Puerto Cortės in a city on the north (Atlantic) coast of Honduras. Originally known as Puerto de Caballos, the present town was founded in the early colonial period. It grew rapidly in the twentieth century, thanks to the railroad, which exists no l…
Latitude and longitude of Puerto Cortez
Puerto Cortės, originally known as Puerto de Caballos, is a city on the north Caribbean coast of Honduras, right on the Laguna de Alvarado, north of San Pedro Sula and east of Omoa, with a natural bay. The present city was founded in the early colonial period. It grew rapidly in the twentieth century, thanks to the railroad, which exists no longer, and banana production. In terms of volume of traffic the seaport is the largest in Central America and the 36th largest in the world.
Latitude: 15° 49' 32.23" N
Longitude: -87° 55' 46.85" W
Articles of interest in Puerto Cortez
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The Battle of San Fernando de Omoa was a short siege and battle between British and Spanish forces fought not long after Spain entered the American Revolutionary War on the American side.
Omoa is a town and a municipality in the Department of Cortés of the Central American country of Honduras. Omoa is located on a small bay of the same name 18 km.
Estadio Excelsior is a multi-purpose stadium in Puerto Cortés, Honduras. It is currently used mostly for football matches and is the home stadium of Platense. The stadium holds 10,000 people.