Country's codes

International phone code for Honduras: +504

Standard ISO 3166-1:

    3 letters: HND

    2 letters (internet domain): .HN

    Digital country code 340

Standard EAN-13 (country barcode):  742

Olympic country code: HON

FIFA code: HON

Useful country information

Land area: 43,201 sq mi (111,891 sq km); total area: 43,278 sq mi (112,090 sq km)

Population (2014 est.): 8,598,561 (growth rate: 1.74%); birth rate: 23.66/1000; infant mortality rate: 18.72/1000; life expectancy: 70.91

Capital and largest city (2011 est.): Tegucigalpa, 1.088 million

Monetary unit: Lempira

National name: Repblica de Honduras

Current government officials

Languages: Spanish (official), Amerindian dialects; English widely spoken in business

Ethnicity/race: mestizo 90%, Amerindian 7%, black 2%, white 1%

Religions: Roman Catholic 97%, Protestant 3%

National Holiday: Independence Day, September 15

Literacy rate: 85.1% (2011 est.)


Part of Spain's vast empire in the New World, Honduras became an independent nation in 1821. After two and one-half decades of mostly military rule, a freely elected civilian government came to power in 1982.
During the 1980s, Honduras proved a haven for anti-Sandinista contras fighting the Marxist Nicaraguan Government and an ally to Salvadoran Government forces fighting against leftist guerrillas.
The country was devastated by Hurricane Mitch in 1998, which killed about 5,600 people and caused almost $1 billion in damage. (Source: CIA - The World Factbook)

border countries: El SalvadorGuatemalaNicaragua

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