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|City||Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte|
|Form of government||Unitary Semi-Presidential Republic|
|Size in km²||62710|
|Year of construction||1982|
|Architect||Deshamanya Geoffrey Bawa (LK)|
The Sri Lankan Parliament Complex (also known as the New Parliament Complex) is a public building and landmark that houses the Parliament of Sri Lanka. Situated in Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte, the administrative capital. It is built on an island, surrounded by the Diyawanna Oya it was designed by Deshamanya Geoffrey Bawa.
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With its clear-cut geometric forms, nevertheless reflecting local influences, and its specific link to the environment, the parliamentary complex in Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte is in the style of tropical modernism pioneered by its architect Geoffrey Bawa. The precursor of this building was a classicist parliament building erected by the British colonial administration in Colombo.
Facts & Figures
|Members of parliament||225||GPD per capita in PPP in US$||10.733|
|Number of women||13||HDI||0,757|
|Pop. per MP||92.067||Democracy index||6,42|
|CO2 total||16.648||CO2 per capita||0,80|