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Where is Honduras?

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Located in the continent of Central America, Honduras covers 111,890 square kilometers of land and 200 square kilometers of water, making it the 103rd largest nation in the world with a total area of 112,090 square kilometers.

Honduras became an independent state in 1838, after gaining its sovereignty from Spain. The population of Honduras is 8,296,693 (2012) and the nation has a density of 74 people per square kilometer.

The currency of Honduras is the Lempira (HNL). As well, the people of Honduras are refered to as Honduran.

The dialing code for the country is 504 and the top level internet domain for Honduran sites is .hn.

Honduras shares land borders with 3 countries: Guatemala, El Salvador, Nicaragua.

To learn more, visit our detailed Honduras section.

Quick facts

Population 8,296,693
Density 74.2 / km2 ( 192.0 / mi2 )
Language Spanish
Independence Year 1838
Capital Tegucigalpa (Francisco Morazan)
Currency Lempira
GDP 19,385,309,986 (2014 data)
GDP per Capita 2,337 (2014 data)
Land Area 111,890 km2 (43,201 mi2)
Water Area 200 km2 (77 mi2)
Neighbouring Countries Guatemala, Nicaragua, El Salvador
Minimum Longitude -89.350
Maximum Longitude -83.150
Mininum Latitude 12.980
Maximum Latitude 16.510

What is the capital of Honduras?

map showing the location of Honduras
Location of Tegucigalpa on a map.

Tegucigalpa is the capital city of Honduras. It has a population of 850,848, and is located on a latitue of 14.08 and longitude of -87.21.

Tegucigalpa is also the political center of Honduras, which is considered a Republic, and home to its Executive head of state.

Quick Facts About Tegucigalpa, the Capital Of Honduras

City Tegucigalpa
Country Honduras
Population 850,848
Longitude -87.20681000
Latitude 14.08180000
Elevation 944 meters over sea level

Most popular cities in Honduras

Rank City Population
#1Tegucigalpa850,848
#2San Pedro Sula489,466
#3Choloma139,100
#4La Ceiba130,218
#5El Progreso100,810
#6Ciudad Choluteca75,872
#7Comayagua58,784

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This page was last modified on October 2, 2015.