, valid for 90 days.

  • Communications: You can use an international direct connection to any party anywhere in the world. For incoming calls, the country code is 503 followed by 8 numbers. For outgoing calls, the exit code is 001 to call the US and Canada, and 00 to dial elsewhere in the world.

  • Internet: Most establishments, restaurants, hotels, hospitals have free access to WiFi.

  • Credit and debit cards: Most international credit cards are accepted throughout the country.

  • Clothing: Light clothing will do and a raincoat or umbrella during rainy season.

  • Local dish: Pupusas.