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Honduras Flag Honduras (Spanish: República de Honduras) is a country in central America. It shares land borders with Belize, El Salvador, Guatemala, and Nicaragua, as well as having a coast on the Gulf of Honduras (part of the Caribbean Sea), and the Gulf of Fonseca (part of the Pacific Ocean).

As of 2009, Honduras had an estimated population of 7,810,848. The capital and largest city, Tegucigalpa, as of 2009, had a population of about 1.2 million, with a total of just over 1.3 million people living in the city and surrounding metropolitan area.

Honduras Country Details


Country Name Honduras
Political Status Country
Geographic Location Central America
Flag Honduras Flag
Principal Language Spanish
Capital Tegucigalpar


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Honduras Handbook (Footprint - Handbooks)
By Richard Arghiris

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Honduras Handbook (Footprint - Handbooks)
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Sliced, spliced and spread across a mountainous interior, Honduras is a collection of chaotic Latin cities, tropical sun-drenched beaches and swathes of beautiful hillside. Dive the stunning submarine world off the Caribbean coast, explore the cloud forest near Lago Yojoa or simply relax in a hammock in the Bay Islands; Footprint's Honduras covers all the top attractions in this enchanting country, plus lesser-known sights off the beaten track. Provides recommendations for all budgets on where to eat, sleep and sample the best rum, as well as the low-down on adventure activities and scuba diving.
  • Essentials section with practical advice on getting there and around.
  • Highlights map so you know what not to miss.
  • Comprehensive listings including where to eat, sleep and relax.
  • Detailed street maps for Tegulcigalpa, Roatán & other key locations in the country
  • Slim enough to fit in your pocket.

Loaded with advice and information, this concise Footprint guide will help you get the most out of Honduras without weighing you down.
Lonely Planet Honduras & the Bay Islands (Country Travel Guide)
By Greg Benchwick

Lonely Planet
Paperback (312 pages)

Lonely Planet Honduras & the Bay Islands (Country Travel Guide)
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Lonely Planet knows Honduras. Whether you want to dive into the deep blue off the coast of the Bay Islands, explore the forests and cobblestoned coffee towns of La Ruta Lenca or tramp around the ancient Mayan temples of Copan, this 2nd edition gives you all you need to enjoy the best of Honduras.

Lonely Planet guides are written by experts who get to the heart of every destination they visit. This fully updated edition is packed with accurate, practical and honest advice, designed to give you the information you need to make the most of your trip.

In This Guide:

Full-Color chapter showcases the best to see and do in Honduras
Detailed coverage of the Mayan archaeological ruins of Copan
Comprehensive chapter on diving and other outdoor activities
Lonely Planet Central America on a shoestring (Travel Guide)
By Lonely Planet, Bridget Gleeson, John Hecht, Tom Spurling & Mara Vorhees

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Lonely Planet Central America on a shoestring (Travel Guide)
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#1 best-selling guide to Central America *

Lonely Planet Central America on a shoestring is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, what hidden discoveries await you, and how to optimise your budget for an extended continental trip. Scale the Maya temples of Tikal, surf the smoothest and most uncrowded waves in Latin America, or explore the colonial charms of Granada; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Central America and begin your journey now!

Inside Lonely Planet Central America on a shoestring:

  • Color maps and images throughout
  • Highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests
  • Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots
  • Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices
  • Budget-oriented recommendations with honest reviews - eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss
  • Cultural insights give you a richer, more rewarding travel experience - history, music, cuisine, sports, wildlife, environment, architecture, literature, cinema, current events
  • Over 90 maps
  • Covers Mexico's Yucatán & Chiapas, Guatemala, Belize, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama and more

The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Central America on a shoestring is perfect for both exploring top sights and taking roads less traveled.

  • Looking for just a few of the destinations included in this guide? Check out the relevant Lonely Planet destination guides, our most comprehensive guides that cover destinations' top sights and offbeat experiences.
  • Check out Lonely Planet Latin American Phrasebook & Dictionary or Lonely Planet Latin American Fast Talk to make your trip go smoother and to get more cultural enrichment out of your travels.

Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet.

About Lonely Planet: Since 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel media company with guidebooks to every destination, an award-winning website, mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveler community. Lonely Planet covers must-see spots but also enables curious travelers to get off beaten paths to understand more of the culture of the places in which they find themselves.

*Best-selling guide to Central America. Source: Nielsen BookScan. Australia, UK and USA

Moon Honduras & the Bay Islands (Moon Handbooks)
By Amy E. Robertson

Moon Travel
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Moon Honduras & the Bay Islands (Moon Handbooks)
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Experienced traveler and author Amy E. Robertson provides honest insight into the best Honduras has to offer, from exploring the Bay Islands to hiking the trails of Sierra de Agalta. Robertson also includes unique travel itineraries, such as Caribbean Sun and Sand, Historic Honduras, and Adventure Hiking. With expert advice on how to make the most of a trip to this Caribbean destination, Moon Honduras & the Bay Islands gives travelers the tools they need to create a more personal and memorable experience.
Fodor's Honduras & the Bay Islands (Travel Guide)
By Fodor's

Brand: Fodor's
Released: 2011-03-01
Paperback (336 pages)

Fodor s Honduras & the Bay Islands (Travel Guide)
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Easy planning. Hit the ground running with convenient overviews of each region, along with advice on where to get the best seafood, suggestions for top cruises and dive spots, and tips for making the most of your time.

Expert writing, gorgeous graphics. Unique photo-features impart the country’s culture, including fabulous local food, impressive Mayan ruins, and indigenous Garífuna villages.

Local Experts.
 Fodor’s worldwide team of 700 writers reveal their favorite haunts to enrich your travel experience.

Travelers Like You. Get candid advice from fellow travelers at Fodors.com, and read their “Word of Mouth” tips throughout this book.
Roatan Honduras Dive Map & Reef Creatures Guide Franko Maps Laminated Fish Card
By Franko Maps Ltd.

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Roatan Reef Fish and Creature Guide Map (2 pages)

Roatan Honduras Dive Map & Reef Creatures Guide Franko Maps Laminated Fish Card
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Perfect for divers, snorkelers and nature lovers! Side One is a mini-map of Isla de Roatan, Bay Islands, Honduras, with 174 dive sites named and located. Side Two is a reef creatures identification guide with more than 80 species illustrated and named. This convenient, waterproof reference is made of rigid, laminated plastic with hole for lanyard. 5.5" x 8.5"
Roatan Bay Islands Honduras Reef Creatures Guide Franko Maps Laminated Fish Card 4" x 6"
By Franko Maps Ltd.

Franko Maps Ltd.
Map (2 pages)

Roatan Bay Islands Honduras Reef Creatures Guide Franko Maps Laminated Fish Card 4" x 6"
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This convenient card has illustrations of nearly 100 species of fish and other reef creatures found in the waters surrounding Roatan. A great identification guide for divers and snorkelers! Waterproof, made of rigid, laminated plastic with hole for lanyard. 4" x 6"
Insight Guides Central America
By Insight Guides

Insight Guides
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Insight Guides Central America
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Insight Guides Central America is a brand new title covering the seven countries that make up this fascinating and culturally rich isthmus, from Guatemala to Panama, exploring Belize, Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua and Costa Rica along the way. In addition, the guidebook covers the Southern Mexico states, in recognition of their cultural links to and practical inclusion on many trips to this region. Be inspired to discover these varied countries with this comprehensive, full-colour guide.

Inside Insight Guide Central America:A completely new guidebook written by expert Central American writers.Stunning, specially-sourced new photography that brings this colourful region and its people to life. Highlights of Central America's top attractions, including the ancient Mayan temples of the Yucatan and Guatemalan regions and the immense biodiversity of Costa Rica's rainforests.Descriptive country-by-country accounts cover the whole isthmus from pristine beaches and islands to picturesque colonial cities.Detailed, high-quality maps throughout will help you get around and travel tips give you all the essential information for planning a memorable trip.

About Insight Guides: Insight Guides has over 40 years' experience of publishing high-quality, visual travel guides. We produce around 400 full-colour print guide books and maps as well as picture-packed eBooks to meet different travellers' needs. Insight Guides' unique combination of beautiful travel photography and focus on history and culture together create a unique visual reference and planning tool to inspire your next adventure.

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