Erandique is a municipality in the Honduran department of Lempira. Erandique, is one of the several municipalities of the Lempira department. One has to travel 65 km from the city of Gracias passing by San Juan (del Caite). A second road that leads to Erandique is going by the town of "Dolores" in Intibuca. Also this roads leads to the municipality of San Francisco. The main disadvantage of this second road is that is not repaired often.If one enters from San Juan, Erandique has one exit to San Francisco and the other to the rest of the municipalities such as San Andrés and so on.
It was founded back in 1600 under the name of "Cerquin", due to its location on the west of Cerquin hill. It was registered in 1,733 in the volume II of the Real State book, dated on November 28. According to the tales from elderly citizens the original act was lost and it was replaced on February 14, 1882, in the administration of Dr Marco Aurelio Soto. It is one of the oldest municipalities and it became a city on March 3, 1932.