The government of Burkina Faso consists of a bicameral legislature which has a national assembly having 111 elected members and also 120 appointed representatives of the chamber. The president in Burkina Faso serves the tenure for a period of five years.
There are various departments in the structure of the Burkina Faso government. For managing the various areas of the country, the government has been divided into branches like the Ministry of Agriculture, Ministry of Arts, Culture and Tourism, Ministry of Economy and Finance etc.
Burkina Faso facts states that the subdivisions of the government of Burkina Faso constitutes of 45 provinces, 13 regions and 350 departments. There are four major political parties apart from the numerous other small parties. The major political parties of Burkina Faso are Congress for Democracy and Progress (CDP), Party for Democracy and Progress/Socialist Party (PDP/PS), Alliance for Democracy Federation/African Democratic Assembly (ADF/RDA), National Union for Democracy and Development (UNDD).