About San Salvador
San Salvador is the capital city of El Salvador, is one of the largest urban centers in Central America, with a projected population of 1,767,102 in 2015. Before the Spanish conquest, the Pipil people established their capital, Cuzcatlan, near the current location of San Salvador. Diego de Holguín became the first mayor of San Salvador after the town was founded on April 1, 1525. The town changed location twice, in 1528 and 1545. The city is now located in the Boquerón Volcano Valley, a region of high seismic activity. San Salvador has a tropical wet and dry climate, and enjoys warm weather all year round, with daily mean temperatures of 27 °C (81 °F) (80 °F). San Salvador has a very hilly terrain; there are few parts of the municipality where the elevation is consistent. San Salvador is rich in Spanish heritage, and its historical center contains architecture of a kind not found elsewhere in Latin America. San Salvador has many museums, parks art galleries and music venues.