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Travel to 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
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Honduras is an exotic, mostly unexplored paradise for travelers of any age, one complete with numerous biological treasures, haunting Maya ruins and some of the best beaches, islands, reefs and scuba diving sites in the western hemisphere.

Major points-of-interest include the Maya ruins at Copan; the Bay Islands and the sunny beaches at Roatan; fifteen national parks and ten biological reserves and the colonial monuments and churches in the capital city of Tegucigalpa, as well as the cities of Comayagua, Gracias, Omoa, Trujillo and Yuscaran.


CONVENTION AND VISITOR BUREAUS:
GENERAL INTEREST:
  • Electricity: 110/120V, 60Hz
  • Times to Travel: Honduras is great to visit any time of the year, with the tourist high season occurring in February and March.

    Honduras is a tropical country and has two distinct seasons: wet and dry. The dry season runs from December to April and the rainy period from May to November. At times, during the rainy season, heavy precipitation can cause flooding in the lowlands and mudslides in the mountains, which can impede travel.

    Temperature variations are small compared to other parts of the world.

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  • NOTE: Before making your travel plans to any worldwide destination, we strongly recommend you authenticate important details regarding all applicable health, passport and visa requirments. The people at Travel Visa Pro can answer all of your questions!
  • Honduras Travel Advice and Warnings
This page was last updated on November 24, 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 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 the Currency of Honduras?

The official currency of Honduras is the Honduran lempira.

What is the Currency 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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