Choluteca is a municipality and the capital city of
the Honduran department of the same name. Situated in southern Honduras between
El Salvador and Nicaragua, the city is generally considered the regional center
of southern Honduras and is a major transit point on the Pan-American Highway.
It boasts a major bus station and is home to the regional light (ENEE) and
water (SANAA) utilities. The city is located on the Choluteca River, near the
center of the department. An arching silver bridge crosses the river into the