Following are the limitations, demerits and disadvantages of unitary state or government, Fails in Multi-Racial States, Urban Supremacy, Despotism in Government, Less Democratic
Advantages of Unitary Form of Government, Following are the merits and advantages of Unitary State, Unitary System is Strong and Powerful, Simple Form of Government, Less Expensive
Unitary form of Government is a converse of federation and is a system in which all powers are centralized in the hands of a central government. A single central government controls the whole state with full might. Although the state is divided in provinces and other units but these divisions are administrative in their nature.
A unitary state is one which is not made up of territorial divisions, which are states by themselves. The central government is all powerful. Unitary State is also known as a simple state. A composite state is one which is itself a group of constituent states. There are two types of composite state, if it consists only one region is called non-orthogonal composite state.