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is a municipality
A municipality is essentially an urban administrative division having corporate status and usually powers of self-government. It can also be used to mean the governing body of a municipality. A municipality is a general-purpose administrative subdivision, as opposed to a special-purpose district...
in the department
of Colón in Honduras
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. According to official census of 2001, has a population of 8,627 inhabitants. Its territory of 643.4 square kilometres (248.4 sq mi) is divided into an aldea
(village) and 23 caseríos
(hamlets). Limón is bordered to the north by the Caribbean Sea
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, to the south and east by the municipality of Iriona
Iriona is a municipality in the Honduran department of Colón....
, and to the west by the municipalities of Trujillo
Trujillo is a city and a municipality on the northern Caribbean coast of the Honduran department of Colón, of which the city is the capital. The municipality has a population of about 30,000 . The city is located on a bluff overlooking the Bay of Trujillo. Behind the city rise two prominent...
and Santa Rosa de Aguan
Santa Rosa de Aguán is a municipality in the Honduran department of Colón. It was affected by Hurricane Mitch.-References:...