El Poy in San Ignacio, Chalatenango, El Salvador — Central America (West Coast)
The Honduras and El Salvador Border
a traves de este monumento conmemorativo dan por finalizado el proceso de demarcacion de la frontera El Salvador - Honduras, simbolizando el mismo la hermandad y las buenas relaciones que unen a sus pueblos y naciones.
Elias Antonio Saca Gonzalez
Presidente de la Republica de El Salvador
Jose Manuel Zelaya Rosales
Presidente de la Republica de Honduras
through this commemorative monument, note the end of the process of marking the border between El Salvador and Honduras, symbolizing the brotherhood and the good relations that unite their people and nations.
Elías Antonio Saca González
Presidente of El Salvador
José Manuel Zelaya Rosales
President of Honduras
Location. 14° 22.443′ N, 89° 12.571′ W. Marker is in El Poy, Chalatenango, in San Ignacio. The marker can be seen on the left hand side of the road when traveling north from El Poy, El Salvador to Ocotepeque, Honduras. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: El Poy, Chalatenango 01300, El Salvador. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 2 other markers are within 27 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. La Palma - Birthplace of Salvadoran Peace (approx. 7.6 kilometers away); Friar Pedro Pardo Figueroa (approx. 26 kilometers away in Guatemala).
Regarding The Honduras and El Salvador Border. This marker is particularly significant as it put a final end to the border controversies between El Salvador and Honduras that had existed since independence from Spain. Marking the border also implemented the peace treaties of the "100 Hours War" of 1969 between El Salvador and Honduras.
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