Mejicanos

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Mejicanos
Municipality
Mejicanos El Salvador 2012.jpg
Mejicanos is located in El Salvador
Mejicanos
Mejicanos
Location in El Salvador
Coordinates: 13°44′N 89°13′W / 13.733°N 89.217°W / 13.733; -89.217
Country El Salvador
DepartmentSan Salvador Department
Elevation2,336 ft (712 m)
Population (2011 Estimated)
 • Total224,661
 
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Mejicanos
Municipality
Mejicanos El Salvador 2012.jpg
Mejicanos is located in El Salvador
Mejicanos
Mejicanos
Location in El Salvador
Coordinates: 13°44′N 89°13′W / 13.733°N 89.217°W / 13.733; -89.217
Country El Salvador
DepartmentSan Salvador Department
Elevation2,336 ft (712 m)
Population (2011 Estimated)
 • Total224,661

Mejicanos is a San Salvador suburb in the San Salvador department of El Salvador.

Mejicanos is a city located in San Salvador, El Salvador. At the 2009 estimate it had 160,751 inhabitants. It has been characterized by its typical food "Yuca Frita con Merienda".

It has a municipal market, where the local citizens can buy groceries, vegetables, dairy products, meat, pupusas, etc. Many of the things available in the local market are produced in the surrounding villages, like vegetables.

It is located in a strategic point because is in the main route to other towns or municipalities, like Cuscatancingo, Mariona, San Ramon, San Salvador, etc. However it has-single lane roads, which accounts for the frequent traffic jams in the center of the city.

It has always been characterized by being a disorganized city, like other cities in El Salvador. Even though it has a municipal market people use the streets to sell their products.

Because the average altitude of the city is around 600 meters above sea level, the climate is typically warm, although the local citizen are used to that.

As of February 2007 many bus routes go though Mejicanos.

City Hall (Alcaldia) of Mexicanos

Coordinates: 13°44′N 89°13′W / 13.733°N 89.217°W / 13.733; -89.217