Honduras is an extensive and highly populated country in Central America. Honduras shares borders with Guatemala, El Salvador, and Nicaragua. It is known for its sandy white beaches, coral reefs, and national parks. The country has a unique history and many Mayan ruins to see. The nation continues to be challenged by crime and gangs. However, many tourists still come to dive, fish, surf, and enjoy the country's unique wildlife. Most people speak Spanish or Creole English in Honduras, and the currency is the lempira (HNL). Agriculture and fruit are a big part of the economy. The country's economic challenges are beginning to decrease as Honduras trade relationships stabilize.