Yemen

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Administrative divisions of Yemen

As of February 2004, Yemen is divided into twenty governorates (muhafazat) and one municipality called "Amanat Al-Asemah" (the latter containing the capital, Sana'a)

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Political structure of Yemen

Yemen is a presidential republic with a bicameral legislature. Under the constitution, an elected President, an elected 301-seat Assembly of Representatives, and an appointed 111-member Shura Council share power. The President is the head of state, and the Prime Minister is the head of government.

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Yemen Education

Yemen education saw its expansion during the 1970's. Earlier, education in Yemen was very much biased as because of the gender difference, which was prevalent in Yemen.