List of islands of Honduras

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The Honduras
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Cayos Cochinos
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Isla del Tigre
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Isla Zacate Grande
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Little Swan Island

This is a list of islands of Honduras. There are at least 99 islands in Honduras. [1]



The following islands are part of Honduras: [1]

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  1. 1 2 "Islands of the Honduras". GeoNames. Retrieved September 28, 2021.
  2. 1 2 3 4 5 Google maps