(Republica del Salvador.)
  • John Scott Keltie
  • M. Epstein
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)


In 1839 the Central American Federation, which had comprised the States of Guatemala, Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, and Costa Rica, was dissolved, and Salvador became an independent Republic. The Constitution, proclaimed in 1824 under the Federation, and modified in 1859, 1864, 1871, 1872, 1880, 1883, and 1886, vests the legislative power in a Congress of 42 Deputies, 3 for each department. The election is for one year, and by universal suffrage. The executive is in the hands of a President, whose tenure of office is limited to four years.


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Statistical and other Books of Reference concerning Salvador

  1. Annuario Estadistico. First year. 1911. San Salvador. Annual.Google Scholar
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© Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1918

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  • John Scott Keltie
  • M. Epstein

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