Municipio De Citalá (third-order administrative division)
Region: Chalatenango, El Salvador
Municipio De Citalá is a third-order administrative division in the region of Chalatenango, the country of El Salvador with an average elevation of 4,800 feet above sea level. The area is not very densely populated with 83 people per mile2 . The nearest town larger than 50,000 inhabitants takes about 4:41 hour by local transportation.
An estimated 2.45% of the children below 5 years old are underweight, with a mortality of 33 per 1,000 births.
Municipio De Citalá can have very strong (vii) earthquakes (on average one every 50 years), with occurances at 6-7 Richter. When a strong earthquake occurs, it will be difficult to stand and noticed by people driving motor cars. Furniture and glass will be broken. The damage will be negligible in buildings of good design and construction but considerable damage may be inflicted on poorly built or badly designed structures. Flooding risk is very high. There is a low chance of cyclones hitting Municipio De Citalá. Natural ocurances of landslides are high.
September is on average the month with most sunshine. Rainfall and other precipitation has no distinct peak month.
Municipio De Citalá has a humid (> 0.65 p/pet) climate. The land area is cultivated, still some natural vegetation is preserved. The landscape is mostly covered with closed to open broadleaved evergreen or semi-decidious forest. The climate is classified as a tropical savanna (winter dry season), , with a subtropical moist forest biozone . The soil in the area is high in nitosols, andosols (nt), soil with deep, clay-enriched lower horizon with shiny ped surfaces.
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