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.
To learn more, visit our detailed Honduras section.
|Density||74.2 / km2 ( 192.0 / mi2 )|
|Capital||Tegucigalpa (Francisco Morazan)|
|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|
What is the capital of Honduras?
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
|Elevation||944 meters over sea level|
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|#2||San Pedro Sula||489,466|