Nueva San Salvador

Nueva San Salvador

(nwā`vä sän sälväthōr`) or

Santa Tecla

(sän`tä tā`klä), city (1993 est. pop. 96,113), central El Salvador. It was founded in 1854 after the capital, San Salvador, was destroyed in an earthquake. San Salvador, 9 mi (14.5 km) away, was rebuilt, and Nueva San Salvador became a wealthy suburb. It is situated among coffee farms.
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Nueva San Salvador

 

(Santa Tecla), a city in El Salvador, on the Pan American Highway. Population, 56,000 (1972). The city is the center of a coffee-producing and trading region. Nueva San Salvador also has a textile industry.

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