Yoro

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Yoro
Municipality
Yoro is located in Honduras
Yoro
Yoro
Location in Honduras
Coordinates: 15°8′N 87°8′W / 15.133°N 87.133°W / 15.133; -87.133
Country Honduras
Department Yoro
Villages 19
Area
 • Total 2,277.2 km2 (879.2 sq mi)
Population (2001 [1])
 • Total 64,395
 • Density 28/km2 (73/sq mi)
Time zone Central America (UTC-6)

Yoro is the capital city of the Yoro department of Honduras. It is notable for a local event known as Lluvia de Peces, where it is claimed that strong storms make fish fall from the sky.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ XVI CENSO DE POBLACION Y V DE VIVIENDA 2001
  2. ^ Campos, Orsy. "Un pueblo en fiesta" (in Spanish). Revista Hablemos. Retrieved 19 September 2012. 

Coordinates: 15°8′N 87°8′W / 15.133°N 87.133°W / 15.133; -87.133