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Tegucigalpa Destination Guide

Touring Tegucigalpa in Honduras

Tegucigalpa in the region of Francisco Morazán with its 850,848 citizens is a city located in Honduras and is the capital of this country.

Interactive map of Tegucigalpa

Time in Tegucigalpa is now 01:29 AM (Thursday) . The local timezone is named " America/Tegucigalpa " with a UTC offset of -6 hours. Depending on your travel resources, these more prominent places might be interesting for you: Belmopan, Usulutan, San Salvador, New Guatemala, and Antigua Guatemala. Being here already, consider visiting Belmopan . We collected some hobby film on the internet . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Check out our recommendations for Tegucigalpa ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Cockpit view of a jet landing into Tegucigalpa Honduras TGU

3:58 min by planestuff
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A Boeing 737 cockpit view of the approach and landing into the Tegucigalpa airport located in Honduras. Tegucigalpa (TGU) is considered by many to be one of the world's most dangerous airports due to; ..

Awesome Landing at Toncontín International Airport

0:53 min by NocturnalInsanity
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Excellent pilot showing some incredible skills and maneuvers for landing on the short runway.. Toncontín International Airport - Tegucigalpa, Honduras ..

Foundation 4Life in Honduras - Day 3, 2011

4:15 min by 4liferesearch
Views: 11667 Rating: 5.00 - From La Ceiba to Tegucigalpita, Foundation 4Life Director Tracie Kay and Senior VP of Marketing Trent Tenney, continue their journey of service in Honduras. In addition to distri ..

Driving through downtown Tegucigalpa, Honduras

1:15 min by summitshasta
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On the way to the airport........Morning......January 14, 2011 ..

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Interesting facts about this location


Tegucigalpa, commonly referred to as Tegus, is the capital of Honduras and seat of government of the Republic, along with its twin sister Comayagüela. Founded on September 29, 1578 by the Spanish, it became the country's capital on October 30, 1880 under President Marco Aurelio Soto. The current Constitution of Honduras, enacted in 1982, names the sister cities of Tegucigalpa and Comayagüela as a Central District to serve as the permanent national capital, under articles 8 and 295.

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Located at 14.08 -87.22 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Capitals in Central America, Capitals in North America, Municipalities of the Francisco Morazán Department, Populated places established in 1578, Populated places in Honduras, Tegucigalpa

TACA Flight 390

TACA Flight 390 was a scheduled flight on May 30, 2008, by TACA Airlines from San Salvador, El Salvador, to Miami, Florida, United States, with intermediate stops at Tegucigalpa and San Pedro Sula in Honduras. In this hull loss accident, the Airbus A320-233 (registration EI-TAF, c/n 1374) overran the runway after landing at Tegucigalpa's Toncontín International Airport and rolled out into a street, crashing into an embankment and smashing several cars in the process.

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Located at 14.07 -87.21 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Tags: 2008 in Honduras, Accidents and incidents involving the Airbus A320, Airliner accidents and incidents caused by weather, Airliner accidents and incidents involving runway overruns, Aviation accidents and incidents in 2008, Aviation accidents and incidents in Honduras, Grupo TACA

Estadio Tiburcio Carías Andino

Estadio Tiburcio Carías Andino is a multi-purpose stadium in Tegucigalpa, Honduras. It is used mostly for Association football matches. The stadium has a capacity of 35,000 and it is the home of football clubs Motagua and Olimpia.

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Located at 14.10 -87.20 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Tags: C.D. Motagua, Football venues in Honduras, Multi-purpose stadiums in Honduras, National stadiums, Tegucigalpa

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.

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Located at 14.10 -87.22 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Tags: Departments of Honduras, Francisco Morazán Department

National Congress of Honduras

The National Congress is the legislative branch of the government of Honduras. The Honduran Congress is a unicameral legislature. The current President of the National Congress of Honduras is Juan Orlando Hernández. Its members are 128 deputies, who are elected on a proportional representation basis, by department, to serve four-year terms.

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Located at 14.10 -87.20 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Tags: Government of Honduras, National legislatures, Unicameral legislatures