Nuevo Cuscatlán

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Nuevo Cuscatlán
Municipality
Nuevo Cuscatlán
Nuevo Cuscatlán
Nickname(s): La Joya
Nuevo Cuscatlán is located in El Salvador
Nuevo Cuscatlán
Nuevo Cuscatlán
Location in El Salvador
Coordinates: 13°39′N 89°16′W / 13.650°N 89.267°W / 13.650; -89.267Coordinates: 13°39′N 89°16′W / 13.650°N 89.267°W / 13.650; -89.267
Country  El Salvador
Department La Libertad
Government
 • Alcalde Michelle Sol
Elevation 3,179 ft (969 m)

Nuevo Cuscatlán is a municipality in the La Libertad department of El Salvador. It is situated between the cities of Antiguo Cuscatlán and Santa Tecla, just a couple of minutes away from El Salvador's capital, San Salvador. It is located southeast of Santa Tecla. During the 2012 municipal elections, Nayib Bukele, a young businessman, from the FMLN (Frente Farabundo Martí para la Liberación Nacional) party was elected as mayor.

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