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    Mayotte Government - 2004
    https://immigration-usa.com/wfb2004/mayotte/mayotte_government.html
    SOURCE: 2004 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Country name:
      conventional long form: Territorial Collectivity of Mayotte
      conventional short form: Mayotte

      Dependency status:
      territorial collectivity of France

      Government type:
      NA

      Capital:
      Mamoutzou

      Administrative divisions:
      none (territorial collectivity of France)

      Independence:
      none (territorial collectivity of France)

      National holiday:
      Bastille Day, 14 July (1789)

      Constitution:
      28 September 1958 (French Constitution)

      Legal system:
      French law

      Suffrage:
      18 years of age; universal

      Executive branch:
      chief of state: President Jacques CHIRAC of France (since 17 May 1995), represented by Prefect Jean-Jacques BROT (since 3 July 2002)
      elections: French president elected by popular vote for a five-year term; prefect appointed by the French president on the advice of the French Ministry of the Interior; president of the General Council elected by the members of the General Council for a six-year term
      head of government: President of the General Council Younoussa BAMANA (since NA 1977)
      cabinet: NA

      Legislative branch:
      unicameral General Council or Conseil General (19 seats; members are elected by popular vote to serve three-year terms)
      elections: last held 7 October 2000 (next to be held NA 2003)
      election results: percent of vote by party - NA%; seats by party - NA
      note: Mayotte elects one member of the French Senate; elections last held 24 September 2001 (next to be held NA September 2007); results - percent of vote by party - NA%; seats by party - NA; Mayotte also elects one member to the French National Assembly; elections last held 16 June 2002 (next to be held as a special election on NA June 2005); results - percent of vote by party - UMP-RPR 55.08%, UDF 44.92%; seats by party - UMP-RPR 1

      Judicial branch:
      Supreme Court or Tribunal Superieur d'Appel

      Political parties and leaders:
      Democratic Front or FD [Youssouf MOUSSA]; Mahoran Popular Movement or MPM [Ahmed MADI]; Federation of Mahorans or RPR [Mansour KAMARDINE]; Movement for Department Status Mayotte or MDM [Mouhoutar SALIM]; Socialist Party or PS (local branch of French Parti Socialiste) [Ibrahim ABUBACAR]; Union for French Democracy or UDF [Henri JEAN-BAPTISTE]

      Political pressure groups and leaders:
      NA

      International organization participation:
      none

      Diplomatic representation in the US:
      none (territorial collectivity of France)

      Diplomatic representation from the US:
      none (territorial collectivity of France)

      Flag description:
      the flag of France is used


      NOTE: The information regarding Mayotte on this page is re-published from the 2004 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Mayotte Government 2004 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Mayotte Government 2004 should be addressed to the CIA.

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