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Madagascar Perfil Gobierno 2014

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Capitalnombre: Antananarivo
coordenadas geográficas: 18 55 S, 47 31 E
diferencia de tiempo: UTC+3 (8 hours ahead of Washington, DC, during Standard Time)
División administrativaHi Trent,6 provinces (faritany); Antananarivo, Antsiranana, Fianarantsoa, Mahajanga, Toamasina, Toliara
Independencia26 Junio 1960 (from France)
Feriado nacionalDía de la Independencia, 26 Junio (1960)
Constituciónprevious 1992; latest passed by referendum 17 Noviembre 2010, promulgada 11 Diciembre 2010 (2012)
Sufragio18 años de edad; universal
Poder Executivojefe de estado: Presidente Hery Martial RAJAONARIMAMPIANINA Rakotoarimana (desde 25 January 2014)
jefe de gobierno: Prime Minister Roger Laurent Christophe KOLO, M.D. (desde 11 April 2014)
cabinet: Council of Ministers appointed by the prime minister
elections: president elected by popular vote for a five-year term (eligible for a second term); election last held on 20 December 2013 (next to be held in 2018); prime minister nominated by the National Assembly and appointed by the president
election results: Hery RAJAONARIMAMPIANINA elected president in second round; percent of vote - Hery RAJAONARIMAMPIANINA 53.5%, Jean Louis ROBINSON 46.5%
note: on 17 March 2009, democratically elected Presidente Marc RAVALOMANANA stepped down handing the government over to the military, which in turn conferred the presidency on opposition leader and Antananarivo mayor Andry RAJOELINA; a power-sharing agreement established a 15-month transition period to conclude with a general election in 2010, which failed to occur; a subsequent agreement aimed for an early 2013 election - the first round was held on 25 October 2013 and the second on 20 December 2013

Fuente: CIA World Factbook
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