Welcome to Tegucigalpa


Brief information about the Tegucigalpa

Claimed on 29 September 1578 by the Spaniards, Tegucigalpa became the Nation 's funds under President Marco Aurelio Soto, when he transferred the capital. The Constitution of Honduras, commissioned in 1982, names that the cities of Tegucigalpa [a] and Comayagüela[b] as a Central District [c] to serve under articles 8 and 295, as the funding that is permanent.

After the dissolution of the Federal Republic of Central America in 1841, Honduras became an individual nation as its funding with Comayagua. The capital was transferred in 1880 to Tegucigalpa. Article 179 of the 1936 Honduran Constitution has been changed to launch Tegucigalpa and Comayagüela as a Central District.

Tegucigalpa is located in the southern-central highland area known as the division of Francisco Morazán where it is the departmental funding. It's located in a valley, surrounded by mountains.

Tegucigalpa is Honduras' most populous and largest city as well as the nationthe administrative and political center of . Tegucigalpa is host to 16 consulates and 25 foreign embassies.

It's the home base of numerous state-owned entities like the federal energy and Hondutel, ENEE and telecommunications companies , respectively. The town is also the national soccer team, the National Autonomous University of Honduras, as well as home to the country 's most important public college.

Toncontín, the funding 's international airport, is known for its runway and the unusual maneuvers pilots should undertake upon landing or taking off to prevent the neighboring mountains. The Central District Mayor's Office (Alcaldia Municipal del Distrito Central) is the city's governing body, led by a mayor and 10 aldermen forming the Municipal Corporation (Corporación Municipal).

Being the seat too of the section , the governor's workplace of Francisco Morazán can also be located in the funding. In 2008, the town worked on an approved budget of 1.555 billion lempiras (US$82,189,029). In 2009, the town government reported a sales of 1.955 billion lempiras (US$103,512,220), more than any other capital city in Central America except Panama City. Tegucigalpa's infrastructure hasn't kept up with its population increase.

Urban planning, densely urbanization, and poverty are issues. Heavily congested roadways where present road infrastructure is unable to efficiently handle over 400,000 vehicles create havoc on a daily basis. Steps have been taken by both local and national authorities to improve and expand infrastructure and to reduce poverty in town.