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Old March 25th, 2007, 06:10 AM   #1
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Assemblies, Parliaments, Congresses, Diets and Other Legislatures!

The world's legislature buildings.

Let me start off with the mother of all assemblies, the United Nations!

United Nations Headquarters, International



General Assembly

Established: 1945
Location: New York City, United States
Type: Principal Organ of the United Nations
Member Type: Countries (UN Ambassadors of Member States)
No. of Members: 192 (states)
Observers: Yes, various organizations





Security Council

Established: 1946
Location: New York City, United States
Type: Principal Organ of the United Nations
Member Type: Countries(UN Ambassadors of Member States of the UN Security Council)
No. of Members: 15 (states)
Observers: Yes, various organizations, UN Member States




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Parliament of Canada, Canada



Senate Chamber

Established: 1867
Location: Ottawa, Canada
Type: Upper House of the Canadian Parliament
Member Type: Senators
No. of Members: 105





House of Commons

Established: 1867
Location: Ottawa, Canada
Type: Lower House of the Canadian Parliament
Member Type: Members of Parliament
No. of Members: 308




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Great Hall of the People, China


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Main Auditorium

Established: 1959
Location: Tiananmen Square, Beijing, PRC
Type: Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference and National People's Congress venue
Member Type: NPC Delegates/CPPCC Advisory Board Members
No. of Members: 2,114 NPC delegates in the 16th Congress of 2002; 10,000 representatives at any one time



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anybody have more pictures of the Main Auditorium?

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Bundestag, Germany




Bundestag

Established: 1949
Location: Berlin, Germany
Type: Lower House of the Federal Diet of Germany
Member Type: Members of the Bundestag
No. of Members: 614 seats





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European Union, Europe

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Debating Room

Established: 1992
Location: Strasbourg, France
Type: Parliament of the European Union
Member Type: Member of European Parliament
No. of Members: 785 MEPs
Observers: Yes, various organizations



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Very nice thread! The debating chamber in the Bundestag seems pretty unimpressive considering the prominence of the building.

I would love to see more!
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National Assembly of the People's Republic of Bangladesh


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Gotta love the Germans and their liberal EU flagging policy, they're right up there with the Italians competing for the coveted title of most EU flags on public buildings.
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