The German Bundesrat is a legislative body that represents the sixteen Länder of Germany at the national level. The Bundesrat meets at the former Prussian House of Lords in Berlin. Its second seat is located in the former West German capital of Bonn.
The Bundesrat participates in legislation, alongside the Bundestag, the directly elected representation of the people of Germany, with laws affecting state competences and all constitutional changes requiring the consent of the body. For its similar function, it is sometimes described as an upper house of parliament along the lines of the US Senate, the Canadian Senate or the British House of Lords.Bundesrath was the name of similar bodies in the North German Confederation and the German Empire. Its predecessor in the Weimar Republic was the Reichsrat.
Official Website http://www.bundesrat.de/
Address Leipziger Straße 3-4, 10117 Berlin, DE
Coordinates 52°30'33.286" N 13°22'52.661" E