Population: 8,143,564 (July 2011 est.)
Size of Country: 112,090 sq km (slightly larger than Tennessee)
Capital City: Tegucigalpa
Time Zone: UTC-6 (1 hour behind Washington, DC during Standard Time)
Location: Central America, bordering the Caribbean Sea, between Guatemala and Nicaragua and bordering the Gulf of Fonseca (North Pacific Ocean), between El Salvador and Nicaragua
Climate: Subtropical in lowlands, temperate in mountains
Language: Spanish, Amerindian dialects
System of Government: Democratic constitutional republic, led by President Porfirio Lobo Sosa (since 27 January, 2010)
Telephone Country Code: 504
Electricity: 110 volts
National Holidays: Independence Day, Sept. 15
Religion: Roman Catholic (97%)
Life Expectancy at Birth: 70 years
Economy: The economy relies heavily on a narrow range of exports, notably bananas and coffee, making it vulnerable to natural disasters and shifts in commodity prices
Exports: $5.879 billion (2010 est.)
Imports: $8.878 billion (2010 est.)
Gross Domestic Product (Purchasing Power Parity): $33.63 billion (2010 est.)
GDP per Capita: $4,200 (2010 est.)
Inflation Rate: 4.7% (2010 est.)
Source: CIA The World Factbook
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