HONDURAS

historical demographical data of the administrative division


DEPARTAMENTOcapitalsurface/sq.kmsurface/sq.kmsurface/sq.misurface/sq.mip2002e1996e1991c1990e1988e19881983e1981e1980e1977c1974c1974e1970ue1970me1967c1961c1950c1945e1943c1940c1940c1935c1930c1926dcc1916c19101901c1887c188118681864codecodecodepos.particularsvariants of the namefound.yr
source:BBCGBBCGSHCGBBLBOD,SYGL/AMSYGL/SYGL/AAGL/SYLB,TBGL/AAWGCYGL/AADVDVDVEBEBHBDVDVADDVAGDV/indexDVDVAGAGJaLaISOFIPS
AtlántidaLa Ceiba4251495716411914332,4304,9255,0263,7238,7237,2242,2223,0214,1139,7148,3148,4132,6124,7119,792,963,650,446,443,942,838,032,532,020,911,48,4ATATHO01nw1902
CholutecaCholuteca4211509216261966409,1368,4309,0326,1295,5293,3289,6272,9264,3227,6193,3192,1207,7204,1187,8149,2107,396,692,888,288,576,169,155,047,845,843,343,642,838,050,0CHCHHO02se1825
ColónTrujillo887544299342717104219,7196,0164,0167,9149,7146,2128,4118,7113,964,777,877,260,557,453,941,935,527,832,030,629,836,431,819,912,911,213,611,56,5CLCLHO03ncincludes the Mosquitia territory prior to 19501881
ComayaguaComayagua5196497020061919343,7315,7257,0267,0239,9238,8211,5198,0191,1144,0136,6135,5134,8129,5122,496,468,260,557,854,054,147,843,036,431,226,327,916,716,385,070,0CMCMHO04c1825
CopánSanta Rosa de Copán3203370412371430301,1276,6226,0241,4219,5218,9217,3206,7201,2176,9151,9151,3166,7162,2155,1126,295,987,687,782,181,974,066,256,047,840,359,736,732,2CPCPHO05w1869
CortésSan Pedro Sula3954608715272350922,2825,9706,0732,6662,8644,8624,1566,9542,7311,6369,6373,6293,8274,0267,2200,1125,7100,193,187,387,374,758,344,330,323,620,8CTCRHO06nwformed from parts of Santa Bárbara and Yoro1893
Distrito Central Tegucigalpa16491199,2532,5cmunicipio including Tegucigalpa and Comayagua; pop. 1996: 766,7 included in Fr. Mor.197X
El ParaísoYuscarán7218857327873310366,8321,6277,0284,1254,3255,4206,6194,8189,3149,6140,8140,8138,6137,8129,7106,882,673,672,667,767,759,256,344,540,942,138,418,116,1PREPHO07sesplit from Tegucigalpa (Francisco Morazán)Paraíso1869
Francisco MorazánTegucigalpa62991002330683870159,41018,2878,0908,3828,3797,6203,8683,1656,3483,2453,6451,8425,5420,9370,0284,4190,4173,9168,0158,9158,9131,2113,588,686,181,877,760,259,045,060,0FMFMHO08cTegucigalpa (until 1943)1825
Gracias a DiosPuerto Lempira 16630642150,547,037,039,035,034,235,532,531,117,820,721,115,815,814,610,9GDGDHO09neformed from all of Mosquitia territory and parts of Colón, Olancho, Choluteca and La Pazcapital until 1975: Brus Laguna1957
IntibucáLa Esperanza3072273811861057173,9158,3130,0137,8124,7123,5111,4107,0104,795,381,881,791,489,186,573,159,454,954,852,752,744,839,030,931,227,325,517,9ITINHO10cw1883
Islas de la BahíaRoatán26126110010031,328,424,024,522,121,618,717,917,510,113,213,29,99,910,09,08,17,37,57,07,06,35,55,65,64,94,62,82,8IBIBHO11ncconsists of 3 islands: Roatán, Guanaja, Utila1859
La PazLa Paz233132309001247149,3136,8112,0117,4105,9106,086,684,382,870,266,065,472,570,269,960,651,248,450,848,552,042,339,135,230,628,826,618,819,8LPLPHO12cs1869
LempiraGracias4290335416561295242,3223,5180,0194,6177,1175,5174,9167,7164,1144,9127,8127,5138,5135,5131,5111,590,981,282,179,079,471,864,955,851,750,046,127,842,679,055,0LMLEHO13cwGracias (until 1943)1825
OcotepequeNueva Ocotepeque16802225649859102,393,877,081,874,374,364,262,962,263,351,051,261,460,759,652,545,745,349,946,046,040,837,531,029,828,222,3OTOCHO14wsplit from Copán and Gracias (Lempira)capital until 1975: Ocetepeque1906
OlanchoJuticalpa2435133634940212986415,1372,6309,0318,0283,9282,0228,1213,5206,8151,8151,4151,9142,2140,3135,9110,783,968,167,364,564,456,653,447,545,943,442,931,128,245,045,0OLOLHO15e1825
Santa BárbaraSanta Bárbara5113741819752864384,9347,1291,0307,5278,9278,0286,9269,1259,8240,4186,1185,2216,3212,8192,7146,996,487,885,680,480,268,761,354,643,039,134,532,629,535,050,0SBDBHO16nw1825
ValleNacaome15652111604815161,3150,1121,0130,9119,6119,9125,6120,5117,9106,891,991,0101,499,595,980,965,358,757,153,754,243,540,330,828,730,532,4VLVAHO17scformed out of Choluteca and La Paz ca 19011893
YoroYoro79391043830654030473,5423,4355,0370,7333,5329,8304,3281,3271,4179,5195,0195,0172,4164,3160,4130,598,778,467,663,363,149,742,632,721,518,919,114,011,631,020,0YRYOHO18nc1825
TOTAL:Tegucigalpa11208815311443277591166438,05608,34708,04913,34443,44376,84092,23821,03691,02777,42656,92653,92582,02508,72362,81884,81368,61200,51173,01107,91110,0962,0854,2700,8606,0553,4543,8331,9307,3358,0350,0

Particulars:
Source indicated by "CY" means: Caribbean year book.
The surface figures as well as the population data may differ a great deal depending on the sources used.
The population data of 1901 marked with "index" are recalculated from absolute figures of 1961.
Additions of 1881, 1887, 1945 and corrections on the figures of 1916, 1930 and 1950 were supplied by Uli Buys.
File created on 1996.09.04; revised on 2000.11.26; last modified on 2002.05.13 by Jan Lahmeyer

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