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White Tail Deer.

Honduras[5] is a republic in Central America. It was at times referred to as Spanish Honduras to differentiate it from British Honduras, which became the modern-day state of Belize.[6] The country is bordered to the west by Guatemala, to the southwest by El Salvador, to the southeast by Nicaragua, to the south by the Pacific Ocean at the Gulf of Fonseca, and to the north by the Gulf of Honduras, a large inlet of the Caribbean Sea.

Honduras was home to several important indigenous cultures, most notably the Maya. Much of the country was conquered by Spain which introduced its now predominant language and many of its customs in the sixteenth century. It became independent in 1821 and has been a republic since the end of Spanish rule.

The area of Honduras is about 112,492 km² and the population exceeds eight million. Its northern portions are part of the Western Caribbean Zone. Honduras is most notable for production of minerals, coffee, tropical fruit, sugar cane and recently for export of clothing in the international market.

Honduras has a national mammal. The national mammal in Honduras is the White Tailed Deer. This is the national mammal because it is used as a measure to avoid excessive depredeation. The white-tail deer is 1 of the only 2 deer species in Honduras. It is cool how there is only 2 different species of deer in Honduras.

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Celebrations.

Honduras[5] is a republic in Central America. It was at times referred to as Spanish Honduras to differentiate it from British Honduras, which became the modern-day state of Belize.[6] The country is bordered to the west by Guatemala, to the southwest by El Salvador, to the southeast by Nicaragua, to the south by the Pacific Ocean at the Gulf of Fonseca, and to the north by the Gulf of Honduras, a large inlet of the Caribbean Sea.

Honduras was home to several important indigenous cultures, most notably the Maya. Much of the country was conquered by Spain which introduced its now predominant language and many of its customs in the sixteenth century. It became independent in 1821 and has been a republic since the end of Spanish rule.

The area of Honduras is about 112,492 km² and the population exceeds eight million. Its northern portions are part of the Western Caribbean Zone. Honduras is most notable for production of minerals, coffee, tropical fruit, sugar cane and recently for export of clothing in the international market.

They have a important holiday caled Childrens Day. This is on September 10th. On this day the children recieve gifts and things. This day is just like Christmas. Childrens Day is celebrated in almost all schools and homes every year.

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Weather : Tegucigalpa.

In Tegucigalpa the weather is very nice. It probuably feels like it is fall there. The weekly forecast is not as cold as ours. There tempatures are mainly in the upper 70's. At night it does get colder but only in the low 50's.

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Important People.

America Ferrera is a actress. David Archuleta a singer that won american idol. Carlos Mencia a famous comedian. Carlos Campo a great designer. Salvador Enrique Moncada a great doctor.

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Timeline: Honduras.

Timeline: Honduras. | Honduras, Emily Livingston. | Scoop.it

In 1502 Christopher Columbus landed in Honduras. In 1821, gains independence from Spain but comes together with Mexico.1840 Honduras becomes completely independent. In 2003, Congress votes to send troops to Iraq. In 2011, congress allows troops to do police duties.

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Honduras Agriculture.

Honduras had a terrible hurrricane that caused alot of damaged but still has a lot of agriculture. Honduras agriculture provides over 60% of there jobs. Coffee is a major export. Bananas are also a major export. Coffee is produced by over 70,000 producers.The banana production is on the northern coast.

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Religion in Honduras.

The pre-Hispanic people that lived in actual Honduras were polytheistic Mayans and other groups. In the 16th century Christianity was introduced.

Maya religion was an important religion in Copan (Honduras), between fourth and seventh century.

The first catholic mass celebrated in continental American territory was carried out on August 14, 1502 in Punta Caxinas, which was two weeks after the discovery of Honduras by Christopher Columbus. Since then, the Spanish took charge inculcating the catholic faith among the Honduran natives.

Honduras dont have reliable statistics. In 2007, nationwide survey said that 47% of the people that responded were Roman Catholic. in 2007, 36% as evangelical Protestants. 17% didnt respond or consider themselves as 'other'. In the 16th century Christianity was introduced to Honduras.

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Honduras - literacy rate

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The literacy rate is people 15 or above that can read or write. In 2001it was 80.01%. In 2007 it was 83.59%. There was alos a literacy rate for people that are 15-24 years old. In 2001 it was 88.94%. In 2007 it was 93.92%.

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President/Leader.

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Porfirio Lobo Sosa is the president of Honduras. He was born December 22, 1947. He was born in Trujillo. He was elected president in 2009. He took office in January 2010.

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Honduras Population.

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The population in 2010 was 8,249,574. There are not many different racial groups. 90% of Honduras is Mestizo. 7% is Amerindian. 2% is black. 1% is white.

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Area.

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The area of Honduras is 112,492 km⊃2;. Honduras borders the Caribbean Sea. It is bordered to the west by Guatemala. It is bordered to the southwest by El Salvador. Honduras is bordered southeast by Nicaragua. Also bordered to the South by the Pacific Ocean.

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National Bird.

Honduras[5] is a republic in Central America. It was at times referred to as Spanish Honduras to differentiate it from British Honduras, which became the modern-day state of Belize.[6] The country is bordered to the west by Guatemala, to the southwest by El Salvador, to the southeast by Nicaragua, to the south by the Pacific Ocean at the Gulf of Fonseca, and to the north by the Gulf of Honduras, a large inlet of the Caribbean Sea.

Honduras was home to several important indigenous cultures, most notably the Maya. Much of the country was conquered by Spain which introduced its now predominant language and many of its customs in the sixteenth century. It became independent in 1821 and has been a republic since the end of Spanish rule.

The area of Honduras is about 112,492 km² and the population exceeds eight million. Its northern portions are part of the Western Caribbean Zone. Honduras is most notable for production of minerals, coffee, tropical fruit, sugar cane and recently for export of clothing in the international market.

Honduras also has a 'state bird/ national bird'. The national bird in Honduras is the Scarlet Macaw. This bird was valued by most of the civilizations. The bird is kinda like a parrot in the United States. It is red, blue and yellow sometimes it has white.

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Crime.

Honduras[5] is a republic in Central America. It was at times referred to as Spanish Honduras to differentiate it from British Honduras, which became the modern-day state of Belize.[6] The country is bordered to the west by Guatemala, to the southwest by El Salvador, to the southeast by Nicaragua, to the south by the Pacific Ocean at the Gulf of Fonseca, and to the north by the Gulf of Honduras, a large inlet of the Caribbean Sea.

Honduras was home to several important indigenous cultures, most notably the Maya. Much of the country was conquered by Spain which introduced its now predominant language and many of its customs in the sixteenth century. It became independent in 1821 and has been a republic since the end of Spanish rule.

The area of Honduras is about 112,492 km² and the population exceeds eight million. Its northern portions are part of the Western Caribbean Zone. Honduras is most notable for production of minerals, coffee, tropical fruit, sugar cane and recently for export of clothing in the international market.

Honduras has the highest rate of homocide in the world. There was 6,239 internationally homocides. That is 82.1 per 100,000 population. El Salvador has the second highest. Honduras even beats them in these crimes.

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Honduras Tourist Attractions.

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Honduras is a great tourist atrraction. Honduras has many amusement parks. A major attraction in Honduras is the bay islands. Another attraction is the Capital. The Northern and Western parts of Honduras are also popular viewing sites.

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Christmas In Honduras.

Christmas is a huge thing in Honduras just like in any other country. Most of the people there are catholics, so that is why most people make such a big deal about Christmas. Ronpopo is a popular Christmas drink. They adopted this as the famous Christmas drink a while back. Sometimes they add rum to it.

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Honduras Industries.

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Agriculture is a main industry in Honduras. Cement is a great use in Honduras. Cigars are also a huge industry in Honduras. Fishing and Forestry are also big industries in Honduras. Another industry is mining.

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Typical Food.

They use a bunch of coconut. They have fried fish and tamales. A popular dish is meat roasted with chismol. Another popular dish is carne asada. In other parts of Honduras they serve alot of seafood.

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Honduras Government.

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Politics of Honduras takes place in a framework of a presidential representative democratic republic, whereby the President of Honduras is both head of state and head of government, and of a multi-party system. Executive power is exercised by the government. Legislative power is vested in the National Congress of Honduras. The party system is dominated by the conservative National Party of Honduras and the liberal Liberal Party of Honduras. The Judiciary is independent of the executive and the legislature.

The 1987 Constitution of Honduras provides for a fairly strong executive in some ways, but many powers conceded to the executive elsewhere, are designated duties of the unicameral National Congress. Ajudiciary appointed by the National Congress.

Honduras government is democratic republic. The president is head of state. The president is also head of government. Executive power is controlled by the government. Legislative power is controlled by the National Congress of Honduras.

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Honduras Exchange Rate

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The Honduran Currency is called the Lempira. 1 Honduran lempira = 0.0505 US dollars. In Honduras they issue diferent Limpira bills. They run: 1, 2, 5, 10, 20, 50, 100 and 500. You can recieve any currency from Honduras. It is very hard to know how much money you have because the currency changes so much.

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Honduras Map.

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Honduras is a big country. Its area is 112,492 km. It is 43,278 sq mi. It looks like it is as big as Flordia. You could probuably fit 10 North Carolinas inside of it.

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Flag of Honduras.

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The flag of Honduras was created March of 1866. They got the idea from the flag of the Federal Republic of Central America. The flag has 3 horizontal bands that are the same size. The 2 outer bands represent the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea. The middle band represents the land inbetween.

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Honduras.

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My country is Honduras. It's capital is Tegucigalpa. It is also the largest city in Honduras. Honduras is a republic in Central America. The population is more than 8 million.

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