El Salvador

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El Salvador
El Salvador.png
San Salvador

Government type:


Flag of El Salvador El Salvador is a small nation in Central America. It is bordered by Flag of Honduras Honduras to the north and Flag of Guatemala Guatemala to the west. Its two provinces are hills.

Historical background

National focus

Generic national focus tree.
Main article: Generic national focus tree

Flag of El Salvador El Salvador, lacking a unique national focus tree, uses the generic national focus tree instead.

The generic focus tree has 5 main branches:

  • Army Effort gives army experience and research bonuses to army research.
  • Aviation Effort gives air experience, builds air bases, and research bonuses to air research.
  • Naval Effort gives navy experience, builds naval dockyards, and research bonuses to navy research.
  • Industrial Effort builds civilian and military factories (usually even if building slots are already full)and grants extra research slots.
  • Political Effort gives the country choices on which political path they will take.


El Salvador starts with 2 research slots.

Army technology Naval technology Air technology Electronics & Industry
  • Basic Infantry Eq.
  • None
  • Interwar Fighter
  • None
  • None
  • None
  • None


El Salvador, in 1936 is a FascismFascist nation with elections every 4 years and the next one being at January 1939.

El Salvador has the following political parties:

Political party Ideology Popularity Party leader Country name Is ruling?
Democratic democracy Democratic 0% Generic Republic of El Salvador No
Communist communism Communist 0% Generic Central American Socialist Republic No
Partido Nacional 'Pro-Patria' fascism Fascist 100% Maximiliano Hernández Martínez El Salvador Yes
Non-Aligned neutrality Non-Aligned 0% Generic Teocracia de El Salvador No

National spirits



El Salvador is guaranteed by the Flag of United States United States via Monroe Doctrine. El Salvador may form the Flag of United States of Central America United States of Central America if it controls all other independent Central American countries excluding Flag of Panama Panama. Doing so will give it cores on the required territories plus British Mexico (311).

Staff and designer

Political advisors
Advisor Type Effect Cost
Salvador Castañeda Castro Armaments Organizer
  • Civilian to Military Factory Conversion Cost: -20.00%
150 pp
Jose Maria Cuellar Quartermaster General
  • Airbase construction speed: +15.0%
  • Naval base construction speed: +15.0%
  • Rocket Site construction speed: +15.0%
  • Radar Station construction speed: +15.0%
  • Nuclear Reactor construction speed: +15.0%
150 pp
Oscar A. Bolaños Captain of Industry 150 pp
Francisco Hernandez Ávila Communist Revolutionary
  • Communism Support: +0.1%
150 pp
Andrés Ignacio Menéndez Democratic Reformer
  • Daily Democracy Support: +0.1
150 pp
Marco A. Molina Fascist Demagogue
  • Daily Fascism Support: +0.1%
150 pp
Tank designers
Designer Type Effect Cost
Armor Company Tank Designer
  • Armor Research Time: -10.0%
  • Armor: Reliability: +5.0%
150 pp
Ship designers
Designer Type Effect Cost
Naval Company Ship designer
  • Naval Research Time: -10.0%
150 pp
Aircraft designers
Designer Type Effect Cost
Light Air Company Light aircraft
  • Air Research Time: -10.0%
  • Fighter: Agility: +10.0%
  • Fighter: Max Speed: +10.0%
  • Carrier Fighter: Agility: +10.0%
  • Carrier Fighter: Max Speed: +10.0%
150 pp
Medium Air Company Medium aircraft
  • Air Research Time: -10.0%
  • Heavy Fighter: Reliability: +20.0%
  • Tactical Bomber: Reliability: +20.0%
150 pp
Heavy Air Company Heavy aircraft
  • Air Research Time: -10.0%
  • Strategic Bomber: Strategic Bombing: +10.0%
150 pp
Naval Air Company Naval aircraft
  • Air Research Time: -10.0%
  • Naval Bomber: Operational Range: +10.0%
  • Naval Bomber: Naval Attack: +10.0%
  • CV Naval Bomber: Operational Range: +10.0%
  • CV Naval Bomber: Naval Attack: +10.0%
150 pp
Materiel designers
Designer Type Effect Cost
Artillery Company Artillery designer
  • Artillery Research Time: -10.0%
150 pp
Small Arms Company Infantry Equipment designer
  • Weapons and Equipment Research Time: -10.0%
150 pp
Motorization Company Motorized Equipment designer
  • Motorization Research Time: -10.0%
150 pp
Industrial concern
Designer Type Effect Cost
Industrial Company Industrial Concern
  • Industrial Research Time: -10.0%
150 pp
Designer Type Effect Cost
Manuel Jose Maria Lemus Lopez Military Theorist
  • Land Doctrine Research Time: -7.0%
  • Army Experience Gain: +0.05
150 pp
Reinaldo Galindo Pohl Naval Theorist
  • Naval Doctrine Research Time: -7.0%
  • Naval Experience Gain: +0.05
150 pp
José Angél Castillo Air Warfare Theorist
  • Air Doctrine Research Time: -7.0%
  • Air Experience Gain: +0.05
150 pp



Conscription Law Economy Law Trade Law
Volunteer Only.png Volunteer Only
  • 1.5% Recruitable population
Civilian Economy.png Civilian Economy
  • 35% Consumer Goods factories
  • –30% Factory construction speed
  • +30% Factory (type) conversion cost
  • -40% Fuel Gain per Oil
  • -25% Fuel Capacity
Export Focus.png Export Focus
  • 50% Resources to market
  • +5% Research speed
  • +10% Factory/Dockyard output
  • +10% Construction speed
  • +20% Civilian intelligence to others
  • +10% Navy intelligence to others

Industry and resources

Type No.
Aluminum.png Aluminium 0
Chromium.png Chromium 1
Oil.png Oil 0
Rubber.png Rubber 0
Steel.png Steel 0
Tungsten.png Tungsten 0
Type No.
Civilian factory Civilian factory 2
Military factory Military factory 1
Naval dockyard Naval dockyard 0
El Salvador has 2 Civilian Factories and 1 Military Factory in the state of El Salvador. It has 1 more building slot.
El Salvador has 1 Chromium.


El Salvador has a small military.

Type No.
Infantry cropped.png Infantry 3
Cavalry cropped.png Cavalry 0
Motorized cropped.png Motorized infantry 0
Light tank cropped.png Light tank 0
Marine cropped.png Marine 0
Mountain cropped.png Mountaineer 0
Paratroop cropped.png Paratrooper 0
Army experience.png Total divisions 3
Type No.
Destroyer.png Destroyer 0
Light Cruiser.png Light cruiser 0
Heavy Cruiser.png Heavy cruiser 0
Battlecruiser.png Battlecruiser 0
Battleship.png Battleship 0
Submarine.png Submarine 0
Carrier.png Carrier 0
Convoy.png Convoy 0
Navy experience.png Total ships 0
Air force
Type No.
CAS.png Close air support 0
Fighter c.png Fighter 0
Heavy fighter.png Heavy fighter 0
Naval bomber.png Naval bomber 0
Tactical bomber.png Tactical bomber 0
Strategic bomber.png Strategic bomber 0
Transport air.png Transport 0
Air experience.png Total planes 0
Their Infantry has 3 units.
They do not have a navy.
Air force
They have no airforce.

Strategies and guides

Even though the country is small, the industry is tiny the manpower is tiny and it has basically has only chronium, it is the only fascist country in central america. Thus, it'll be the most likely to form a Central American Union.

But even this union will only give you about the same manpower as Nepal, Bulgaria or Sinkiang has, with slightly more industry industry. But without the resources and little options to expand.

First thing you need to do, is increase your military production. Choose for the focuses that give you extra military factories. After 2, go for the research slots. With the first PP, justify on Honduras, and the country to the west directly after this. Alternatively, the player can also decide to go to war with guatamala, but it requires forts on its capital to reduce guatamala's already small military.

Depending on historical focuses on or off, you'll have to be quick before Mexico gets wargoals in central america, as they want to expand.

After your first 2 targets, it is quite easy to conquer the rest of them. Keep an eye on your manpower, as it will go very low quickly.

Before declaring on Costa Rica, decide what you want to do. You don't have many options from here on out. You have to definitely hold out against Mexico , to then conquer them. Research naval invasions and marines and build boats and go for Venezuela is optional. Or join the Axis and try to kick out the allies from southern America.

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