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The Federative Republic of Brazil or Brazil for short has a governmental system described as a federal republic The capital city of Brazil is the city of Brasilia The country of Brazil is divided into administrative divisions of which 26 are states estados singularestado and there is also 1 federal district distrito federal Acre Alagoas Amapa Amazonas Bahia Ceara Distrito Federal federal district Espirito Santo Goias Maranhao Mato Grosso Mato Grosso do Sul Minas Gerais Para Paraiba Parana Pernambuco Piaui Rio de Janeiro Rio Grande do Norte Rio Grande do Sul Rondonia Roraima Santa Catarina Sao Paulo Sergipe Tocantins Brazil achieved its independence from Portugal on September 7 1822 The countrys Independence Day is therefore celebrated on September 7 Brazil ratified and instituted is constituion October 5 1988 The Brazilian legal system is based on Roman codes but the country has not accepted compulsory International Court of Justice jurisdiction under the United Nations mandate The voting rights of Brazilian citizens are voluntary between 16 and 18 years of age and over 70 and compulsory over 18 and under 70 years of age President Fernando Henrique Cardoso has been the President of Brazil since January 1 1995 The Vice President of Brazil is Marco Maciel In the Brazilian governmental system the president is both the chief of state and head of government President Henrique Cardoso was reelected president in 1995 with 53 percent of vote The cabinet is appointed by the president Brazilian governmental elections for the president and vice president are elected on the same ticket by popular vote for four-year terms The last election was held on October 4 1998 And the next national election for president will be held in October 2002 The legislative branch of the Brazilian government consists of a bicameral National Congress or Congresso Nacional which is the Federal Senate or Senado Federal 81 seats three members from each state or federal district elected
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