Tegucigalpa

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Tegucigalpa
City
Tegucigalpa, Municipio del Distrito Central
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Flag of Tegucigalpa
Flag
Official seal of Tegucigalpa
Seal
Nickname(s): Tegus,[1] Tepaz,[2] Cerro de Plata (Silver Mountain)
Location of the Central District within the Department of Francisco Morazán
Location of the Central District within the Department of Francisco Morazán
Tegucigalpa is located in Honduras
Tegucigalpa
Location of Tegucigalpa, M.D.C. in Honduras
Coordinates: 14°6′N 87°13′W / 14.1°N 87.217°W / 14.1; -87.217Coordinates: 14°6′N 87°13′W / 14.1°N 87.217°W / 14.1; -87.217
Country  Honduras
Department Francisco Morazán
Municipality Central District
Founded 29 September 1578 (1578-09-29) (438 years ago)
Capital 30 October 1880 (1880-10-30) (136 years ago)
Merged as Central District 30 January 1937 (1937-01-30) (79 years ago)
Government
 • Type Mayor-Council
 • Body Municipal Corporation
 • Mayor Nasry Asfura (PNH)
 • Vice Mayor Juan García[3]
 • Aldermen
 • Municipal Secretary Cosette Lopez Osorio
Area
 • City 201.5 km2 (77.8 sq mi)
 • Central District 1,396.5 km2 (539.2 sq mi)
Elevation 990 m (3,250 ft)
Population (2010 estimate)
 • City 1,126,534
 • Density 5,604.6/km2 (14,516/sq mi)
 • Metro 1,324,000
 • Metro density 948.08/km2 (2,455.5/sq mi)
 • Demonym Spanish:tegucigalpense, comayagüelense, capitalino(a)
Time zone Central America (UTC-6)
Postal code Tegucigalpa: 11101,[4] Comayagüela: 12101[4]
Area code(s) (country) +504 (city) 2[5]
Annual budget (2008) 1.555 billion lempiras (US$82,190,000)
Website Government of Tegucigalpa

Tegucigalpa is the biggest and capital city of Honduras. As of 2006, the city has a total population of 1,200,000 residents.

References[change | change source]

  1. Tiroren (2008). "Meaning of word "Tegus"". tuBabel.com. http://www.tubabel.com/definicion/22526-tegus. Retrieved 2011-06-29.
  2. "Enjoy your Tegucigalpa Expat Experience". InterNations.org. 2011-05-22. http://www.internations.org/tegucigalpa-expats. Retrieved 2011-06-29.
  3. 3.0 3.1 AMDC (2011-09-10). "Members of the Municipal Corporation". AMDC. http://lacapitaldehonduras.com/corporacion-municipal. Retrieved 2011-09-28.
  4. 4.0 4.1 Honducor (2008-05-10). "ZIP Codes for Honduras". Honduras.com. http://www.honduras.com/zip-codes-honduras/index.html. Retrieved 2011-06-29.
  5. Hondutel (2009-10-14). "Honduras Country Codes". CallingCodes.org. http://www.callingcodes.org/area-code-of-Tegucigalpa-3059.html. Retrieved 2010-06-29.