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Capital : Tegucigalpa
Language :  Spanish
Currency :  Honduran lempira
Population : 8 721 014
Area : 112 492 km2

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Honduras facts

1. Independence from Spain was obtained on September 15, 1821.
2. The population density is 65 people / km².
3. The country is 2.8 times smaller than Poland.
4. The main religion is Catholicism, 76%.
5. The longest river is Patuca, 523 km.
6. The full name of the country – the Republic of Honduras.
7. 90% of the country’s inhabitants are Mestys.
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9. The highest peak is Cerro Las Minas, 2870 m above sea level.
10. Political system – republic.
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11. Honduras has as many as 108 functional airports, including 12 with a hardened board.

12. 80% of the country’s area is mountainous.

13. About 53% of citizens live below the poverty line.

14. Honduras has the highest rate of intentional killings in the world.

Author: Turyst

15. Legends and fairy tales are the most important in the culture of Honduras.

16. Football is the most popular sport in Honduras.

Author: MR

17. The capital of Honduras consists of two cities: Tegucigalpa and Comayagüela.

18. The city of Comayagua has one of the oldest clocks in the world. Local history states that it was built in 1100.

19. On September 10th, the children’s day is celebrated.

20. In this country there is only one natural lake called Yojoa.

21. In Yoro there is a phenomenon of falling fish from the sky.

Author: Irena

22. The minimum wage is 5,114.46 lampira per month and 21.31 lampira per hour (data from 2014).

23. The unemployment rate in 2018 is 6.7% .

Author: Daria

24. In Honduras, an average person consumes about 4 liters of pure alcohol per year.

25. The most drinks are spirit – 59%, then beer – 40%, and wine – 1%.

Author: AlkoWorld

26. In this country, compulsory education lasts 9 years.

27. The beginning of education begins at the age of 6.

Author: EduKacJa

28. The average IQ level is 81.

Author: EduKacJa

29. The national animal is a white-tailed mule deer.

Author: Kos

30. In 2013, 1,042 people lost their lives as a result of traffic accidents.

Author: AutoMania

31. The permissible blood alcohol content in a person driving a car is 0.7 per mille.

32. 4% of fatal accidents caused people under the influence of alcohol.

33. In this country, more than 1,378,000 motor vehicles are registered (161 vehicles per 1,000 inhabitants).

Author: AutoMania

34. 12% of the population suffer from malnourishment (around 1 030 000 people).

35. 34.5% of the population live on less than 3 $a day.

Author: Durga

36. In Honduras, adulthood is reached at the age of 21.

Author: Leah

37. In this country there are over 14,742 km of paved roads (0.02% of all roads in the world).

38. In this country there are 103 airports, 13 of the paved surface.

39. In this country there are over 44 km of railway tracks.

Author: Marlène

40. Around 2 250,000 (2015) 2,700,000 (2018) accounts on Facebook.

41. About 250,000 (2018) accounts have been created on Facebook.

Author: NET

42. The country’s top-level domain is .hn . There are over 6,650 websites with such an extension.

43. The most popular pages with the extension .hn are: google.hn, diez.hn and elheraldo.hn.

Author: http

44. This country has 2018 over $4,647,000,000 in foreign exchange reserves (0.03% of foreign exchange reserves of all countries of the world).

Author: Vinamra

45. Gross Domestic Product (GDP) …
      – in 2015 the year is $20,258,000,000 ,
      – in 2018 the year is $22 980 000 000 .

46. Internal debt at the beginning …
      – 2015 of the year was 42.6% GDP, or around: $8,629,908,000 ,
      – 2018 year was 38.4% GDP, or around: $8 824 320 000 . To pay it off, each citizen would have to give around $1,029.

47. The foreign debt at the beginning of 2015 year was around: $7,041,000,000 .

Author: Komornik

48. In this country an adult person smokes an average of 18 cigarettes a month.

Author: VViki

49. In this country there are 11.5% of people above 15 years of age who can not read or write (approximately 986 301 people).

Author: Reebeka

50. The lowest temperature: -0.6 °C was measured at La Esperanza.

Author: weather

51. The highest temperature: 43.3 °C was measured in San Pedro Sula.

Author: weather

52. The most deadly disease in this country is HIV / AIDS.

Author: medi

53. The average life expectancy in this country is 72.1 years (women – 74.5 years and men – 69.7 years).

Author: Wilga

54. In this country, women having their first child on average 20.4 years old.

55. 10 women give birth to 28 children on average

Author: Nadia

56. The average age of people living in this country is 22.3 years.

57. The country is around:
2 931 000 people (34.18%) in the age range 0-14 years.
5 293 000 people (61.72%) in the age range 15-64 years.
351 600 people (4.1%) over 65 years old.

Author: Sara19

58. In this country, about 198 000 children are born annually (2.3% of the population), and about 44 300 people die (0.5% of the population).

Author: Sara19

59. The name “Colgate” in Spanish means “I’m going to hang myself”.

Author: Lutra

60. In Honduras, there are 32200 km2 of agricultural land (29% of the country).

Author: Statyk

61. 62 people in 1000 possess firearms.

62. In this country, you can buy cigarettes from 16 years of age.

63. The highest located city in the country is La Esperanza.

Author: Statyk

64. In this country, women have the right to vote since 1955.

65. In this country, formalities related to the establishment of the company last 44 days.

66. He joined the UN on December 17, 1945.

67. The work week is 44 hours.

68. 46% of the country’s population live in urban areas.

Author: Statyk

69. 43352 km2 of the country is covered by forests (38.7%)

70. The last death penalty was made in 1940.

Author: Statyk

71. Honduras ranks 111st in the best world armies.

72. Number of soldiers:
2014 year – professional and reservists ,
2018 year – 12,000 professional and 64 000 reservists.

73. Number of equipment:
2018 year – 19 tanks, 122 armored vehicles, 42 jet aircraft and 10 helicopters.

74. The army in 2018 was assigned over 205,000,000 dollars.

75. The naval fleet consists of more than 59 ships (2018).

Author: Wojak

76. In this country, the amount of income tax for natural persons is 25%, and for companies 25% (2018).

77. The tax on goods and services is 15% (2018).

78. The level of inflation in 2018 is 4.2%.

Author: Fan%

79. Honduras has 620 kg of gold reserves (2018).

Author: Vinamra

80. In 2018, the average monthly salary in this country is 17 300 L.

Author: Daria

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What is the highest peak in Honduras?
The highest peak in Honduras is Cerro Las Minas (2870 m above sea level).

answer: Marta

What is the largest river in Honduras?
The largest river in Honduras is Patuca, 523 km.

answer: Marta

What is the largest lake in Honduras?
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What is the national dish?
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What Honduras has national colors?
National colors: blue and white.

answer: Marta

What is national alcohol?
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What is the national animal?
The national animal is a white-tailed mule deer.

answer: Marta

What is the national sport?
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Which countries borders Honduras?
Honduras borders with countries such as Guatemala 256 km, El Salvador 342 km, Nicaragua 922 km.

answer: Marta

What is the average age of people living in this country?
The average age of people living in this country is 22.3 years.

answer: Marta

What is the minimum wage?
The minimum wage is 5,114.46 lampira per month and 21.31 lampira per hour (data from 2014).

answer: Marta

What is the population density in Honduras?
The population density is 77 people per km2.

answer: Marta

What is the motto of this country?
The motto of the country – “God, unity and freedom.”

answer: Marta

What is the highest temperature recorded in this country?
The highest temperature: 43.3 ° C was measured in San Pedro Sula.

answer: Marta

What is the lowest temperature recorded in this country?
The lowest temperature: -0.6 ° C was measured at La Esperanza.

answer: Marta

With how many years can you legally buy alcohol?
In this country, alcohol can be bought at the age of 18.

answer: Marta