Santa Rita, Yoro

Santa Rita is a town and a municipality in the Honduran department of Yoro. The Humuya River passes through it.[2][3]

Santa Rita
Municipality
Santa Rita is located in Honduras
Santa Rita
Santa Rita
Location in Honduras
Coordinates: 15°12′N 87°53′W / 15.200°N 87.883°W / 15.200; -87.883
CountryHonduras
DepartmentYoro
Area
 • Total129 km2 (50 sq mi)
Population
 (2020 projection)[1]
 • Total21,208
 • Density160/km2 (430/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central America)

The town of Santa Rita has a population of 15,050 (2020 calculation).[4]

In 1684, it was a hamlet called Benque La Laguneta. It later became the village of Santa Rita El Negrito. The place was established as a town in 1959 with part of the municipality of El Negrito.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Citypopulation.de Population of departments and municipalities in Honduras
  2. ^ Efrain V. Molina. "Habilitan paso en el río Humuya de Santa Rita". Diario La Prensa. Retrieved 24 November 2015.
  3. ^ Efrain Molina. "Multarán a los que contaminan el río Humuya". Diario La Prensa. Retrieved 24 November 2015.
  4. ^ Citypopulation.de Population of cities in Honduras

Coordinates: 15°12′N 87°53′W / 15.200°N 87.883°W / 15.200; -87.883