The Department of Choluteca Honduras


Choluteca is one of the 18 Departments that make up the country of Honduras. This Department is in SouthernHonduras, and borders the Department of Francisco Morazan and El Paraiso to the North, the Republic ofNicaragua to the East, the Republic of Nicaragua to the South, and the Department of Valle and the Gulf of Fonseca to the West.

Choluteca is well connected with the rest of Central America because it is located along the Pan American Highway.

The Pan American Highway passes through Choluteca Honduras

The Pan American Highway passes through Choluteca Honduras

The southern part of Honduras offers a variety of amenities that complement the offerings of the north coast.

Choluteca

Choluteca

The southern climate is hot and dry, in contrast to the high humidity of the North.

Dry Climate Leads to many Mudslides in Southern Honduras

Choluteca Mudslide – Photograph by Michael Collier, 11999

This picturesque silverbridge crosses the Choluteca river into the city. It was built by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in the 1930’s.

Choluteca River Bridge

Choluteca River Bridge

The main commercial activities are agriculture, fishing and shrimp farming.


Choluteca Farmers enjoy their harvest

Choluteca Farmers enjoy their harvest

Video of Choluteca

 

MUNICIPALITIES in the Department of Choluteca

  1. Choluteca
  2. Apacilagua
  3. Concepción de María
  4. Duyure
  5. El Corpus
  6. El Triunfo
  7. Marcovia
  8. Morolica
  9. Namasigue
  10. Orocuina
  11. Pespire
  12. San Antonio de Flores
  13. San Isidro
  14. San José
  15. San Marcos de Colón
  16. Santa Ana de Yusguare

Map of CHoulteca – Note the numbers represent municipalities listed above.

Click for Choluteca, Honduras Weather Forecast

Choluteca Road Map

Choluteca is located in Southern Honduras

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