Federated States of Micronesia: Political System
Based on flag descriptions by Countryaah.com, the Federated States of Micronesia is a republic in free association with the United States. At the head of the state is a President and a Vice President of the Federated States of Micronesia, who is elected by Congress every four years. Each country sends a four-year elected member to Congress. The remaining 10 of the total of 14 members of Congress are elected for two years according to the proportion of the population of the states. The congress is a unicameral parliament. The individual federal states or states have their own independently elected governor. The individual states are independent and have their own budget.
The president forms a cabinet that supports him. See AbbreviationFinder for more information about Micronesia politics, and acronyms as well.
There are no parties as is common in many South Sea island states. The general voting age is 18 years.
According to DISEASESLEARNING.COM, the official name of the country is:
|Federated States of Micronesia
In the English translation
Make a nation out of many islands,
The diversity of our cultures,
Our differences will enrich us,
Water connects us all.
It doesn’t keep us apart,
It keeps us,
Our islands our nation
Grow bigger and make us stronger
And make us much stronger.
Our ancestors found their home here,
no other people were displaced.
We who live here want unity,
We have been ruled and seek freedom,
Our story began when men discovered
the sea, in rafts and canoes.
Our nation was born when men traveled
The Sea with the help of the stars.
The world itself is an island,
As we see with all the nations.
Peace, friendship, cooperation,
love and humanity.
With this Constitution,
we now become the proud custodians of
Our beautiful islands.
In the English version
|We people of MicronesiaExercise sov’reignty.
Establish our Constitution
Of Federated States.
Affirm our common wish to live
In peace and harmony.
To preserve heritage of past
and promise of future.Make one nation Of many isles,
Diversity Of our cultures.
Our differences Will enrich us,
Waters bring us All together.
They don’t sep’rate.
They sustain us.
Our Islands Our nation
Get larger And make us stronger
And make us much stronger.Our Ancestors made their homes here,
Displaced no other man,
We who remain wish unity,
Been ruled we seek freedom,
Our days began when men explored
Seas in rafts and canoes.
Our nation born when men voyaged
The seas via the stars. The world itself is an island
We seen from all nations.
Peace, friendship, co-operation,
love and humanity.
With this constitution,
we now become proud guardian
Of our beautiful islands.
- Check top-mba-universities for public holidays, sports events, UNESCO world heritage sites and major places to visit in Micronesia.