|Government||democratic constitutional republic|
|Area||112,090 sq km|
|Population||7,326,496 (July 2006 est.)|
|Language||Spanish, Amerindian dialects|
|Religion||Roman Catholic 97%, Protestant minority|
|Electricity||110V/60Hz (two-prong North American plug)|
|Time Zone||UTC -6|
Honduras is the second biggest country in Central America. It has colonial villages (Gracias, Comayagua), ancient Maya ruins (Copan), natural parks (Moskitia), and a Pacific and Caribbean coastline and the Bay Islands, with great beaches and coral reefs where snorkeling and diving are exceptional by any standard.