El Salvador
in Provincia de Chañaral of Atacama, Chile

How to get there and get around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-26.244 and -69.625 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -26° 14' 38" and W -69° 37' 31"
Currency and Currency Code:
Peso - CLP
Spoken languages:
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 03:57 PM (Saturday)
Timezone: America/Santiago
UTC/GMT offset: -4 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
7:12 am and 5:57 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
26.243 and 110.363 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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Current travel safety evaluation for Chile in South America

Safety Score: 3,3 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to Chile.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Chile. Last Update: 2024-05-18 08:26:29

Delve into El Salvador

El Salvador in Provincia de Chañaral (Atacama) is a city located in Chile about 502 mi (or 808 km) north of Santiago, the country's capital town.

Current time in El Salvador is now 03:57 PM (Saturday). The local timezone is named America / Santiago with an UTC offset of -4 hours. We know of 6 airports closer to El Salvador. The closest airport in Chile is Ricardo García Posada Airport in a distance of 10 mi (or 16 km), South-West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

In need of a room? We compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

Since you are here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Copiapo, Antofagasta de la Sierra, Vallenar, Antofagasta and Tinogasta. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 21°C / 69 °F

Morning Temperature 9°C / 49 °F
Evening Temperature 18°C / 65 °F
Night Temperature 14°C / 57 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 25%
Air Pressure 1018 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 5 km/h (3 mph) from East
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 1% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Saturday, 18th of May 2024

26°C (80 °F)
15°C (60 °F)
Few clouds, gentle breeze.

Sunday, 19th of May 2024

26°C (79 °F)
15°C (59 °F)
Broken clouds, gentle breeze.

Monday, 20th of May 2024

21°C (70 °F)
15°C (58 °F)
Overcast clouds, light breeze.

Hotels and Places to Stay


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Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin: 14:00
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed

Videos from this area

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El Salvador, el último campamento minero.

Published: March 14, 2013
Length: 32:26 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Francisco Mercado

Sinopsis "El Salvador, el último campamento minero" es un documental que cuenta la historia de una comunidad nortina que se ha sustentado en la explotación minera del cobre. Nuestros personajes.

Viaje a El Salvador (Chile)

Published: March 30, 2010
Length: 40:53 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: alejandro díaz

Viaje a El Salvador.

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Published: May 29, 2009
Length: 50:00 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: davidkx

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Telefonica Chile Sigue y sigue Robando

Published: June 11, 2008
Length: 08:08 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: blackvladvamp

Estimados envio este video bueno llego a estas circuntancias ya que llevo 3 años con este servicion de telefonica tengo 4 megas y solo navego a 2 megas pago por este $30000 en fin en el...

Grupo de Baile Osiris Evento Sindicato Rol A

Published: December 27, 2012
Length: 09:50 min
Rating: 3 of 5
Author: Joaquin Castro DJ Sidoriano

Bailes del grupo de baile osiris en evento del Sindicato Rol A de El Salvador Realizado en el Hotel camino del inca Jueves 20 de Diciembre Contrataciones con Alina Stange al telefono 96600003.

Telefonica chile Dura estafa a chilenos

Published: May 10, 2008
Length: 10:39 min
Rating: 3 of 5
Author: blackvladvamp

alrededor de las 15:00 del dia 08 de mayo nuestra ciudad de el salvador tercera region chile sufre una baja indiclinable por parte de telefonica la cual no se puede entrar a msn no se puede...

Huracán - Rocanrel

Published: November 18, 2011
Length: 45:34 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Huracan Copiapó

Huracan en el Festival "the desert festival" realizado en el campamento minero de El Salvador.

Dakar 2014 Stage 12 onboard crew 314

Published: July 29, 2014
Length: 04:17 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Andrey Deltsov

2 часа вместе с экипажем 314 (Васильев RUS / Евтехов UKR) на Дакаре 2014. Онборд-видео. 12 этап, Эль Сальвадор - Ла Серен...

Cuando Pase El Temblor - Soda Stereo ( Cover Cristian Hernan )

Published: December 11, 2013
Length: 56:42 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Cristian Höwedes

Mi segundo cover esta vez de Soda Stereo Espero que les guste Véanlo en HD suscribete y dale me gusta si te gusto. Cover Cristian Hernan.

En Las Venas: 1ª Parte

Published: December 19, 2008
Length: 56:59 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: NeoAmsterdam

A family in a copper mining town in Chile allowed our cameras into their home to document a day in their life and a piece of their mind (part 1 of 3). Shot in July 2000, recut in December...

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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

El Salvador, Chile

El Salvador is a mining town in the commune of Diego de Almagro, Chañaral Province, Atacama Region, Chile. Located at an elevation of more than 2,400 meters in the foothills of the Andes and in the middle of the Atacama Desert, it has a population of approximately 7,000 inhabitants. At its peak, El Salvador once had a population of 24,000 inhabitants.

Located at -26.25, -69.6167 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Communes of Chile, Mining communities in Chile, Populated places in Chañaral Province

Estadio El Cobre de El Salvador

Estadio El Cobre is a multi-use stadium in El Salvador, Chile. It is currently used mostly for football matches and is the home stadium of Cobresal. The stadium holds 20,752 people, which is more than twice the population of El Salvador, and was built in 1980.

Located at -26.2519, -69.6286 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Football venues in Chile, Sports venues in Atacama Region

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
El Salvador, ESR