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Honduras

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Honduras

  1. 1. Oscar and Ane Honduras
  2. 2. Borders <ul><li>North - > Caribean sea </li></ul><ul><li>East -> The Atlantic Ocean. </li></ul><ul><li>South -> The Pacific Ocean. </li></ul><ul><li>West -> Guatemala and Mexico. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Flag <ul><li>· Is blue and white and has got five stars. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Government <ul><li>Honduras is a democratic constitutional republic: Republica de Honduras. </li></ul><ul><li>Porfirio &quot;Pepe&quot; Lobo Sosa of the Conservative National Party is the president of Honduras. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Independence <ul><li>Independence Day : September 15. </li></ul><ul><li>declared its independence from Spain in 1821 to form a federation of Central American states. In 1838, Honduras left the federation and became independent. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Population <ul><li>In 2010 there were 7,989,415 people. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Currency <ul><li>The monetary unit is the Honduran lempira. </li></ul><ul><li>100 lempiras are about 4 euros. </li></ul><ul><li>Coins: Cents. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Motto and National symbol <ul><li>Motto : &quot;Free, Sovereign and Independent“. </li></ul><ul><li>National symbol : This is the Honduran Coat of Arms. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Symbolls <ul><li>Animal: White Tailed Deer. </li></ul><ul><li>Bird: Scarlet Macaw. </li></ul><ul><li>Flower: Orchid. </li></ul><ul><li>Tree: Honduras Pine. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Lenguages <ul><li>Spanish is the official language. Garifuna, Arabic and Miskito are other languages of Honduras. </li></ul><ul><li>There are also Amerindian languages in the country such as Zambo, Paya, and Xicaque. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Climate <ul><li>Tropical wet climate with consistently high temperatures and humidity, and rainfall fairly evenly distributed throughout the year. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Geographical features   <ul><li>Honduras has only a short Pacific coast. </li></ul><ul><li>Honduras is a water-rich country . </li></ul><ul><li>The most important river in Honduras is the Ulúa, which flows 400 kilometers to the Caribbean. </li></ul>
  13. 13. Tegucigalpa <ul><li>Good of picacho </li></ul><ul><li>Cathedral of tegucigalpa </li></ul>
  14. 14. Other cities <ul><li>Copan </li></ul><ul><li>Lempira </li></ul><ul><li>San Pedro Sula </li></ul>
  15. 15. Ethnic groups   <ul><li>Caracol : The Caracol people are an English-speaking people who have been established in Northern Honduras. </li></ul><ul><li>Garifuna people : The Garinagu (singular Garifuna) are descendants of Carib, Arawak and West African people. </li></ul>
  16. 16. Religions and Music <ul><li>The predominant religion is cristianity . </li></ul><ul><li>Caribbean music like salsa, merengue, reggae, reggaeton, bachata, punta and playero are popular in Honduras. </li></ul>
  17. 17. Food <ul><li>A typical Honduran breakfast usually consists of scrambled eggs, beans and tortillas. A typical meal in Honduras usually includes rice, beans, tortillas, some kind of grilled meat such as chicken or beef, and a salad. </li></ul>
  18. 18. Sports <ul><li>In Honduras the typical sport is football. Other sports in Honduras are extreme sports. </li></ul>
  19. 19. Famous people <ul><li>Carlos Pavon: </li></ul><ul><li>Is an Honduran football striker. He is currently with Real C.D. Spaina of the National Football League of Honduras . </li></ul>
  20. 20. <ul><li>Polache: </li></ul><ul><li>He is an Honduran singer. </li></ul><ul><li>He is Honduras favourite singer because he describes the situation as it really is. </li></ul>
  21. 21. What to do in Honduras <ul><li>the Maya ruins at Copan; </li></ul><ul><li>the Bay Islands and the sunny beaches at Roatan. </li></ul>
  22. 22. <ul><li>the colonial monuments and churches in Tegucigalpa </li></ul><ul><li>fifteen national parks and ten biological reserves. </li></ul>
  23. 23. Natural hazards <ul><li>There are frequent, but generally mild, earthquakes. </li></ul><ul><li>There are also damaging hurricanes and floods along the Caribbean coast. </li></ul>

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