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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.
Banner o Tegucigalpa
Banner
Offeecial seal o Tegucigalpa
Seal
Nickname(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
Tegucigalpa is locatit in Honduras
Tegucigalpa
Tegucigalpa
Location o Tegucigalpa, M.D.C. in Honduras.
Coordinates: 14°6′N 87°13′W / 14.100°N 87.217°W / 14.100; -87.217
Kintra  Honduras
Depairtment Francisco Morazán
Municipality Central Destrict
Foondit 29 September 1578
Caipital 30 October 1880
Mergit as Central Destrict 30 Januar 1937
Govrenment
 • Teep Mayor-Cooncil
 • Bouk Municipal Corporation
 • Mayor Ricardo Álvarez (PNH)[4]
 • Vice Mayor Juan Diego Zelaya Aguilar[5]
 • Aldermen
 • General Manager José Oswaldo Guillén
 • Municipal Secretary Cosette Lopez Osorio
Aurie
 • Ceety 201.5 km2 (77.8 sq mi)
 • Central Destrict 1,396.5 km2 (539.2 sq mi)
Elevation 990 m (3,250 ft)
Population (2010 estimate)
 • Ceety 1 126 534
 • Density 5,604.6/km2 (14,516/sq mi)
 • Metro 1 324 000
 • Metro density 948.08/km2 (2,455.5/sq mi)
 • Demonym Spainyie: teguicigalpense, comayagüelense, capitalino(a)
Time zone Central Americae (UTC-6)
Postal code Tegucigalpa: 11101,[6] Comayagüela: 12101[6]
Aurie code(s) (kintra) +504 (ceety) 2[7]
Annual budget (2008) 1.555 billion lempiras (US$82,189,029)
Wabsteid Govrenment 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 title given bi the Spainyie on 29 September, 1578.
  1. Tiroren (2008). "Meaning of word "Tegus"". tuBabel.com. Retrieved 2011-06-29. 
  2. "Enjoy your Tegucigalpa Expat Experience". InterNations.org. 2011-05-22. Retrieved 2011-06-29. 
  3. Mario Secoff (2005-03-13). "Municipality of Tegucigalpa-Distrito Central section". angelfire.com. Retrieved 2011-06-29. 
  4. AMDC (2011-09-10). "Mayor of Tegucigalpa, biography". AMDC. Retrieved 2011-09-28. 
  5. 5.0 5.1 AMDC (2011-09-10). "Members of the Municipal Corporation". AMDC. Retrieved 2011-09-28. 
  6. 6.0 6.1 Honducor (2008-05-10). "Zip Codes for Honduras". Honduras.com. Retrieved 2011-06-29. 
  7. Hondutel (2009-10-14). "Honduras Country Codes". CallingCodes.org. Retrieved 2010-06-29. 

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