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The 1978 constitution created a bicameral parliament called Cortes, divided into the Congress of Deputies and the Senate which holds legislative power. The 350-strong Congress is elected every 4 years by proportional representation, while the 202 senators are chosen by direct election. There are also 17 autonomous regions, the governments of which are elected every 4 years.

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