Suchitoto

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Suchitoto
Municipality
Church in Suchitoto
Church in Suchitoto
Suchitoto is located in El Salvador
Suchitoto
Suchitoto
Location in El Salvador
Coordinates: 13°56′N 89°2′W / 13.933°N 89.033°W / 13.933; -89.033Coordinates: 13°56′N 89°2′W / 13.933°N 89.033°W / 13.933; -89.033
Country  El Salvador
Department Cuscatlán Department
Elevation 1,086 ft (331 m)
Population (2007)
 • Total 24,786

Suchitoto is a municipality in the Cuscatlán department of El Salvador.

Area around the main square of the colonial town of Suchitoto, with its church built by the Spaniards in the 1700s

Suchitoto is widely known throughout El Salvador for its church and for its cobblestone roads.

It has an excellent view of Suchitlán lake, which is an artificial lake formed in the Lempa river and the Cerrón Grande dam.

It is a very popular weekend destination for Salvadorans. It has broad cultural activities such as art galleries, cultural centers, and handcrafts.

Suchitoto is a Sister City of Prescott, Arizona.