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Honduras's Information

Flag of Honduras
Land Area 111,890 km2
Water Area 200 km2
Total Area 112,090km2 (#101)
Population 8,893,259 (#93)
Population Density 79.48/km2
Government Type Presidential Republic
GDP (PPP) $43.19 Billion
GDP Per Capita $5,300
Currency Lempira (HNL)
More Information Honduras
Largest Cities
  • 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
This page was last updated on April 7, 2017.

Honduras Trivia

What Languages Are Spoken In Honduras?

The official and most widely spoken language in Honduras is Spanish. Indigenous languages, such as Garifuna, Miskito, Sumo, Pech, and Jicaque, are also spoken in the country.

What Languages Are Spoken In Honduras?

What is the biggest city in Honduras?

The most populated city in Honduras is Tegucigalpa, which has a population size of over 1 million people.

The Biggest Cities In Honduras

What Is The Capital Of Honduras?

Tegucigalpa is the national capital of Honduras as well as the country's largest city with over one million residents.

What Is The Capital Of Honduras?

What Continent is Honduras In?

Honduras is located in Central America, the southernmost edge of the continent of North America.

What Continent is Honduras In?

What is the Currency of Honduras?

The official currency of Honduras is the Honduran lempira.

What is the Currency of Honduras?

Which Ecological Regions Are Present In Honduras?

Tropical and subtropical moist broadleaf forests, dry broadleaf forests, coniferous forests, and mangroves are the terrestrial ecoregions of Honduras. Tropical and subtropical coastal rivers is the freshwater ecoregion of the country. Tropical Northwestern Atlantic and Tropical East Pacific are the two marine ecoregions in Honduras.

The Ecological Regions Of Honduras

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