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Districts Of Germany
In most German states, the primary administrative subdivision is a LANDKREIS ("rural district "); the exceptions are the states of North Rhine-Westphalia and Schleswig-Holstein
Schleswig-Holstein
, where the term is simply KREIS. Most major cities in Germany
Germany
are not part of any Kreis, and perform, themselves, functions like those of Kreisen; such a city is referred to as a KREISFREIE STADT (literally "district-free city") or STADTKREIS ("urban district"). Kreise stand at an intermediate level of administration between each German state (s. Land, p. Länder) and the municipal governments (s. Gemeinde, p. Gemeinden ) within it. These correspond to level-3 administrative units in the Nomenclature of Territorial Units for Statistics (NUTS 3), and are roughly equivalent to counties in the United States
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Sigmar Gabriel
SIGMAR HARTMUT GABRIEL (born 12 September 1959) is a German politician who has served as Minister for Foreign Affairs since 2017 and Vice Chancellor since 2013. He was chairman of the Social Democratic Party of Germany (SPD) from 2009 to 2017, which made him the party’s longest-serving leader since Willy Brandt . He was the Federal Minister of the Environment from 2005 to 2009 and the Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Energy from 2013 to 2017. From 1999 to 2003 Gabriel was Prime Minister of Lower Saxony . Gabriel belongs to the right wing of the SPD, which shares many similarities with Tony Blair 's New Labour
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Federal Labour Court Of Germany
The FEDERAL LABOUR COURT (Bundesarbeitsgericht) is the court of the last resort for cases of labour law in Germany , both for individual labour law (mostly concerning contracts of employment ) and collective labour law (e.g. cases concerning strikes and collective bargaining ). The court hears cases from the Landesarbeitsgerichte (Superior State Labour Courts), which, in turn, are the courts of appeals against decisions of the Arbeitsgerichte (Inferior State Labour Courts)
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Third Merkel Cabinet
The incumbent government of Germany , the third cabinet of Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel , was sworn in on 17 December 2013. Led by Merkel, the government is supported by a coalition of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU), the Christian Social Union of Bavaria (CSU), and the Social Democrats (SPD). The CDU received five ministries in addition to the positions of Chancellor and Chancellery Chief of Staff/Minister for Special Affairs. The SPD controls six ministries and the CSU three. Although the CSU received a disproportionate share of ministries relative to its weight in the Bundestag, the six most powerful ministries were divided equally between the CDU and the SPD: the CDU controls the ministries for finance, internal affairs, and defense, while the SPD controls the ministries for foreign affairs, economics and energy, and justice and consumer protection
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Federal Administrative Court Of Germany
The FEDERAL ADMINISTRATIVE COURT (Bundesverwaltungsgericht) is one of the five federal supreme courts of Germany . It is the court of the last resort for generally all cases of administrative law , mainly disputes between citizens and the state. It hears appeals from the Oberverwaltungsgerichte, or Superior Administrative Courts, which, in turn, are the courts of appeals for decisions of the Verwaltungsgerichte (Administrative Courts). However, cases concerning social security law belong to the jurisdiction of the Sozialgerichte (Social Courts) with the Bundessozialgericht as federal court of appeals, and cases of tax and customs law are decided by the Finanzgerichte (Finance Courts), and, ultimately, by the Bundesfinanzhof . The Bundesverwaltungsgericht has its seat at the former Reichsgericht (Imperial Court of Justice) building in Leipzig
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Holy Roman Empire
The HOLY ROMAN EMPIRE ( Latin
Latin
: Sacrum Imperium Romanum; German : Heiliges Römisches Reich) was a multi-ethnic complex of territories in Central Europe
Central Europe
that developed during the Early Middle Ages
Middle Ages
and continued until its dissolution in 1806. The largest territory of the empire after 962 was the Kingdom of Germany , though it also came to include the Kingdom of Bohemia
Kingdom of Bohemia
, the Kingdom of Burgundy , the Kingdom of Italy , and numerous other territories. On 25 December 800, Pope Leo III crowned the Frankish king Charlemagne
Charlemagne
as Emperor , reviving the title in Western Europe
Western Europe
, more than three centuries after the fall of the Western Roman Empire
Roman Empire

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United States
Coordinates : 40°N 100°W / 40°N 100°W / 40; -100 United States
United States
of America Flag Great Seal MOTTO: " In God We Trust " Other traditional mottos * " E pluribus unum
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Imperial Circle
During the Early Modern period
Early Modern period
the Holy Roman Empire
Holy Roman Empire
was divided into IMPERIAL CIRCLES (Latin : Circuli imperii, German : Reichskreise; singular Circulus imperii, Reichskreis), administrative groupings whose primary purposes were the organization of common defensive structure and the collection of imperial taxes. They were also used as a means of organization within the Imperial Diet and the Imperial Chamber Court . Each circle had a Circle Diet, although not every member of the Circle Diet would hold membership of the Imperial Diet as well. Six Imperial Circles were introduced at the Diet of Augsburg
Diet of Augsburg
in 1500. In 1512, three more circles were added, and the large Saxon Circle
Saxon Circle
was split into two, so that from 1512 until the collapse of the Holy Roman Empire in the Napoleonic era , there were ten Imperial Circles
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Federal Social Court Of Germany
The FEDERAL SOCIAL COURT (Bundessozialgericht) is the German federal court of appeals for social security cases, mainly cases concerning the public health insurance , long-term care insurance , pension insurance and occupational accident insurance schemes. Trial courts for these cases are the Sozialgerichte (Social Courts). Appeals against decisions of these courts are heard by the Landessozialgerichte (Superior State Social Courts), before the cases may wind up at the Bundessozialgericht
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Frank-Walter Steinmeier
FRANK-WALTER STEINMEIER (German: ; born 5 January 1956) is the President of Germany
President of Germany
, serving since 19 March 2017. He previously served as Minister for Foreign Affairs from 2005 to 2009 and again from 2013 to 2017, and as vice chancellor from 2007 to 2009. He was chairman-in-office of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) in 2016. Steinmeier is a member of the Social Democratic Party of Germany (SPD), holds a doctorate in law and was formerly a career civil servant. He was a close aide of Gerhard Schröder
Gerhard Schröder
when Schröder was Prime Minister of Lower Saxony during most of the 1990s, and served as Schröder's chief of staff from 1996
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Electoral System Of Germany
The GERMAN FEDERAL ELECTION SYSTEM regulates the election of the members of the national parliament , called Bundestag . According to the principles governing the elections laws, set down in Art. 38 of German Basic Law , elections are to be universal, direct, free, equal, and secret. Furthermore, the German Basic Law stipulates that Bundestag elections are to take place every four years and that one can vote, and be elected, upon reaching the age of 18. All other stipulations for the federal elections are regulated by the Federal Electoral Act. Elections always take place on a Sunday. Mail votes are possible upon application. Germans elect their members of parliament with two votes. One vote is for a direct candidate, who ought to receive a plurality vote in their election district. The second vote (considered as more important) is to elect a party list in each state as established by its respective party caucus
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Referendums In Germany
REFERENDUMS IN GERMANY are an element of direct democracy. On the federal level only two types of a mandatory binding referendum exist – in changing the constitution and in changing the state territories. All states have an enacted laws for popular indirect initiatives allowing to collect signatures for a request to the government. The government may issue a poll on any topic whereas the outcome is usually non-binding
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North Rhine-Westphalia
NORTH RHINE-WESTPHALIA (German: Nordrhein-Westfalen, pronounced ( listen ), commonly shortened to NRW) is the most populous state of Germany
Germany
, with a population of approximately 18 million, and the fourth largest by area. Its capital is Düsseldorf
Düsseldorf
; the largest city is Cologne
Cologne
. Four of Germany's ten largest cities— Cologne
Cologne
, Düsseldorf
Düsseldorf
, Dortmund
Dortmund
, and Essen
Essen
—are located within the state, as well as the second largest metropolitan area on the European continent, Rhine-Ruhr . North Rhine- Westphalia was formed in 1946 as a merger of the provinces of North Rhine
North Rhine
and Westphalia , both formerly parts of Prussia
Prussia
, and the Free State of Lippe
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Schleswig-Holstein
SCHLESWIG-HOLSTEIN (German: ; Danish : Slesvig-Holsten) is the northernmost of the 16 states of Germany
Germany
, comprising most of the historical duchy of Holstein
Holstein
and the southern part of the former Duchy of Schleswig . Its capital city is Kiel
Kiel
; other notable cities are Lübeck
Lübeck
and Flensburg . Also known in more dated English as SLESWICK-HOLSATIA, the Danish name is Slesvig-Holsten, the Low German
Low German
name is Sleswig-Holsteen, and the North Frisian name is Slaswik-Holstiinj. Historically, the name can also refer to a larger region, containing both present-day Schleswig- Holstein
Holstein
and the former South Jutland County (Northern Schleswig) in Denmark
Denmark

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Federal Court Of Justice Of Germany
The FEDERAL COURT OF JUSTICE (German : Bundesgerichtshof, BGH) in Karlsruhe
Karlsruhe
is the highest court in the system of ordinary jurisdiction (ordentliche Gerichtsbarkeit) in Germany
Germany
. It is the supreme court (court of last resort) in all matters of criminal and private law . A decision handed down by the BGH can be reversed only by the Federal Constitutional Court
Court
of Germany
Germany
in rare cases when the Constitutional Court
Court
rules on constitutionality (compatibility with the Basic Law for the Federal Republic of Germany
Germany
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County
A COUNTY is a geographical region of a country used for administrative or other purposes, in certain modern nations. The term is derived from the Old French
Old French
conté or cunté denoting a jurisdiction under the sovereignty of a count (earl ) or a viscount . The modern French is comté, and its equivalents in other languages are contea, contado, comtat, condado, Grafschaft, graafschap, Gau, etc. (cf. conte , comte, conde, Graf
Graf
). When the Normans
Normans
conquered England
England
, they brought the term with them. The Saxons
Saxons
had already established the districts that became the historic counties of England
England
, calling them shires (many county names derive from the name of the county town (county seat ) with the word "shire" added on: for example, Gloucestershire
Gloucestershire
and Worcestershire )
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