Honduras Facts and History

Discover the wonders of Honduras!

Flag of Honduras
National Flag of Honduras

Interesting facts about Honduras

  • Official Name: Republic of Honduras
  • Form of Government: multiparty republic1 with one legislative house (National Congress [128])
  • President: Juan Orlando Hernández
  • Prime Minister: Dionisio de Herrera
  • GDP: 25.1 billion USD (2019)
  • Capital: Tegucigalpa
  • Population: 9.746 million (2019)
  • Official Languages: Spanish
  • Currency: Honduran lempira
  • Timezone: GMT-6
  • Area: 112,492 km²
  • Dialing Code: +504
  • Major Mountain Ranges: Cerro Las Minas,Cordillera del Merendon,Pico Mogotón
  • Major Rivers: Cruta,Nakunta,Warunta,Plátano,Paulaya,Danto
  • Continent: North America
  • Border Countries: Honduras is bordered by Guatemala, Nicaragua, and El Salvador. On the north, the country shares a vast stretch of coast with the Caribbean Sea. On the south, it shares a small stretch with the Pacific Ocean.

Map of Honduras

National Symbols of Honduras

  • National Bird: scarlet macaw
  • National Anthem: “Tu bandera”
  • National Animal: yucatan white-tailed deer
  • National Flower: Rhyncholaelia digbyana var
  • National Tree: Pinus oocarpa
  • National Museum: Museo Para La Identidad
  • National Poet: Roberto Sosa
  • National Game: Association football
  • National Mountain: Cerro Las Minas
  • National Park: Capiro Calentura