Lake Coatepeque is a large crater lake surrounded by wooded hills in western El Salvador.
Nearby El Congo is its gateway village. In the lake’s southwest corner is Teopán Island, once a sacred site for the ancient Maya. Farther southwest, the Cerro Verde National Park is crossed by a network of trails. Its towering Santa Ana Volcano and the conical Izalco Volcano offer panoramic views over the lake.
Elevation: 746 m
Area: 26 km²
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