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Capital: Tegucigalpa


Total Population: 9,112,867
Natural Increase: 1.7%
Density: 81 Inhabitants/km²
Urban Population: 55.3%
Ethnic Origins: Mestizo - mixed Amerindian and European (about 90% of the population), Amerindian (about 7%), of African origin (about 2%) and of European/North American origin (about 1%).
Official Language: Spanish
Other Languages Spoken: English, Garifuna, Mískito, Lenca
Business Language(s): English
Religion: Roman Catholic 97%, Protestant 3%.
Literacy Rate: 80.0%
National Currency: Honduras Lempira (HNL)
Exchange rate (average of the last 30 days):
1 HNL = 0.0358 EUR

Country Overview

Area: 112,490 km²
Type of State: Constitutional Democratic Republic.
Type of Economy: Lower-middle-income economy.
The economy is based on exports of coffee, bananas and textile products.
HDI*: 0.606/1
HDI (World Rank): 131/188

Note: (*) The HDI, Human Development Index, is an Indicator Which Synthesizes Several Data Such as Life Expectancy, Level of Education, Professional Careers, Access to Culture etc.


Telephone Code:
To call from Honduras, dial 00
To call Honduras, dial +504
Internet Suffix: .hn
Telephone Lines: 7.7 per 100 Inhabitants
Internet Users: 18.1 per 100 Inhabitants
Access to Electricity: 82.2% of the Population

Foreign Trade in Figures

Foreign Trade Indicators 20122013201420152016
Imports of Goods (million USD) 11,37110,95311,07011,18010,540
Exports of Goods (million USD) 8,3597,8058,0727,8107,810
Imports of Services (million USD) 1,6891,6431,7451,7461,787
Exports of Services (million USD) 2,2102,3042,4652,6342,739

Source: WTO – World Trade Organisation, 2017


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