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Capitalenom: Port Moresby
coordonnées géographiques: 9 27 S, 147 11 E
différence de temps: UTC+10 (15 hours ahead of Washington, DC, during Standard Time)
Fête de l'Indépendance16 Septembre 1975 (from the Australia-administered UN trusteeship)
Fête nationaleJour De l'Indépendance, 16 Septembre (1975)
Constitutionadopted 15 Aoüt 1975, effective at independence 16 Septembre 1975; amended many times, last in 2013; note - in Septembre 2015, the Supreme Court nullified the 2013 constitutional amendment that increased the grace period on motions of no confidence (2016)
Suffrage - Age minimum de l'électeur18 ans; universal
Pouvoir exécutifchef d'état (Président): Queen ELIZABETH II (depuis 6 February 1952); represented by Governor Bob DADAE (depuis 28 February 2017)
chef de gouvernement (1er ministre): Prime Minister Peter Paire O'NEILL (depuis 2 August 2011); Deputy Prime Minister Leo DION (depuis 9 August 2012)
cabinet: National Executive Council appointed by the governor general on the recommendation of the prime minister
elections/appointments: the monarchy is hereditary; governor general nominated by the National Parliament and appointed by the chef d'état (Président); following legislative elections, the leader of the majority party or majority coalition usually appointed prime minister by the governor general pending the outcome of a National Parliament vote
election results: Peter Paire O'NEILL (PNC) elected prime minister; National Parliament vote - 94 to 12

Source: CIA World Factbook - Version du Mars 31, 2015