Honduras is bordered to the north by the Caribbean Sea or the West Indies with 671 miles of shoreline; to the south by El Salvador along 375 kilometers of land border and the Gulf of Fonseca on the Pacific Ocean along 133 kilometers of coastline; east and southeast by Nicaragua with 966 kilometers of land border; on the west by Guatemala with 246 kilometers of border.
The commercial dynamism caused by the growth of the banana farms created the port of La Ceiba, a major port to facilitate exports to Mobile, Alabama and New Orleans. This industry and the strong influence of local natives and immigrants, helped to develop the province of Atlántida.
Total Territory: 4,372 km2Population
- Men: 186.682 (49.17%)
- Women: 192.972 (50.83%)
- Total: 379,654 inhabitants
- La Ceiba is 8 km from Golosón International Airport (La Ceiba, Honduras).
- There are 4 airlines operating out of Golosón Intl Airport.
- Golosón Intl Airport offers nonstop flights to 6 U.S. cities.
- Every week, at least 112 domestic flights and 7 international flights depart from Golosón Intl Airport.
The Ramón Villeda Morales Airport is located 20 km. from the city of San Pedro Sula, the country’s Industrial and Technology center. The airport was recently remodeled to improve accessibility and comfort for passengers.The «Ramón Villeda Morales» International Airport got its name from one of the most popular and respected presidents of Honduras. Previously, the airport was known as. “La Mesa International Airport.Ramón Villeda Morales Airport has daily flights from the United States, Mexico, Central America, The Caribbean and South America.
La Ceiba was once the largest city in Central America due to the export of bananas and wood. 5 consulates were established including the British consulate. Today La Ceiba is a city with a bilingual class education, which was started 1928 with the founding of the School Mazapán, the only school of its type recognized by the education system in the United States. Most La Ceiba residents are bi-lingual, and the area is considered to be an English Speaking province. The large base of bilingual residents makes La Ceiba ideal as a location for English based BPO Services.