Honduras

Honduras's flagLocation: Central America
Official name: Republic of Honduras
Formation (date of independence / date current borders were established): 1838 / 1838
Capital city: Tegucigalpa
Population: 7.6 million / 176 people per sq mile (68 people per sq km)
Total land area: 43,278 square miles (112,090 square km)
Language(s) spoken: Spanish (official language), Garífuna (Carib), English Creole
Main religions: Roman Catholic 97%, Protestant 3%
Ethnic mix: Mestizo 90%, Black African 5%, Amerindian 4%, White 1%
Government type: Presidential system
Currency: Lempira = 100 centavos
Literacy rate: 84%
Calorie consumption (daily per person): 2601 kilocalories


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