• John Paxton
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)


Honduras celebrates 15 Sept. 1821 as the anniversary of its national independence from Spain. On 5 Nov. 1838 Honduras declared itself an independent sovereign state, free from the Federation of Central America, of which it had formed a part.

República de Honduras


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Further Reading

  1. The Anuario Estadistico (latest issue, Comercio Exterior de Honduras, 1983) is published by the Dirección de Estadísticas y Censos, Tegucigalpa. Director: Elizabeth Zavala de Turcios.Google Scholar
  2. Monthly Bulletin.—Honduras en Cifras. Banco Central de Honduras, 1980Google Scholar
  3. Checchi, V. (and others), Honduras, a Problem in Economic Development. New York, 1959Google Scholar
  4. Morris, J. A., Honduras: Caudillo Politics and Military Rulers. Boulder, 1984Google Scholar
  5. Rubio Melhado, A., Geograjia General de la Republiea de Honduras. Tegucigalpa, 1953Google Scholar

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