Where is Tegucipalpa

Where is Tegucigalpa
Tegucigalpa, capital of Honduras

Where is Tegucipalpa

Tegucigalpa is a city located in Honduras Central America in the department of Francisco Morazan and has been its capital of this small country since 1880. Honduras has a few large cities but Tegucigalpa is the largest; San Pedro Sula being the second.

Tegucigalpa was founded by Spanish colonists on September 29, of 1578 and the site was an existing native settlement.

14°6′N 87°13′W

About 300 feet above sea level

201.5 km2 (77.8 sq mi)

As of 2011, the population of Tegucigalpa is about 1 million

Nick Names
Nickname: Tegus, Tepaz, Cerro de Plata (Silver Mountain)

I had the opportunity to visit this great city in 1982 and 1989. Both times I was in a hurry and got to see only a few places. I did have the chance to visit the Central Park and managed to snap a few pictures. I am going to have to look for them so I can post them here but in the mean time you are invited to show off yours.

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Other special words used are Honduras capital and Honduras capital city.

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