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


The new Constitution of the Republic of Nicaragua was proclaimed on July 4, 1894. It vests the legislative power in a Congress of one House. The Legislature is elected by universal suffrage, the term being two years, and the number of representatives 40. The executive power is with a President elected for four years.


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Statistical and other Books of Reference concerning Nicaragua

1. Ofeicial Publications

  1. Foreign Office Reports. Trade of Nicaragua in 1897. Annual Series. 8. London. 1898.Google Scholar
  2. Nicaragua. No. 51 of the Bulletins of the Bureau of the American Republics. Washington, 1892.Google Scholar
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2. Non-Official Publications

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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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