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    Santa Pierre y Miquelon Gobierno 2000

      Nombre del Pa�s:
      conventional long form: Territorial Collectivity of Saint Pierre and Miquelon
      conventional short form: Saint Pierre and Miquelon
      local long form: Departement de Saint-Pierre et Miquelon
      local short form: Saint-Pierre et Miquelon

      C�digo: SB

      Dependency status: self-governing territorial collectivity of France

      Tipo de Gobierno: NA

      Capital: Saint-Pierre

      Divisiones Administrativas: none (territorial collectivity of France)
      note: there are no first-order administrative divisions approved by the US Government, but there are two communes - Saint Pierre, Miquelon

      Independencia: none (territorial collectivity of France; has been under French control since 1763)

      Feriado Nacional: National Day, Taking of the Bastille, 14 July (1789)

      Constituci�n: 28 September 1958 (French Constitution)

      Sistema Legal: French law with special adaptations for local conditions, such as housing and taxation

      Sufragio: 18 years of age; universal

      Rama Ejecutiva:
      chief of state: President Jacques CHIRAC of France (since 17 May 1995), represented by Prefect Remi THUAU (since NA)
      head of government: President of the General Council Bernard LE SOAVEC (since NA 1996)
      cabinet: NA
      elections: French president elected by popular vote for a seven-year term; prefect appointed by the French president on the advice of the French Ministry of Interior; president of the General Council is elected by the members of the council

      Rama Legislativa: unicameral General Council or Conseil General (19 seats - 15 from Saint Pierre and 4 from Miquelon; members are elected by popular vote to serve six-year terms)
      elections: elections last held 20 March 1994 (next to be held NA April 2000)
      election results: percent of vote by party - NA; seats by party - RPR 15, other 4
      note: Saint Pierre and Miquelon elect 1 seat to the French Senate; elections last held NA September 1995 (next to be held NA September 2004); results - percent of vote by party - NA; seats by party - RPR 1; Saint Pierre and Miquelon also elects 1 seat to the French National Assembly; elections last held 25 May-1 June 1997 (next to be held NA 2002); results - percent of vote by party - NA; seats by party - UDF 1

      Rama Judicial: Superior Tribunal of Appeals or Tribunal Superieur d'Appel

      Partidos Pol�ticos y l�deres: Rassemblement pour la Republique or RPR [leader NA]; Socialist Party or PS [leader NA]; Union pour la Democratie Francaise or UDF [leader NA]

      Participaci�n de Organizaciones Internacionales: FZ, WFTU

      Representantes Diplom�ticos en EU: none (territorial collectivity of France)

      Representantes Dimplom�ticos de EU: none (territorial collectivity of France)

      Descripci�n de la Bandera: a yellow sailing ship facing the hoist side rides on a dark blue background with a black wave line under the ship; on the hoist side, a vertical band is divided into three parts: the top part is red with a green diagonal cross extending to the corners overlaid by a white cross dividing the square into four sections; the middle part has a white background with an ermine pattern; the third part has a red background with two stylized yellow lions outlined in black, one on top of the other; the flag of France is used for official occasions

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