Tegucigalpa is located in the southern-central highland region of Honduras. It is situated in a valley, surrounded by mountains and both Tegucigalpa and Comayagüela, being sister cities, are physically separated by the Choluteca River. The Central District is the largest of the 28 municipalities in the Francisco Morazán department.
Tegucigalpa is Honduras' largest and most populous city as well as the nation's political and administrative center. The capital's international airport, Toncontin, is notorious around the world for its extremely short runway for an international airport and the unusual maneuvers pilots must undertake upon landing or taking off to avoid the nearby mountains.
In Tegucigalpa, there are many multi-level indoor shopping malls that includes design name stores, a major grocery store, a movie theater complex, restaurants, and banking. Smaller shopping centers can be found everywhere in the city.
There are 14 museums in Tegucigalpa. Most of the popular museums are located around the historic center of the city. The most important museums are: Identidad Nacional, Nacional Villaroy, del Hombre, Historico Militar and Historia Natural.
The months of December and January are coolest, with an average min/ low temperature of 14 °C (57 °F); whereas March and April—popularly associated with Holy Week’s's holidays—are hottest and temperatures can reach up to 40 °C (104 °F) degrees on the hottest day. The dry season lasts from November through April and the rainy season from May through October.
Pictures of the city center
There is a sports facility town known as Olympic Village Sports Complex (Complejo Deportivo Villa Olímpica) hosting several Olympic sports such as boxing, archery, tennis, volleyball, soccer, etc. It is located north of the National University UNAH.