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.
|Where is Located||Honduras is a country located in the Central America|
|Neighboring Countries||Guatemala, El Salvador, Nicaragua|
|Administrative divisions||18 departments|
|Area||112,090 sq km|
|Population||8249574 2010 estimate|
|ISO Alpha-2 Code||HN|
|ISO Alpha-3 Code||HND|
|ISO Numeric Code||340|
|GDP||$35.697 billion 2011 estimate|
|Time Zone||CST (UTC-6)|