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Chancellor of Austria

Chancellor of Austria
Republic of Austria
InsigniaAustria Bundesadler.svg
InsigniacaptionCoat of arms
IncumbentWerner Faymann
Incumbentsince12 December 2008
ResidenceBallhausplatz 2
AppointerHeinz Fischer,
as President of Austria
TermlengthNo term limit
FormationFirst Austrian Republic,
12 November 1918
InauguralKarl Renner,
12 November 1918

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The Federal Chancellor ( ) is the head of government in Austria. Its deputy is the Vice-Chancellor. Before 1918, the equivalent office was the Minister-President of Austria. The Federal Chancellor (also known more simply as the Chancellor) is considered to be the most powerful political position in Austrian politics.

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