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|Form of government||Unitary Semi-Presidential Republic|
|Size in km²||196850|
|Year of construction||1834|
|Architect||Joseph Hadfield (GB)|
Guyana's Parliament Building, designed by Joseph Hadfield, was built on a foundation of greenheart logs. The foundation stone was laid in 1829 and, in April 1834, the structure, stuccoed to resemble stone blocks, was completed.
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This parliament building is a good example of 19th century neo-renaissance architecture. The walls of the plenary hall are made from mahogany and the floors are of local greenheart wood, which is an extremely hard and robust species and difficult to work using conventional hand tools.
Facts & Figures
|Members of parliament||65||GPD per capita in PPP in US$||7.200|
|Number of women||21||HDI||0,636|
|Pop. per MP||11.117||Democracy index||6,05|
|CO2 total||2.758||CO2 per capita||3,43|