La Paz Department (Honduras)

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La Paz Department
Departamento de La Paz
Departmento
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
Municipalities 19
Villages 116
Founded 28 May 1869
Capital city La Paz
Government
 • Type Departmental
 • Gobernador René Melgar (2018-2022) (PNH)
Area
 • Total 2,534 km2 (978 sq mi)
Population (2015)
 • Total 206,065
 • Density 81/km2 (210/sq mi)
Time zone UTC-6 (CDT)
Postal code 15101, 15201
ISO 3166 code HN-LP
Statistics derived from Consult INE online database: Population and Housing Census 2013[1]

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.

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  1. ^ "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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