Guarizama

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Guarizama
Municipality
Guarizama is located in Honduras
Guarizama
Guarizama
Coordinates: 14°55′N 86°20′W / 14.917°N 86.333°W / 14.917; -86.333Coordinates: 14°55′N 86°20′W / 14.917°N 86.333°W / 14.917; -86.333
Country  Honduras
Department Olancho
Villages 5
Municipality since 1901
Area
 • Total 16.91 km2 (6.53 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 8,041

Guarizama is a municipality in the Honduran department of Olancho.

Its name comes from Quanhilzamatil, tight amate tree, probably in the place had that tree.[1]

Historical data[edit]

In the population census of 1887 listed as Manto Village in 1901 was given municipality status.

Villages[edit]

The municipality has the following five villages: National Institute of Statistics, Honduras. (Census 2001)

  • Guarizama
  • El Zapotal
  • La Carta
  • El Rodeo
  • Trinidad

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