Estonia is governed under the constitution of 1992. The president, who is the head of state but has little substantive power, is elected by parliament for a five-year term and is eligible for a second term. The government is headed by the prime minister, who is nominated by the president and approved by parliament. The unicameral Parliament (Riigikogu) has 101 members who are popularly elected to serve four-year terms. Administratively the country is divided into 15 counties.
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