Santa Tecla, El Salvador

What is Santa Tecla, El Salvador known for?


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true during seismic activity (earthquake). See, for instance, the effects of landslides during the 2001 El Salvador earthquakes. Landmarks and buildings Historic buildings (MUTE


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is located belonged to the Soundy family who sold the property to the Salvadoran Institute of Tourism in 1956. This park has held important international events, including Miss Universe in 1975, due to the impressive landscape. In 2001 the facilities were severely damaged by the earthquakes. But its reconstruction was done shortly after the natural disaster. In this park you will find children’s play areas, an amphitheater for educational and cultural events, picnic areas, a footbridge, access ramps


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www.nesodden.kommune.no See also * San Salvador * Antiguo Cuscatlan * San Salvador Department * La Libertad Department (La Libertad Department (El Salvador)) * Concepcion de Ataco References * Santa Tecla City Museum (Spanish) *amp;title Santa%20Tecla&lang es (Spanish)


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, with an elevation of 790 meters above sea level. As is the case for many regions of El Salvador, the makeup of Santa Tecla's terrain and its many natural springs (spring (hydrology)) makes the area prone to landslides. As mentioned above, much of the terrain is composed of pyroclastic materials with low permeability (Permeability (earth sciences)). Pore water pressure or pore air pressure are unable to dissipate fast enough; the subsequent strength loss triggers land sliding. This is especially


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on December 22, 2003. The agricultural products that are cultivated are the basic grains, balsam, sugar cane, coffee, grass, hortenses plants, cocoa, and fruits. They also develop the bovine, equine and pig cattle, the raising of poultries and the beekeeping. It also stands out the textile industry and the productions of candles, soaps, furniture, clothes, footwear, dairy products, and many diverse products and liquors. '''Eliseo Antonio Quintanilla Ortíz


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for people with disabilities and trails into the forest. Boqueron (San Salvador) Volcano Located on top of San Salvador volcano at 1,800mts and just 13.6 kilometers from Downtown Santa Tecla, this park main attraction is an amazing crater 5 kilometers in diameter and 558 meters deep. El Boquerón enjoys a cool climate year round. The park offers many walking trails through pine trees where you can appreciate the beauty of plants cultivated in this site. Among the plant species identified


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are not attending to either a private nor public education institution is mainly due to rural poverty factors, and others. Santa Tecla is home to the first Salesian institute to be founded in Central America, Saint Cecilia Salesian School (1899), which is one of the most prestigious schools in El Salvador. UES: Dr. Manuel Gallardo Later arrived the Sisters of Mary Help of Christians, who established the Colegio Santa Inés in 1906; Fundación del Colegio Santa Inés the Colegio Belén, established in 1916 by the Carmelite Sisters of Saint Joseph; El Diario de Hoy: En camino a los altares the Colegio Champagnat, a Marist school established in 1925; Colegio Champagnat and Bethania Institute, established in 1928. Instituto Bethania Other important schools are Colegio Nuestra Señora del Rosario de Fátima, and Escuela Alberto Masferrer, both operated by the Dominican Sisters of the Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin. Dominicas de la Anunciata: Comunidades Santa Tecla also offers higher institutes of education such as various universities. The most known and expensive university in the municipality is the Higher School of Economy and Business, known as ESEN for its Spanish acronym, the institution is fairly new, owned, and constructed by Luis Poma, owner of the Grupo Roble, one of the top businesses in the country. Another top university is the Communications University of Monica Herrera, which offers the careers of strategic design, marketing, and integrated communications. Sister cities * Biography Segundo Montes grew up in Valladolid, Spain, where he also went to secondary school until 1950. On August 15, 1950 he entered the novitiate of the Society of Jesus in Orduña. After a year there he moved to Santa Tecla (Santa Tecla, El Salvador) in El Salvador under the mentorship of Miguel Elizondo, who described him as an adolescent that hit the football so hard against the wall of the Iglesia El Carmen that he rattled the roof tiles.


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are ornamentals such as “cartuchos”, hydrangeas, begonias and wild “sultanas”. There is wildlife such as armadillos, raccoons, deer, and foxes, among others. You can request the company of guides, such as the Tourism Police (POLITUR) if you are brave and fit enough to hike down to “El Boqueroncito” inside the large crater. From there you can see the “Picacho” the highest point of the volcano, which an excellent place for mountain is biking. Worth noting that El Boquerón last eruption took place


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is located belonged to the Soundy family who sold the property to the Salvadoran Institute of Tourism in 1956. This park has held important international events, including Miss Universe in 1975, due to the impressive landscape. In 2001 the facilities were severely damaged by the earthquakes. But its reconstruction was done shortly after the natural disaster. In this park you will find children’s play areas, an amphitheater for educational and cultural events, picnic areas, a footbridge, access ramps


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collection . thumb right Santa Tecla Population Group and Age Chart 275px (File:Santa Tecla Municipality Population.JPG) class "wikitable sortable collapsible collapsed" - Data Figures - Human Development Index 0.821 - Life Expectancy 101.0 - Literacy Rate, (15 years or older) 92.4% - Rate of School Enrollment 91.4% - GDP Per Capita USD $10,203 - Access to Running Water 89.4% - Unemployment Rate

Santa Tecla, El Salvador

'''Santa Tecla''' is a municipality in the La Libertad (La Libertad Department (El Salvador)) department (Departments of El Salvador) of El Salvador. It is the capital of the department of La Libertad. "Santa Tecla, Cronología" ISBN 99923-0-141-4 Recopilada por Dr. Juan José Contreras Callejas, Mauricio Alvarado Cea Campo, Ángela Margarita Alvarado: Consejo National para la Cultura y el arte, CONCULTURA, San Salvador 2004

The city was named after Saint Thecla (Thecla) who was a saint of the early Christian Church, and a reported follower of Paul of Tarsus in the 1st century AD. She is not mentioned in the New Testament, but the earliest record of her comes from the apocryphal ''Acts of Paul and Thecla'', probably composed in the early 2nd century.

'''Santa Tecla''' is situated at the southern foot of the San Salvador Volcano (San Salvador (volcano)), and very close to San Salvador (14.5 km, the capital city. The municipality of Antiguo Cuscatlán sits on its eastern border.

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