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Flag of Small Honduran FlagHonduras

Formal Name: Republic of Honduras
Local Name: Honduras
Local Formal Name: República de Honduras
Region: Central America
Associations: United Nations
Capital City: Tegucigalpa
Main Cities: San Pedro Sula, Choluteca, Ceiba
ISO 3166 Code: HN
Population: 7,466,000
Area: 112,492km²
Currency: 1 Honduran lempira = 100 centavos
Languages: Spanish
Religions: Roman Catholic, Protestant
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Flag of Honduras

Date Flag first adopted: January 9th, 1866
Description: Three equal horizontal bands of blue (top), white, and blue with five blue, five-pointed stars arranged in an X pattern centered in the white band; the stars represent the members of the former Federal Republic of Central America - Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, and Nicaragua; similar to the flag of El Salvador, which features a round emblem encircled by the words REPUBLICA DE EL SALVADOR EN LA AMERICA CENTRAL centered in the white band; also similar to the flag of Nicaragua, which features a triangle encircled by the word REPUBLICA DE NICARAGUA on top and AMERICA CENTRAL on the bottom, centered in the white band.