Theme Week Honduras – Choluteca City

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Entrance to Choluteca © Brbigam

Entrance to Choluteca © Brbigam

Choluteca is a municipality and the capital city of the Honduran department of the same name. Situated in southern Honduras between El Salvador and Nicaragua, the city is generally considered the regional centre of southern Honduras and is a major transit point on the Pan-American Highway. It has a major bus station and is home to the regional light (ENEE) and water (SANAA) utilities. The city is located on the Choluteca River, near the centre of the department. An arching silver bridge crosses the river into the city.

Choluteca’s population of 96,410 (2020 calculation) makes it the seventh largest city in the country. It is the only major Honduran city on the Pan-American Highway. It is considered to be the second-hottest city in Honduras after Nacaome.

© Ram H/cc-by-sa-4.0 © Ram H/cc-by-sa-4.0 Banco Central de Honduras © Ram H/cc-by-sa-4.0 Honduras Air Force © Oscar Elvir Vasquez - jetphotos.com/GNU 1.2 Entrance to Choluteca © Brbigam Choluteca suspension bridge © Intimaralem85/cc-by-sa-3.0
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Choluteca is one of the most productive areas of Honduras. The department raises commodity crops of sugar, cantaloupe, watermelon, okra, and sweet potato. It also harvests shrimp and fish, and produces salt, and a few precious metals.

José Cecilio del Valle, the first President of Central America, was born in Choluteca in 1780. His house (Casa Valle, located on the main square) is now a cultural centre housing the local library and a tourist centre. The house is featured on the back of the 100-lempira note.

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