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Balfate

Balfate is a municipality in the Honduran department of Colon. Balfate itself is a town of about 2500 but the municipality includes the towns of Lucinda 600 Lis 1200 and several others. In January 2003 a new hospital, Hospital Loma de Luz, was op ...

                                               

Belen, Honduras

Belen is a municipality in the Honduran department of Lempira. The latitude is 15.75 north, the longitude is 87.93 west, and the altitude is 313 meters. Belen is one of the municipalities of the Lempira department. It is located south east from t ...

                                               

Campamento, Honduras

Campamento is a municipality in the south west of the Honduran department of Olancho, south of Concordia and west of Juticalpa. The municipality of Campamento is located at the entrance to Olancho, along the main highway from Tegucigalpa. The tow ...

                                               

Candelaria, Lempira

Candelaria is a municipality in the Honduran department of Lempira. Candelaria is one of the municipalities of the Lempira department. It is located 96 km away from Gracias city, and passing by San Juan del Caite Intibuca. In terms of time, that ...

                                               

Cane, La Paz

Cane is a municipality in the Honduran department of La Paz. The population of Cane is not exact, but is estimated to be around 4.000. The current mayor is Jose Tejeda, who is very popular among the community, as he has donated millions of US dol ...

                                               

Catacamas

Catacamas, called the Florida City by the great poet and writer Froylan Turcios, extends over a vast plain irrigated by the Rio Guayape in the heart of the luxuriant department of Olancho. The city is situated 210 km. north-east of the Honduran c ...

                                               

Chapagua

Chapagua is a Honduran village of more than 700 inhabitants, located the banks of the Chapagua River in the department of Colon. The village is roughly halfway between Trujillo and Tocoa as one travels along the main highway. To reach Chapagua, o ...

                                               

Chinacla

Chinacla is a municipality in the Honduran department of La Paz. Its populations is around 8.000 people. The main activity there is coffee, which is the principal income for the families. Its also considered one of the poorest areas in the Depart ...

                                               

Choloma

Choloma is a municipality in the Honduran department of Cortes. It is now the third-largest city in Honduras. Many factories are stationed in Choloma due to its cheap labour which has boosted the municipalitys economy. Choloma is just south of Pu ...

                                               

Cofradia, Cortes

The windward side experiences heavy, semi-seasonal rainfall. Based on data from 1966 to 1985 September is the rainiest month and March the driest. There are an average of 160 to 180 rainy days each year, with an average annual rainfall of 53 to 5 ...

                                               

Cololaca

Cololaca is a municipality in the Honduran department of Lempira. Cololaca is one of the municipalities of the Lempira department. It is located more than 200 km away from Gracias. There is also an alternate way to go there, and that is taking a ...

                                               

Concepcion, Intibuca

According to a report by the governor of the region Alonso de Contreras Guevara in 1582, the area was originally known as Guaraxambala, which signified the "Great Jaguar River." The original inhabitants of the municipio were the indigenous Lenca ...

                                               

Copan Ruinas

Copan Ruinas is a municipality in the Honduran department of Copan. The town, located close to the Guatemalan border, is a major gateway for tourists traveling to the Pre-Columbian ruins of Copan. The Copan ruins house a UN World Heritage site an ...

                                               

Coyoles Central

Coyoles Central is a village in the municipality of Olanchito in Honduras. It is located in the department of Yoro, in the central part of Honduras, 160 km north of the capital Tegucigalpa. Coyoles Central initially served as a company town for w ...

                                               

Danli, El Paraiso

Danli is a municipality and Catholic episcopal see, located approximately 92 kilometers southeast of Tegucigalpa, in the Honduran department of El Paraiso known for its production of cigars and corn. The city is at an altitude of 814 meters above ...

                                               

Dolores, Copan

The area of Dolores in 1887 was heavily populated, which resembled Santa Rosa de Copan at the time. However, Dolores was not recognized as a municipality until January 1.1920. Dulce Nombre, another municipality in Copan, was created in 1907. Dolo ...

                                               

Dulce Nombre de Culmi

Dulce Nombre de Culmi is a municipality in the northeastern region of the Honduran department of Olancho. It lies approximately 17 miles southeast of San Esteban and about 27 miles northeast of Catacamas. The Rios Guampu and Culmi pass through th ...

                                               

Duyure

Duyure is a municipality located in the Honduran department of Choluteca. The municipality borders Nicaragua to the east, the department of El Paraiso to the north, the municipality of Morolica to the west, and the municipality of San Marcos de C ...

                                               

El Negrito

El Negrito has a total of 29 villages: La Veinte and Nueve Guangolola 1 Cerro Prieto No.2 El Pate Guangolola 2 Nueva San Antonio El Robledal Villa del Carmen and Treinta and Siete Finca Treinta and Seis La Majada Las Delicias Samar Guaymon No.1 S ...

                                               

El Porvenir, Atlantida

The municipality borders with La Ceiba, San Francisco and Arenal, this one in the department of Yoro. It counts the villages of El Pino and La Union. Much of El Porvenir extends along a coastline. The beach is a popular place for both locals and ...

                                               

El Progreso

The municipality of El Progreso is located in the Honduran department of Yoro. Ramon Villeda Morales International Airport of San Pedro Sula is located west of the city. To the east of the city is the mountain range of Mico Quemado Burned Monkey. ...

                                               

El Rosario, Comayagua

El Rosario is a municipality in the Honduran department of Comayagua. The municipality consists of a main town Casco Urbano with approximately 7.000 residents, and a large number of aldeas or villages, which bring the municipalitys entire populat ...

                                               

El Rosario, Olancho

El Rosario is a town and a municipality in the west of the Honduran department of Olancho. It is south-east of Yocon, north-east of Guayape and north-west of Salama. The town had a lumber mill, school, clinic, and a public library, La Biblioteca ...

                                               

Erandique

Erandique is a municipality in the Lempira Department of Honduras. Erandique is one of the several municipalities of the Lempira department. One has to travel 65 kilometres 40 mi on road CA11A from the city of Gracias passing by San Juan del Cait ...

                                               

Esquilinchuche

El Esquilinchuche sits on a low rise that forms the banks of the flood plain of the Guayape river that lies approximately 2 km to the south during the dry season, but comes to within 400 m during the annual monsoon floods. Esquilinchuche is conne ...

                                               

Gualcince

Gualcince is a municipality in the Honduran department of Lempira. It is one of the several municipalities of the Lempira department. It is located 78 km from Gracias city. It is necessary to pass by San Juan, Intibuca and through the municipalit ...

                                               

Guanaja

Guanaja is one of the Bay Islands of Honduras and is in the Caribbean. It is about 70 kilometres off the north coast of Honduras, and 12 kilometres from the island of Roatan. One of the cays off Guanaja, also called Guanaja or Bonacca or Low Cay, ...

                                               

Guarita

Guarita is a municipality in the Honduran department of Lempira. It is one of the oldest municipalities of the Lempira department. The best way to go to Guarita is via Santa Rosa de Copan-San Marcos de Ocotepeque-Cololaca-Guarita and it takes abo ...

                                               

Guarizama

Guarizama is a municipality in the Honduran department of Olancho. Its name comes from Quanhilzamatil, tight amate tree, probably in the place had that tree.

                                               

Guinope

Guinope is a municipality in the Honduran department of El Paraiso. According to a 2001 census, it had 6.941 inhabitants. Founded by Esteban Rodriguez in 1747, it celebrates the "Festival of Oranges" every year since 1981. Also, in May they celeb ...

                                               

Intibuca, Intibuca

Intibuca is a municipality and city in the department of Intibuca, Honduras. The urban area of Intibuca is an important transit and commercial site in the South-West region of Honduras. Located 1.850 meters above sea level, Intibuca has a cool an ...

                                               

Juticalpa, Olancho

Juticalpa is the capital of Olancho Department in Honduras. Situated in a broad river valley alongside the Rio Juticalpa, the town is a commercial centre for much of Olanchos ranching and agricultural economy. Its Catedral de la Inmaculada Concep ...

                                               

Krausirpi

Krausirpi is a village in Honduras. The village is located in the municipality of Wampusirpi. Krausirpi is the centre of the Tawahka people. The village is located at bank of the Patuca River. Wampusirpi is the nearest market town, located 30 kil ...

                                               

La Campa

La Campa is a municipality and an aldea, or small town, in the Honduran Department of Lempira, located about 18 kilometres by dirt road from Gracias, the largest town in the immediate region. The inhabitants of Gracias, La Campa, and other nearby ...

                                               

La Esperanza, Honduras

La Esperanza is the capital city and a municipality of the same name of the department of Intibuca, Honduras. La Esperanza is famous for having the coolest climate in Honduras. It is considered the heart of the Ruta Lenca, a region of Lenca ethni ...

                                               

La Iguala

La Iguala is a municipality in the Honduran department of Lempira. La Iguala is one of the oldest municipalities of the Lempira department. The municipality capital is also known as "La Iguala Centro". The access to this town is quite a challenge ...

                                               

La Paz, Honduras

La Paz is the capital city of the La Paz Department of Honduras. The town, founded in 1792 and has a population of 46.264. The town is 750m 2461 feet above sea level on the Comayagua River near the Cordillera de Montecillos in an area that has mo ...

                                               

La Union, Lempira

La Union is a municipality in the Honduran department of Lempira. It is one of the smallest municipalities of the Lempira department; travel to La Union is a challenge. One way is to go 75 km from Gracias city on the common road for La Iguala and ...

                                               

La Union, Olancho

The Catholic Church, dedicated in honour of the patron saint San Francisco de Asis, was founded in 1906. The first telegraph line was installed in 1925 by Mr. Martin Murillo. The first school was founded in 1930 and given the name of Francisco Mo ...

                                               

La Virtud

La Virtud is a municipality in the Honduran department of Lempira. It is one of the municipalities of the Lempira department. It is also one of the furthest from the big cities in Honduras but near to El Salvador border. It takes up to 4 hours to ...

                                               

Lamani

Lamani is a municipality in the Honduran department of Comayagua. It is located about 25 minutes from the City of Comayagua, in the vicinity of the Piedra Parada Mountain.

                                               

Langue

Langue is a municipality in the Valle Department, Honduras. The town is located near the border of El Salvador and is a regional Hammock making center. Most of the town is made up of sharecroppers and day laborers. There are usually Mormon missio ...

                                               

Las Flores, Lempira

Las Flores is a municipality in the Honduran department of Lempira. Las Flores is one of the municipalities of the Lempira department. It is located 17 kilometres 11 miles from Gracias on the paved road that leads to Santa Rosa de Copan. The town ...

                                               

Las Lajas, Honduras

The village, from the 1970s to the 1980s, reached a remarkable demographic and economic development. Founded in 1902, it was created as municipality in 1986.

                                               

Lepaera

Lepaera is a municipality in the Honduran department of Lempira. It has tropical climate all year round. Lepaera is one of the oldest municipalities of the Lempira department. It is also the departmental capital of the municipality. The distance ...

                                               

Magdalena, Intibuca

Magdalena is a municipality in the Honduran department of Intibuca. Magdalena is located 86 km South of the city of La Esperanza, and 280 km west of Tegucigalpa. The municipality consists of 7 villages and 33 hamlets.

                                               

Mangulile

Mangulile is a municipality in the north west of the Honduran department of Olancho, north of Yocon, south west of Manto and south east of Salama. Agriculture is the base of almost all commerce. Corn, beans, and coffee are the main cash crops, th ...

                                               

Mapulaca

Mapulaca is a municipality in the Honduran department of Lempira. It is one of the smallest municipalities in the south of Lempira department. It is hard to get there and the traveller can take any road, however, the suggested option is via Santa ...

                                               

Marale

Marale is bordered on the north by the municipality of Yoro, south by the municipalities of El Porvenir and San Ignacio, to the east by the municipalities of Mangulile, Yocon and Orica, and west by the municipalities of Sulaco, Yorito and San Jos ...

                                               

Minas de Oro

Minas de Oro is located to the northeast of Comayagua, 150 km to the northwest of Tegucigalpa, the capital of Honduras. It is surround by the mountains named Grande, El Cobre and El Peñon. To the north, the district of Victoria; to the south, the ...