Santa Rita, Yoro

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Santa Rita
Municipality
Santa Rita is located in Honduras
Santa Rita
Santa Rita
Location in Honduras
Coordinates: 15°12′N 87°53′W / 15.200°N 87.883°W / 15.200; -87.883
Country Honduras
Department Yoro
Area
 • Municipality 149 km2 (58 sq mi)
Population (2015)
 • Municipality 28,576
 • Density 190/km2 (500/sq mi)
 • Urban 12,869
Time zone Central America (UTC-6)

Santa Rita is a municipality in the Honduran department of Yoro. The Humuya River passes through it.[1][2]

It had a population of 12 869 in 2004.[3]

In 1684, it was a hamlet called Benque La Laguneta. It later became the village of Santa Rita El Negrito. The place was established as a town in 1959 with part of the municipality of El Negrito.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Efrain V. Molina. "Habilitan paso en el río Humuya de Santa Rita". Diario La Prensa. Retrieved 24 November 2015. 
  2. ^ Efrain Molina. "Multarán a los que contaminan el río Humuya". Diario La Prensa. Retrieved 24 November 2015. 
  3. ^ "santa rita, yoro, honduras". wolframalpha.com. Retrieved 24 November 2015. 

Coordinates: 15°12′N 87°53′W / 15.200°N 87.883°W / 15.200; -87.883