Trinidad, Santa Bárbara

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Trinidad
Municipality
Trinidad is located in Honduras
Trinidad
Trinidad
Location in Honduras
Coordinates: 15°8′N 88°14′W / 15.133°N 88.233°W / 15.133; -88.233
Country Honduras
Department Santa Bárbara
Villages 22
Area
 • Total 161.1 km2 (62.2 sq mi)
Population (2001)
 • Total 15,907
 • Density 99/km2 (260/sq mi)
Time zone Central America (UTC-6)

Trinidad (Spanish pronunciation: [tɾiniˈðað]) is a municipality in the Honduran department of Santa Bárbara.

The townspeople claim to have Jewish sephardim ancestors, though the claims are unsubstantiated, it is also home of General Juan E. Paredes, who as a Commerce Secretary for Honduras signed the Paredes - Knox treaty between the United States and Honduras.

Due the unsubstantiated sephardim roots of his inhabitants is also home to a street named after Shimon Agur former Israeli Ambassador and to a sports center named Plaza Jerusalem, because it was built with help from Israel.

Coordinates: 15°8′N 88°14′W / 15.133°N 88.233°W / 15.133; -88.233