Honduras

Tegucigalpa is the capital of Honduras

In Tegucigalpa main industries are sugar and cigarettes. There are lots of gold and silver mines in the capital city.

Honduras History

Honduras was controlled by Spain until 1820 when it gained independence. The flag of Honduras is 2 blue stripes 1 white stripe and 5 blue stars. The official language is Spanish due to the time period when they were under control from Spain.

Location and physical features

Honduras is located in Central America. The Sierra Madre mountains are located on the west side of Honduras. The Mosquito Coast is located on the north east side of The central american country. The bay islands are located north of the Honduras cost.
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Government

The type of government is a Democratic Constitutional Republic. The leader is President Juan Orlando Herdanes Alvaro.

Economic Information

The currency in Honduras is the Lempira. One Lempira is equal to 4 us cents. The economic system of Honduras is Capitalism.

Tourism

Tourists should visit Honduras Because of natural beauty and the temperature which usually lies between 60 and 70 degrees Fahrenheit. Tourists should see the parks and coral reefs

Fun facts

In Yoro through may to June fish rain from the sky. Children receive gifts on September 10th. The Patuca river is infamous for rapids nick named "The Gates Of Hell"