El Progreso

Brief information about the El Progreso

El Progreso The municipality of El Progreso (Spanish pronunciation: [el pɾoˈɣɾeso]) is located in the Honduran department of Yoro. Ramón Villeda Morales International Airport of San Pedro Sula is located west of the city. To the east of the city is the mountain range of Mico Quemado (Burned Monkey).

El Progreso is located at a crossroads. Due to its strategic location, many travellers or tourists pass through el Progreso in one way or another. For that reason, el Progreso is considered a city of extreme importance in Honduras. Many travellers going to San Pedro Sula, Tela, La Ceiba, La Lima, Tegucigalpa etc.

make a connection here, or use it as a rest area. The territorial extension of the city is 547.5 square kilometres (211.4 sq mi). Of this territory, 40.5 square kilometres (15.6 sq mi) is defined as urban and 507 square kilometres (196 sq mi) as rural. The city is also divided into three geographic zones that comprise more than 100 barrios, which are home to more than 90,000 people.

The climate of the city is humid.