Honduras BASIC INFOMATION
|LOCAL TIME||YOUR TIME|
|LOCAL TIME ZONE||TIMEZONE DIFFERENCE|
|UTC/GMT -6 HOURS|
|latitude / longitude|
|14°44'46"N / 86°15'11"W|
|HN / HND|
TYPE A NORTH AMERICAN JAPANESE 2-BLADE|
TYPE B AMERICAN 3-PIN
|Honduras banks list|
Honduras is located in the northern part of Central America, covering an area of 112,000 square kilometers. It is a mountainous country. On these mountains, dense forests grow. The forest area accounts for 45% of the country's area, mainly producing pine and redwood. Honduras borders the Caribbean Sea in the north and Fonseca Bay in the Pacific Ocean in the south. It borders Nicaragua and El Salvador to the east and south, and Guatemala to the west. Its coastline is 1,033 kilometers long. The coastal area has a tropical rain forest climate, and the central mountainous area is cool and dry. It is divided into two seasons throughout the year. The rainy season is from June to October, and the rest is the dry season. |
The national flag: It is a horizontal rectangle with a ratio of length to width of 2:1. It consists of three parallel and equal horizontal rectangles, which are blue, white, and blue from top to bottom; there are five blue five-pointed stars in the middle of the white rectangle. The color of the national flag comes from the color of the former Central American Federation flag. Blue symbolizes the Caribbean Sea and the Pacific Ocean, and white symbolizes the pursuit of peace; the five five-pointed stars were added in 1866, expressing the desire of the five countries that make up the Central American Federation to realize their union again.
Located in northern Central America. It borders the Caribbean Sea in the north, Fonseca Bay in the Pacific Ocean in the south, Nicaragua and El Salvador to the east and south, and Guatemala to the west.
The population is 7 million (2005). Indo-European mixed races accounted for 86%, Indians 10%, blacks 2%, and whites 2%. The official language is Spanish. Most residents believe in Catholicism.
Originally the place where the Indian Maya lived, Columbus landed here in 1502 and named it "Honduras" (Spanish means "the abyss"). It became a Spanish colony in the early 16th century. Independence on September 15, 1821. Joined the Central American Federation in June 1823, and established the Republic after the disintegration of the Federation in 1838.