Honduras Independence Day

Honduras Independence Day

September 15
Honduras joined four other Central American countries— Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, and Nicaragua—in declaring independence from Spain on September 15, 1821. Independence Day is a national holiday and festivities are especially colorful in the capital city of Tegucigalpa.
CONTACTS:
Embassy of Honduras
3007 Tilden St. N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20008
202-966-7702; fax: 202-966-9751
www.hondurasemb.org
SOURCES:
AnnivHol-2000, p. 155
NatlHolWrld-1968, p. 169