Honduras – education
The school system includes a six-year public primary school, which is free and compulsory from 6 to 13 years. The superstructure education is divided into two levels and consists of a three-year general level followed by a 2-3-year superstructure, which can be either university preparatory or vocational. Honduras has five universities (1990). Great emphasis is placed on combating illiteracy, as a large part of the population is illiterate.
OFFICIAL NAME: Republic of Honduras
CAPITAL CITY: Tegucigalpa
POPULATION: 7,300,000 (Source: COUNTRYaah)
AREA: 112,100 km²
OFFICIAL LANGUAGE (S): Spanish, few Caribbean and Native American languages
RELIGION: Catholics 97%, Protestants 3%
CURRENCY CODE: HNL
ENGLISH NAME: Honduras
POPULATION COMPOSITION: mestizer 90%, Indians (especially Maya) 7%, black 2%, white 1%
GDP PER residents: 987 $ (2007)
LIFE EXPECTANCY: men 66 years, women 70 years (2007)
INDEX OF LIVING CONDITIONS, HDI: 0.683
INDEX OF LIVING CONDITIONS, POSITION: 117
INTERNET DOMAIN NAME: .hn
Honduras is a Republic of Central America. The country is centrally located in the region and has coastline to both the Pacific and the Caribbean. Honduras is among the poorest countries in Central America; The economy is based on banana production, which is completely dominated by companies from the United States, and in general the influence from the United States is very large.
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Honduras – Constitution
The Constitution of the Republic of Honduras dates from 1982 with amendments from 1985. The legislative power lies with the National Assembly, which has 128 members. The president, who is both head of state and head of government, has the executive power. Both the National Assembly and the President are elected every four years by ordinary, direct election. Check youremailverifier for Honduras social condition facts.