Valle Department

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Valle
Department
Valle in Honduras.svg
Country Flag of Honduras.svg Honduras
Municipalities 9
Founded 1893
Seat Nacaome
Government
 • Type Departmental
Area
 • Total 1,665 km2 (643 sq mi)
Population (2015)[1]
 • Total 178,561
 • Density 110/km2 (280/sq mi)
Time zone -6
Postal code 52101

Valle is one of the 18 departments into which Honduras is divided.

The departmental capital is Nacaome. The department faces the Gulf of Fonseca and contains mangrove swamps; inland, it is very hot and dry.

The department covers a total surface area of 1,665 km² and, in 2015, had an estimated population of 178,561 people.

Valle Department was organized in 1893.

Municipalities[edit]

  1. Alianza
  2. Amapala
  3. Aramecina
  4. Caridad
  5. Goascorán
  6. Langue
  7. Nacaome
  8. San Francisco de Coray
  9. San Lorenzo

References[edit]

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

Coordinates: 13°32′N 87°29′W / 13.533°N 87.483°W / 13.533; -87.483