Trinidad, Santa Bárbara

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Trinidad
Municipality
Trinidad is located in Honduras
Trinidad
Trinidad
Location in Honduras
Coordinates: 15°8′N 88°14′W / 15.133°N 88.233°W / 15.133; -88.233
Country Honduras
Department Santa Bárbara
Villages 22
Area
 • Total 161.1 km2 (62.2 sq mi)
Population (2015)
 • Total 20,081
 • Density 120/km2 (320/sq mi)
Time zone Central America (UTC-6)

Trinidad (Spanish pronunciation: [tɾiniˈðað]) is a municipality in the Honduran department of Santa Bárbara.

The townspeople claim to have Jewish sephardim ancestors, it is also home of General Juan E. Paredes, who as a Commerce Secretary for Honduras signed the Paredes - Knox treaty between the United States and Honduras.

It is also home to a street named after Shimon Agur former Israeli Ambassador and to a sports center named Plaza Jerusalem, because it was built with help from Israel.

Coordinates: 15°8′N 88°14′W / 15.133°N 88.233°W / 15.133; -88.233