Bonito Oriental

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Bonito Oriental
Municipality
Bonito Oriental is located in Honduras
Bonito Oriental
Bonito Oriental
Location in Honduras
Coordinates: 15°44′N 85°44′W / 15.733°N 85.733°W / 15.733; -85.733
Country Flag of Honduras.svg Honduras
Department Colón
Area
 • Total 468 km2 (181 sq mi)
Population (2015)
 • Total 28,865
 • Density 62/km2 (160/sq mi)
Climate Aw

Bonito Oriental is a municipality in the Honduran department of Colón.

The town of Bonito Oriental is the primary location of the novel The Mosquito Coast by Paul Theroux. While Theroux's book describes the town as being very remote and difficult to get to, it was actually located about one mile from a main paved highway at the time he wrote the book.

Coordinates: 15°44′N 85°44′W / 15.733°N 85.733°W / 15.733; -85.733