Quezaltepeque, La Libertad

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Quezaltepeque is located in El Salvador
Location in El Salvador
Coordinates: 13°50′N 89°16′W / 13.833°N 89.267°W / 13.833; -89.267Coordinates: 13°50′N 89°16′W / 13.833°N 89.267°W / 13.833; -89.267
Country El Salvador
Department La Libertad
Elevation 1,401 ft (427 m)

Quezaltepeque is a municipality in the La Libertad department of El Salvador.

It is located about 15 km from San Salvador. Quezaltepeque is a modern city that has a little bit of everything, from shops, restaurants to swimming spots.

The word Quezaltepeque is a Nahuatl word meaning hills of quetzal. A quetzal is a bird that used to live around the area of Quezaltepeque. High levels of deforestation made the bird to migrate to other areas.[citation needed]



The local football club is named Juventud Alegre F.C. and it currently plays in the Salvadoran Third Division.