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Geography Statistics of Honduras

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
  • Coastline: 510 miles (820 km)
  • Land Area:
    (land) 43,201 sq miles (111,890 sq km)
    (water) 77 sq miles (200 sq km)
    (TOTAL) 43,278 sq miles (112,090 sq km)

    To convert sq km (kilometers) to sq mi (miles)
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  • Land Area: (all countries)
  • Land Divisions: 18 departments; including Atlantida, Choluteca, Colon, Comayagua, Copan, Cortes, El Paraiso, Francisco Morazan, Gracias a Dios, Intibuca, Islas de la Bahia, La Paz, Lempira, Ocotepeque, Olancho, Santa Barbara, Valle and Yoro.
  • Horizontal Width: 551 km (342 miles) from Puerto Lempira to Copan.
  • Vertical Length: 224 km (139 miles) from Tela to Choluteca

    Note: Lengths and widths are point-to-point, straight-line measurements from a Mercator map projection, and will vary some using other map projections
  • Bordering Countries: (3) Nicaragua, Guatemala, El Salvador
  • Geographic Center: 80 miles NE of Tegucigalpa (estimated)
  • Highest Point: Cerro Las Minas - 9,416 ft.
    (2870 m.)
  • Lowest Point: Caribbean Sea - 0 ft. (0 m)
  • Latitude and Longitude
  • Relative Location
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 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?

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

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 Copan Mayan Archaeological Site?

The Copan Maya Site sits in the Copan Valley in Honduras, right near the border with neighboring Guatemala. The Copan Mayan Archaeological Site was designated as a United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) World Heritage Site in 1980. It was the first such site in Guatemala and is currently only one of two in the country. For tourists visiting the site, there is the Copan Sculpture Museum on the site,

The Copan Maya Archaeological Site, Honduras

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