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Congress of Deputies
|Congress of Deputies|
|Style||The Most Excellent|
|Seat||Palacio de las Cortes,
|Appointer||The Congress of Deputies|
|Term length||The duration of the Congress' meeting; normally four years with no limit.|
|Constituting instrument||Spanish Constitution|
|Inaugural holder||Ramón Lázaro de Dou y de Bassols|
|Formation||September 24, 1810|
|Deputy||Vice Presidents of the Congress|
|Salary||€194,548 annually (2017)|
The president of the Congress of Deputies (Spanish: Presidente del Congreso de los Diputados) is the speaker of the Congress of Deputies, the lower house of the Cortes Generales (the Spanish parliament). The president is elected among the members of the Congress and it is, after the king and the prime minister, the highest authority in Spain.
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