Chamelecón is a suburb of San Pedro Sula in Honduras. It tragically came to world attention on 23 December 2004 when 28 people were murdered and another 28 injured while returning from the centre of San Pedro Sula by a gang opposed to the (proposed) restoration of the death penalty in Honduras. Many of the residents of this poor suburb work in clothing factories. ...more on Wikipedia about "Chamelecón"
Choluteca is the regional center of southern Honduras. It has a major bus and mail hub, as well as regional light (ENEE) and water (SANAA) utility centers. It is a hot town, with few tourist attractions. ...more on Wikipedia about "Choluteca"
Comayagua is a town in Honduras, some 80 km northwest of Tegucigalpa on the highway to San Pedro Sula at 14.46°N, 87.65°W at an elevation of 594 meters above sea level. In 2003 the estimated population was 74,000 people. It is the capital of Honduras's Comayagua department. ...more on Wikipedia about "Comayagua"
The Pre-Columbian city now known as Copán is a locale in extreme western Honduras, in the Copán Department, near to the Guatemalan border. It is the site of a major Maya kingdom of the Classic era. ...more on Wikipedia about "Copán"
Danlí is a municipality and a city in the Honduran department of El Paraíso. The municipality has a flag which consists of 3 horizontal stripes, with green over white over maroon, and representing agriculture, purity and hospitality. The screaming monkey (a creature in danger of extinction to be found in the nearby Apaguiz and Apapuerta mountains) is its mammal, the Sanate is its bird amd the Naked Indian tree is its tree, while the Napoleon is the flower. ...more on Wikipedia about "Danlí, El Paraíso"
El Progreso is a city in Honduras. It is located in the North of the country between San Pedro Sula and Tela on the Caribbean side of the country. It has recently had a number of problems due to gang violence in response to the Honduran president's crack-down on crime throughout the country. The violence has included shootings, and various decapitations with the heads being found in a park near the city centre. ...more on Wikipedia about "El Progreso"
Gracias is a small Honduran town/municipality that was founded in 1526, and has a population of approximately 25,000 people (12,000 in the urban center). It is found in the mountainous centre of western Honduras, in the Lempira departamento. ...more on Wikipedia about "Gracias"
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Guaimaca is a municipality in the Honduran department of Francisco Morazán. ...more on Wikipedia about "Guaimaca"
Guanaja is one of the Bay Islands of Honduras, and is in the Caribbean. One of the cays off Guanaja, also called Guanaja or Bonaca (or just simply, The Cay), is just off the main island, and contains most of the 5,000 or so people who live in Guanaja. The cay has been described as the Venice of Honduras because of the waterways that run through it. It is completely packed with people and their houses. Both Spanish and English are spoken there. On June 14, 2005 a serious fire broke out on the main island. While there were no human casualties the fire affected the 3 principle sources of water on the island and caused the emigration of thousands of animals. ...more on Wikipedia about "Guanaja"
Juticalpa is the capital of Olancho Department in Honduras. ...more on Wikipedia about "Juticalpa"
La Ceiba is the third largest city of Honduras, containing about 250,000 people. It is located on its northern Caribbean coast. It is the capital of the Atlántida department. It has a tropical climate. It is also known as the ' girlfriend' of Honduras. There is a saying that goes " Tegucigalpa studies, San Pedro Sula works, La Ceiba plays". It was named after a huge ceiba tree that used to be by the docks. ...more on Wikipedia about "La Ceiba"
La Esperanza is a municipality in the Honduran department of Intibucá and the capital city of the department. ...more on Wikipedia about "La Esperanza, Honduras"
La Paz is the capital city of the La Paz Department of Honduras. ...more on Wikipedia about "La Paz, Honduras"
Nacaome is the capital city of the Valle department of Honduras. It is a manufacturing and commercial center, located on the Nacaome River. ...more on Wikipedia about "Nacaome"
Nueva Ocotepeque is a city in south west Honduras. It is the capital city of the Ocotepeque department of Honduras. ...more on Wikipedia about "Nueva Ocotepeque"
Omoa is a town in the Cortés department of Honduras, on the Caribbean Sea coast, to the west of Puerto Cortés. The town is on a small bay, also named "Omoa". In 1998 the population was some 1,700 people. ...more on Wikipedia about "Omoa"
Puerto Castilla is a city in Honduras. ...more on Wikipedia about "Puerto Castilla"
Puerto Cortés is a city in the Cortés department of Honduras. It is on the Caribbean Sea coast, north of San Pedro Sula and east of Omoa, at 15.85° North, 87.94° West. It is Honduras's main sea port and is the deepest in Central America. As of 2003, Puerto Cortés has a population of some 81,000. When it was founded in 1524 it was called Villa de Puerto Caballos. The name Puerto Caballos (port of horses) was given because when Hernando Cortes, the Spanish conquistador, arrived in Honduras by ship, many horses were drowned. In 1869 the name Puerto Caballos was changed to Puerto Cortés. ...more on Wikipedia about "Puerto Cortés"
Puerto Lempira is the capital of the Gracias a Dios department of Honduras. ...more on Wikipedia about "Puerto Lempira"
San Francisco de Ojuera is a municipality in the Honduran department of Santa Bárbara. ...more on Wikipedia about "San Francisco de Ojuera"
San Manuel is a municipality in the Honduran department of Cortés. ...more on Wikipedia about "San Manuel, Cortés"
San Pedro Sula is a city in the nation of Honduras. It is in the northwest of the country in the Sula Valley, some 60 km south of Puerto Cortés on the Caribbean Sea. With a population of about 486,000 people ( 2002 estimate), it is the second largest city in the country behind the Honduran capital Tegucigalpa, and is considered the economic heartland of Honduras. It is the capital of Honduras's Cortés department. It is also known as the Industrial Capital of Honduras. ...more on Wikipedia about "San Pedro Sula"
Santa Bárbara is the capital city of the Santa Bárbara department of Honduras. ...more on Wikipedia about "Santa Bárbara, Honduras"
Santa Rosa de Copán is a town in Honduras set on a hill and with cobbled streets. It is set at an altitude of approximately 1000m. ...more on Wikipedia about "Santa Rosa de Copán"
Tegucigalpa ( ), population 1,435,000 ( 2003) (metro. area), is the capital of Honduras and the republic's largest city. The city is located in a valley of the same name at , and an elevation of 3,250 feet. The name is derived from the Amerindian ...more on Wikipedia about "Tegucigalpa"
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