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Capitalnombre: Sanaa
coordenadas geográficas: 15 21 N, 44 12 E
diferencia de tiempo: UTC+3 (8 hours ahead of Washington, DC, during Standard Time)
División administrativa20 governorates (muhafazat, singular - muhafazah) and 1 municipality*; Abyan, 'Adan (Aden), Ad Dali', Al Bayda', Al Hudaydah, Al Jawf, Al Mahrah, Al Mahwit, Amanat al 'Asimah (Sanaa City)*, 'Amran, Dhamar, Hadramawt, Hajjah, Ibb, Lahij, Ma'rib, Raymah, Sa'dah, San'a' (Sanaa), Shabwah, Ta'izz
Independencia22 Mayo 1990 (Republic of Yemen was established with the merger of the Yemen Arab Republic [Yemen (Sanaa) or North Yemen] and the Marxist-dominated People's Democratic Republic of Yemen [Yemen (Aden) or South Yemen]); note - previously North Yemen became independent in Noviembre 1918 (from the Ottoman Empire) and became a republic with the overthrow of the theocratic Imamate in 1962; South Yemen became independent on 30 Noviembre 1967 (from the UK)
Feriado nacionalUnification Day, 22 Mayo (1990)
Constituciónadoptada by referendum 16 Mayo 1991 (following unification); modificada several times, last in 2009; note - in Marzo 2014, the president formed a 17-member committee to draft a new constitution (2014)
Sufragio18 años de edad; universal
Poder Executivojefe de estado: Presidente Abd Rabuh Mansur HADI, Field Marshal (desde 25 February 2012)
jefe de gobierno: Prime Minister Muhammad Salim BA SINDWAH (desde 27 November 2011); Deputy Prime Ministers Abdallah Muhsin al-AKWA and Ahmad Ubayd BIN DAGHIR (both desde 11 June 2014)
cabinet: appointed by the president
elections: president elected by popular vote for a seven-year term based on constitution; however a special election held on 21 February 2012 to remove Ali Abdallah SALIH was based on a GCC-mediated deal during the political crisis of 2011 (next election expected in 2014); vice president appointed by the president but position is vacant; prime minister appointed by the president
election results: Abd Rabuh Mansur HADI elected as a consensus president with about 50% popular participation; no other candidates

Fuente: CIA World Factbook
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