San José Cancasque

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San José Cancasque
Municipality
San José Cancasque is located in El Salvador
San José Cancasque
San José Cancasque
Location in El Salvador
Coordinates: 13°59′N 88°51′W / 13.983°N 88.850°W / 13.983; -88.850Coordinates: 13°59′N 88°51′W / 13.983°N 88.850°W / 13.983; -88.850
Country  El Salvador
Department Chalatenango Department
Area
 • Total 13.87 sq mi (35.92 km2)
Elevation 840 ft (256 m)
Population (2006)
 • Total 1,500

San José Cancasque is a municipality in the Chalatenango department of El Salvador.

The community is located to the south of the city of Chalatenango. It is a neighbour to the communities of San Isidro Labrador to the North and Potonico and San Miguel de Mercedes located to the East. Lake Suchitlan is located a few kilometers to the South.

Most of the residents of San Jose Cancasque are employed as rural labourers and livestock farmers.