El Salvador

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El Salvador is part of:
Central America · Latin America and Caribbean ·
Water Basins of El Salvador:
Goascoran · Lempa · Paz ·
Facts & Figures edit
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Capital San Salvador
Neighbouring Countries Guatemala, Honduras
Total Area 21,040 km2
  - Water 320 km2 (1.52%) / 152 m2/ha
  - Land 20,720 km2
Coastline 307 km
Population 6,880,951 (327 inhab./km2)
HDIA 0.747 (2007)
Gini CoefficientA 52.4 (1995)
Nominal GDPB $22,280 million
GDP (PPP) Per CapitaB $6,400
National UN Presence FAO, UNDP, WHO, UNICEF, UNESCO
Land UseC
  - Cultivated Land 8,962 km2 (43.25%)
     - Arable 6,500 km2 (31.37%)
     - Permanent Crops 2,462 km2 (11.88%)
     - Irrigated 450 km2
  - Non cultivated 180 km2 (56.75%)
Average Annual RainfallD 1724 mm
Renewable Water ResourcesE 25.2 km3
Water WithdrawalsF 1.28 km3/yr
  - For Agricultural Use 59%
  - For Domestic Use 25%
  - For Industrial Use 16%
  - Per Capita 204 m3
Population with safe access to
  - Improved Water Source 84%
     - Urban population 94%
     - Rural population 70%
  - Improved Sanitation 62%
     - Urban population 77%
     - Rural population 39%
References & Remarks
A UNDP Human Development Report
B CIA World Factbook and Wikipedia
C CIA World Factbook Country Profiles
D Aquastat - FAO's Information System on Water and Agriculture
E CIA World Factbook
F Earthtrends

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News

Country Profile: Climate, Geography, Socio-Economic Context

Country Profile: Water Bodies and Resources

Country Profile: Legal and Institutional Environment

Country Profile: Water Sector Coordination

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Country Profile: Trends in Water Use, Management and Sanitation

Country Profile: Challenges and Opportunities

Articles

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  1. Image:UNDPGoALWASHFinalELSALVADORSpanish.pdf ‎(713 views) . . Katy.norman
  2. Image:UNDPGoALWASHFinalELSALVADOREnglish.pdf ‎(791 views) . . Katy.norman
  3. El Salvador/articles ‎(1,018 views) . . WikiBot
  4. El Salvador/projects ‎(1,040 views) . . WikiBot
  5. El Salvador/publications ‎(1,273 views) . . WikiBot
  6. El Salvador/who is who ‎(919 views) . . WikiBot
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Projects and Case Studies

Projects in or about El Salvador

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  1. Water Resources Strategy for Northern El Salvador ‎(2,063 views) . . WikiBot
  2. Rehabilitation of drinking water in the Santa Teresa community, municipality of San Martín ‎(7,650 views) . . WikiBot
  3. Promoting good governance of water resources in El Salvador ‎(1,932 views) . . WikiBot
  4. Promoting and strengthening of Strategic Partnerships for the provision of decentralized water services ‎(1,865 views) . . WikiBot


Case studies in or about El Salvador

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  1. Water Conflict and Cooperation/Lempa River Basin ‎(10,987 views) . . Katy.norman
  2. The Case of the Trifinio Plan in the Upper Lempa: Opportunities and Challenges for the Shared Management of Central American Transnational Basins ‎(10,921 views) . . Katy.norman


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Publications

5 most recently updated publications on El Salvador
  1. Water Conflict and Cooperation/Lempa River Basin ‎(10,987 views) . . Katy.norman
  2. The Case of the Trifinio Plan in the Upper Lempa: Opportunities and Challenges for the Shared Management of Central American Transnational Basins ‎(10,921 views) . . Katy.norman


5 most popular publications on El Salvador
  1. Water Conflict and Cooperation/Lempa River Basin ‎(10,987 views) . . Katy.norman
  2. The Case of the Trifinio Plan in the Upper Lempa: Opportunities and Challenges for the Shared Management of Central American Transnational Basins ‎(10,921 views) . . Katy.norman


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Who is Who

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References

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External Resources

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