It is a municipality of the Department of Choluteca, in the Republic of Honduras.
Its origins date back to 1881 according to the first statistical yearbook of Honduras compiled in 1889. In the 1887 census, it is listed as a municipality in the Pespire district.
General Information about San Antonio de Flores
Origin of its name: In honor of its patron saint, St. Anthony, and for being a place of flower cultivation.
- Territorial area: 55.30 km2
- Population: 6,080 inhabitants (2012)
- Date of creation: 1887
- Patron saint festival: June 13, St. Anthony’s Day; and July 26, in honor of St. Anne.
- Villages, hamlets, and colonies: 6 villages, 37 hamlets, and 3 colonies.
- Altitude: 300 meters above sea level.
- Climate: Rainy with a very dry winter.
Main Economic Activity
Cultivation of basic grains, mangoes, and plums; raising of cattle, pigs, sheep, and horses; poultry farming and fish farming.
- Health: 1 health center.
- Education: 1 basic education center, 10 primary education centers, and 8 kindergartens.
- Transportation: Buses, trucks, pick-up trucks.
- Communication: Telephone, mail, paved road network.
- Public services: Drinking water and electricity.
It is located northeast of the municipality of Pespire, with its center located east of the Verdugo River.
- North: Municipality of La Venta (Francisco Morazán);
- South: Municipality of Pespire;
- East: Municipality of San Isidro;
- West: Municipality of Pespire.