Population of Cities in El Salvador (2018)

0
Over 1 Million
7
100,000 to 1 Million
36
10,000 to 100,000
  • San Salvador
  • Soyapango
  • Santa Ana
  • San Miguel
  • Mejicanos
  • Santa Tecla
  • Apopa
  • Delgado
  • Sonsonate
  • San Marcos
  • Usulutan
  • Cojutepeque
  • Cuscatancingo
  • San Vicente
  • Zacatecoluca
  • San Martin
  • Ilopango
  • Ahuachapan
  • Antiguo Cuscatlan
  • Chalchuapa
  • Quezaltepeque
  • La Union
  • Ayutuxtepeque
  • Acajutla
  • Aguilares
  • Sensuntepeque
  • Chalatenango
  • Izalco
  • Metapan
  • San Rafael Oriente
  • Puerto El Triunfo
  • La Libertad
  • San Francisco
  • Sonzacate
  • Santiago de Maria
  • Armenia
  • Santo Tomas
  • Santa Rosa de Lima
  • Zaragoza
  • Berlin
  • Guazapa
  • Jucuapa
  • Ciudad Arce
  • Nueva Concepcion
  • Juayua
  • Santiago Nonualco
  • El Transito
  • Atiquizaya
  • San Antonio del Monte
  • Jiquilisco

El Salvador is a relatively small Central American country with a population of around six million residents, and is known for its beaches, mountains and rainforests. San Salvador is the capital and the most populous city in El Salvador, and is the country's financial, cultural and educational center. The capital has a population of 1,767,102, which rises to 2,404,097 for the wider metropolitan area. San Salvador is surrounded by volcanoes and is situated in the Boquerón Volcano Valley, a region of high seismic activity, making the city a high risk for earthquakes.

The eastern city of San Miguel is the second most populous city in El Salvador, with 518,410 residents. San Miguel also plays an important role in El Salvador's economy due to its agriculture, textile and chemical industries. After San Miguel, the third-largest city in El Salvador is Santa Ana, which is becoming an increasingly popular tourist destination and has approximately 374,830 residents. The city has strong retail and manufacturing industries as well as markets, museums and historical buildings.

El Salvador has 0 cities with more than a million people, 7 cities with between 100,000 and 1 million people, and 36 cities with between 10,000 and 100,000 people. The largest city in El Salvador is San Salvador, with a population of 525,990 people.

San Salvador

San Salvador has been the host city for various regional and international sporting, political, and social events

525,990

Soyapango

third most populated area in the country

329,708

Santa Ana

Santa Ana is divided into 35 colonias (neighborhoods) and 318 small villages.

176,661

San Miguel

San Miguel has been an important center of the agriculture, textile and chemical industries of El Salvador.

161,880

Mejicanos

Mejicanos is known for its food 'Yuca Frita con Merienda'.

160,317

Santa Tecla

The city was named after Saint Thecla, who was a saint of the early Christian Church.

124,694

Apopa

Apopa is a municipality in the San Salvador department of El Salvador.

112,158

Name 2018 Population Location
San Salvador525,990Map
Soyapango329,708Map
Santa Ana176,661Map
San Miguel161,880Map
Mejicanos160,317Map
Santa Tecla124,694Map
Apopa112,158Map
Delgado71,594Map
Sonsonate59,468Map
San Marcos54,615Map
Usulutan51,910Map
Cojutepeque48,411Map
Cuscatancingo44,369Map
San Vicente41,504Map
Zacatecoluca39,613Map
San Martin39,361Map
Ilopango38,890Map
Ahuachapan34,102Map
Antiguo Cuscatlan33,767Map
Chalchuapa32,282Map
Quezaltepeque28,886Map
La Union26,807Map
Ayutuxtepeque25,426Map
Acajutla22,763Map
Aguilares21,445Map
Sensuntepeque20,386Map
Chalatenango19,364Map
Izalco19,197Map
Metapan19,143Map
San Rafael Oriente19,095Map
Puerto El Triunfo19,074Map
La Libertad16,855Map
San Francisco16,152Map
Sonzacate15,446Map
Santiago de Maria15,032Map
Armenia14,997Map
Santo Tomas14,581Map
Santa Rosa de Lima13,249Map
Zaragoza11,749Map
Berlin11,313Map
Guazapa10,995Map
Jucuapa10,601Map
Ciudad Arce10,095Map
Nueva Concepcion9,990Map
Juayua9,936Map
Santiago Nonualco9,490Map
El Transito9,485Map
Atiquizaya9,476Map
San Antonio del Monte9,135Map
Jiquilisco9,129Map
El Congo8,905Map
Chinameca8,646Map
Ciudad Barrios8,491Map
Concepcion de Ataco7,797Map
Nahuizalco7,358Map
San Sebastian7,333Map
San Juan Opico7,127Map
Panchimalco6,764Map
Nuevo Cuscatlan6,469Map
Chirilagua6,393Map
Olocuilta6,324Map
Candelaria de La Frontera6,301Map
Tonacatepeque6,245Map
Santa Elena5,887Map
Nueva Guadalupe5,798Map
Apastepeque5,785Map
Coatepeque5,773Map
Suchitoto5,735Map
El Rosario5,620Map
Guatajiagua5,273Map
Rosario de Mora5,178Map
San Alejo5,149Map
Tacuba5,055Map