Ranked list of Salvadoran departments

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The following article is a ranked list of Salvadoran departments.

By area[edit]

The following table presents a listing of El Salvador's 14 departments ranked in order of their surface area.

Rank Department Area (km2)
1 Usulután 2,130
2 San Miguel 2,077
3 La Unión 2,074
4 Santa Ana 2,023
5 Chalatenango 2,017
6 La Libertad 1,653
7 Morazán 1,447
8 Ahuachapán 1,240
9 Sonsonate 1,226
10 La Paz 1,224
11 San Vicente 1,184
12 Cabañas 1,104
13 San Salvador 886
14 Cuscatlán 756

By population[edit]

The following table presents a listing of El Salvador's 14 departments ranked in order of their total population (based on 2006 population estimates).

Rank Department Population
1 San Salvador 2,404,097
2 La Libertad 823,511
3 Santa Ana 630,903
4 San Miguel 558,942
5 Sonsonate 530,988
5 Usulután 352,063
7 Ahuachapán 369,496
8 La Unión 308,249
9 La Paz 328,666
10 Chalatenango 204,740
11 Morazán 251,447
12 Cuscatlán 216,446
13 San Vicente 174,928
14 Cabañas 158,395

See also[edit]