Concepcón de Ataco is a municipality and city within the Ahuachapán Department, El Salvador. It has an area of 61.03 km ² and a population of 18,101 inhabitants (est. 2006). In Nahuatl, Ataco means "high place of springs. You can visit the cafes to enjoy the excellent coffees from this area and visit the restaurants where you can enjoy typical Salvadoran food and gourmet food. One of the most famous handicraft shops that has treadle looms is Diconte & Axul. This is a very colorful and striking corner which gives life to the people of Ataco, for it is out of the ordinary and traditional.
Ataco's high elevation gives the area one of the nicest climate ranges in El Salvador. see moresee less