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Deutscher Bundestag (German Bundestag)

GENERAL INFORMATION ABOUT THE PARLIAMENTARY CHAMBER

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Parliament name - Parliamentary building
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Structure of parliament Bicameral
Chamber name (generic / translated) Deutscher Bundestag / German Bundestag
Related chamber (for bicameral parliaments) Bundesrat / Federal Council
Affiliation to the IPU Yes
Affiliation date(s) 1890 - 1913
1921 - 1932
1951 -
LEADERSHIP
President

Norbert Lammert (M) 

Notes Re-elected on 27 Oct. 2009 and 22 Oct. 2013.
Secretary General Horst Risse (M) 
Notes 1 Jan. 2013 -
COMPOSITION
Members (statutory / current number) 598 / 631
PERCENTAGE OF WOMEN

Percentage of women
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Women (current number) 230 (36.45%)
Mode of designation directly elected 598
other 33
Notes Other: There are 29 compensatory seats (Ausgleichsmandate) and four overhang seats (Überhangmandate).
Term 4 years
Last renewal dates 22 September 2013
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CONTACT INFORMATION
Address Deutscher Bundestag
Platz der Republik 1
D - 11011 BERLIN
(Export mailing lists)
Phone (49) 30 22 70
Fax (49) 30 22 73 68 78
E-mail mail@bundestag.de
Website http://www.bundestag.de

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