El Salvador

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Marshall Cavendish, 2005 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 144 pages
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Contents

INTRODUCTION
5
and lakes Climate Flora and fauna Monte Cristo cloud
17
GOVERNMENT
31
ECONOMY
41
and utilities Money from abroad
47
SALVADORANS
57
LIFESTYLE
65
Rural life Zcj ftbe c7y Housing Health care 72?e
79
ARTS
99
Literature Music Theater
105
Sports Television and radio Storytelling Music
112
Salvadoran firefighters Semana Santa Christmas Patron saints festivals
121
The typical Salvadoran diet Drinks In the kitchen
128
ABOUT THE ECONOMY
135
FURTHER INFORMATION
141
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LANGUAGE
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