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Honduran Lempira (HNL)

The Honduran Lempira is the primary currency of Honduras. This currency is used by an estimated 9,587,522 people. Based on our estimate, Honduran Lempira is the #78 most popular currency is the world.

The currency code for the Honduran Lempira is "HNL". The ISO 4217 number for this currency is 340. The currency symbol for the Lempira is "L".

Honduran Lempira conversion rates, useful facts, and holiday schedule can be found below.

HNL Currency Demographics

The primary country using the Honduran Lempira is Honduras.

There are approximately 9,587,522 people around the world who use the Honduran Lempira. The Honduran Lempira is the #78 most used widely currency is the world.

9,587,522 user population
Ranked #78 in the world

HNL Exchange Rates

1 Honduran Lempira equals:

Australian Dollar


Inverse: L15.62


Inverse: L26.96
British Pound


Inverse: L30.75
Indian Rupee


Inverse: L0.32
Japanese Yen


Inverse: L0.23
US Dollar


Inverse: L24.67

† Rates last updated at 33 minutes ago

‡ Rates are the interbank rate and are only available on large transactions

HNL Currency Facts

HNL Details

ISO 4217 CodeHNL
ISO 4217 Number340
Unit NameLempira
Currency NicknamesN.a.

HNL Denominations

Minor Unit NameN.a.
Minor Unit Symbol N.a.
Minor Units2
Frequently Used banknotesL1, L2, L10, L20, L50, L100, L500
Rarely Used BanknotesN.a.
Frequently Used Coins10, 20, 50
Rarely Used CoinsN.a.

HNL Issuance

Central BankCentral Bank of Honduras
Central Bank Website

World Bank Statistics

Estimated User Population9,587,522 people
Population Rank#78
HNL Inflation Rate4.35%
Inflation Rank#30

† Population and Inflation rate as based on data from the World Bank.

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2020 HNL Currency Holidays

Based on holidays observed by the Central Bank of Honduras. On these dates banks and payment systems may be closed. Settlement in Honduran Lempira may also be closed on these dates.

New Year's Day January 1, 2020 Closed
Holy Wednesday April 8, 2020 Partial Day
Holy Thursday April 9, 2020 Closed
Good Friday April 10, 2020 Closed
Day of Americas April 20, 2020 Closed
Labour Day May 1, 2020 Closed
Independence Day September 15, 2020 Closed
Morazan Day October 7, 2020 Closed
Columbus Day October 8, 2020 Closed
Armed Forces Day October 9, 2020 Closed
Christmas Day December 25, 2020 Closed
New Year's Eve December 31, 2020 Closed