Almost all Honduran women have dark and thick hair, brown eyes, and naturally tanned skin, the tone of which may vary from bright olive to a very dark brown.
Women from Honduras are often set apart by their perfect, feminine body structure.
There are about nineteen thousand Jicaque in Yoro and about two hundred in Montaña de la Flor.
The Pech are a native people in the departments of Olancho and Colón, with a few living in Gracias a Dios in the Mosquitia.
Hondureño catracho (the national nickname; can be amusing, insulting, or friendly, depending on the context.
"Catracho" comes from the name of Florencio Xatruch, the general who led the Honduran expeditionary force against William Walker in Nicaragua in 1856.) Identification.
The Lenca are a native people in the departments of La Paz, Intibucá, and Lempira, as well as some other areas.
The Lenca language is extinct, and culturally the Lenca are similar in many ways to the other Spanish-speaking people in the country.
The Lenca population is about one hundred thousand.
The Jicaque are a native people who live in the department of Yoro and the community of Montaña de la Flor (municipality of Orica) in the department of Francisco Morazán.
They do not use a special name to refer to themselves or their region. The nation has an area of 43,266 miles (112,492 square kilometers). The physical environment is tropical, with a long dry season (six months or more) in the south and the interior and a shorter dry season in the north.
The center of the country originally was covered with pine and broadleaf forests of oak and other trees, but much of the pine forest has been logged and much of the oak forest has been cut for farming.
Hispanic-Hondurans live in the north, south, and center of the country. The pre-Hispanic population was probably much higher, but conquest, slavery, and disease killed many people.