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Famous Hondurans

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
People listed are almost always native to the country. We do (on occasion) include those that have either lived within the country for most of their adult life, or have made a significant contribution to the country in their personal endeavors.

A - C
  • Ramon Amaya Amador author
  • Guillermo Anderson singer
  • Ezequiel Padilla Ayestas painter
  • Eduardo Bahr writer
  • Angela Bendeck singer
  • Policarpo Bonilla politician, author
  • Rafael Leonardo Callejas former president
  • Moises Canelo singer
  • Roberto Suazo Cardova former president
  • Renan Carias singer
  • Renan Almendarez Coello radio host
E - L
  • Julio Escoto writer
  • Maynor Figueroa soccer player
  • Carlos Flores former president
  • Amado Guevara soccer player
M - N
  • Ramon Maradiaga soccer coach
  • Izza Medina tennis player
  • Alberto Membreno philologist
  • Roberto Micheletti former president
  • Juan Ramon Molina poet
  • Salvador Moncada scientist
  • Francisco Morazan last president of United Provinces of Central America
  • Salvador Nasralla sports commentator
P - R
  • Wilson Palacios soccer player
  • Carlos Pavon soccer player
  • Rene Penalba evangelical pastor
  • Satcha Pretto television host
  • Roberto Quezada writer
  • Evelio Reyes evangelical pastor
  • Father Jose Trinidad Reyes founder National University
  • Ramon Rosa essayist, biographer
  • Manuel Zelaya Rosales former president
  • Reinaldo Rueda soccer player
  • Jose R. Ruiz artist
S - Z
  • Neyda Sandoval television host
  • Porfirio Lobo Sosa acting president
  • Roberto Sosa poet
  • Marco Aurelio Soto essayist, former president
  • David Suazo soccer player
  • Henry Thomas soccer player
  • Froilan Turcios author
  • Jose Cecilio de Valle political leader, author
  • Rafael Heliodoro Valle historian, biographer
  • Jireh Wilson singer
  • Mario Zamora sculptor

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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?

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

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 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 Río Plátano Biosphere Reserve?

The Río Plátano Biosphere Reserve was designated as a United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) World Heritage Site in 1982, making it only the second such site in Honduras. The Río Plátano Biosphere Reserve is located in northeastern Honduras in the Mosquitia region of the country, covering 350,000 hectares (1,351 square miles) of land as the largest protected area in all of Honduras.

Río Plátano Biosphere Reserve, 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?

About the Author

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