Introduction

flag Honduras Honduras: Introduction

Capital: Tegucigalpa

Population

Total Population: 10,432,860
Natural Increase: 1.5%
Density: 92 Inhabitants/km²
Urban Population: 59.6%
Ethnic Origins: The population of Honduras is made up of 89% mestizo, 7% European (such as Spanish, English, German or Irish), 2% African and 2% indigenous. Among the indigenous people, there are six ethnic groups: Lencas, Misquitos, Chortís, Tolupanes, Tawahka and Pech. (National Statistics Institute)
Official Language: Spanish
Other Languages Spoken: English, Garifuna, Mískito, Lenca
Business Language(s): English
Religion: Roman Catholic 97%, Protestant 3%.
Literacy Rate: 80.0%

Local Time:

It is %T:%M %A In Tegucigalpa

Exchange Rate on :

National Currency: Honduras Lempira (HNL)

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.

Telecommunication

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 20182019202020212022
Imports of Goods (million USD) 12,46212,14910,25315,07317,581
Exports of Goods (million USD) 8,6448,7887,68310,21612,169
Imports of Services (million USD) 2,3252,4191,8172,5923,226
Exports of Services (million USD) 2,8212,9781,9772,7053,101

Source: WTO – World Trade Organisation, Latest data available.

 

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