La Paz Department (Honduras)

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La Paz Department

Departamento de La Paz
Location of La Paz in Honduras
Location of La Paz in Honduras
Coordinates: 14°20′N 87°41′W / 14.333°N 87.683°W / 14.333; -87.683Coordinates: 14°20′N 87°41′W / 14.333°N 87.683°W / 14.333; -87.683
Country Honduras
Municipalities19
Villages116
Founded28 May 1869
Capital cityLa Paz
Government
 • TypeDepartmental
 • GobernadorRené Melgar (2018-2022) (PNH)
Area
 • Total2,534 km2 (978 sq mi)
Population
 (2015)
 • Total206,065
 • Density81/km2 (210/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CDT)
Postal code
15101, 15201
ISO 3166 codeHN-LP
HDI (2017)0.564[1]
medium · 14th
Statistics derived from Consult INE online database: Population and Housing Census 2013[2]

La Paz (Spanish pronunciation: [la pas]) is one of the 18 political and geographic departments of Honduras. The departmental capital is the city of La Paz.

The department covers a total surface area of 2,331 km². In 2015, it had an estimated population of 206,065.

Municipalities[edit]

  1. Aguaqueterique
  2. Cabañas
  3. Cane
  4. Chinacla
  5. Guajiquiro
  6. La Paz
  7. Lauterique
  8. Marcala
  9. Mercedes de Oriente
  10. Opatoro
  11. San Antonio del Norte
  12. San José
  13. San Juan
  14. San Pedro de Tutule
  15. Santa Ana
  16. Santa Elena
  17. Santa María
  18. Santiago de Puringla
  19. Yarula

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sub-national HDI - Area Database - Global Data Lab". hdi.globaldatalab.org. Retrieved 2018-09-13.
  2. ^ "Consulta Base de datos INE en línea: Censo de Población y Vivienda 2013" [Consult INE online database: Population and Housing Census 2013]. Instituto Nacional de Estadística (INE) (in Spanish). El Instituto Nacional de Estadística (INE). 1 August 2018. Retrieved 2018-09-13.

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