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Honduras Money: the Honduras Lempira

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Honduras Money

Honduras Money: the Honduras Lempira

Money in Honduras:

The Honduras Lempira (HNL): One unit of Honduran currency is called the lempira. The Honduras lempira is divided into 100 centavos.

Exchange Rate:

The exchange rate of the Honduras lempira to the US dollar is approximately 19 to one, which means one lempira is around 5 cents US. For exact exchange rates, visit Yahoo! Finance.

History:

The Honduras lempira is named for a 16th century ruler of the indigenous Lenca people, who led a resistance against the Spanish conquistadors.

Honduras money tips:

The US dollar is widely accepted in the Honduran Bay Islands of Roatan, Utila and Guanaja.

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