San Salvador

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San Salvador ("Holy Savior") is the capital and the most populous city of El Salvador and its eponymous department.wikipedia
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San Salvador ("Holy Savior") is the capital and the most populous city of El Salvador and its eponymous department.
El Salvador's capital and largest city is San Salvador.

Central American and Caribbean Games

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It hosted the Central American and Caribbean Games in 1935 and 2002, and the Central American Games in 1977 and 1994, as well as the Miss Universe 1975 pageant.

San Salvador Department

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San Salvador ("Holy Savior") is the capital and the most populous city of El Salvador and its eponymous department.
The capital is San Salvador, which is also the national capital.

Miss Universe 1975

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It hosted the Central American and Caribbean Games in 1935 and 2002, and the Central American Games in 1977 and 1994, as well as the Miss Universe 1975 pageant.
Miss Universe 1975 the 24th Miss Universe pageant, was held on 19 July 1975 at the National Gymnasium in San Salvador, El Salvador.

Central American Games

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It hosted the Central American and Caribbean Games in 1935 and 2002, and the Central American Games in 1977 and 1994, as well as the Miss Universe 1975 pageant.

José Napoleón Duarte

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In 1964, the Christian Democratic Party (PDC) candidate, José Napoleon Duarte, an engineer, was elected mayor; he served from 1964 to 1970.
He was mayor of San Salvador before running for president in 1972.

Diego de Holguín

Under the orders of conquistador Pedro de Alvarado, his associates Gonzalo de Alvarado and Diego de Holguín occupied the empty settlement and began to develop it. Diego de Holguín became the first mayor of San Salvador after the town was founded on April 1, 1525.
Diego de Holguín, 1486 -?, was a Spanish conquistador and the first mayor of San Salvador, in April 1525.

Metropolitan Area of San Salvador

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The mayor is a member of the Council of Mayors of the Metropolitan Area of San Salvador (COAMSS), composed of fourteen local councils that make up the area known as Greater San Salvador.
The Metropolitan Area of San Salvador (Área Metropolitana de San Salvador or AMSS) is a metropolitan area formed by San Salvador, the capital of El Salvador, and thirteen of its surrounding municipalities.

Norman Quijano

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Since 2009, Mayor Norman Quijano has worked for the redevelopment of parks and historic buildings in the Rescate del Centro Histórico, which involves the removal of street vendors.
Norman Noel Quijano González (born November 2, 1946) is a Salvadoran politician and Mayor of San Salvador, under the Nationalist Republican Alliance ticket, serving from May 1, 2009 until his resignation on August 15, 2013 in order to run as a presidential candidate.

San Salvador (volcano)

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In 1917, an earthquake during an eruption of the nearby San Salvador volcano (also known as Quetzaltepec) damaged the city, but it escaped additional damage because the lava flowed down the back side of the volcano.
The San Salvador Volcano (also known as Quezaltepeque or El Boquerón) is a stratovolcano situated northwest to the city of San Salvador.

Football War

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In 1969, celebrations in the Cuscatlán stadium were held in honor of the returning troops from the Football War with Honduras.
The second game, on 15 June 1969 in the Salvadoran capital of San Salvador, which was won 3–0 by El Salvador, was followed by even greater violence.

Gonzalo de Alvarado

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Under the orders of conquistador Pedro de Alvarado, his associates Gonzalo de Alvarado and Diego de Holguín occupied the empty settlement and began to develop it. Diego de Holguín became the first mayor of San Salvador after the town was founded on April 1, 1525.
Gonzalo de Alvarado y Contreras was a Spanish conquistador and brother of Pedro de Alvarado who participated in campaigns in Mexico, Guatemala, and El Salvador (co-founding its present capital, San Salvador).

Mejicanos

San Salvador shares Cerro El Picacho, 1931 m above sea level, with the neighboring municipality of Mejicanos.
Mejicanos is a San Salvador suburb in the San Salvador department of El Salvador.

José Castellanos Contreras

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Many Jews had migrated to El Salvador during World War II due to the work of José Castellanos Contreras, the Salvadoran diplomatic Consul General in Geneva, Switzerland, who helped a Jewish-Hungarian businessman named Gyorgy Mandl (he later adopted the name George Mantello) save up to 40,000 Jews in Central Europe from the Nazi persecution by giving them Salvadoran nationality papers.
José Arturo Castellanos Contreras (San Vicente, El Salvador, December 23, 1893 — San Salvador, June 18, 1977) was a Salvadoran army colonel and diplomat who, while working as El Salvador's Consul General for Geneva during World War II, and in conjunction with a Jewish-Hungarian businessman named György Mandl, helped save up to 40,000 Jews and Central Europeans from Nazi persecution by providing them with Political Asylum (Salvadoran nationality).

Cerrón Grande Dam

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The Cerrón Grande Hydroelectric Dam provides a substantial portion of the region's electricity.
The Cerrón Grande Hydroelectric Dam (Spanish: Central Hidroeléctrica Cerrón Grande) spans the Lempa River 78 km north of San Salvador in the municipalities of Potonico, (Chalatenango) and Jutiapa (Cabañas) in El Salvador.

Nayib Bukele

Nayib Bukele, FMLN ( 2015–2018)
He was also elected as mayor of San Salvador on March 1, 2015 and took office on May 1, 2015.

Lake Ilopango

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East of the municipality lies the San Jacinto Hill and the caldera of Lake Ilopango, the largest natural body of water in the country with an area of 72 km2.
The caldera, which contains the second largest lake in the country and is immediately east of the capital city, San Salvador, has a scalloped 100 m to 500 m high rim.

Cuzcatlan

Cuzcatlán
Before the Spanish conquest, the Pipil people established their capital, Cuzcatlan, near the current location of San Salvador.
With time, they were all annexed by the chieftainship of Cuzcatlán, today the modern city of Antiguo Cuscatlan a city and municipality that is part of the San Salvador Metropolitan Area (AMSS).

San Marcos, El Salvador

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El Cerro de San Jacinto (San Jacinto Hill), is located on the eastern border of the municipality and is shared with Soyapango, Santo Tomás and San Marcos. The summit is located at 1153 m above sea level. The hill was once famous for the San Jacinto Cable Car and Park located at its summit, but the facilities were eventually abandoned. Soil types include regosol, latosol, and andosol, as well as soils derived from andesitic and basaltic rocks.
It is located in a small valley, 5 miles (8 km) southeast of downtown San Salvador.

José Matías Delgado

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The shield (designed by the painter José Mejía Vides) is divided into four quadrants: the two quadrants at the top right and bottom left have blue and white fields symbolizing the national flag; the top left quadrant displays a symbolic emerald necklace; and the lower right contains the bell of the Church of La Merced, representing the birth of El Salvador's independence movement in 1811, when José Matías Delgado rang the bells.
José Matías Delgado y León (February 24, 1767, San Salvador – November 12, 1832, San Salvador) was a Salvadoran priest and doctor known as El Padre de la Patria Salvadoreña (The Father of the Salvadoran Fatherland).

Violeta Menjívar

Violeta Menjívar, FMLN (2006–2009)
She is the former mayor of San Salvador.

Unicomer Group

Unicomer Group, Almacenes Simán, Grupo Roble, Grupo Real, Excel Automotríz, and Grupo Q all have their central offices in San Salvador.
Unicomer Group (Grupo Unicomer), is a multinational retailing group headquartered in San Salvador, El Salvador.

Farabundo Martí National Liberation Front

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Nayib Bukele, FMLN ( 2015–2018) Violeta Menjívar, FMLN (2006–2009) Mayor Bukele, a member of the Farabundo Marti National Liberation Front party, is accompanied by a trustee, 12 aldermen, four substitute aldermen, and a secretary.
In that offensive, the FMLN caught Salvadoran government and military off guard by taking control of large sections of the country and entering the capital, San Salvador.

Ciudad Vieja, El Salvador

Ciudad Vieja
Originally established in what is now the archaeological site of Ciudad Vieja, north of the present-day city, it was moved to the Valle de Las Hamacas, so named for the intense seismic activity that characterizes it. The new site was chosen because it had more space and more fertile land, thanks to the Acelhuate River.
The site served as the first location of San Salvador, now the Central American nation's capital.

Zona Rosa (San Salvador)

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The Zona Rosa is an area in San Salvador, El Salvador, known for its nightlife and tourist facilities.