Honduras Geography and Population

Honduras – geography Large parts of Honduras are mountainous country; more than half of the area is above 900 m, but only a few peaks reach above 2000 m. A north-south-going depression divides the country; the westernmost part is the most mountainous. The rivers that flow north into the Gulf of Honduras have formed large, […]

Honduras Economy

Honduras Economy

Subchapters: Basic data Public finances and the state budget Banking system Tax System Basic data The economy of Honduras achieved a significant strengthening in 2021, growing by 12%, mainly due to the recovery of the economy after the big slump in 2020, a significant increase in the volume of remittances, but also an increase in […]

Honduras History 2

Honduras History

The region was inhabited in pre-Columbian times by the Chorotegas and the Maya, in the 11th century. the Toltecs settled there, and then the Aztecs. C. Columbus discovered the town in 1502. C. de Olid founded (1524) the first colony in Triunfo de la Cruz. With the indigenous resistance suppressed (1530), Honduras it was under […]

Honduras Arts and Culture

Honduras Arts and Culture

CULTURE: GENERAL INFORMATION The dominant imprint in Honduran cultural life is certainly the Spanish one. The influence of the European rulers overlapped the local customs, giving rise to architectural, artistic, religious expressions of strong peculiarity: an example are many buildings of the colonial period, rich in elements ranging from the Baroque to the Moorish. Literature, […]

Honduras History Timeline

Honduras History Timeline

Honduras is a country in Central America bordering Guatemala to the north, El Salvador to the southwest, Nicaragua to the south, the Pacific Ocean to the west, and the Honduran Gulf and the Caribbean Sea to the east. According to Areacodesexplorer, Honduras is the second largest country, after Nicaragua, and the second poorest country in […]

Honduras Travel Advice

Honduras Travel Advice

General travel information for Honduras Continent: Central America Geographical location: Between the Pacific and Atlantic at the widest point of the Central American land bridge Highest elevation: Cerro Las Minas (2870 m above sea level) Longest river: Río Patuca (320 km) Form of government: Republic System of Government: Presidential system Languages: Spanish Neighboring countries: Guatemala, […]

Honduras

Travel to Honduras

Most of us who have visited Honduras know that the country is not far from a perfect paradise – at least in terms of nature. Tropical beaches, ancient Mayan ruins and fascinating colonial cities… you could briefly describe Honduras. As Central America’s second largest country, it has a lot to offer; according to aceinland, everything […]