Macedonia - Government

Macedonia achieved its independence from the former Yugoslavia on 20 November 1991, having adopted its constitution on 17 November 1991. Macedonia's unicameral assembly of 120 seats is called the Sobranje. Eighty-five members are elected in single-seat constituencies, and 35 are elected by proportional representation. The executive branch consists of the president (elected by popular vote for a five-year term) and the Council of Ministers (elected by the majority vote of all the deputies in the Sobranje). The prime minister is elected by the assembly. In November 2001, parliament amended the constitution to include greater recognition of ethnic Albanian political, religious, and cultural rights.

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Dec 10, 2008 @ 12:00 am
this information was very helpful and it was the best on the whole of google about Macedonia's Government and i think to make it even better you could put in what sort of government it was.
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Aug 16, 2009 @ 4:16 pm
macedonia's foprm of government is actually a parliamentary democracy. i'm doing a paper on it for school.
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Mar 7, 2010 @ 11:11 am
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