Government of Iran
The Government of the Islamic Republic of Iran (Persian: نظام جمهوری اسلامی ایران, romanized: Neẓām-e jomhūrī-e eslāmi-e Irān, known simply as Neẓām (Persian: نظام, lit. 'the system') among its supporters) is the ruling state and current political system in Iran, in power since the Islamic revolution and fall of the Pahlavi dynasty in 1979.
|Formation||April 1, 1979 (Islamic Republic formed)|
August 21, 1980 (first Islamic Consultative Assembly session)
|Founding document||Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Iran|
|Legislature||Islamic Consultative Assembly|
|Leader||Supreme Leader (Since 1979)|
President (Since 1989)
Prime Minister (1979–1989)
|Appointer||Assembly of Experts (Supreme Leader)|
Direct popular vote (President)
|Court||Judicial system of the Islamic Republic of Iran|
|Seat||Courthouse of Tehran|
|Government of Islamic Republic of Iran|
Its constitution, adopted by an ex post facto referendum, uses separation of powers model with Executive, Legislative, and Judicial systems, while the Supreme Leader is the country's head of state and commander-in-chief of the armed forces.
It is currently one of the three governments using the title Islamic republic.