Honduras profile

Honduran man unloads bananas Bananas and coffee are two major exports
  • Full name: Republic of Honduras
  • Population: 7.9 million (UN, 2012)
  • Capital: Tegucigalpa
  • Area: 112,492 sq km (43,433 sq miles)
  • Major languages: Spanish, indigenous languages, English
  • Major religion: Christianity
  • Life expectancy: 71 years (men), 76 years (women) (UN)
  • Monetary unit: 1 lempira = 100 centavos
  • Main exports: Coffee, bananas, shellfish, meat, timber, gold and other minerals
  • GNI per capita: US $1,980 (World Bank, 2011)
  • Internet domain: .hn
  • International dialling code: +504

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