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Constitutional Court Preamble of the Grundgesetz The Basic Law for the Federal Republic of Germany (German: Grundgesetz für die Bundesrepublik Deutschland) is the constitution of modern Germany. ... The Bundestag (Federal Diet) is the parliament of Germany. ... The Bundesrat (federal council) is the representation of the 16 Federal States (Länder) of Germany at the federal level. ... The Federal Convention (Bundesversammlung) is a special body in the institutional system of Germany, convoked only for the purpose of selecting the Bundespräsident every five years. ... The Federal Constitutional Court (in German: Bundesverfassungsgericht, BVerfG) is a special court established by the German Constitution, the Grundgesetz (Basic Law). ...

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Cabinet The Federal President (German: Bundespräsident, formerly Reichspräsident) is Germanys head of state. ... The German title Bundeskanzler is also the title of the Chancellor of Austria, and the title of a Swiss federal official (List of Federal Chancellors of Switzerland). ... The Cabinet of Germany (German: Bundeskabinett) is the chief executive body of the Federal Republic of Germany. ...

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Districts of Germany Germany is a federal republic made up of 16 states formally known in German as Bundesländer (Federal States; singular Bundesland), or more commonly, Länder (singular Land). ... There are 439 German districts, administrative units in Germany. ...

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Democracy Now (German: Demokratie Jetzt) was an opposition movement in East Germany. They wished to maintain a human, democratic version of socialism in opposition to what they saw as "western consumer society". In 1990 they joined Alliance 90 with New Forum and the Initiative for Peace and Human Rights. The German Democratic Republic (GDR) (German: Deutsche Demokratische Republik), also commonly known as East Germany, was a communist state that existed from 1949 to 1990 in the former Soviet occupation zone of Germany. ... 1990 is a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Alliance 90 (Bündnis 90) was an alliance of opposition groups in East Germany. ... New Forum (German: Neues Forum) was an opposition movement in East Germany. ... The Initiative for Peace and Human Rights (German: Initiative für Frieden und Menschenrechte) was the oldest opposition group in East Germany. ...


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Germany. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05 (7504 words)
Germany is a federal republic whose 16 states have their own constitutions, legislatures, and governments, which can pass laws on all matters except those that are the exclusive right of the federal government such as defense, foreign affairs, and finance.
The chief theater of the war, Germany was reduced to misery and starvation, lost a large part of its population, and became, as a result of the Peace of Westphalia (1648; see Westphalia, Peace of), a loose confederation of petty principalities under the nominal suzerainty of the emperor.
In Mar., 1936, Germany remilitarized the Rhineland in violation of the Treaty of Versailles and the Locarno Pact.
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