A country of Central America bordering on the Pacific Ocean. Conquered by Spain in 1524, the region gained its independence in 1821, joined (1825–1838) a federation of Central American states, and became a separate republic in 1839. The country was ruled by a series of military governments from 1931 to 1979 and was embroiled in a civil war from 1980 to 1992. San Salvador is the capital and the largest city.
Country in Central America, southwest of Honduras, on the Pacific: declared itself independent from Spain in 1821; became a fully independent republic in 1841: 8,124 sq mi (21,040 sq km); cap. San Salvador.
A country in Central America. Official name: Republic of El Salvador. Capital: San Salvador.
In 1932 there was a mainly indigenous uprising in El Salvador that was brutally put down, with more than 10,000 indigenous people massacred.
leftist guerrillas in El Salvador.
paramilitary death squads of the fascist regime in El Salvador.
In season two, the show, which officially changed its name to 18 Kids and Counting, celebrated Josh and Anna Duggar's wedding and impending birth, the delivery of Jordyn-Grace and the family's mission to El Salvador.