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Culture of Honduras

People in Honduras speak the Spanish language. The linguistic diversity of Honduras is vaguely diverse according to a fractionalization scale which for Honduras is 0.0553. The followers of Christianity are the religious majority in the country. 52.2% of Honduras's population live in cities. This percentage comprises the urban population of Honduras. The rate of urbanization in Honduras is considered to be 2.9. According to data on inbound tourists in Honduras, 863,000 tourists arrive in the country each year.

National anthem

The national anthem of Honduras is called 'Himno Nacional de Honduras', which in English means 'National Anthem of Honduras'. It was adopted in 1915. The lyrics have been written by Augusto Constancio Coello and the music has been composed by Carlos Hartling.

Fast food

The first McDonalds in Honduras was opened on 14 December 1995, and it was located in Tegucigalpa. At the moment Honduras has 8 operating McDonalds restaurants. The number of operating McDonalds restaurants in a country is indicative of the influence of Western culture and globalization in that country. Operating McDonalds restaurants could also have a direct impact on the health of a nation's citizens. Around 18% of the population of Honduras are obese.

Alcohol consumption

Each year, the people of Honduras consume 1 litre of alcohol per capita, and this volume consists of 40.1% beer, 1.2% wine, 58.7% distilled spirits, 0% other alcohol.

National dish

One of the most popular national dishes of Honduras is baleada. Other national dishes include carne asada, sopa de caracol.