Which Countries Start With the Letter H?

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There are four countries that start with the letter H: Haiti, Holy See, Honduras, and Hungary. Two are located in Europe, one in Central America and one is on an island in the Caribbean Sea.

Haiti is located on the western third of the island of Hispaniola in the Caribbean Sea. It shares the island with the Dominican Republic. Haiti’s capital is Port-au-Prince. Haiti gained independence from France in 1804, and it was the first Caribbean colony to become independent.

The Holy See, more commonly known as Vatican City, is located within Rome, Italy. It is the center of the Roman Catholic Church and considered a sovereign nation.

Honduras is located in Central America. It is bordered by El Salvador, Guatemala, Nicaragua, the Caribbean Sea, and the Pacific Ocean. The capital of Honduras is Tegucigalpa and its official language is Spanish.

Hungary is located in central Europe. It is bordered by Austria, Romania, Slovakia, Serbia, Slovenia, Croatia and Ukraine. The capital is Budapest, and the official language is Hungarian. In 2004, Hungary joined the European Union.