The politics of Switzerland take place in the framework of a multi-party federal
directorial democratic republic, whereby the Federal Council of Switzerland is the
collective head of government and ...
May 20, 2016 ... Switzerland is a direct democracy, where the people can influence the activities
of government through initiatives and referendums.
Switzerland's government, parliament and courts are organized on three levels:
federal; cantonal (based on 26 cantonal constitutions); communal (in a few small
Switzerland's extremely stable political system is based on federalism and ... the
term putsch for a violent overthrow of government is one of the few Swiss ...
Switzerland's direct democracy and federalist tradition are unique and the Swiss
... influence the activities of government through initiatives and referenda.
Switzerland is a Confederation of 26 cantons [canton = member state of the
Swiss ... Governments, administrations, parliaments and courts are organized on
Switzerland is a federal multi-party ditectorial republic with elements of direct
democracy, as it is clearly stated on Wikipedia pages on Switzerland (cf ...
Feb 3, 2011 ... Switzerland was not always a nation-state in the modern sense, but a loose
alliance of autonomous cantons that came together under a ...
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