República de Venezuela
  • S. H. Steinberg
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)


The Republic of Venezuela was formed in 1830 after amicable secession from the other members of the Republic of Colombia. The constitution in force is that of 15 April, 1953, under the provisional government; it superseded that of 1947.


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Books of Reference

  1. STATISTICAL INFORMATION.—The Law of Statistics and National Census of 12 July, 1944 organized, as part of the Ministry of Works, the Direcciún General de Estadistica (San Ra-fael A Hospital Vargas, Edificio’ san Antonio,’ Caracas; Director-General.—Lic. J. Utrera Velásquez), which is the sole organ of national statistical activities, except military statistics. It publishes the Boletin Mensual de Estadistica (from 1941), the Anuario Estadistico and the annual Estadistica Mercantil y Maritima. In addition, it publishes, when occasion arises, the División Politico-Territorial de la República, the Nomenclador General de Areas y, Lugares Habitados de Venezuela, and the Guía Industrial y Comercial del País.Google Scholar
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  6. Marsland (W. D. and A. L.), Venezuela Through its History. New York, 1954.Google Scholar
  7. Perales (P.), Manual de Geografía Económica de Venezuela. Caracas, 1955.Google Scholar
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© Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1956

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