How many people are ill, how many have recovered, what about the 7-day incidence? You can find answers to these and other questions here.
The SPD finds its origins in Germany’s oldest political parties. The Social Democrats still has close ties to unions and workers to this day.
Die Linke is the democratic successor to the former Social Unity Party of Germany in the GDR.
Protection of the environment was the motivation for establishing the Greens in the early 1980s. Today they co-govern in various coalitions.
The liberal FDP with its close ties to business has seen its importance decline of late. In its heyday, its foreign ministers influenced European history.
The right-wing populist AfD wants to leave the EU and abolish the euro. It rejects immigration and measures to fight climate change.
What tasks are the governmental agencies and offices responsible for in Germany and in Europe? Here you will find links to the state, politics and democracy. And you can also contact public authorities and take advantage of services for the citizens.
The German Bundestag is elected every four years by free, secret, and direct ballot by citizens aged 18 and over who are eligible to vote.
German post-war history was dominated by the country’s division. Here you can listen to some historic statements from this era.
Germany will be electing a new Bundestag (the country’s parliament) in September, as well as a new head of government. All candidates with a serious chance of winning have now been nominated.
Networked, fast, round-the-clock: Frank Hartmann, Commissioner for Crisis Management at the Federal Foreign Office, explains how he and his team work.
Decisive action is intended to overcome the pandemic and alleviate its effects. This involves an enormous joint effort by government, business and the whole population.