Ocotepeque Department

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Ocotepeque
Department
Ocotepeque in Honduras.svg
Country Flag of Honduras.svg Honduras
Municipalities 16
Founded 1906
Seat Ocotepeque
Government
 • Type Departmental
Area
 • Total 1,630 km2 (630 sq mi)
Population (2015)[1]
 • Total 151,516
 • Density 93/km2 (240/sq mi)
Time zone -6
Postal code 43101, 43201

Ocotepeque is one of the 18 departments of Honduras, Central America, located in the West and bordering both El Salvador and Guatemala. It was formed in 1906 from part of Copán department. The capital and main city is Ocotepeque.

The department covers a total surface area of 1,630 km² and, in 2015, had an estimated population of 151,516.

Municipalities[edit]

  1. Belén Gualcho
  2. Concepción
  3. Dolores Merendon
  4. Fraternidad
  5. La Encarnación
  6. La Labor
  7. Lucerna
  8. Mercedes
  9. Ocotepeque
  10. San Fernando
  11. San Francisco del Valle
  12. Santa Ifigenia
  13. San Jorge
  14. San Marcos
  15. Santa Fé
  16. Sensenti
  17. Sinuapa

Coordinates: 14°26′N 89°11′W / 14.433°N 89.183°W / 14.433; -89.183

References[edit]

  1. ^ "GeoHive - Honduras extended". Retrieved 2015.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)