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Hi, Honduras and British Honduras are different. British Honduras was the old name of what now we call Belize. And Honduras is still Honduras, the country above El Salvador, East from Nicaragua and West from Guatemala.
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What is the religion of honduras?

The Roman Catholic Church is the officially recognized church in the Honduras but many, many other churches are in operation there. Other denominations with significant followings are the Seventh Day Adventist, Assemblies of God, Mormons, and Christian Brethren. This information is from Operation World 2001.

What is Honduras famous for?

Honduras has many locations of historic interest from both the pre-Columbian era and the Spanish colonial era. The major industries are minerals, cloth and fruits (especially bananas).

Where is Honduras?

Honduras is in Central America (between North and South Americancontinents). The country lies between the Caribbean Sea and thePacific Ocean and is bordered by Nicaragua, El Salvador, andGuatemala. Geographically it is 15 00 N, 86 30 W on the world map.

Who discovered Honduras?

On his fourth and final voyage to the New World in 1502, Christopher Columbus reached the Bay Islands on the coast of Honduras. Columbus landed near the modern town of Trujillo, in the vicinity of the Guaimoreto Lagoon. Christopher Columbus discovered Honduras on his forth voyage to the Americas. no u rea rong f

Who is the President of Honduras?

Juan Orlando Hernández is the President of Honduras. He became the President of Honduras on 2014 January 27 as head of the National Party of Honduras.

Why is Honduras famous?

Because of its amazing food dishes and wonderful use of spices and flavors.. and because they are so good at soccer

Who is the leader of Honduras?

The present President of Honduras is Porfirio Lobo Sosa (starting the 27th of January 2010). The current president of Honduras is Manuel Zelaya Rosales.

Is Honduras in Mexico?

No, It is a country in Central America, next to El Salvador; its the knee of that connects North America and South America.

How did Honduras get its name?

From Wikipedia: . Honduras - literally "depths" in Spanish. Columbus is traditionally quoted as having written Gracias a Dios que hemos salido de esas Honduras (English: "Thank God we have come out of those depths") while along the northeastern coast of Honduras.. Link below

Which continent is Honduras on?

Short Answer : North America (Honduras is considered to be a part of Central America, but geographically it is a part of the North American continent). Longer answer : It's on the narrow (comparatively) strip of land mass beginning at the southern border of Mexico and reaching to the country of Colombia in South America, sometimes refered to as pan-america or Central America, that connects North America and South America. There are seven countries that occupy this land mass: Panama, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Honduras, Guatemala and Belize, ranging from South to North.

What does Honduras import?

probably not very much becasue their country is very poor they don't have enough money to import stuff in the country

Who is famous from Honduras?

Soccer players, for the most part, are very famous in Honduras. Themost notable players are: Carlos Pavon, Carlo Costly and DavidSuazo.

What are things to do in Honduras?

there are so many things to do in honduras. First you can go to Copan to see the amazing ruins, you can go to Tegucigalpa (the capital) but my favorite is to go to Roatan most beautiful place ever ... you can even go there on a cruise :)

What do they wear in Honduras?

Good question. Honduran people wear the same clothes as you probably do. Jeans, t-shirts, dresses, skirts...really, Honduras is not much different than any other country! Many people automatically think that Honduras is just some country smashed between Nicaragua and El Salvador. They are wrong. Anyways, they just wear the same as you probably wear everyday.

What is Honduras food?

it mostly involves beans, rice, tortillas, meat, and potatoes. they also love coffee and grow bananas.

How was Honduras found?

It was first discovered by our ancient ancestors who populated andhad civilisations in it for thousands of years. It first becomeknown in Europe when the Spanish colonised it.

Who found Honduras?

The Spanish conquistador Cristobal Colon, who landed in Honduras in his third and last trip.

What is there to do in Honduras?

Honduras is now famous for it's beautiful white sand and turquoise beaches, especially the parisidiac Bay Islands. These are inside the mesoamerican barrier reef system; the second largest in the world. Roatan, the largest of the three major islands, has become one of the hottest destinations in the Caribbean. Real estate has it going on it's side. The location of Roatan is ideal given that it is out of the hurricane zone. On the mainland Honduras also boasts an extensive (unmatched in central America) coast of white sandy beaches. There are impressive national parks where people can get in touch with nature and waterfalls in the midst of tropical rain forests wich have interesting flora and founa and sometimes in the midst of dusk cold clouds. Very nice! The most important towns are San Pedro Sula and Tegucigalpa. There is plenty of nightlife, alot of shopping, and alot of gastronomy to enjoy in these cities. You can also chill at any of the American fast food franchises widely available in Honduras. You can go rafting at pico bonito in La Ceiba or you can discover the mystery of Mayan civilization at an impressive museum at Copan. You can visit the fresh and mountainous capital and visit the old presidential house, the Museum of National Identity or the Chiminike Museum (For sure you won't be dissappointed with any of these). You can visit the Cristo del Picacho or the La Leona parks and see the city view, or you can carefully wander around the central park and visit the beautiful catholic temples there, or you can go visit the Basilica de la Virgen de Suyapa, central America's largest cathedral and very arguably the nicest, and see the view from there while getting in touch with the country people that travel to ask the virgin for miracles. You can taste some of the best coffee in the world and smoke the finest cigars in the world.

Does Honduras have a peninsula?

No the country of Honduras does not have a peninsula. Honduras islocated in Central America and has a population of 8 millionpeople.

Does a British citizen need a visa to visit Honduras?

= http://www.fco.gov.uk/en/travelling-and-living-overseas/travel-advice-by-country/north-central-america/honduras?ta=entryRequirements&pg=4 =. North and Central America and Caribbean . Honduras . Still current at: 17 July 2009 Updated: 17 July 2009 . This advice has been reviewed and reissued with amendments to the Summary and the Political Situation section (curfew). The overall level of advice has not changed. (see travel advice legal disclaimer) . Travel advice for this country . Travel Summary . Safety and security . Local laws and customs . Entry requirements . Health . Natural disasters . General . See entire profile . Entry requirements . Visas British nationals can obtain a 30-day visit (tourist) visa on arrival. These may be extended by 30 days on two further occasions (to a maximum of 90 days in total) if you apply to an Immigration Office. There is no fee payable for this initial arrival visa, nor for the two extensions to this visa. British nationals can also obtain a 30-day work visa in advance at a Honduran Embassy or upon arrival if they are conducting short term internship or voluntary work. This also may then be extended by 30 days on two further occasion by applying to an Immigration Office. Each extension, up to the maximum of 90 days in total, will cost US$20. Should you overstay your visa then you shoud expect to pay a fine either upon departure from the country or at the Immigration Office when you apply to extend you stay. Currently the minimum fine you will be required to pay is Lempiras 1623 (or US$90 approximate equivalent), but this may be more depending on the number of days you have overstayed your original visa. Central America Border Control Agreement Honduras is party to the Central America Border Control Agreement (CA-4). Under the terms of this agreement, British tourists may travel within any of the CA-4 countries (Honduras, Nicaragua, El Salvador and Guatemala) for a period of up to 90 day, without completing entry and exit formalities at border Immigration checkpoints. This period begins at the first point of entry of any of the CA-4 countries. Fines are applied for travellers who exceed this 90-day limit, although a request for an extension can be made for up to 30 days by paying a fee before the 90 days limit expires (giving 120 days in total). If you are expelled from any of the four countries you are also excluded from the entire CA-4 region. Travelling with children Single parents or other adults travelling alone with children should be aware that some countries required documentary evidence of parental responsibility before allowing lone parents to enter the country or, in some cases, before permitting the children to leave the country. For further information on exactly what willbe required at immigration please contact the Honduran Embassy in London .

What is the elevation of Honduras?

Elevation extremes: . lowest point: Caribbean Sea 0 m . highest point: Cerro Las Minas 2,870 m . For the source and more detailed information concerning this subject, click on the related links section (Answers.com) indicated below this answer box.

What do they were traditionaly in Honduras?

Well it depends i guess like the natives will wear their beautiful colors clothing.. but there is many groups in Honduras such as the garifuna who might wear African stylsh clothing or there Spanish styled clothing

Is Honduras rich?

Not according to the World Bank who rate it as the third poorest country in the Western hemisphere after Haiti and Nicaragua.

What are the religions in the Honduras?

Honduras, like all countries of Latin America, is a mostly Christian nation - the vast majority of its inhabitants claiming to be Roman Catholic. However, a significant portion of them are what are called "nominal" Christians, indicating that their commitment to their faith doesn't extend much past the title of being "Catholic". There are, of course, others who are very active within the Roman Catholic system, as well as a growing number of influential protestant groups including those of the pentecostal flavor. Nominalism, within protestantism is less of a factor than within Catholicism. In addition, there are vestiges of pre-Columbian religions (Maya, Olmec, etc.). In some places these "folk" religions have been fused with Christian concepts in what is refered to as "Syncretism".

What do they grow in Honduras?

Banana, Coffee and Pineapple are the biggest exportation products. In a report prepared by the ESSA in 2005, Honduras had exported 965000 MT of Bananas, 152000 MT of coffee (green). Hondurans rural people grow many other products, among which we can name are corn, sugarcane, Plantain, tomato, mango, oranges, grapefruits, watermelon, African palm (mainly for vegetable oil) and most common vegatables and fruits proper of tropical climates. Most are for inner country consumption.

How do you get to Honduras?

International flights come form all over the world especially to San Pedro Sula, the Tegucigalpa (the capital) and few too La Ceiba. Some Cruise lines stop on the Bay Islands but no boat trips from any other country arrive as passengers. There are also Roads that connects us to our neighbors, Guatemala at the west, El Salvador at the Southwest, and Nicaragua at the Southeast. Buses are available ranging from cheap and not some comfortable buses too Decent price 1st class buses each day. In other words by flight or by car if your too far away. .are another option but they take too long

What biome are in Honduras?

Mangroves, Lowland Tropical Coniferous Forest / Tropical Savannah, Tropical Moist Broadleaf (Rain) Forest, Tropical Dry Broadleaf Forest, and Cloud Forest.

Does it snow in Honduras?

Sorry, it doesn't snow in Honduras. I understand it can get rather chilly up in the mountains, but no snow.

Is Honduras a capital?

No, Honduras is not a capital, it's a country in Central America. It's capital is Tegucigalpa.

What is special about Honduras?

i think is special because honduras still maintains its culture today and it still has its beautiful beaches and forest and all of that nature but then again this it what i see in my country :)

Where does Honduras get water?

The same place most other places get water. Rain, underground water reserves, lakes, rivers, etc. Where else would they get water from?

Who owns Honduras?

Nobody rightfully "owns" Honduras (except the Hondurans, I guess). The president of Honduras (in case that's what you want to know) is Porfirio Lobo Sosa (starting 27 January 2010). Used to be owned by Spain, but gained it's independence (along with Mexico) in 1821.

What is the church in Honduras?

did you mean what is the main religion? or the actual church? Honduras is mostly catholic, so MOST churches are traditional cathedral, that can hold normally from 200-300 in most neighborhoods, or the big city cathedrals which hold just around 2000. Search for "La Catedral de San Pedro Sula" thats problably the biggest in our country if I'm not mistaken.

Why Honduras is named Honduras?

When the Spanish arrived in 1521 they found mountains and hills that were very deep and when they get out of there, they say, "Thank God we Got out of these depths", Which translates to , "Gracias a dios que salimos de esas honduras", which is where the municipality of "Gracias a dios" got its name, and where Honduras got its name. Gracias a dios is on the west part of the country and is mostly reign forest.

How does Honduras get its name?

Honduras got its name when Christopher Columbus arrived on thenorthern shores of the country and said, "Thank God we got out ofthose depths." In Spanish, the word "depth" translates "hondo."Hence, the name Honduras.

What continet is Honduras on?

Honduras is a couple of miles above the equator. It's a part of America, and specifically, the country belongs to a set of 5 different countries which all joined, establish the name Central America. For a visual idea, and starting from Mexico running down: Mexico Guatemala Belize (to the upper right side) Honduras El Salvador (lower left corner) Nicaragua Costa Rica Panama (South america begins....) Hope it serves you.

Is same-sex marriage legal in Honduras?

No. There is no legal recognition of same-sex relationships in Honduras. In 2005, the Constitution was amended to explicitly ban the performance or recognition of any such marriage or equivalent of marriage, and to prevent same-sex couples from adopting children or having joint custody of the child of one party to the relationship.

What resources does Honduras have?

The most important resources of Honduras include coffee, oil andgas, bananas, animal products, palm oil and foostuffs, such as rawsugar and tobacco.

What is Honduras a isthmus?

Depending on the definition. Honduras is a section of land with water on either side. The definition of isthmus sometimes requires a "narrow" section of land.

What is the value of a 1918 British Honduras 10 cent coin?

A British Honduras 1918 sterling silver 10 cent coin (George V), uncirculated and in absolute mint condition could fetch up to £280 GBP. If it has been circulated but still in good condition, it might fetch anything from £10 to £80 GBP. The values quoted are the best possible for the best specimens in their grades, but may be significantly lower due to varying demand for the coin and the prevailing economic climate. A reputable coin dealer will be able to give a more accurate valuation based on inspection of the coin.

Is Honduras dirty?

Like any country it has its good and bad parts . Some are dirty some clean.

Can Honduras have typhoons?

Honduras can get hurricanes. A hurricane is the named used for whatare called typhoons in parts of Asia. So Honduras gets them, butthey use the word hurricane instead of typhoon.