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Where is Honduras?

Honduras is located in Central America. Its northern border, between Guatemala and Nicaragua, lies along the Caribbean Sea. Honduras borders the Caribbean Sea on the north coast and the Pacific Ocean on the south through the Gulf of Fonseca. It lies between latitudes 13° and 17°N and longitudes 83° and 90°W.

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Where is Honduras
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Where is Honduras Located?

Honduras location map shows the correct geographical location of Honduras. Honduras map shows that the Honduras is located in the Central part of North America continent.

Formerly, Honduras was popularly known with the name of Spanish Honduras in order to differentiate it from British Honduras. However, now British Honduras is an independent country and internationally known as Belize.

Government type of Honduras is Constitutional Republic along with five registered political parties. The economic growth of the country is slow and financial condition is not much good. In the recent past, Honduras was declared one of the Heavily Indebted Poor Countries by the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund that facilitated it to have debt relief.

Honduras shares its international boundaries with Guatemala in the west, El Salvador in the south west and Nicaragua in the east and south east. Besides, at the south west Gulf of Fonseca and in the north the Gulf of Honduras are the large inlets of the Pacific Ocean and Caribbean Sea respectively.

The climate of the country varies from tropical in the lowlands to temperate in the mountains region. Likewise, the central and southern regions are comparatively hotter and less humid than the northern coast of the Honduras.

Quick Facts
Continent North America
Where is Located Honduras is a country located in the Central America
Coordinates 14.1, -87.216667
Capital Tegucigalpa
Largest City Tegucigalpa
Neighboring Countries Guatemala, El Salvador, Nicaragua
Administrative divisions18 departments
Area 112,090 sq km
Population8249574 2010 estimate
Official Language Spanish
Currency Lempira (HNL)
ISO Alpha-2 CodeHN
ISO Alpha-3 Code HND
ISO Numeric Code340
GDP $35.697 billion 2011 estimate
Calling code 504
Time Zone CST (UTC-6)
Internet TLD .hn