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  Comayagua - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Comayagua is a town in Honduras, some 80 km northwest of Tegucigalpa on the highway to San Pedro Sula at 14.46°N, 87.65°W at an elevation of 594 meters above sea level.
It is the capital of Honduras's Comayagua department.
From 1540 on Comayagua was the capital of the Honduras district of New Spain.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Comayagua   (204 words)

The department is divided in 19 districts: Areguá Capiatá Fernan...
Guatemala Department Guatemala is a department in Guatemala.
The department is divided in 6 provinces: Aniceto Arce Burnet O'Conn...
www.brainyencyclopedia.com /topics/department.html   (3094 words)

 Encyclopedia: Departments of Honduras
Atlántida is a department in the north of the nation of Honduras, Central America.
Omoa is a town in the Cortés department of Honduras, on the Caribbean Sea coast, to the west of Puerto Cortés.
Puerto Lempira is the capital of the Gracias a Dios department of Honduras.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Departments-of-Honduras   (1104 words)

 COMAYAGUA - LoveToKnow Article on COMAYAGUA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
, the capital of the department of Comayagua in central Honduras, on the right bank of the river Ulua, and on the interoceanic railway from Puerto Cortes to Fonseca Bay.
Comayagua occupies part of a fertile valley, enclosed by mountain ranges.
Under Spanish rule it was a city of considerable size and beauty, and in 1827 its inhabitants numbered more than 18,000.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /C/CO/COMAYAGUA.htm   (262 words)

The Diocese of Comayagua, suffragan to Guatemala, includes the entire Republic of Honduras in Central America, a territory of about 46,250 square miles, and a population (1902), exclusive of uncivilized Indians, of 684,400, mostly baptized Catholics.
The first missionaries were Franciscans, though the records of their labours have disappeared in the disastrous conflagrations that the wars of the nineteenth century visited on Comayagua, and in which the archives of the cathedral perished.
The five parish priests of the Department of Comayagua represent the former cathedral canons, and assist the bishop on occasions; at his death they elect the vicar capitular.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/04151c.htm   (644 words)

 Honduras Departments
I have found sources for the populations of the departments in the censuses of 1881, 1895, and 2001, and more details of nineteenth-century changes.
Choluteca corresponded roughly to modern Choluteca and Valle; Comayagua, to Comayagua and La Paz; Gracias, to Copán, Intibucá, Lempira, and Ocotepeque; Olancho, to Olancho; Santa Bárbara, to Cortés and Santa Bárbara; Tegucigalpa, to El Paraíso and Francisco Morazán; and Yoro, to Atlántida, Colón, Gracias a Dios, Islas de la Bahía, and Yoro.
The capitals had the same names as their departments, except that Juticalpa was the capital of Olancho.
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 Jose Comayagua Jr. Appointed as Director of Fairfax County Facilities Management Department - Fairfax County, Virginia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
As director of the department, which provides maintenance, alteration, renovation and reconfiguration of county facilities, Comayagua will manage a staff of more than 185 employees with a $33 million budget.
When he was the space and operations manager at George Mason University, Comayagua developed and implemented a 10-year facility growth plan that included acquisition of additional land, construction and leasing of excess square footage to paying tenants and coordinating the termination of the leases as GMU grew into the space.
Comayagua has two degrees from George Mason University—a bachelor’s degree in urban systems engineering and a master’s degree in civil, environmental and infrastructure engineering.
www.co.fairfax.va.us /news/2005/05208.htm   (389 words)

 SilverCrest Mines Inc. - Properties /
The area is situated on the eastern slopes of the Cordillera del Meridion at an altitude between 1300 and 1600 metres.
The 600-hectare Opoteca concession is located in the west-central part of Honduras approximately 100 kilometres north of Tegucigalpa and 15 kilometres north of the city of Comayagua in the Department of Comayagua.
The 400-hectare La Pochota concession is located in southwestern Honduras approximately 120 kilometres southwest of Tegucigalpa and 50 kilometres west of the largest southern city of Choluteca in the Department of Francisco Morazan.
www.silvercrestmines.com /properties.html   (1163 words)

 HONDURAN INTERNATIONAL DONOR HIGHLIGHTS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Among those are the installation of electric energy and the donation of an ambulance to serve five localities in the Department of Lempira, in western Honduras.
The Swedish firm Skanska is involved to two other bridge projects: one over the Bonito River in La Ceiba, Atlantida Department, and the 90 meter Yarumuela bridge in the southwestern department of La Paz, on the Salvadoran border.
In the Dark: Residents of a recently inaugurated Norwegian-funded housing project in Choluteca Department complain that the Honduran National Electric Company (ENEE) is not supplying electricity to the houses.
www.usmission.hn /mission/sections/eco_05.htm   (1922 words)

 Comayagua   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Founded in 1537 it was the capital of Honduras for more than 300 years but was heavily damaged by fire during a civil war in 1873.
The national School of Fine Arts is located in Comayagüela (not in Comayagua), a neighborhood of Tegucigalpa.
Central America travel website is protected by copyright as a collective work and/or compilation, pursuant to U.S. copyright laws, international conventions and other copyright laws.
www.travelcentralamericabc.com /Comayagua.html   (271 words)

 Just the Facts   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
United States, Department of Defense, Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Special Operations and Low-Intensity Conflict, Humanitarian and Civic Assistance Program of the Department of Defense, Fiscal Year 1996, (Washington: Department of Defense, March 1, 1997).
United States, Department of Defense, Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Special Operations and Low-Intensity Conflict, Humanitarian and Civic Assistance Program of the Department of Defense, Fiscal Year 1997, (Washington: Department of Defense, March 1, 1998).
United States, Department of Defense, Defense Security Cooperation Agency, Humanitarian and Civic Assistance Program of the Department of Defense, Fiscal Year 1998, (Washington: Department of Defense, March 1, 1999).
www.ciponline.org /facts/hcaho.htm   (723 words)

 Trujillo --  Encyclopædia Britannica
In 1531 it was made a bishop's see, but that office was removed to Comayagua in 1561.
The city is situated on the Ozama River on the southeastern coast of Hispaniola.
The capital of the Cajamarca department in the Nor Oriental del Marañón region of northern Peru, Cajamarca lies at 9,022 feet (2,750 meters) above sea level on the Río Cajamarca.
www.britannica.com /eb/article-9073538   (595 words)

This is an allusion to the El Salvador's stated goal to reach the Honduran Caribbean coast during their offensive.
The Pre-Columbian city of Copán is a locale in extreme western Honduras, in the Copán Department, near to the Guatemalan border.
Note: Some of these articles are based on text from the CIA World Factbook 2000 and the U.S. Department of State website.
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 An Invitation!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
In contrast, in the central part of Honduras (Comayagua, Carboneras) people were in bondage to religion and not open to receive all that God had for them.
When he came to he testified that God expanded his vision of a youth center Comayagua and gave him a couple of faces of people to partner with to see the vision of the Lord fulfilled.
Francisco was so touched and refreshed that he ended up calling his wife back in Comayagua and arranging for her to join him for the meetings in La Lima.
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 HONDURAN ECONOMIC HIGHLIGHTS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The Swedish firm, Skanska, had delayed opening the bridge until the municipality fulfilled its obligation to pave the road on either side of the bridge.
Agriculture: With Taiwanese assistance, the GOH started prison farming projects in the city of Comayagua, Comayagua department.
Personnel from the Honduran Corporation of Forestry Development supported by members of the Fire Department and soldiers from the National Army fought the fire and protected homes.
honduras.usembassy.gov /english/mission/sections/eco_10.htm   (1720 words)

 HONDURAN ECONOMIC HIGHLIGHTS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
She toured the North Coast, Comayagua department, Tegucigalpa and the Copan Mayan Ruins.
JAPAN: The Japanese government in February inaugurated the following reconstruction/assistance projects: a USD 65,000 donated bridge over the Suncuya River in Juticalpa, Olancho; a USD 320,000 rural electrification project benefiting more than 10,000 people in Cortés and Santa Barbara; and, a USD 11,300 school in the Isletas community, Valle.
SWEDEN: The Swedish Agency for International Development (ASDI) is promoting a USD 66,000 project to provide technical and specialized training to public prosecutors working on issues related to human rights, the environment, women's rights, ethnic groups' rights and consumer issues.
www.usmission.hn /mission/sections/eco_08.htm   (626 words)

 COMAYAGUA - Encyclopedia Britannica - COMAYAGUA - JCSM's Study Center
COMAYAGUA - Encyclopedia Britannica - COMAYAGUA - JCSM's Study Center
of the department of Comayagua in central Honduras, on the right bank of the river Ulua, and on the interoceanic railway from Puerto
Please visit them as often as you can.
jcsm.org /StudyCenter/Encyclopedia_Britannica/CLI_COM/COMAYAGUA.html   (404 words)

 Honduras This Week National   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Human remains unearthed last year near the community of Las Piramides in Comayagua department are those of Hans Albert Madisson Lopez, one of 184 people who were allegedly disappeared, tortured and executed by the military during the 1980s.
Pinel said final figures will be much higher than previous years due to the large amount of rainfall the past few months that has contributed to the proliferation of mosquitoes, the disease's vector.
George Hasemann, head of the Department of Anthropological Investigations at the Honduran Institute of Anthropology and History (IHAH), died early Thursday morning (Oct. 8).
www.marrder.com /htw/oct98/national.htm   (2911 words)

 Honduras This Week Cultural   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Sweet potato pie, native to Comayagua pie meat and in the background "El Sartén" a culinary masterpiece.
In the clean and busy kitchen in a farm in El Zapote, in the Department of Comayagua, between Cedros and Minas de Oro, young Carolina Padgett enjoys learning the culinary secrets of her great grandmother, Mami Luz.
Located in the city of Comayagua, 2 hours north from Tegucigalpa, the Comayagua Colonial Museum is in the building that served as home to the government in the 19th century.
www.marrder.com /htw/dec98/cultural.htm   (6018 words)

 americas.org - Activists Protest Powell   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The demonstration was organized by the Civic Council of Grassroots and Indigenous Organizations of Honduras (COPINH), which issued a communiqué demanding an end to the continuing U.S. presence at Palmerola air base in Comayagua department, and the return of Honduran troops from Iraq, where they are part of a Spanish-led force supporting the U.S. occupation.
COPINH also warned that the U.S. government is seeking to set up a new military base on indigenous land in Gracias a Dios department.
Just before the demonstration, eight Lenca indigenous activists began a 28-hour hunger strike in support of COPINH’s demands.
www.americas.org /item_8596   (314 words)

 The World Factbook 2004 -- Field Listing - Administrative divisions
15 departments (departamentos, singular - departamento) and 2 autonomous regions* (regiones autonomistas, singular - region autonomista); Boaco, Carazo, Chinandega, Chontales, Esteli, Granada, Jinotega, Leon, Madriz, Managua, Masaya, Matagalpa, Nueva Segovia, Rio San Juan, Rivas, Atlantico Norte*, Atlantico Sur*
7 departments (departements, singular - departement) and 1 capital district* (capitale district); Agadez, Diffa, Dosso, Maradi, Niamey*, Tahoua, Tillaberi, Zinder
none (overseas department of France); there are no first-order administrative divisions as defined by the US Government, but there are 4 arrondissements, 24 communes, and 47 cantons
www.brainyatlas.com /fields/2051.html   (4978 words)

 PD/A CRSP Publications   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Department of Fisheries and Allied Aquacultures, Alabama Agriculture Experiment Station
Department of Fisheries and Allied Aquacultures, Alabama Experimental Station
Dry Matter, Ash, and Elemental Composition of Pond-cultured Penaeus vaannamei and P.
www.aqua-information.ait.ac.th /crspDB/publications/view_list.cfm   (5345 words)

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