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Term: El Salvador

Description

Area occupied by Pipil Amerindians (of Nahua descent) from 11th cen.; reached by Alvarado in 1523; Pipil kingdom of Cuzcatl$00an was subjugated by Spanish by 1539; administered by Guatemala until 19th cen.; political turmoil plagued nation in 20th cen.; official language is Spanish, though Nahuatl is also spoken.

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ca. 600-900
ca. 300 BCE-400 CE
ca. 600-900
ca. 1000-1550
ca. 300 BCE-400 CE