La Venta, Francisco Morazán

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La Venta
La Venta is located in Honduras
La Venta
La Venta
Location in Honduras
Coordinates: 13°45′N 87°19′W / 13.750°N 87.317°W / 13.750; -87.317
Country Honduras
Department Francisco Morazán
 • Total 126 km2 (49 sq mi)
Population (2015)
 • Total 6,291
 • Density 50/km2 (130/sq mi)
Climate Aw

La Venta (or La Venta del Sur) is a municipality in the south of the Honduran department of Francisco Morazán.

It is approximately 52 km from the national capital, Tegucigalpa, and lies just off the Pan-American Highway.

The town has valuable forestry assets, and the main form of employment locally is agriculture, particularly of plums and other soft fruits.

Coordinates: 13°45′0″N 87°19′0″W / 13.75000°N 87.31667°W / 13.75000; -87.31667