What Kind of Government Does France Have?


France structure of government is a semi-presidential system. The president appoints the prime minister who in turn heads the government. The lower house of parliament is directly elected while the senate is indirectly elected. The government is based on the French Constitution of the fifth Republic.
1 Additional Answer
Ask.com Answer for: what kind of government does france have
The Government of France
Conventional Name: French Republic
Government Type: republic
Voting Age: 18 years of age; universal
Chief: President François Hollande
Head: Prime Minister Manuel Valls
Legislature: bicameral Parliament or Parlement consists of the Senate or Senat (343 seats, 321 for metropolitan France and overseas departments, 2 for New Caledonia, 2 for Mayotte, 1 for Saint-Pierre and Miquelon, 1 for Saint-Barthelemy, 1 for Saint-Martin, 3 fo
Explore this Topic
The Minoan government was a thalassocracy, meaning that rulership was based on control of the seas. In a thalassocracy, a nation's strength is determined by its ...
The kind of government that China has today is called a single party republic. However, it is led by the communist party. It is often characterized as capitalist ...
The Singapore government describes itself as a "sovereign republic." It has three governing bodies: the executive, the legislative and the judiciary. ...
About -  Privacy -  Careers -  Ask Blog -  Mobile -  Help -  Feedback  -  Sitemap  © 2014 Ask.com