Francisco Morazán Department
- 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 1943 it was known as Tegucigalpa department. It was named after national hero Francisco Morazán.
The department is very mountainous, with rugged ranges covered in pine forests; 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 forest environment, while the northern portion contains the Montaña de la Flor, home to the Jicaque people.
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
# Nueva Armenia
# 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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