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First Spanish colony, Honduras gained independence on September 15, 1821 within the Confederation of Central America and became a sovereign state on November 5, 1838. Following the Constitution promulgated in November 1982, subsequently amended (1995), Honduras is a democratic republic. Head of State is the President of the Republic, elected for 4 years by universal and direct suffrage; he is also head of the government and as such exercises executive power with the help of the ministers appointed by him. Legislative power is delegated to the National Congress whose members remain in office with an elective and four-year mandate. The legal system in use is based on Spanish law and British Common Law. Justice is administered by the Supreme Court (which also acts as the Constitutional Court) and by appellate and minor courts present in the departments. The defense system of the state is entrusted to the three traditional forces of the army, navy and air force; military service, lasting 2 or 3 years, is carried out on a voluntary basis from the age of 18. As regards the organization of education, based on the Constitution of 1880 and subsequent texts, the primary education is secular, compulsory and free. Primary school lasts 6 years in urban schools and 3 years in rural schools. There are also itinerant schools that organize literacy courses. The figure of illiteracy, however, continues to be high, despite the fact that it has practically halved in the last thirty years from 43.1% in 1974 to 16.4% in 2007. The education system is then divided into the school five-year secondary school, which guarantees access to university; in agricultural and commercial school, four years and in vocational schools. Higher education is given in the Autonomous University of Tegucigalpa and in the private universities of San Pedro and Tegucigalpa. university; in agricultural and commercial school, four years and in vocational schools. Higher education is given in the Autonomous University of Tegucigalpa and in the private universities of San Pedro and Tegucigalpa. university; in agricultural and commercial school, four years and in vocational schools. Higher education is given in the Autonomous University of Tegucigalpa and in the private universities of San Pedro and Tegucigalpa. According to COUNTRYAAH, Honduras is a nation in North America, the capital city of which is Tegucigalpa. The latest population of Honduras is 9,904,618. TRANSPORTHINT: Lists and descriptions of main religions and beliefs in Honduras, including religion demographics and statistics on Christianity, Islam, Judaism, etc.
CLIMATE
Honduras has a tropical climate, however, largely influenced by the maritime nature of the Caribbean front and, in the interior, mitigated by the altitude. The coasts and lowlands record annual average temperatures of 27-30 ºC, with very slight diurnal and seasonal temperature variations, while between 800 and 1500 m of altitude (tierras templadas) there are averages of 20-25 ºC; the values ​​decrease further at higher altitudes but do not drop anywhere below 15 ºC. Rainfall, abundant from October to April, is very abundant in the Caribbean belt, directly hit by the trade wind NE and which receives an average of 2500-3500 mm of rainfall per year (3600 mm in Tela); they are attenuated on the belt facing the Pacific and especially in the inland valleys, closed to the influences of sea air masses and where an average of 900-1400 mm of rain per year fall (1000 mm in Tegucigalpa). The Caribbean coast is subject to cyclones: in 1998, Hurricane Mitch caused about 14,000 victims in the country and left over 2 million homeless.

TOEFL Test Centers in Honduras

The TOEFL iBT test is offered in this location. The list below shows testing regions, fees and dates as of February 15, 2019, but availability may change when you register. Fees are shown in US$ and are subject to change without notice. To find the most up-to-date list of available test centers (including addresses), dates and times, click the button… Read More »