Belén Gualcho

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Belén Gualcho
Municipality
Belén Gualcho is located in Honduras
Belén Gualcho
Belén Gualcho
Coordinates: 14°29′N 88°48′W / 14.483°N 88.800°W / 14.483; -88.800
Country  Honduras
Department Ocotepeque
Villages 16
Founded 1715
Area
 • Total 156.93 km2 (60.59 sq mi)
Population (2015)
 • Total 15,983
 • Density 100/km2 (260/sq mi)

Belén Gualcho is a municipality in the Honduran department of Ocotepeque.

This small village founded in 1715 is a jewel in the middle of the Honduran mountains, located in the departament of Ocopetepeque and close to Gracias and San Sebastian to the south. The highlights of the village are the colonial Church of La Trinidad and Sunday Market where the Lenca people come to sale and get basic supplies.

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Coordinates: 14°29′N 88°48′W / 14.483°N 88.800°W / 14.483; -88.800