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The Federal Council (German: Bundesrat) is the upper house of the Austrian Parliament, representing the nine States of Austria on federal level.

It is part of a bicameral legislature alongside of the National Council. It can be compared with an upper house or a senate. It is less powerful than the National Council.

The Bundesrat has its seat at the Austrian Parliament Building in Vienna. The Parliament Building is where the Federal Council meets in the Hofburg.

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