Where is Honduras? Honduras located in Central America and is bordered to the west by Guatemala, to the southwest by El Salvador, to the southeast by Nicaragua, to the south by the Pacific Ocean at the Gulf of Fonseca, and to the north by the Gulf of Honduras, a large inlet of the Caribbean Sea. The climate in Honduras varies from tropical in the lowlands to temperate in the mountains. The central and southern regions are relatively hotter and less humid than the northern coast.
Natural resources include timber, gold, silver, copper, lead, zinc, iron ore, antimony, coal, fish, shrimp, and hydropower with economic growth in the last few years averaging 7% a year which has been one of the most successful growths in Latin America.
Honduras is a noted vacation and tourism destination with the world famous island called
Roatán situated in the Gulf of Honduras.