Facts and stats about Honduras

8.45 million

Population. Ranked 93th in 2013.


GDP per capita. Ranked 123th in 2012.


Guatemala 256 km, El Salvador 342 km, Nicaragua 922 km
Largest city Tegucigalpa - 1,500,000
Capital city Tegucigalpa - 1,500,000
Major language Spanish, indigenous languages, English
Major religion Christianity
Monetary unit lempira
Alternative names Republic of Honduras, Republica de Honduras, Honduras
Groups Christian countries, Former Spanish colonies, Hot countries, Latin America and Caribbean, World

Interesting observations about Honduras

  • Honduras ranked third for birth rate amongst Latin America and Caribbean in 2013.
  • Honduras ranked third for produce > food > production amongst Christian countries in 2007.
  • Honduras ranked third last for GDP amongst Former Spanish colonies in 2012.
  • Honduras ranked #52 for population amongst Hot countries in 2013.
  • Honduras has had the highest violent crime > murder rate per million people since 2008.
  • Honduras has had the highest violent crime > murders per million people since 2008.
  • Honduras ranked 65 places from the bottom for age structure > 65 years and over globally in 2013.