Sonsonate Department

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Sonsonate
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Flag of Sonsonate
Flag
Location within El Salvador
Location within El Salvador
Coordinates: 13°42′11″N 89°41′35″W / 13.703°N 89.693°W / 13.703; -89.693Coordinates: 13°42′11″N 89°41′35″W / 13.703°N 89.693°W / 13.703; -89.693
Country El Salvador
Created
(given current status)
1824
SeatSonsonate
Area
 • Total1,225.8 km2 (473.3 sq mi)
Population
 • Total463,739
 • Density380/km2 (980/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC−6 (CST)
ISO 3166 codeSV-SO

Sonsonate is a department in El Salvador. The capital city is also named Sonsonate.

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