Armenia, Sonsonate

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Armenia
mapa de Armenia Municipality
Armenia is located in El Salvador
Armenia
Armenia
Location in El Salvador
Coordinates: 13°45′N 89°30′W / 13.750°N 89.500°W / 13.750; -89.500
Country  El Salvador
Department Sonsonate Department

Armenia is a municipality in the Sonsonate department of El Salvador. The municipality is estimated to have over 24,000 residents.[1]

History[edit]

The name of this town was originally "Guaymoco" in ancient Pipil dialect of Nahuat and means "the oratory of the frogs".

The current mayor is Carlos Rivera Molina (ARENA). Molina was first elected in 2002, taking the place of Moises Alvarado of the FMLN, and was re-elected to a second term in March 2006.

Sports[edit]

The local professional football clubs are named C.D. Salvadoreño and Rácing Junior and they both currently play in the Salvadoran Third Division.

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Coordinates: 13°45′N 89°30′W / 13.750°N 89.500°W / 13.750; -89.500