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Ahuachapán

(äwä chä pän`), city (1993 pop. 24,873), W El Salvador, near the Guatemalan border. It is the westernmost city in the country and is the center of an agricultural region producing primarily coffee. Ahuachapán is the site of a geothermal power plant and a hydroelectric station. There are thermal springs nearby.
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An ARENA mayor seeking re-election in San Francisco Menendez, in the western department of Ahuachapan, was involved in a shootout in 2010 that cost three people their lives.
In Jul 2010, eriophyid mites were observed infesting sugarcane on El Diamante farm, department of Ahuachapan (N 13[degrees] 46' 50.
The fisherman's daughter Fatima, 14, lives in Ahuachapan with her grandparents.
But that was well before the onslaught of rains, which affected all the key producing regions of El Salvador, including Santa Ana, Sonsonate, Ahuachapan, La Libertad, San Salvador, La Paz, Usulutan and San Vicente; coffee regions that combined accounted for 83% of the Salvadoran crop in the 2010-11 harvest, according to official figures.
5 km, heading 159u from Tacuba, Department of Ahuachapan (13.
Pastor Felix Lino of the Iglesia Dios Compasivo, the Church of the Compassionate God, Ahuachapan, El Salvador, had developed the housing project with the Pattersons.
Escalante serves at a mission in the town of Tacuba Ahuachapan.
1949 in Ahuachapan, El Salvador) has said that he became a writer as a result of the civil strife that has devastated his country in recent decades.
On the evening of 23 June 1989, Owen set two 60-foot mist nets over shallow water in an estuary at Barra de Santiago, 2 m, Departamento de Ahuachapan, El Salvador (13[degrees] 41' N, 90[degrees] 01' W, tropical dry forest).
Before the end of the year, they hope to open agencies in Santa Ana, Santa Tecla and Ahuachapan.
The Salvadoran police say that a number of properties exactly along the border line, with houses on the Guatemalan side of the border and the backyard on the Salvadoran side, in the municipalities of Santa Ana, Ahuachapan, and Chalatenango, are often used to smuggle cigarettes and other merchandise into El Salvador.
Retired educators Jim and Aileen Black conducted workshops in lesson planning and teaching/learning strategies with the principal and teachers in a Metapan school and with Sunday school teachers at the Baptist church in Ahuachapan.