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Cabañas
Tejutepeque, Cerro del Coyote.jpg
Flag of Cabañas
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Location within El Salvador
Location within El Salvador
Country  El Salvador
Created 1873
Seat Sensuntepeque
Area
 • Total 1,103.5 km2 (426.1 sq mi)
Highest elevation
1,014 m (3,327 ft)
Lowest elevation
50 m (160 ft)
Population
 • Total 164,945
 • Density 149.474/km2 (387.137/sq mi)
Time zone UTC−6 (CST)
ISO 3166 code SV-CA

Cabañas is a department of El Salvador. Its capital is Sensuntepeque. It became a department in February 1873.

The department takes its name from the Central-American hero General José Trinidad Cabañas. Later in life he served as a minister in El Salvador.

Municipalities

  1. Cinquera
  2. Dolores
  3. Guacotecti
  4. Ciudad Ilobasco
  5. Jutiapa
  6. San Isidro
  7. Sensuntepeque
  8. Tejutepeque
  9. Victoria
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