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Encyclopedia > Gracias a Dios (department)

Gracias a Dios (Spanish: Thanks to God) is one of the 18 departments (departamentos) into which the Central American nation of Honduras is divided. Image File history File links HondurasGraciasaDios. ... Michelangelos depiction of God in the painting Creation of the Sun and Moon in the Sistine Chapel Krishna, the eighth incarnation of Vishnu, one of the manifestations of the ultimate reality or God in Hinduism This article discusses the term God in the context of monotheism and henotheism. ... The Central American nation of Honduras is currently divided into 18 departments (departamentos). ... Map of Central America Central America is a central region of the Americas. ...


Once a part of the Mosquito Coast, it was formed in 1957 from all of Mosquitia territory and parts of Colón and Olancho departments. The department is rather remote and inaccessible by land, though local airlines fly to the main cities. Mosquito Coast, Honduras/Nicaragua The article is about the Central American area. ... 1957 (MCMLVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


The departmental capital is Puerto Lempira; until 1975 it was Brus Laguna. Puerto Lempira is the capital of the Gracias a Dios department of Honduras. ... 1975 (MCMLXXV) was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1975 calendar). ... Brus Laguna is a municipality in the Honduran department of Gracias a Dios. ...


Gracias a Dios department covers a total surface area of 16,630 km² and, in 1991, had an estimated population of 37,000. Though it is the second largest department in the country, it is sparsely populated, and contains extensive pine savannas, swamps, and rainforests. However, the expansion of the agricultural frontier is a perennial threat to the natural bounty of the department.


Municipalities

  1. Ahuas
  2. Brus Laguna
  3. Juan Francisco Bulnes
  4. Puerto Lempira
  5. Ramón Villeda Morales
  6. Wampusirpi



The second level of territorial subdivisions in Honduras are the municipalities, the first level being the Departments of Honduras. ... Ahuas is a municipality in the Honduran department of Gracias a Dios. ... Brus Laguna is a municipality in the Honduran department of Gracias a Dios. ... Juan Francisco Bulnes is a municipality in the Honduran department of Gracias a Dios. ... Puerto Lempira is a municipality in the Honduran department of Gracias a Dios. ... Ramón Villeda Morales is a municipality in the Honduran department of Gracias a Dios. ... Wampusirpi is a municipality in the Honduran department of Gracias a Dios. ...

Departments of Honduras Flag of Honduras
Atlántida | Bay Islands | Choluteca | Colón | Comayagua | Copán | Cortés | El Paraíso | Francisco Morazán | Gracias a Dios | Intibucá | La Paz | Lempira | Ocotepeque | Olancho | Santa Bárbara | Valle | Yoro

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Puerto Lempira is the capital of the Gracias a Dios department of Honduras.
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