Emiratos Árabes Unidos Perfil Gobierno 2017

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Capitalnombre: Abu Dhabi
coordenadas geográficas: 24 28 N, 54 22 E
diferencia de tiempo: UTC+4 (9 hours ahead of Washington, DC, during Standard Time)
División administrativa7 emirates (imarat, singular - imarah); Abu Zaby (Abu Dhabi), 'Ajman, Al Fujayrah, Ash Shariqah (Sharjah), Dubayy (Dubai), Ra's al Khaymah, Umm al Qaywayn
Independencia2 Diciembre 1971 (from the UK)
Feriado nacionalDía de la Independencia (National Day), 2 Diciembre (1971)
Constituciónhistory: previous 1971 (provisional); latest drafted in 1979, became permanent Mayo 1996
amendments: proposed by the Supreme Council and submitted to the Federal National Council; passage requires at least a two-thirds majority vote of Federal National Council members present, and approval by the Supreme Council president; modificada 2009 (2016)
Sufragiolimited; note - rulers of the seven emirates each select a proportion of voters for the Federal National Council (FNC) that together account for about 12 percent of Emirati citizens
Poder Executivojefe de estado: Presidente KHALIFA bin Zayid Al-Nuhayyan (desde 3 November 2004), ruler of Abu Zaby (Abu Dhabi) (desde 4 November 2004); Vice Presidente and Prime Minister MUHAMMAD BIN RASHID Al-Maktum (desde 5 January 2006)
jefe de gobierno: Prime Minister Vice Presidente MUHAMMAD BIN RASHID Al-Maktum (desde 5 January 2006); Deputy Prime Ministers SAIF bin Zayid Al-Nuhayyan, MANSUR bin Zayid Al-Nuhayyan (both desde 11 May 2009)
cabinet: Council of Ministers announced by the prime minister and approved by the president
elections/appointments: president and vice president indirectly elected by the Federal Supreme Council - composed of the rulers of the 7 emirates - for a 5-year term (no term limits); election last held 3 November 2009 (next election NA); prime minister and deputy prime minister appointed by the president
election results: KHALIFA bin Zayid Al-Nuhayyan reelected president; FSC vote NA
note: there is also a Federal Supreme Council (FSC) composed of the 7 emirate rulers; the FSC is the highest constitutional authority in the UAE; establishes general policies and sanctions federal legislation; meets 4 times a year; Abu Zaby (Abu Dhabi) and Dubayy (Dubai) rulers have effective veto power

Fuente: CIA World Factbook
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