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Capitalnombre: Bissau
coordenadas geográficas: 11 51 N, 15 35 W
diferencia de tiempo: UTC 0 (5 hours ahead of Washington, DC, during Standard Time)
División administrativa9 regions (regioes, singular - regiao); Bafata, Biombo, Bissau, Bolama/Bijagos, Cacheu, Gabu, Oio, Quinara, Tombali
Independencia24 Septiembre 1973 (declared); 10 Septiembre 1974 (from Portugal)
Feriado nacionalDía de la Independencia, 24 Septiembre (1973)
Constituciónpromulgada 16 Mayo 1984; modificada 1991, 1993, 1996; note - constitution suspended following military coup in Abril 2012 and restored in 2014 (2016)
Sufragio18 años de edad; universal
Poder Executivojefe de estado: Presidente Jose Mario VAZ (desde 17 June 2014)
jefe de gobierno: Prime Minister Umaro SISSOCO Embalo (desde 18 November 2016)
cabinet: Cabinet nominated by the prime minister, appointed by the president
elections/appointments: president directly elected by absolute majority popular vote in two rounds if needed for a 5-year term (no term limits); election last held on 13 April 2014 with a runoff on 18 May 2014 (next to be held in 2019); prime minister appointed by the president after consultation with party leaders in the National People's Assembly
election results: first round - Jose Mario VAZ (PAIGC) 41%, Nuno Gomez NABIAM (independent) 25.1%, other 33.9%; Jose Mario VAZ elected president in second round - Jose Mario VAZ 61.9%, Nuno Gomez NABIAM 38.1%

Fuente: CIA World Factbook
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