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Etiopía Perfil Gobierno 2012

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Capital

nombre: Addis Ababa
coordenadas geográficas: 9 02 N, 38 42 E
diferencia de tiempo: UTC+3 (8 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)

División administrativa

9 ethnically based states (kililoch, singular - kilil) and 2 self-governing administrations* (astedaderoch, singular - astedader); Adis Abeba* (Addis Ababa), Afar, Amara (Amhara), Binshangul Gumuz, Dire Dawa*, Gambela Hizboch (Gambela Peoples), Hareri Hizb (Harari People), Oromiya (Oromia), Sumale (Somali), Tigray, Ye Debub Biheroch Bihereseboch na Hizboch (Southern Nations, Nationalities and Peoples)

Independencia

oldest independent country in Africa and one of the oldest in the world - at least 2,000 years (may be traced to the Aksumite Kingdom, which coalesced in the first century B.C.)

Constitución

ratificada 8 Diciembre 1994, efectiva 22 Agosto 1995

Sufragio

18 años de edad; universal

Poder Executivo

jefe de estado: Presidente GIRMA Woldegiorgis (desde 8 October 2001)
jefe de gobierno: Prime Minister MELES Zenawi (desde August 1995)
cabinet: Council of Ministers ministers selected by the prime minister and approved by the House of People's Representatives
elections: president elected by both chambers of Parliament for a six-year term (eligible for a second term); election last held on 9 October 2007 (next to be held in October 2013); prime minister designated by the party in power following legislative elections
election results: GIRMA Woldegiorgis elected president; percent of vote by the House of People's Representatives - 79%

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Fuente: CIA World Factbook
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