Honduras, Tegucigalpa Cost of Living April 2010

Country Full Name: Republic of Honduras.

Location: Honduras is in Central America, bordering the Caribbean Sea, between Guatemala and Nicaragua and bordering the Gulf of Fonseca (North Pacific Ocean), between El Salvador and Nicaragua.

Country Climate: Subtropical in lowlands, temperate in mountains.

Country Terrain: Mostly mountains in interior, narrow coastal plains.

Major Languages: Spanish, indigenous languages, English.

Major Religions: Christianity.

Country Population: 7.7 million (2008 est.) 7.8 million (2009 est.).

Country Economy: .

Currency: Honduran Lempira (HNL).

Country Inflation: 11.4% (2008 est.) 5.9% (2009 est.).

City: Tegucigalpa is the capital city of Honduras and is also the country’s largest city.

City Economy: Tegucigalpa, as a colonial city, has several barrios in the oldest districts of the city and Comayaguela, and colonias in the new ones. None of them have well-defined limits or even town-centers.

Cost of Living: Tegucigalpa has an overall cost of living index which equates it with low cost of living locations. The overall cost of living index is comprised of the prices for defined quantities of the same goods and services across all 13 Basket Groups. Tegucigalpa is currently ranked 196 overall, most expensive place in the world for expatriates to live, out of 282 international locations.

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