Acajutla, El Salvador

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Acajutla is a seaport and municipality in Sonsonate Department, El Salvador. Acajutla is located on the Pacific Coast of Central America and is El Salvador’s principal seaport from which a large portion of the nation’s exports of coffee, sugar, and balsam are shipped.

As a municipality, Acajutla is one of seventeen such districts in Sonsonate. As of 1992, the population of the town was 18,008, and of the municipality 47,678.