INFORMATION ABOUT HONDURAN LEMPIRA
We show the updated today’s value/price of Honduran lempira (HNL).You can get the exchange from Honduran lempira to another currency by introducing the value or amount of Honduran lempira (HNL) in the box and clicking the convert button. This way you can get the Honduran lempira’s price in relation to other currencies.
INTRODUCTION TO THE HONDURAN LEMPIRA
The lempira was introduced in 1931, replacing the peso of Honduras which in turn was replacing the real in 1862. It is the legal tender of the country. It is used by approximately 6 million two hundred thousand people. You can check the today value of the Honduran lempira and check its price.
The name of the lempira was chosen to commemorate of the Indian chief Lempira, from the Lenca town, an Indian who defended its territory during the Spanish invasion. He is considered a national hero. His face is in the 1 lempira bill and in the 20 and 50 cents coins.
The Banco Central de Honduras is an organization created in 1950. Among its functions there are to formulate and direct the monetary, credit and exchange policy of the country and issue the regulations on this matter. It also is responsible for issuing coins and bills of the legal tender of the country, enable exchange agents that can trade currencies in the nation, administrate the international monetary reserves, determine the exchange rate of the currency, conduct the monetary stability, perform the duties of fiscal agent and financial economic adviser of the country, elaborate macroeconomic statistics.
Countries that use the currency: Honduras
Bills: L1, L2, L5, L10, L20, L50, L100, L500
Coins: cent = 1/100 of one lempira. 5, 10, 20, 50 cents.
Issuing Agent: Banco Central de Honduras Web: http://www.bch.hn/