La Paz Department (Honduras)

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La Paz
Department
La Paz in Honduras.svg
Country Flag of Honduras.svg Honduras
Municipalities 19
Founded 1869
Seat La Paz
Government
 • Type Departmental
Area
 • Total 2,331 km2 (900 sq mi)
Population (2015)[1]
 • Total 206,065
 • Density 88/km2 (230/sq mi)
Time zone -6
Postal code 15101, 15201

La Paz (Spanish pronunciation: [la pas]) is one of the 18 departments into which Honduras is divided.

The departmental capital is the city of La Paz.

The department covers a total surface area of 2,331 km² and, in 2015, 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. ^ "GeoHive - Honduras extended". Retrieved 2015. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 14°20′N 87°41′W / 14.333°N 87.683°W / 14.333; -87.683