Mayotte Government

What is the capital of Mayotte?

Country Name Mayotte
Full Country Name Territorial Collectivity of Mayotte
Government Type NA
Capital Name Mamoutzou
Independence none (territorial collectivity of France)
National Holiday Bastille Day, 14 July (1789)
Constitution 28 September 1958 (French Constitution)
Dependency Status territorial collectivity of France

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Mayotte Government and Politics

Who is the president of Mayotte?

Executive Branch: chief of state: President Jacques CHIRAC of France (since 17 May 1995), represented by Prefect Jean-Paul KIHL (since 17 January 2005)


head of government: President of the General Council Said Omar OILI (since 8 April 2004)


cabinet: NA


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; next election to be held in 2010
Legal System: French law
Suffrage: 18 years of age; universal
Regions or States: none (territorial collectivity of France)
Political Parties and Leaders: Democratic Front or FD [Youssouf MOUSSA]; Mahoran Popular Movement or MPM [Ahmed MADI]; Federation of Mahorans or RPR (UMP) [Mansour KAMARDINE]; Force of the Rally and the Alliance for Democracy or FRAP [leader NA]; Movement for Department Status Mayotte or MDM [Mouhoutar SALIM]; Renewed Communist Party of Mayotte or MRC [Omar SIMBA]; Socialist Party or PS (local branch of French Parti Socialiste) [Ibrahim ABUBACAR]; Union for French Democracy or UDF [Henri JEAN-BAPTISTE]
Diplomatic Representation in the US: none (territorial collectivity of France)
Diplomatic Representation from US: none (territorial collectivity of France)
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