Quezalapa is a town in Ahuachapán, El Salvador.[1]

Quezalapa is located in El Salvador
Location in El Salvador
Coordinates: 13°50′55.00″N 89°48′51.01″W / 13.8486111°N 89.8141694°W / 13.8486111; -89.8141694Coordinates: 13°50′55.00″N 89°48′51.01″W / 13.8486111°N 89.8141694°W / 13.8486111; -89.8141694
Country El Salvador
DepartmentAhuachapán Department
1,404 m (4,607 ft)
Time zoneUTC-06:00

Quezalapa is the Nahuat word for the Quetzal bird.[2]

It is located 43 mi (or 70 km) West of San Salvador, the country's capital[3]

Nearby is Cerro de Apaneca mountain which is part of the Quezalapa mountain range and is the source of the Paz river.

According to the census of population and housing carried out by the National Institute of statistics and geography in 2005, the population of Quetazalapa had a total of 808 inhabitants, of which 377 were men and 431 were women.[4]


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  2. ^ "Suchitoto". www.suchitoto-el-salvador.com.
  3. ^ "Quezalapa Destination Guide (Ahuachapán, El Salvador) - Trip-Suggest". trip-suggest.com.
  4. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on November 22, 2012. Retrieved July 31, 2015.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)