Honduras

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About Country

Capital
Tegucigalpa
Population
Approximately 10.4 million (2022 estimate)
Population Density
86 people per square kilometer
GDP
$25.4 billion (nominal, 2021 estimate)
Language
Spanish is the official language, but English is also widely spoken in the Bay Islands
Currency
Honduran lempira (HNL)
National Dish
Baleadas (a flour tortilla filled with refried beans, cheese, and sometimes meat)
Religion
Christianity is the predominant religion in Honduras, with Roman Catholicism and Protestantism being the most widely practiced
Climate
Honduras has a tropical climate, with a rainy season from May to October and a dry season from November to April. The Bay Islands have a more moderate climate, with less rainfall and lower humidity than the mainland
Main Industries
Agriculture (including coffee, bananas, and palm oil), manufacturing (including textiles and food processing), and tourism
Level of Development
Honduras is considered a developing country, with a human development index (HDI) ranking of 140 out of 189 countries (2020)
Area
Approximately 112,492 square kilometers

Explore the wonders of Honduras 🇭🇳, where ancient Mayan ruins 🏛️, crystal-clear waters, and lush tropical forests 🌴 await. Relax on pristine beaches 🏖️, marvel at the colorful wildlife, and immerse yourself in the vibrant culture. Experience the magic of Honduras today!

Honduras is a Central American country bordered by Guatemala to the northwest, El Salvador to the southwest, Nicaragua to the southeast, the Pacific Ocean to the south, and the Caribbean Sea to the east. Honduras is known for its diverse culture, ancient ruins, and beautiful natural landscapes, including tropical forests, mountains, and beaches.

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  • Cayos Cochinos, Honduras (1)
  • Cayos Cochinos, Honduras (2)
  • Cayos Cochinos, Honduras
  • Comayagua, Honduras
  • Copán Ruinas, Honduras (1)
  • Copán Ruinas, Honduras
  • Honduran Market
  • Los Naranjos, Santa Cruz de Yojoa, Honduras
  • Mahogany Bay, Honduras
  • Patuca River, Honduras
  • Roatán, Honduras (2)
  • Roatán, Honduras (3)
  • Roatán, Honduras (4)
  • Roatán, Honduras (5)
  • Roatan, Honduras
  • Roatán, Honduras
  • San Lorenzo, Valle, Honduras
  • San Pedro Sula, Honduras
  • Tegucigalpa, Honduras
  • Valle de Ángeles, Honduras
  • Yojoa, Honduras

Main Attractions

Some of the main tourist attractions in Honduras include:

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    Copán Ruins: an ancient Mayan archaeological site in western Honduras, known for its intricate stone carvings and hieroglyphics.

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    Roatán: one of the Bay Islands, known for its beautiful beaches, clear waters, and coral reefs, making it a popular destination for scuba diving and snorkeling.

  • 3

    La Tigra National Park: a protected area near Tegucigalpa, featuring cloud forests, hiking trails, and waterfalls.

  • 4

    Pico Bonito National Park: a protected area in northern Honduras, known for its diverse flora and fauna, including rare bird species.

  • 5

    Tela: a coastal town on the Caribbean Sea, known for its beautiful beaches, palm trees, and relaxed atmosphere.

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    Lake Yojoa: the largest natural lake in Honduras, located in the central highlands and surrounded by beautiful scenery, including waterfalls and mountains.

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    Comayagua: a colonial city in central Honduras, known for its beautiful architecture, including the Comayagua Cathedral and the clock tower.

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    Celaque National Park: a protected area in western Honduras, known for its high peaks, cloud forests, and waterfalls.

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    Gracias: a colonial town in western Honduras, known for its beautiful architecture and historic landmarks, including the San Cristobal Fort and the Guancascos Waterfall.

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    Utila: one of the Bay Islands, known for its laid-back atmosphere, colorful coral reefs, and diverse marine life.

These are just a few examples of the many attractions that Honduras has to offer. With its beautiful natural landscapes, rich history and culture, and friendly people, Honduras is a unique and fascinating destination for travelers.

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