Government

Local, State, and Federal government buildings and lands.

Buckingham Palace

London, Greater London, SW1A 1AA, England
Buckingham-Palace
Investitures, which include the conferring of knighthoods by dubbing with a sword, and other awards take place in Buckingham Palace's Ballroom. State banquets also take place in the Ballroom.top

Centre Block

Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Centre-Block
In the east wing of the Centre Block is the Senate chamber. The western wing of the building contains the House of Commons chamber. The Centre Block also houses offices and facilities, including the prime minister's office.top

East Block

Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
East-Block
The East Block is one of Canada's original three main Parliamentary buildings that sit on Parliament Hill. It contained the Governor General's Office. as well as the offices for all the Cabinet ministers.top

Independence Hall

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19106, United States of America
Independence-Hall
Originally the home of the Pennsylvania Assembly and Supreme Court during the Colonial Era, the building was called the Pennsylvania State House. The Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution were adopted and signed here.top

Kremlin

Moscow, Central Federal District, Russia
Kremlin
The name Kremlin means "fortress inside a city" and is often used to refer to the government of the Russian Federation in a similar sense to how the White House is used to refer to the Executive Office of the President of the United States.top

National Palace

Mexico City, Mexico Distrito Federal, Mexico
National-Palace
Since the 1930s, the president has not lived in the palace. The National Palace is currently home to some of the offices of both Mexico's Federal Treasury and the National Archives.top

New Zealand Parliament Buildings

Wellington, Wellington Region, 6160, New Zealand
New-Zealand-Parliament-Buildings
The New Zealand Parliament Buildings house the Parliament of New Zealand and are on a 45,000 square meter site. They consist of Parliament House, the Executive Wing (The Beehive), the Parliamentary Library and Bowen House.top

Palace of Westminster (Houses of Parliament)

London, Greater London, SW1A 2PW, England
Palace-of-Westminster-(Houses-of-Parliament)
This is where the two Houses of the Parliament of the United Kingdom (the House of Lords and the House of Commons) meet. It is also famous for its bell tower which is the home of Big Ben.top

Parliament Hill

Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Parliament-Hill
In 1858, Queen Victoria selected Barrack Hill as the site for the new parliament buildings, given its prominence over both the town and the river, as well as the fact that it was already owned by the Crown.top

Parliament of Botswana

Gaborone, Gaborone District, Botswana
Parliament-of-Botswana
The National Assembly is the legislature Botswana's unicameral Parliament. It is advised by the House of Chiefs, which is not a house of Parliament.top

Red Fort

New Delhi, Delhi, India
Red-Fort
In addition to accommodating the emperors and their households, The Red Fort was the ceremonial and political center of Mughal government and the setting for events critically impacting the region.top

Wawel

Kraków, Lesser Poland Voivodeship, Poland
Wawel
Wawel first became a political power center at the end of the first millennium A.D. During the reign of Casimir the Restorer (1034–1058), Wawel became the leading political and administrative centre for the Polish State.top

West Block

Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
West-Block
When it was complete in 1865, the first tenants of the West Block were the offices of the Postmaster General, the Ministry of Public Works, and the Crown Lands departments.top

Westminster Abbey

London, Greater London, SW1A 2PW, England
Westminster-Abbey
Westminster Abbey is the traditional place of coronation and burial site for English and later British monarchs. It briefly held the status of a cathedral from 1546-1556, and is currently a Royal Peculiar directly under the jurisdiction of the monarch.top


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