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San Pedro Sula
"Usula (Valley of Birds)"
Skyline of San Pedro Sula
Flag of San Pedro Sula
Flag
Official seal of San Pedro Sula
Seal
Nickname(s):
La Capital Industrial
Country  Honduras
Department Cortés
Municipio (County) San Pedro Sula
Foundation June 1536
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

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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