Honduras : Honduras Location : Location Honduras is located in Central America, bordering the Caribbean Sea, between Guatemala and Nicaragua. Type of Government : Type of Government Constitutional republic
Republic President : President The current president of Honduras is Roberto Micheletti Bain Education : Education Honduras lacks material, staff, and other resources needed for school so the average person only goes up to primary school. Places to visit : Places to visit Some places to visit in Honduras are:
- Copan Ruinas
- San pedro sulas
- La ceiba Resources : Resources amber, gold, silver, copper, lead, zinc, iron ore, antimony, coal, fish, and hydropower Food : Food The average breakfast in Honduras consists of scrambled eggs, beans and tortillas.
The average meal in Honduras consists of rice, beans, tortillas, grilled meat, and a salad.
On the caribbean coast or bay, seafood is usually eaten. Music and Dance : Music and Dance The music in Honduras is Garifunas, reggaeton, salsa, and merengue.
Some Honduran dances are matadfgmuerte, gunchei, charikawi and sambai. Facts : Facts Honduras has a population of over six million.
The official language is Spanish. English is widely used as a second language.
Honduras gained independence from Spain’s global empire in 1821.
the second poorest country in Central America and one of the poorest countries in the Western Hemisphere. Very dependent on the United States economy
Soccer is the main sport in Honduras.
Mayan civilization flourished in Honduras in the centuries before Columbus arrived in 1502. Facts continued : Facts continued Between 1932 and 1948 Honduras was ruled by a dictator, Tiburcio Carias Andino.
Many famous pirates such as Morgan, Coxen, Morris, Sharp and Jackson spent time in Roatan, which was used as a raiding base.
In 1969, a four day war known as the “soccer war” took place between Honduras and El salvador. This has affected their relationship ever since.