Yoro Depairtment

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Location o Yoro depairtment
Location o Yoro depairtment

Yoro is ane o the 18 depairtments intae which the Central American naition o Honduras is dividit. The depairtment conteens rich agricultural land, concentratit mainly on the valley o the Aguan River an the Sula Valley, on opposite ends. The depairtmental caipital is Yoro. The depairtment covers a total surface aurie o 7,939 km² an, in 2005, haed a estimatit population o 503,886 fowk. It is famous for the Lluvia de Peces (rain o fishes), a tradeetion bi which fish faw frae the sky durin vera hivy rains.

Municipalities[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Arenal
  2. El Negrito
  3. El Progreso
  4. Jocón
  5. Morazán
  6. Olanchito
  7. Santa Rita
  8. Sulaco
  9. Victoria
  10. Yorito
  11. Yoro

Economy[eedit | eedit soorce]

The depairtment, historically, is kent for harvestin mahogany an cedar trees for exportation. The aurie haed a cattle industry an aw.[1]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Baily, John (1850). Central America; Describing Each of the States of Guatemala, Honduras, Salvador, Nicaragua, and Costa Rica. London: Trelawney Saunders. p. 119.

Coordinates: 15°08′N 87°06′W / 15.133°N 87.100°W / 15.133; -87.100