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Honduras's Information

Flag of Honduras
Land Area 111,890 km2
Water Area 200 km2
Total Area 112,090 km2
Population 8,893,259
Population Density 79.34 / km2
Government Type Presidential Republic
GDP (PPP) $43.19 Billion
GDP Per Capita $5,300
Currency Lempira (HNL)
Largest Cities
  • Tegucigalpa (850,848)
  • San Pedro Sula (489,466)
  • Choloma (139,100)
  • La Ceiba (130,218)
  • El Progreso (100,810)
  • Ciudad Choluteca (75,872)
  • Comayagua (58,784)
  • Puerto Cortez (48,013)
  • La Lima (45,955)
  • Danli (44,799)
  • 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

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