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
 • Total2,277.2 km2 (879.2 sq mi)
Population
(2015)
 • Total89,996
 • Density40/km2 (100/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central America)
ClimateAw

Yoro is the capital city of the Yoro Department of Honduras. It is notable for a local event known as Lluvia de Peces, where it is claimed that strong storms make fish fall from the sky.[1][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Campos, Orsy. "Un pueblo en fiesta" (in Spanish). Revista Hablemos. Archived from the original on February 7, 2012. Retrieved 19 September 2012.
  2. ^ 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