Flag of Honduras

Flag of Honduras

  • Officially » Republic of Honduras
  • Capital » Tegucigalpa

Facts

  • Population » 9 million
  • Languages » Spanish, indigenous languages, English
  • Religion » Christianity
  • Life expectancy » 71 years (men), 76 years (women)
  • Currency » lempira
    • US dollars must be declared to officials upon arrival
  • Electricity » 110 Volts @ 60 Hz
  • International dialling code » +504
  • Emergency numbers
    • Police » 199
    • Fire » 198
    • Medical Emergency » 195 or 37 8654

Geography

  • Area: 112,492 sq km (43,433 sq miles)
  • Bordering the Caribbean Sea, the North Pacific Ocean, Guatemala, Nicaragua, and El Salvador
  • The mountainous north coast is scenic
  • There is little on the western Pacific coast
Map of Honduras (Source » France Sept 2021)

Map of Honduras (Source » France Sept 2021)

Maps

Weather

  • Rain is frequent on the Caribbean coast all year round,
    • Heaviest from September to December
  • The drier months are April to May but these are also very hot
  •  Forecast »

Tourism

Security Map of Honduras (Source » France, Sept 2021)

Security Map of Honduras (Source » France, Sept 2021)

Safety & Security

  • Crime and violence are a serious problem throughout Honduras
  • Consistently rated as one of the highest homicide rates in the world
  • Police presence also tends to be reduced when fewer tourists are around.
  • During low-season, local crime does increase, especially in areas where the majority of locals rely on the tourist trade for their income
  • International Crisis Group

Government Advice for Travellers

Foreign Embassies

  • Embassy of Canada to Costa Rica, Honduras and Nicaragua
    • Street address:
      Behind the “Contraloría” in the
      Oficentro Ejecutivo La Sabana
      Building 5, Third floor
      San José, Costa Rica
    • Tel. » (506) 2242-4400
    • Fax » (506) 2242-4410
    • Email » [email protected]
    • Website
  • Embassy of France
    • Colonia Altos Lomas del Guijarro
      Sur 4ta. Avenida, 2da Calle,
      Tegucigalpa, Bloque B, Lote 7, Fte. al BID, Honduras
    • Tel » +504 2235 7275
    • Emergency number »+504 99 92 61 56
    • Emergency number(s):+502 52 02 20 22 (out of office hours)
    • Email » [email protected]
    • Website
  • List of Foreign Embassies

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