• J. Scott Keltie
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)


The Republic of Honduras, established January 11, 1839, before the dissolution of the Confederation of Central America in 1839, is governed under a charter proclaimed October, 1894. It gives the legislative power to a Congress of Deputies in the ratio of one per 10,000 inhabitants. The executive authority rests with a President, nominated and elected by popular vote for four years.


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Statistical and other Books of Reference concerning Honduras

1. Official Publications

  1. Annual Statement of the Trade of the United Kingdom. Imp. 4. London.Google Scholar
  2. Annuario Estadistico for 1889, by A. R. Vallejo. Tegucigalpa, 1893.Google Scholar
  3. Boletin Financiero. Tegucigalpa.Google Scholar
  4. Foreign Office Reports, Annual Series. London.Google Scholar
  5. Gaceta Oficial de Honduras.Google Scholar
  6. Honduras. Bulletin No. 57 of the Bureau of the American Republics. Washington, 1892.Google Scholar

2. Non-Official Publications

  1. Bates (H. W.), Central and South America. London, 1882.Google Scholar
  2. Charles (C.),Honduras. 8. Chicago, 1890.Google Scholar
  3. Fiallos (E.C.), Sketch of Central America by.Google Scholar
  4. Frobel (Julius), Seyen Years’ Travel in Central America. 8. London, 1853.Google Scholar
  5. Gonzalez (D.), Geografia de Centro-America. San Salvador, 1878.Google Scholar
  6. Lombard (Thomas R.), The New Honduras. New York, 1887.Google Scholar
  7. Marr (Wilhelm), Reise nach Central-America. 2 vols. 8. Hamburg, 1863.Google Scholar
  8. Pelletier (Consul E.), Honduras et ses ports. Documents officiels sur le chemin-de-fer interocéanique. 8. Paris, 1869.Google Scholar
  9. Reichardt (M.), Centro-America. 8. Braunschweig, 1851.Google Scholar
  10. Report of the Council of the Corporation of Foreign Bondholders. Appendix for 1897. London, 1898.Google Scholar
  11. Sapper (C.), Das nordliche Mittel-Amerika. Reisen und Studien, 1888–95. Brunswick, 1897.Google Scholar
  12. Scherzer (Karl, Ritter von), Wanderungen durch die mittelamerikanischen Freistaaten Nicaragua, Honduras und San Salvador. 8. Braunschweig, 1857.Google Scholar
  13. Soltera (Maria), A Lady’s Ride across Spanish Honduras. London, 1884.Google Scholar
  14. Squier (E. G.), Honduras: Descriptive, Historical, and Statistical. 8. London, 1870.Google Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

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  1. 1.The Royal Geographical SocietyUK
  2. 2.The Geographical Societies of ParisBerlinGermany
  3. 3.The Geographical Societies of ParisRomeItaly
  4. 4.The Geographical Societies of ParisLisbonPortugal
  5. 5.The Geographical Societies of ParisAmsterdamNetherlands
  6. 6.The Geographical Societies of ParisBrusselsBelgium
  7. 7.The Geographical Societies of ParisBuda-PestHungary
  8. 8.The Geographical Societies of ParisGenevaSwitzerland
  9. 9.The Geographical Societies of ParisNeuchatelSwitzerland
  10. 10.The Geographical Societies of ParisPhiladelphiaUSA
  11. 11.Commercial Geographical Society of ParisFrance

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