Politics in Germany

The Reichstag at night Enlarge image The Reichstag at night (© picture-alliance) The Federal Republic of Germany is a democratic, federal and social constitution state. Together with the basic rights, these principles form the inviolable core of the constitution, adherence to which is guarded over by the Federal Constitutional Court.

Kuppel im Reichstag

Political system

Germany's political system comprises the Federal Government, the Bundestag (German Parliament), and the Bundesrat (second chamber of the German Parliament). The Federal President is the head of the st...

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Domestic policies

Domestic policies cover a wide range of topics. Some of the issues are unique to Germany, e.g. the reunification process, some are faced by many countries, e.g. sustainable development, integration po...

Politics in Germany

Reichstagsgebäude mit Flagge

The Federal Minister of Foreign Affairs

Sigmar Gabriel

Sigmar Gabriel