Cojutepeque


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Cojutepeque

Cojutepeque (kōho͞otāpāˈkā), city, capital of Cuscatlán dept., central El Salvador. It is north of a volcano of the same name and is on the Inter-American Highway. The city is a commercial and processing center for agricultural produce.
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In the central region, they are Santa Tecla, Antiguo Cuscatlan, and Zaragoza in La Libertad; Santo Tomas, San Marcos, Apapa, and Nejapa in San Salvador; and Cojutepeque in Cuscatlan.
Five schoolchildren and their teacher died when the quake leveled a parish school in the village of Candelaria, on the outskirts of the town of Cojutepeque, some 20 miles to the east of the capital.