A congress is a gathering of people.
Congress is the name of the main legislative body in a nation that operates under a congressional system of government.
Countries with Congresses:
- The United States Congress is the legislature of the United States federal government
- The National People's Congress is the highest legislative body in the People's Republic of China
Congress is included in the name of several political parties:
Congress has also been used to describe certain historical gatherings of independence-minded nationalists or revolutionaries: