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San Pedro Sula

"Usula (Valley of Birds)"
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Flag of San Pedro Sula
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Official seal of San Pedro Sula
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La Capital Industrial
Country  Honduras
Department Cortés
Municipio (County) San Pedro Sula
Foundation June 1536
Government
 • Mayor Juan Carlos Zuniga (PLH)
Area
 • Urban
840 km2 (320 sq mi)
Elevation
83 m (272 ft)
Population
 (2010)
 • City 873,824
 • Density 2,427.7/km2 (6,288/sq mi)
 • Metro
1,245,598
Time zone UTCUTC(−6GMT)

San Pedro Sula is a city in Honduras. With 873,824 people in the main municipality, and 1,245,598 in its metro area (2010), it is the second largest city, after the capital Tegucigalpa. It is considered the industrial center of Honduras. It is the capital of the Cortés Department.


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