La Unión Department

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La Unión
Iglesia de Conchagua.jpg
Flag of La Unión
Flag
Coat of arms of La Unión
Coat of arms
Location within El Salvador
Location within El Salvador
Coordinates: 13°32′31″N 87°52′48″W / 13.542°N 87.88°W / 13.542; -87.88Coordinates: 13°32′31″N 87°52′48″W / 13.542°N 87.88°W / 13.542; -87.88
Country El Salvador
Created
(given current status)
1865
SeatLa Unión
Area
 • Total2,074.3 km2 (800.9 sq mi)
Population
 • Total263,271
 • Density130/km2 (330/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC−6 (CST)
ISO 3166 codeSV-UN

La Unión is a department of El Salvador. The capital city is also named La Unión. The department was created on June 22, 1865.

Some of the tourist sites are the Conchagua Temple, built in 1693, and ruins in Intipucá and Meanguera.

Municipalities[change | change source]

  1. Anamorós
  2. Bolívar
  3. Concepción de Oriente
  4. Conchagua
  5. El Carmen
  6. El Sauce
  7. Intipucá
  8. La Unión
  9. Lislique
  10. Meanguera del Golfo
  11. Nueva Esparta
  12. Pasaquina
  13. Polorós
  14. San Alejo
  15. San José
  16. Santa Rosa de Lima
  17. Yayantique
  18. Yucuaiquín