National Symbols of Honduras

Honduras is a country in North America. It shares borders with the following countries: Guatemala, Nicaragua, El Salvador, . The capital of Honduras is Tegucigalpa.

The official language is Spanish and the Honduran lempira is the currency of the Honduras. The domain is .hn and the country code is +504.

National day is celebrated on 15 Sep 1821. Every country in the world has national symbols including national animal, national flower, motto, etc and Honduras is no exception.

In Honduras, Football is considered as a national sport, and it is a passion of many Honduran people. Pinol is not only a traditional drink, but one of the national drink of Honduras. As poetry is a highly appreciated art, many poets like Not Declared represent a national Honduran symbol.

The country was founded by Jose Cecilio del Valle. The current president of Honduras is Xiomara Castro.

In Honduras the power plugs and sockets are of type A, B. The standard voltage is 110 V and the frequency is 60 Hz.

The Honduran national anthem was written by Augusto Constancio Coello and composed by Carlos Hartling.

Country information

Former name(s) Spanish Honduras
Official name(s) Republic of Honduras
Alternative name(s) Republic of Honduras (official, English)
Regional location Central America, bordering the Caribbean Sea, between Guatemala and Nicaragua and bordering the Gulf of Fonseca (North Pacific Ocean), between El Salvador and Nicaragua
Country name etymology Christopher Columbus named the country "Honduras", Spanish for "depths", referring to the deep waters off the northern coast.
Climate Subtropical in lowlands, temperate in mountains
Terrain Mostly mountains in interior, narrow coastal plains
Population 9,904,607
National Day 15 Sep 1821
Language(s) Spanish
Religion Christianity Catholic, Protestant
Country code +504
Literacy rate 89.0%
Currency Honduran lempira
Capital city Tegucigalpa
Domain(TLD) .hn
Ethnicity Mestizo (mixed Amerindian and White) Amerindian & Afro-Honduran
Head of government President
Nationality Honduran
Driving side Drive on the Right-hand side
Date format dd/mm/yyyy
Total area 112,492 km2 (43,433 sq mi)
Timezone UTC−6 (CST)
Average elevation 684 m (2,244 ft)
Coastline 832 Km
Mains electricity 110 V
Emergency telephone numbers Emergency Telephone Numbers

Coat of arms

Flag map of Honduras

Flag map of Honduras

Motto of Honduras

Libre, Soberana E Independiente -"Free, sovereign and independent"

National animal of Honduras

The National animal of Honduras is White-Tail Deer

National Animal of Honduras - White-Tail Deer

National flower of Honduras

The National flower of Honduras is Orchid . Botanical name is Brassavola Digbiana.

National flower of Honduras - Orchid

National bird of Honduras

The National bird of Honduras is Scarlet macaw

National bird of Honduras - Scarlet macaw

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Neighbouring countries of Honduras

Honduran Proverbs - Popular quotes, proverbs and sayings.

A dishonest person can't remember to keep his story straight.

it's sometimes wisest to keep one's mouth shut.

One bit of misfortune does not mean total destruction.

Everyone finds their place in life.

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