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    Honduran music

    The music of Honduras is very varied. Punta is the main rhythm of Honduras with other sounds such as Caribbean salsa, merengue, reggae and reggaeton, all of them very widespread, especially in the north, even the Mexican rancheras that are heard in the interior of the rural part of the country.. Tegucigalpa, the capital of Honduras, is an important center for modern Honduran music, and is home to the National School of Fine Arts, located in Comayagüela. There is also a National Symphony Orchestra of Honduras. Honduran folk music is played with the guitar, marimba, and other instruments. Popular folk…

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  • Traditions and customs of Honduras

    What traditions and customs are there in Honduras? We delve into the customs and traditions of Honduras. Gastronomy Food in daily life Beans and corn tortillas are the mainstays of the diet. The beans are usually fried, and the tortillas are small, thick, and usually handmade; Ideally, they should be eaten hot. A peasant’s lunch may be little more than a large stack of tortillas, a few tablespoons of beans, and a little salt. The ideal meal includes fried plantains, white cheese, rice, fried meat, a kind of thick semi-sweet cream called butter, a scrambled egg, a coleslaw and tomato…

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    Honduran language

    The Republic of Honduras is a country belonging to Central America, whose capital is Tegucigalpa. It has a population of more than 9 million inhabitants (95º) and an extension of 112,492 km 2 (101º). It has a medium human development index (133º) and its official currency is the Honduran lempira. And what language is spoken in Honduras? What language do they speak in Honduras? Honduras has only one official language, Spanish, spoken by practically the entire population. In addition to Spanish, several indigenous languages ​​coexist with the official language (number of speakers in parentheses): Garífuna (98,000), Misquito (29,000), Sumo, Mayangna…

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  • History of Honduras

    Brief history of Honduras summarized A quick and brief review of the history of Honduras, a Central American country, in a summarized way. Honduran beginnings For thousands of years indigenous peoples lived in Honduras. The greatest of them were the Mayans. However, the first European to reach Honduras was Christopher Columbus on July 30, 1502. Columbus later sailed to Panama. The area became known as Honduras from the Spanish word honduras (depths). The Spanish conquest of Honduras began in 1523. The indigenous people resisted bitterly, but by 1539 the Spanish took control. The natives were forced to work for the…

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