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|Form of government||Unitary Presidential Republic|
|Size in km²||1109500|
|Year of construction||1926|
|Architect||Thomas Reed (DK)/ Alberto Manrique Martin (CO)|
Capitolio Nacional (or National Capitol) is a building on Bolivar Square in central Bogotá, the construction of which began in 1876, by order of president Tomás Cipriano de Mosquera, and was not concluded until 1926. It houses both houses of the Congress of Colombia. It was designed by Thomas Reed.
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The classicist "Capitolio Nacional de Colombia" building of the Colombian parliament was begun by the Danish architect Thomas Reed in 1876 and completed in 1926. In addition to the Congress, Thomas Reed also built a panopticon-style prison in Bogotá that remained in use until 1946. It now houses the Museo Nacional de Colombia.
Facts & Figures
|Members of parliament||166||GPD per capita in PPP in US$||13.357|
|Number of women||33||HDI||0,720|
|Pop. per MP||290.534||Democracy index||6,62|
|CO2 total||74.054||CO2 per capita||1,50|