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The Federal Assembly (in German, Bundesversammlung; in French, Assemblée fédérale; in Italian, Assemblea federale; in Romansh, Assamblea federala), is Switzerlandmarker's federal parliament. It meets in Bernmarker in the Bundeshaus.

The Federal Assembly is responsible for electing the Federal Council, the Federal Chancellor, and federal judges. It also appoints a General in case of crisis or war.

Composition

The Federal Assembly is made up of two chambers:



Seats in the National Council are allocated to the cantons proportionally, based on population. In the Council of States, every canton has two seats (except for the former "half-cantons", which have one seat each).

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