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Tegucigalpa

Municipio del Distrito Central
Municipality o the Central Destrict
Ceety
Tegucigalpa, M.D.C.
Top left: Alliance Tower; top richt: Sky Residence Tower; middle: Leukin sooth frae Lomas del Mayab; bottom left: Clarion Hotel; bottom richt: Lafise Tower.
Top left: Alliance Tower; top richt: Sky Residence Tower; middle: Leukin sooth frae Lomas del Mayab; bottom left: Clarion Hotel; bottom richt: Lafise Tower.
Banner o Tegucigalpa
Banner
Offeecial seal o Tegucigalpa
Seal
Eik-name(s): 
Tegus,[1] Tepaz,[2] Cerro de Plata (Silver Mountain)[3]
Location o the Central Destrict athin the Depairtment o Francisco Morazán
Location o the Central Destrict athin the Depairtment o Francisco Morazán
Tegucigalpa is locatit in Honduras
Tegucigalpa
Tegucigalpa
Location o Tegucigalpa, M.D.C. in Honduras.
Coordinates: 14°6′N 87°13′W / 14.100°N 87.217°W / 14.100; -87.217
Kintra Honduras
DepairtmentFrancisco Morazán
MunicipalityCentral Destrict
Foondit29 September 1578
Caipital30 October 1880
Mergit as Central Destrict30 Januar 1937
Govrenment
 • TeepMayor-Cooncil
 • BodiMunicipal Corporation
 • MayorRicardo Álvarez (PNH)[4]
 • Vice MayorJuan Diego Zelaya Aguilar[5]
 • Aldermen
 • General ManagerJosé Oswaldo Guillén
 • Municipal SecretaryCosette Lopez Osorio
Area
 • Ceety201.5 km2 (77.8 sq mi)
 • Central Destrict1,396.5 km2 (539.2 sq mi)
Elevation
990 m (3,250 ft)
Population
 (2010 estimate)
 • Ceety1 126 534
 • Density5,604.6/km2 (14,516/sq mi)
 • Metro
1 324 000
 • Metro density948.08/km2 (2,455.5/sq mi)
 • Demonym
Spaingie: teguicigalpense, comayagüelense, capitalino(a)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central Americae)
Postal code
Tegucigalpa: 11101,[6] Comayagüela: 12101[6]
Aurie code(s)(kintra) +504 (ceety) 2[7]
Annual budget (2008)1.555 billion lempiras (US$82,189,029)
WabsteidGovrenment o Tegucigalpa

Tegucigalpa (Spaingie pronunciation: [teɣusiˈɣalpa]) is the caipital an lairgest ceety o Honduras. Tegucigalpa is an aa the caipital o Honduras's Francisco Morazán Depairtment.

The Choluteca River crosses the ceety frae north tae sooth an dividit in twa zones: the actual Tegucigalpa, east, an Comayagüela, ceety Tegucigalpa merged wi 1898, wast. Baith are the Central Destrict Municipality, based constitutional govrenment o the Honduras an the Archdiocese o Tegucigalpa.

It is the poleetical an economic centre o Honduras. The maist important economic activities in the ceety are trade, construction, services textile, the succar an snuff.

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  1. Villa de Tegucigalpa is the title given bi Charles III o Spain on 17 Julie, 1768.
  2. Real Villa de San Miguel de Tegucigalpa y Heredia is the title given bi Alonso Fernández de Heredia, then govrenor o Honduras, on 10 Juin, 1762.
  3. Real de Minas de San Miguel de Tegucigalpa is the teetle given bi the Spaingie on 29 September, 1578.
  1. Tiroren (2008). "Meaning of word "Tegus"". tuBabel.com. Retrieved 2011-06-29.
  2. "Enjoy your Tegucigalpa Expat Experience". InterNations.org. 2011-05-22. Retrieved 2011-06-29.
  3. Mario Secoff (2005-03-13). "Municipality of Tegucigalpa-Distrito Central section". angelfire.com. Retrieved 2011-06-29.
  4. AMDC (2011-09-10). "Mayor of Tegucigalpa, biography". AMDC. Retrieved 2011-09-28.
  5. 5.0 5.1 AMDC (2011-09-10). "Members of the Municipal Corporation". AMDC. Retrieved 2011-09-28.
  6. 6.0 6.1 Honducor (2008-05-10). "Zip Codes for Honduras". Honduras.com. Retrieved 2011-06-29.
  7. Hondutel (2009-10-14). "Honduras Country Codes". CallingCodes.org. Retrieved 2010-06-29.

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