Republic of Honduras
: 112 492 km²
: 9 005 180 hab. (2019)
: Lempira (HNL)
: coffee, textiles, shrimp, bananas, African palm oil, gold, fruit and wood.
Honduras is a Central American country with coasts on the Caribbean Sea to the north and on the Pacific Ocean to the south. In the tropical forest near Guatemala, the ancient Mayan ceremonial site of Copán has hieroglyphics carved in stone and stelae, tall stone monuments. In the Caribbean Sea are the Bay Islands, a diving destination that is part of the Mesoamerican Barrier Reef.