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Honduras


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political
Description
Area was part of Mayan civilization that flourished from 1st mill. BC; population diminished ca. AD 800; charted by Columbus 1502; Spanish defeated chief Lempira's forces in 1539 & native peoples were decimated; part of captaincy of Guatemala after 1570; official language is Spanish, though English & native Indian dialects are also widely spoken.
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Thesaurus of Geographic Names (TGN)
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