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Comayagua

(kōmäyä`wä), town (1997 est. pop. 62,000), capital of Comayagua dept., W central Honduras. Founded in 1537, Comayagua was the most important city of colonial Honduras. In the political struggle following independence from Spain (1821), Comayagua, the Conservative stronghold, rivaled TegucigalpaTegucigalpa
, city (1997 est. pop. 897,000), capital and largest city of Honduras, in a small valley in the mountains of S central Honduras. The city has diverse light industry, including the production of textiles, sugar, and cigarettes.
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, seat of the Liberal faction. The cities alternated as capital of the republic, but in 1880 Tegucigalpa became the permanent capital. Today Comayagua is a manufacturing center and serves as the western commercial center of Honduras. It has a fine colonial cathedral and other colonial landmarks.
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39) A diferencia de los terrazgueros que podian provenir de distintas partes y ser de culturas y lenguas distintas, propongo que ciertos nucleos de colonizacion mexica claramente toman los toponimos alusivos como Mexicapan (existentes en Cuauhnahuac, en Teloloapan en zona chontal, en Epatlan, Izucar, en Comayagua, Guatemala, entre otras) o se refieren directamente a los guerreros como "aguilas".
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Incluso tradiciones religiosas, como las procesiones de Semana Santa en Comayagua o en Tegucigalpa, aunque en lo religioso inmutables, no serian reconocidas por alguien del siglo xviii.
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