- Francisco Morazán Department
Francisco Morazán (FMO) is one of the
departments of Honduras.
It is located in the central part of the nation. The departmental capital is
Tegucigalpa, which is also Honduras's national capital. Until 1943it was known as Tegucigalpa department. It was named after national hero Francisco Morazán.
The department is very mountainous, with rugged ranges covered in
pineforests; which are rocky and mostly clay. Valleys, like those of Guiamaca, Talanga, and Amarateca, are interspersed among the ranges. Many of the high mountain peaks house cloud forests, like La Tigra National park or Cerro Uyuca. The extreme southeastern portion of the department has a Pacific dry forestenvironment, while the northern portion contains the Montaña de la Flor, home to the Jicaquepeople.
Francisco Morazán department covers a total surface area of 7,946 km² and, in
2005, had an estimated population of 1,680,700 people.
Distrito Central(cap. Tegucigalpa)
# El Porvenir
# La Libertad
# La Venta
San Antonio de Oriente
# San Buenaventura
# San Ignacio
San Juan de Flores
# San Miguelito
# Santa Ana
# Santa Lucía
Valle de Ángeles
Villa de San Francisco
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