Municipalities

San Francisco Morazán

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San Francisco Morazán is a municipality of Chalatenango is bounded to the north by San Fernando and La Reina, northeast of San Fernando, the east and southeast by Dulce Nombre de Maria, south of San Rafael and the southwest, west and northwest by Tejutla .

San Francisco Morazán, Chalatenango

A little history.
At the time of independence was a valley called San Francisco Tejutla membership. Subsequently, in March of 1850 was its founding as a township, and was given the name of San Francisco Morazan, in honor of General Francisco Morazán, a president of the provinces and the Central American Republic of El Salvador, between the years of 1821 and 1842. In July 1915 ceased to belong to the district of Tejutla and became part of the district of Dulce Nombre de Maria. Formerly one of the main places the Chalatenango which produced jiquilite or indigo, when this was in great demand.

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San Francisco Morazán has an area of ​​97.17 km2 and a population of around three thousand inhabitants, its festivities are held from 2 to 4 October dedicated to St. Francis of Assisi. The weather is warm.

San Francisco Morazán is a municipality almost entirely mountainous, its only plain, next to the Rio Grande around the road to Tejutla, occupies less than 1% of the municipal area. At its highest point reaches the municipality to participate in protected areas El Pital and El Manzano.

The access road serving is unpaved street from San Rafael, through the village of San Miguelito. Their corners are San Miguelito, Tremedal, Teosinte, El Higueral, Las Parvitas, Cañitas, Plan del Horno, Sumpul Avelares, Sumpul Chacones, Los Naranjos and El Izotal.

To reach San Francisco Morazan, you can do using the municipality of San Rafael or from the East Terminal, route 174 can address. Among the sights that owns the municipality are Sumpul River and San Francisco Brisas Restaurant is a restaurant and also a place for family entertainment.

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