1950s dating rituals
Spanish-speaking people in the center of the country are the most numerous and are culturally dominant.
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 Tawahka are a native people in the department of Gracias a Dios in the Mosquitia. The Misquitos are a native people with some African and British ancestry who reside in the department of Gracias a Dios in the Mosquitia.
Tawahka is a Macro-Chibchan language that is very closely related to Sumo, which is spoken in Nicaragua. Misquito is a Macro-Chibchan language, although most Misquitos speak fluent Spanish.
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.
Only those in Montaña de la Flor still speak the Tol (Jicaque) language, which is in the Hokan family.
There may still be a few people who can speak the Chortí language, which belongs to the Mayan family.