Country: Honduras

Population: 7,483,763

Capital: Tegucigalpa

Time Zone: UTC-6

Currency Name: lempira (HNL)

Government Type: democratic constitutional republic

Languages: Spanish, Amerindian dialects

Ethnic Breakdown: mestizo (mixed Amerindian and European) 90%, Amerindian 7%, black 2%, white 1%

Religion: Roman Catholic 97%, Protestant 3%

Major Cities: Tegucigalpa, San Pedro

Phone Country Code: 504

Health Concerns:

Official Tourism Website: http://www.letsgohonduras.com/

High Travel Season: December - March

Voltage: 110 V - 60 Hz

Electrical Plug Type: a, b

Major Holidays: January 1 (New Year's Day), February 3 (Day of the Virgin of Suyapa), Easter, April 14 (Day of the Americas), May 1 (Labor Day), September 15 (Independence Day), October 3 (Morazan Day), October 12 (Columbus Day), October 21 (Armed Forces Day), December 25 (Christmas Day)

Misc Fact / Good to Know: Honduras is the second largest country in Central America.