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08.12.2021 - Article

Germany

Name: Federal Republic of Germany

System of government: Democratic parliamentary federal state

Head of State: Federal President Frank-Walter Steinmeier, since March 2017

Representative of the Head of State: President of the Bundesrat, rotating annually on 1 November. Currently:  Bodo Ramelow, Minister-President of the Free State of Thuringia (Die Linke)

Head of Government: Federal Chancellor Olaf Scholz (SPD), since December 2021

Foreign Minister: Federal Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock (BÜNDNIS 90 / DIE GRÜNEN), since December 2021

Human Development Index ranking: 6th

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