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Locale Code: es-SV

The locale code represents Spanish language in El Salvador.

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General information related to the locale code

Comprehensive es-SV locale data for El Salvador
Country NameEl Salvador
Country Name (Local)El Salvador
Country Flag🇸🇻
Country Area21041 km2
Country Code (ISO 3166-1)SV
Language NameSpanish
Language Name (Local)Español
Language Code (ISO 639-1)es
ContinentCentral America
RegionCentral America
Capital NameSan Salvador
Capital Latitude13.68935
Capital Longitude-89.18718
Postal Code FormatCP ####
Postal Code Regex^(?:CP)*(\d{4})$


The currency used for the locale code es-SV is US Dollar.

Currency information for El Salvador and es-SV locale
Currency NameUS Dollar
Currency Name (Local)United States dollar
Currency CodeUSD
Currency Symbol$
Currency Numeric840
Currency Subunit Value100
Currency Subunit NameCents


El Salvador has one timezone with UTC offset UTC-06:00.



El Salvador shares borders with 2 countries and it's not landlocked.

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What is 'es-SV' locale code?

Every locale code is a unique identifier for a specific language and country (or region). It is used in software development to localize applications and websites. Locale code is a combination of ISO 639-1 language code and ISO 3166-1 country code. For example, es_SV is a locale code for Spanish language in El Salvador. Locale codes are used to define the language and country settings for date, time, currency, and number formatting. They are also used to translate user interfaces and messages in software applications. Locale codes are essential for building multilingual and internationalized software products. They are used in programming languages, frameworks, and libraries to provide internationalization and localization features. Locale codes are also used in databases, operating systems, and web browsers to provide language and country-specific settings. Locale codes are standardized by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and are widely used in software development.