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Republic of Honduras
República de Honduras (Spanish)
Motto: 
  • "Libre, Soberana e Independiente" (Spanish)
  • "Free, Sovereign and Independent"
Anthem: "Himno Nacional de Honduras"
"National Anthem of Honduras"
Location of Honduras
Capital
and largest city
Tegucigalpa
14°6′N87°13′W / 14.100°N 87.217°W / 14.100; -87.217
Official languagesSpanish
Ethnic groups([1])
Demonym
  • Honduran
  • Catracho(a)
GovernmentPresidential republic
Juan Orlando Hernández
Ricardo Álvarez Arias
Mauricio Oliva
LegislatureNational Congress
Independence
• Declaredb from Spain
15 September 1821
• Declared from the
First Mexican Empire
1 July 1823
• Declared, as Honduras, from the Federal Republic of Central America
5 November 1838
Area
• Total
112,492 km2 (43,433 sq mi) (102nd)
Population
• 2010 estimate
8,249,574 (94th)
• 2007 census
7,529,403
• Density
64/km2 (165.8/sq mi) (128th)
GDP (PPP)2014 estimate
• Total
$40.983 billion[2]
• Per capita
$4,959[2]
GDP (nominal)2014 estimate
• Total
$19.567 billion[2]
• Per capita
$2,368[2]
Gini (1992–2007)55.3[3]
high
HDI (2014)Increase 0.606[4]
medium · 131st
CurrencyLempira (HNL)
Time zoneCST(UTC−6)
Drives on theright
Calling code+504
ISO 3166 codeHN
Internet TLD.hn
  1. Mixture of European and American Indian.
  2. As part of the Federal Republic of Central America.
Population estimates explicitly take into account the effects of excess mortality due to AIDS; this can result in lower life expectancy, higher infant mortality and death rates, lower population and growth rates, and changes in the distribution of population by age and sex than would otherwise be expected, as of July 2007.

Source: CIA World Factbook
Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of July 9, 2017


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