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Usulután from the Nawat language (meaning "city of the ocelots") is a department of El Salvador in the southeast of the country (Lenca region). The capital is Usulután.It is El Salvador's largest department. It has an area of 2,130 km² and a population of over 366,000.The department was created on June 22, 1865.On October 26, 1948, the Alegria district was abolished and a new one called Santiago de Maria was created; it contains the cities of Santiago de Maria, which is the main city, as well as Alegria, Tecapan and California.The city of Usulutan, the department's capital, was founded by the Lenca tribes but it was conquered by the Pipil tribes. Some of the best beaches in El Salvador are located in Usulutan, and others such as El Espino are now under development. For its high migration of its residents to the United States, it is known as shulton city.The department is home to Jiquilisco Bay and Port El Triunfo.Usulutan Department is in El Salvador. You can plan El Salvador trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.
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