Limón, Honduras

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Limón
Municipality
Women in Limón, 1994
Women in Limón, 1994
Limón is located in Honduras
Limón
Limón
Location in Honduras
Coordinates: 15°51′45″N 85°30′00″W / 15.86250°N 85.50000°W / 15.86250; -85.50000
CountryHonduras
DepartmentColón
Area
 • Total598 km2 (231 sq mi)
Elevation
3 m (10 ft)
Population
 (2015)
 • Total14,421
 • Density24/km2 (62/sq mi)

Limón[1][2][3] is a municipality in the department of Colón in Honduras.

According to official census of 2001, has a population of 8,627 inhabitants,[1] its territory of 643.4 square kilometres (248.4 sq mi) is divided into an aldea (village) and 23 caseríos (hamlets). Limón is bordered to the north by the Caribbean Sea, to the south and east by the municipality of Iriona, and to the west by the municipalities of Trujillo and Santa Rosa de Aguan.[4][5]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "XVI Censo Nacional de Población y V de Habitación Honduras 2001" (in Spanish). El Centro Centroamericano de Población (CCP).
  2. ^ "Antecedentes históricos de los departamentos y municipios de Honduras: Departamento de Colón" (in Spanish). Monografías.com.
  3. ^ "Municipio de Limón" (in Spanish).
  4. ^ Google Maps - Limón
  5. ^ OpenStreetMaps - Limón


Coordinates: 15°52′N 085°30′W / 15.867°N 85.500°W / 15.867; -85.500