Question: What are 5 facts about Honduras?

What is a interesting fact about Honduras?

Honduras is one of the poorest countries of South America. 6. In Spanish, the word Honduras means great depths. The countrys name is a reference to Christopher Columbus comments on the depths of the ocean surrounding the land.

Is English spoken in Honduras?

In Honduras, the language used by most of the people is Spanish. There are, however, other smaller dialects spoken in the country such as Creole English and a few languages of Amerindian origin. The Spanish spoken in Honduras has a lot of features that are similar to the Spanish used in Nicaragua and El Salvador.

What is the main religion in Honduras?

Roman Catholic Church The Roman Catholic Church estimates 63-65 percent of the population is Catholic. According to a 2016 survey by a local marketing research and public opinion company, 48 percent of respondents self-identified as evangelical Protestants, 41 percent as Roman Catholics, 3 percent as other, and 8 percent as unaffiliated.

What color are people from Honduras?

Approximately 30% of the Honduran population is black, or Afro-Honduran, and mainly reside on the countrys Caribbean or Atlantic coast. The black population comes from a number of sources. Many are the descendants of the West Indian islands.

Is Honduras rich or poor?

Honduras At-A-Glance Honduras is a low middle-income country that faces major challenges, with more than 66 percent of the population living in poverty in 2016, according to official data. In rural areas, approximately one out of 5 Hondurans live in extreme poverty, or on less than US$1.90 per day.

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