El Salvador Genealogy
Getting started with El Salvador research
Welcome to the El Salvador page.
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El Salvador is divided into 14 departments (departamentos), which, in turn, are subdivided into 262 municipalities (municipios).
Department names and abbreviations for the 14 Salvadoran Departments:
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Today's featured article is El Salvador Civil Registrations.
Did you know?
In 1969 El Salvador fought with it's neighbor Honduras in what would become known as the Football War.
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FamilySearch Historical Record Collections
Online collections containing these records are located in FamilySearch.org.
Wiki article describing these collections are found at: