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Austria is a federal republic with bicameral legislature. The 183-member National Council is elected for 4 years, the 64 members of Federal Council do not have fixed terms.

The President, elected for a 6-year term, is head of state. Executive power is held by the Chancellor, normally the leader of the largest party in parliament, who leads the cabinet of ministers.
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