See also:Miguel, Salvador; 8o m . E. by S. of San Salvador, near the right
See also:bank of the Rio Grande, and at the
See also:foot of the
See also:volcano of San Miguel or Jucuapa (7120 ft.) . Pop . (1905) about 25,000 . San Miguel is an important and attractive city, although the extensive swamps in the Rio Grande Valley render
See also:common . It possesses several handsome churches, municipal buildings,
See also:law courts and two well-equipped hospitals . Near it are the ruins of an
See also:town . San Miguel has a flourishing
See also:trade in
See also:rubber and
See also:cattle . Its
See also:port is La Union (q.v.) . San Miguel was founded in 1530 by
See also:Spanish settlers, and became a city in 1586 . Its fairs formerly attracted merchants from all parts of Salvador,
See also:Guatemala and
See also:Honduras, and it is now third in
See also:size among the cities of the republic .
SAN MIGUEL DE MAYUMO
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