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Politics and the constitution

Berlin is both Germany’s capital and one of the country’s 16 federal states (Länder). The city is committed to its role as host and partner to the federal government’s institutions and the other Länder, as well as to diplomatic missions, the media, and organizations and associations. The Governing Mayor of Berlin holds the city’s highest office and is also the federal state’s premier.

Parliament, the state government, and the boroughs

Parliament, the state government, and the boroughs

The former Prussian State Parliament building has been home to the House of Representatives since 1993.    more »

Berlin – Brandenburg

Berlin – Brandenburg

Close cooperation characterizes the relationship between the two neighboring states.    more »

Berlin in the EU

Berlin in the EU

The enlargement of the EU to the east boosted Berlin’s international significance.    more »

Prospects

Prospects

An international meeting place for people from all over the world, the city is open to new ideas.    more »

Contact

The Governing Mayor of Berlin
- Senate Chancellery -

Jüdenstr. 1
10178 Berlin

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