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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 administrativa22 governorates (muhafazat, singular - muhafazah); Abyan, 'Adan (Aden), Ad Dali', Al Bayda', Al Hudaydah, Al Jawf, Al Mahrah, Al Mahwit, Amanat al 'Asimah (Sanaa City), 'Amran, Arkhabil Suqutra (Socotra Archipelago), 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)
Constituciónhistory: adoptada by referendum 16 Mayo 1991 (following unification); modificada several times, last in 2009; note - after the National Dialogue ended in Enero 2015, a presidentially-appointed Constitutional Drafting Committee worked to prepare a new draft constitution that was expected to be put to a national referendum before being adoptada; however, the president’s resignation in Enero 2015 and subsequent conflict have interrupted the process (2016)
Sufragio18 años de edad; universal
Poder Executivojefe de estado: Presidente Abd Rabuh Mansur HADI (desde 21 February 2012); Vice Presidente Ali Mohsin al-AHMAR, Gen. (desde 3 April 2016)
jefe de gobierno: Prime Minister Ahmad Obaid bin DAGHIR (desde 3 April 2016)
cabinet: appointed by the president
elections/appointments: president directly elected by absolute majority popular vote in 2 rounds if needed for a 7-year term (eligible for a second term); last election held on 21 February 2012 (next election NA); note - a special election held on 21 February 2012 to remove Ali Abdallah SALIH under the terms of a Gulf Cooperation Council-mediated deal during the political crisis of 2011; vice president appointed by the president; prime minister appointed by the president
election results: Abd Rabuh Mansur HADI (GPC) elected as a consensus president with about 50% popular participation; no other candidates

Fuente: CIA World Factbook
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