Global Sourcebook for International Data Management

                                         by Graham Rhind

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Table of Contents

Honduras - Country information


Local short name form

Official name





International telephone access code


ISO 3166 country codes

Car nationality plate code

Internet country code


GRC Country Code


Honduras - Number format


(where . indicates the decimal separator and , the thousands separator)

Honduras - Languages


Language map External

The official language is . There are 75 000 speakers of Garífuna External, 11 000 speakers of English External, 10 000 speakers of Mískito External, and small numbers of speakers of Lenca External, Pech External, Sumo External and Tol External.

Honduras - Personal names and forms of address


The abbreviation used for Señorita in Honduras is Srta.

Each person usually has a given name followed by two family names, that of the father followed by that of the mother, for example:

   Barbara Betancourt Perez

Upon marriage, females may take their husband’s name as a further given name, in this way:

   Barbara Betancourt Perez de Lopez

where the de indicates “(wife) of”. De usually indicates a married female, but may also be part of a name.

Professional people are often referred to by their qualification, followed by the given name and paternal family name (and sometimes the maternal family name):

   Doctor (m) / Doctora (f) (Dr/Dra)              Doctor, Ph.D.
   Ingeniero (m) / Ingeniera (f) (Ing.)           Engineer
   Licenciado (m) / Licenciada (f) (Lic.)         Holder of a university degree

This in turn is preceded by the honorific in this way:

   Señor Doctor Dávalos

Tables of names can be acquired: given names External, surnames/family names External, family name prefixes External, forms of address External, job titles External

Honduras - Example address format



Honduras - Post office box


This is written Apartado Postal in Honduras.

A table containing information about the relevant position of elements within address blocks can be acquired External

Honduras - Postal codes


The postal codes consist of 6 alphanumeric characters in the format:


The first two digits refer to the department, the third to the category of post office and the last three the points of delivery.

A 5-digit postal code (format: 99999) is still often used instead of the one above.

Metadata containing postal code formatting rules, exceptions and regular expressions can be acquired External

Honduras - Postal code format graphic



Honduras - Postal code format

Honduras - Postal code specifics


Honduras - Postal code regular expression


Honduras - Postal code level of coverage


Honduras - Administrative districts


Administrative districts graphic

Telephone numbers in Honduras


Honduran telephone numbers have no area codes. Fixed-line subscriber numbers have 8 digits and commence with a 2. Mobile number have 8 digits and commence with a 3 or 7-9.

Tables of telephone number information/formats can be acquired – see External

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