Honduras is a Central American country officially called Republic of Honduras. It is bounded by the Caribbean Sea in the north and Pacific Ocean at Gulf of Fonseca in the South. The land boundaries of the country is shared with Guatemala in the west, Nicaragua in the southeast and El Salvador in the southwest. Honduras possess an area of 112,090 sq. km. and it is the one hundred and third largest country of the world. The geographic coordinates of the country are 15 00N and 86 30W. The capital and largest city of the country is Tegucigalpa, it is the gold and silver mining center of the country.
The climate of the country varies from subtropical to temperate and it has narrow coastal plans and mountainous terrain in the interiors. Honduras has wide variety of plants and animal species on its land. The country is home to people of diverse ancestries’, which is reflected by their art and architecture.
Last Updated : June 25, 2014