Yoro

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Yoro
Municipality
Yoro is located in Honduras
Yoro
Yoro
Location in Honduras
Coordinates: 15°8′N 87°8′W / 15.133°N 87.133°W / 15.133; -87.133
CountryHonduras
DepartmentYoro
Villages19
Area
 • Municipality2,264 km2 (874 sq mi)
Population
 (2020 projection)[1]
 • Municipality98,561
 • Density44/km2 (110/sq mi)
 • Urban
31,777
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central America)
ClimateAw

Yoro, with a population of 25,560 (2020 calculation),[2] is the capital city of the Yoro Department of Honduras and the municipal seat of Yoro Municipality. It is notable for a local event known as Lluvia de Peces, where it is claimed that strong storms make fish fall from[3] the sky.[4][5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Citypopulation.de Population of departments and municipalities in Honduras
  2. ^ Citypopulation.de Population of cities in Honduras
  3. ^ de, Chavagnac, X. (1906). Histoire des manufactures françaises de porcelaine. OCLC 771135438.
  4. ^ Campos, Orsy. "Un pueblo en fiesta" (in Spanish). Revista Hablemos. Archived from the original on February 7, 2012. Retrieved 19 September 2012.
  5. ^ Kirk Semple (July 16, 2017). "Every Year, the Sky 'Rains Fish.' Explanations Vary". New York Times.

Coordinates: 15°8′N 87°8′W / 15.133°N 87.133°W / 15.133; -87.133