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Honduras Facts

  • Name: Honduras
    (long form) Republic of Honduras
  • Capital City: Tegucigalpa (1,086,641 pop.)
    (1,324,000 metro pop.)
  • Honduras Population: 8,448,465 (2013 est.)
  • World Populations (all countries)
  • Currency: Honduran Lempira (HNL)
    (conversion rates)

    Honduran Lempira


    One Honduran Lempira
  • Ethnicity: Mestizo (mixed Amerindian and European) 90%, Amerindian 7%, black 2%, white 1%
  • GDP total: $37.67 billion (2012 est.)
  • GDP per capita: $4,600 (2012 est.)
  • Land Sizes
  • Language: Spanish (official), Amerindian dialects
  • Largest Cities: (by population) Tegucigalpa, San Pedro Sula, Choloma, La Ceiba, El Progreso, Ciudad Choluteca
  • Name: Honduras was named by Christopher Columbus. The name means "depths", in reference to the deep waters of the coast of Honduras.
  • Independence Day: September 15
  • Religion: Catholic 97%, Protestant 3%
  • Symbols

Honduras Photographs

Tegucigalpa Cathedral, Honduras

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