National Assembly Building of Belize

Belize Belmopan Geographic coordinate system
National Assembly Building
Belmopan Parliament.jpg
Belmopan National Assembly Building at Independence Plaza
General information
Architectural stylePre-Columbian Mayan
Brutalist
Town or cityBelmopan, Belize
CountryBelize
Coordinates17°15′04″N 88°46′23″W / 17.2512°N 88.7730°W / 17.2512; -88.7730Coordinates: 17°15′04″N 88°46′23″W / 17.2512°N 88.7730°W / 17.2512; -88.7730
Completed1970
ClientNational Assembly of Belize
OwnerGovernment of Belize

The National Assembly Building of Belize is the home of Belize's two houses of Parliament, House of Representatives (lower house) and Senate of Belize.

Opened on October 9, 1971, the building is within a complex of government buildings at Melhado Parade on Independence Plaza in Belmopan and mimics Pre-Columbian Mayan[1] and Brutalist architectural designs. The Building is flanked by two three storey buildings that houses offices.

References

  1. ^ Travel to Central America: Belize Archived 2009-03-11 at the Wayback Machine at Travel Central America.