History of Santa Rosa de Copan

The city was founded in the early 18th century. 1705. on 8 August of that year. Mr. Captain Don Juan GarcĂ­a de la Candelaria place to purchase the Spanish crown and founded his estate with four ranches; settlers at the site called "Los Llanos",later the first settlers named out as Santa Rosa, and later as Santa Rosa de Los Llanos;An industrie of Tobacco was develop in early 18th Century and was picked as the site for La Real Factoria del Tabacos, the Royal Tobacco Company a Spanish crown company in 1765. Later, the province of Gracias a Dios was split in two departments,