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|Form of government||Federal Presidential Republic|
|Size in km²||882050|
|Year of construction||1877|
|Architect||Luciano Urdaneta Vargas (VE)|
The Palacio Federal Legislativo (English: Federal Legislative Palace), also known as the Capitolio, is a historic building in Caracas, Venezuela which now houses the National Assembly. Located southeast of the Plaza Bolívar, it was built in 1872 by President Antonio Guzman Blanco to a design by the architect Luciano Urdaneta. The Salón Elíptico, opened in 1877, is topped by an impressive golden dome.
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This magnificent building commissioned by President Antonio Guzman Blanco in 1872 was built to plans of the architect Luciano Urdaneta Vargas in the neoclassicist style. The façade is symmetrical with a portico in the middle and three column-like portals carried by two caryatids symbolising law and liberty.
Facts & Figures
|Members of parliament||167||GPD per capita in PPP in US$||16.100|
|Number of women||24||HDI||0,762|
|Pop. per MP||186.276||Democracy index||5,00|
|CO2 total||195.213||CO2 per capita||6,30|