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Country Honduras


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Region Central America
Area (sq km) 112,090
Border Guatemala, El Salvador, Nicaragua
Population 8,746,673
Nationality Honduran(s)
Ethnicity mestizo 90%, Amerinidian 7%, black 2%, white 1%
Religion Roman Catholic 97%, Protestant 3%
Language Spanish, Amerindian dialects
Literacy 80%
Government Democratic Constitutional Republic
Capital Tegucigalpa
Leader President Juan Orlando Hernandez Alvarado (since January 27, 2014); Vice Presidents Ricardo Alvarez, Rossana Guevara, and Lorena Herrera (since January 27, 2014)
Currency Lempira (HNL)
Independence Day Sept. 15, 1821 (from Spain)
National Holiday Independence Day (Sept. 15, 1821)
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