Tegucigalpa (Spaingie pronunciation: [teɣusiˈɣalpa]) is the caipital an lairgest ceety o Honduras. Tegucigalpa is an aa the caipital o Honduras's Francisco Morazán Depairtment.

Tegucigalpa

Municipio del Distrito Central
Municipality o the Central Destrict
Ceety
Tegucigalpa, M.D.C.
Top left: Alliance Tower; top richt: Sky Residence Tower; middle: Leukin sooth frae Lomas del Mayab; bottom left: Clarion Hotel; bottom richt: Lafise Tower.
Top left: Alliance Tower; top richt: Sky Residence Tower; middle: Leukin sooth frae Lomas del Mayab; bottom left: Clarion Hotel; bottom richt: Lafise Tower.
Eik-name(s): 
Tegus,[1] Tepaz,[2] Cerro de Plata (Silver Mountain)[3]
Location o the Central Destrict athin the Depairtment o Francisco Morazán
Location o the Central Destrict athin the Depairtment o Francisco Morazán
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Coordinates: 14°6′N 87°13′W / 14.100°N 87.217°W / 14.100; -87.217
Kintra Honduras
DepairtmentFrancisco Morazán
MunicipalityCentral Destrict
Foondit29 September 1578
Caipital30 October 1880
Mergit as Central Destrict30 Januar 1937
Govrenment
 • TeepMayor-Cooncil
 • BodiMunicipal Corporation
 • MayorRicardo Álvarez (PNH)[4]
 • Vice MayorJuan Diego Zelaya Aguilar[5]
 • Aldermen
 • General ManagerJosé Oswaldo Guillén
 • Municipal SecretaryCosette Lopez Osorio
Area
 • Ceety201.5 km2 (77.8 sq mi)
 • Central Destrict1396.5 km2 (539.2 sq mi)
Elevation
990 m (3250 ft)
Population
 (2010 estimate)
 • Ceety1 126 534
 • Density5604.6/km2 (14,516/sq mi)
 • Metro
1 324 000
 • Metro density948.08/km2 (2,455.5/sq mi)
 • Demonym
Spaingie: teguicigalpense comayagüelense capitalino(a)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central Americae)
Postal code
Tegucigalpa: 11101,[6] Comayagüela: 12101[6]
Area code(s)(kintra) +504 (ceety) 2[7]
Annual budget (2008)1.555 billion lempiras (US$82,189,029)
WebsiteGovrenment o Tegucigalpa

The Choluteca River crosses the ceety frae north tae sooth an dividit in twa zones: the actual Tegucigalpa, east, an Comayagüela, ceety Tegucigalpa merged wi 1898, wast. Baith are the Central Destrict Municipality, based constitutional govrenment o the Honduras an the Archdiocese o Tegucigalpa.

It is the poleetical an economic centre o Honduras. The maist important economic activities in the ceety are trade, construction, services textile, the succar an snuff.

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  1. Villa de Tegucigalpa is the title given bi Charles III o Spain on 17 Julie, 1768.
  2. Real Villa de San Miguel de Tegucigalpa y Heredia is the title given bi Alonso Fernández de Heredia, then govrenor o Honduras, on 10 Juin, 1762.
  3. Real de Minas de San Miguel de Tegucigalpa is the teetle given bi the Spaingie on 29 September, 1578.
  1. Tiroren (2008). "Meaning of word "Tegus"". tuBabel.com. Retrieved 29 Juin 2011.
  2. "Enjoy your Tegucigalpa Expat Experience". InterNations.org. 22 Mey 2011. Retrieved 29 Juin 2011.
  3. Mario Secoff (13 Mairch 2005). "Municipality of Tegucigalpa-Distrito Central section". angelfire.com. Retrieved 29 Juin 2011.
  4. AMDC (10 September 2011). "Mayor of Tegucigalpa, biography". AMDC. Retrieved 28 September 2011.
  5. a b AMDC (10 September 2011). "Members of the Municipal Corporation". AMDC. Retrieved 28 September 2011.
  6. a b Honducor (10 Mey 2008). "Zip Codes for Honduras". Honduras.com. Retrieved 29 Juin 2011.
  7. Hondutel (14 October 2009). "Honduras Country Codes". CallingCodes.org. Retrieved 29 Juin 2010.

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