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The country of Honduras

Continent: North America

States/Provinces in Honduras: Atlántida Department, Bay Islands Department, Choluteca Department, Colón Department, Comayagua Department, Copán Department, Cortés Department, El Paraíso Department, Francisco Morazán Department, Gracias a Dios Department, Intibucá Department, La Paz Department, Lempira Department, Ocotepeque Department, Olancho Department, Santa Bárbara Department, Valle Department, Yoro Department


Emergencies in this area: 2010 Dengue Epidemic, 2017 Hurricane Nate

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Honduras is a republic in Central America. It was formerly known as Spanish Honduras to differentiate it from British Honduras (now Belize). The country is bordered to the west by Guatemala, to the southwest by El Salvador, to the southeast by Nicaragua, to the south by the Pacific Ocean at the Gulf of Fonseca, and to the north by the Gulf of Honduras, a large inlet of the Caribbean Sea. Its size is just over 112,000 km² with an estimated population of almost eight million. Its capital is Tegucigalpa. Its northern portions are part of the Western Caribbean Zone. Wikipedia:Honduras

Departments of Honduras

Department Department capital Population (2001) Area (km2)
1. Atlántida La Ceiba 344,099 4,251
2. Choluteca Choluteca 390,805 4,211
3. Colón Trujillo 246,708 8,875
4. Comayagua Comayagua 352,881 5,196
5. Copán Santa Rosa de Copán 288,766 3,203
6. Cortés San Pedro Sula 1,202,510 3,954
7. El Paraíso Yuscarán 350,054 7,218
8. Francisco Morazán Tegucigalpa 1,180,676 7,946
9. Gracias a Dios Puerto Lempira 67,384 16,630
10. Intibucá La Esperanza 179,862 3,072
11. Bay Islands Roatán 38,073 261
12. La Paz La Paz 156,560 2,331
13. Lempira Gracias 250,067 4,290
14. Ocotepeque Ocotepeque 108,029 1,680
15. Olancho Juticalpa 419,561 24,351
16. Santa Bárbara Santa Bárbara 342,054 5,115
17. Valle Nacaome 151,841 1,565
18. Yoro Yoro 465,414 7,939
Source: Wikipedia:Departments of Honduras

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