San Pedro Sula


San Pe·dro Su·la

geographical name \sän-ˈpā-(ˌ)thrō-ˈsü-lä\

Definition of SAN PEDRO SULA

city NW Honduras pop 300,400

San Pedro Sula

geographical name    (Concise Encyclopedia)

City (pop., 2001: 439,086), northwestern Honduras. It is located about 100 mi (160 km) northwest of Tegucigalpa. Founded by the Spanish in 1536, the city has been almost completely rebuilt. It is the country's chief industrial centre and second largest city; it produces a wide variety of items, including textiles, foodstuffs, clothing, beverages, and furniture.

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