Central America - Honduras - Nationwide Newspapers

Regional Newspapers

Spanish
Atlántida
El Escamoso Tela

Cortés
Puerto Cortés News


Spanish
Yoro
El Progreseño


English
Islas de la Bahía
Bay Islands Voice
Utila East Wind

Country Information

Location:  Central America, bordering the Caribbean Sea, between Guatemala and Nicaragua and bordering the Gulf of Fonseca
Geographic Coordinates:   15 00 N, 86 30 W
Area:   112,090 sq km (land: 111,890 sq km water: 200 sq km)
Climate:  Subtropical in lowlands, temperate in mountains
Languages:  Spanish (official), Amerindian dialects
Population:  8,448,465 (July 2013 est.)
Capital:  Tegucigalpa
Religion:  Roman Catholic 97%, Protestant 3%
Ethnic Groups:  Mestizo (mixed Amerindian and European) 90%, Amerindian 7%, black 2%, white 1%
Independence:  15 September 1821 (from Spain)

Source:  CIA Factbook