Chalatenango

Coat of Chalatenango

Coat of Chalatenango

  The coat of Chalatenango was adopted in the year 1969 and since then is a national symbol that represents the department. It consists of two flags on the sides, of which the left is the Chalatenango and the right of El Salvador. The center is divided into five sections. In the first, in the […]

26 May 2013. En: Chalatenango

San Miguel de Mercedes

San Miguel de Mercedes

San Miguel de Mercedes is one of the thirty-three municipalities in the department of Chalatenango. It is a place that lacks plains, urban image is, in this respect, very representative. HISTORY The foundation of this ancient town dating back to pre-Hispanic times and although it is located in a busy area since time immemorial by […]

26 May 2013. En: Chalatenango


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La Palma: “Cuna de la paz”

La Palma: “Cuna de la paz”

The First Dialogue for Peace in La Palma, Chalatenango, El Salvador, was a rapprochement between representatives of the Salvadoran government and the FMLN insurgency ± FDR on October 15, 1984 in the midst of the Civil War in the country. On October 8, 1984 the then President of the Republic of El Salvador, Jose Napoleon […]

26 May 2013. En: Chalatenango

White people of Chalatenango

White people of Chalatenango

One of the virtues that characterize Chalateco people is their hospitality to the visitors who need help. And you can’t deny also that more than once we have heard that “en Chalate casi toda la gente es chelita y de ojos zarcos”.  Behind this lies a story that … It happened that in the year […]

26 May 2013. En: Chalatenango

Roberto Armijo

Roberto Armijo

Luis Roberto Armijo Navarrete was born in Chalatenango in 1937. At the age of ten moved to the capital to pursue his studies. He walked barefoot and worked selling newspapers on the street to earn a few cents. Then start your studies at the University of El Salvador and soon became part of a recognized […]

26 May 2013. En: Chalatenango

Club Deportivo Chalatenango

Club Deportivo Chalatenango

Club Deportivo Chalatenango was born in the early years of the decade of the 50’s, a time in which the “big” football in El Salvador as the Quequeisque of Santa Tecla, would be replaced by a new generation of clubs. Thus was born the team “Scorpions”, led by Don Jose Gregorio Martinez and Chalateco group, […]

26 May 2013. En: Chalatenango


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San Luis del Carmen

San Luis del Carmen

San Luis del Carmen is a municipality in the department of Chalatenango, is bounded on the north by Azacualpa, Chalatenango and San Miguel de Mercedes, the east and southeast by Potonico, Suchitoto and south by southwest, west and northwest by San Francisco Lempa. The area of the municipality is 21.31 km2 and is mostly mountainous, […]

25 May 2013. En: Chalatenango

The day snow fell in El Salvador

The day snow fell in El Salvador

El Salvador is located near the Ecuador of the earth, because of that we have a tropical climate and snow free. But on record of an event of this kind that many unknown or can not yet believe it. This happened on the hill Pital, the highest point in El Salvador. Cerro El Pital is […]

25 May 2013. En: Chalatenango

Citalá

Citalá

Citalá is the northernmost municipality of El Salvador, is a place rich in history and friendly people makes the place even more enjoyable. Citalá is a population of Indian origin belonging to the department of Chalatenango. It is located 95 km from San Salvador and 47 km from Chalatenango, near the border with Honduras. The […]

25 May 2013. En: Chalatenango

San Ignacio

San Ignacio

Speaking of San Ignacio is talking about one of the most important tourist attraction of the department of Chalatenango and the country thanks to its pleasant climate and beautiful mountains. San Ignacio is located in the northern department of Chalatenango, is 87 km from San Salvador, 5 km from La Palma and 8 kilometers from […]

25 May 2013. En: Chalatenango