Tegucigalpa, formally Tegucigalpa, Municipality of the Central District, and colloquially referred to as Tegus or Teguz, is the capital and largest city of along with its twin sister, Comayagüela.Claimed on 29 September 1578 by the Spaniards, Tegucigalpa became the country's capital on October 30, 1880, under President Marco Aurelio Soto, when he moved the capital from .

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Airport terminal
Toncontín International Airport or Teniente Coronel Hernán Acosta Mejía Airport is a civil and military airport located 6 km from the centre of Tegucigalpa, . is situated 2½ km southwest of Tegucigalpa. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 2.0.

The is a multi-purpose stadium in Tegucigalpa, . is situated 2 km north of Tegucigalpa. Photo: Cratón, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Arts centre
is situated 3 km northeast of Tegucigalpa. Photo: Urteca, Public domain.


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