Morazán, Yoro

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Morazán
Municipality
Morazán is located in Honduras
Morazán
Morazán
Location in Honduras
Coordinates: 15°19′N 87°36′W / 15.317°N 87.600°W / 15.317; -87.600
Country Honduras
Department Yoro
Villages 25
Area
 • Total 518.3 km2 (200.1 sq mi)
Population (2015)
 • Total 42,171
 • Density 81/km2 (210/sq mi)
Time zone Central America (UTC-6)
Climate Aw

Morazán (Spanish pronunciation: [moɾaˈsan]) is a municipality in the Honduran department of Yoro. This town of 8,500 people is in the north, located between the city of Yoro and the municipality of El Negrito, north of the Nico Pijol National Park.

The town scores low on development indices within Honduras. Like many towns of the Spanish Empire Morazan was laid out in a grid, with a central plaza.


Historical data [edit]

It is known that in ancient times, people in the current header lived in a place that is far from it three kilometers away and called Toledo, soon the inhabitants of this moved to where the population is and gave it the name Cataguana and contained in the 1801 population count, as part of the Prefectures of Yoro and in the 1887 census and appears as municipio.[1]

Municipality[edit]

The municipality is bordered on the north by the town of Tela, on the south by the city of Victoria, east to the town of Yoro and west by the municipality of El Negrito.[2]

The municipality has the following 25 villages:[3] Morazan, Agua Blanca, Buena Vista, Candelaria, Charity, Cuyamapa, Chililenga, El Porvenir Reef, Teabag, La Cruz, La Estancia, Lempira, Los Prietos or San Martin, Mango Seco, Mojimán, Nombre de Dios, New Hope, New Florida, Ocote Paulino, Paya, Portillo Gonzalez Rompidos Guayma or lilies, or Palmar San Antonio, San Juan and San Rafael Camalote of Aguacatales. and to forge and the largest lagoon

Education[edit]

Instituto Polivalente Francisco Morazan

Churches[edit]

  • Católico Francisco Javier
  • Iglesia Catolica Virgen de los Desamparados
  • Iglesia Evangelica
  • Iglesia del Nazareno

References[edit]

  1. ^ Fiallos, Carmen., "Los Municipios de Honduras"(1989).
  2. ^ Datos de organización territorial de Honduras.
  3. ^ Censo de 2001. Instituto Nacional de Estadísticas, Honduras.

Coordinates: 15°19′N 87°36′W / 15.317°N 87.600°W / 15.317; -87.600