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Capital

nombre: Sanaa
coordenadas geográficas: 15 21 N, 44 12 E
diferencia de tiempo: UTC+3 (8 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)

División administrativa

20 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

Independencia

22 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 nacional

Unification Day, 22 Mayo (1990)

Constitución

16 Mayo 1991; modificada 29 Septiembre 1994 and Febrero 2001

Sufragio

18 años de edad; universal

Poder Executivo

jefe de estado: Presidente Abd Rabuh Mansur HADI (Field Marshal) (desde 25 February 2012); vice president (vacant)
jefe de gobierno: Prime Minister Muhammad Salim BA SINDWAH (desde 27 November 2011)
cabinet: on 27 November 2011, Vice Presidente HADI requested Interim Prime Minister Muhammad Salim BA SINDWAH to form a new government following the resignation of Presidente SALIH on 24 November
elections: president elected by popular vote for a seven-year term based on constitution; however a special election was held on 21 February 2012 to remove Ali Abdallah SALIH based on a GCC-mediated deal during the political crisis of 2011 (next election to be held in 2014); vice president appointed by the president; prime minister and deputy prime ministers appointed by the president
election results: Abd al-Rabuh Mansur HADI elected as a consensus president with about 50% popular participation; no other candidates

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Fuente: CIA World Factbook
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