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|Form of government||Unitary Parliamentary Monarchy|
|Size in km²||22810|
|Year of construction||1970|
|Architect||Norman & Dawbarn (GB)|
The National Assembly Building of Belize is the home of Belize's two houses of Parliament, House of Representatives (lower house) and Senate of Belize. Opened on October 9, 1971, the building is within a complex of government buildings at Melhado Parade on Independence Plaza in Belmopan and mimics Pre-Columbian Mayan and Brutalist architectural designs. The Building is flanked by two three storey buildings that houses offices.
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The National Assembly moved to Independence Plaza in Belmopan after Belize City’s near-total destruction by a hurricane. The architecture mimics a pre-Columbian Mayan temple with Brutalist elements. It is a bicameral parliament with a House of Representatives made up of 31 directly elected members and a Senate with 15 appointed members.
Facts & Figures
|Members of parliament||32||GPD per capita in PPP in US$||8.417|
|Number of women||1||HDI||0,715|
|Pop. per MP||11.228||Democracy index||/|
|CO2 total||959||CO2 per capita||2,82|