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El Salvador Elevation Map

El Salvador has a diverse landscape with high elevations and deep valleys.


The country is characterized by mountains, plateaus, and coastal plains.

El Salvador

The elevations vary from sea level to over 2800 meters above sea level.

The topography plays an important role in determining the climate, with cooler temperatures at higher elevations.

Highest point

The highest point in El Salvador is the Cerro El Pital, which stands at 2730 meters above sea level.

Lowest point

The lowest point in El Salvador is the Pacific Ocean, which has an elevation of 0 meters.

Similar landscape

El Salvador's topography is similar to other Central American countries such as Guatemala, Honduras, and Nicaragua.

Popular cities

See here a list of 10 cities in El Salvador and their elevation above sea level.