Armenia is governed under the constitution of 1995 as amended. The largely ceremonial head of state is the president, elected by parliament to seven-year term (since 2018). The prime minister is the head of government. There is a popularly elected 131-member unicameral national assembly, with some members elected directly and others proportionally. Administratively, Armenia is divided into 11 provinces.
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