San Pedro Sula

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San Pedro Sula
"Usula (Valley of Birds)"
Skyline of San Pedro Sula
Flag of San Pedro Sula
Official seal of San Pedro Sula
La Capital Industrial
San Pedro Sula is located in Honduras
San Pedro Sula
San Pedro Sula
Coordinates: 15°30′0″N 88°2′0″W / 15.50000°N 88.03333°W / 15.50000; -88.03333Coordinates: 15°30′0″N 88°2′0″W / 15.50000°N 88.03333°W / 15.50000; -88.03333
Country  Honduras
Department Cortés
Municipio (County) San Pedro Sula
Foundation June 1536
 • Mayor Juan Carlos Zuniga (PLH)
 • Urban 840 km2 (320 sq mi)
Elevation 83 m (272 ft)
Population (2010)[1][2]
 • City 873,824
 • Density 2,427.7/km2 (6,288/sq mi)
 • Metro 1,245,598

San Pedro Sula is a city in Honduras. With 873,824 people in the main municipality, and 1,245,598 in its metro area (2010), it is the second largest city, after the capital Tegucigalpa. It is considered the industrial center[3] of Honduras. It is the capital of the Cortés Department.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Honduras: largest cities and towns and statistics of their population". World Gazeteer. Retrieved 22 May 2010.
  2. "Honduras: metropolitan areas". World Gazeteer. Retrieved 24 February 2010.
  3. San Pedro Sula becomes popular convention destination