A Parliament is the center of any democracy, government. Each country has its own parliament. Here is list of Different countries with their parliament names.
Parliament Names of All countries
According to United Nations there are a total of 195 countries in the world. 193 countries are members are United Nations. Other two countries are non member observer states . These two countries are Holy See and The State of Palestine.
In the World each and every state have its parliament. Here are the names of the parliament of the countries in a group of continents like Asia, Europe, Africa, North America and South America.
The Parliament of Indian is Bhartiya Sansad. The Indian Parliament have two house – Upper House ( Rajya Sabha) and Lower House ( Lok Sabha) .
Parliament Names of Asian Countries
There are a total of 48 countries in Asia . The name of parliament of all the countries of Asia are mentioned in table below:
|Country Name [ Asian Country ]||Parliament Name||Type of Government|
|India||Bharatiya Sansad |
[ Rajya Sabha ]
[ Lok Sabha ]
|China||National People’s Congress||Unicameral|
|Indonesia||People’s Consultative Assembly||Bicameral|
|Pakistan||Pakistan Consultative Assembly|
[ Senate ]
[ National Assembly ]
|Bangladesh||Jatiya Sangsad (Bengali)|
House of Nation (English)
Kokkai [ in Japanese ]
|Philippines||The Congress of the Philippines||Bicameral|
|Turkey||Grand National Assembly||Unicameral|
|Iran||Islamic Consultative Assembly ( Majles-e Showrā-ye Eslāmī )||Unicameral|
|Thailand||National Assembly ( Ratthasapha )||Bicameral|
|Myanmar||Assembly of Union (The Pyidaungsu Hluttaw )||Bicameral|
|South Korea||National Assembly ( Daehanminguk Gukhoe )||Unicameral|
|Iraq||Council of Representatives ( Majlis an-Nuwwāb al-ʿIrāqiyy )||Unicameral|
|Afghanistan||Wolesi Jirga House of People||Bicameral|
|Uzbekistan||The Oliy Majlis|
|Saudi Arabia||Majlis al-Shura, or Consultative Council||Unicameral|
|Yemen||Majlis al-Nuwaab ( lower house )|
Shura Council ( the upper house )
|North Korea||Supreme People’s Assembly||Unicameral|
|Kazakhstan||Parliament Respubliki Kazakhstan||Bicameral|
|Cambodia||Parliament of Cambodia (Khmer ) – Senate and National Assembly||Bicameral|
|Jordan||Majlis Al-Umma ( Jordanian Parliament )||Bicameral|
|Azerbaijan||Milli Mejlis (National Assembly)||Unicameral|
|Tajikistan||Majlisi namoyandagon Majlisi Oli (Supreme Assembly )||Bicameral|
|Lebanon||Lebanese Parliament ( Chambre des députés )||Unicameral|
|United Arab Emirates||Federal National Council||Quasi-parliamentary body|
|Sri Lanka||Parliament of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka||Unicameral|
|Nepal||Federal Parliament of Nepal||Bicameral|
|Malaysia||Dewan Negara [ Upper House ]|
Dewan Rakyat [ Lower House ]
|Kyrgyzstan||The Supreme Council||Unicameral|
|Singapore||Parliament of Singapore||Unicameral|
|Turkmenistan||The National Council||Bicameral|
|Oman||The Council of Oman||Bicameral|
|Kuwait||The National Assembly ( Majlis al-ʾUmma al-Kuwaytiyy )||Unicameral|
|State of Palestine||The Palestinian National Council ( Palestinian Legislative Council )||Unicameral|
|Georgia||Parliament of Georgia||Unicameral|
|Mongolia||The State Great Khural||Unicameral|
|Armenia||The National Assembly||Unicameral|
|Cyprus||The House of Representatives||Unicameral|
|Bhutan||The National Council [ Upper house ]|
The National Assembly [ Lower House ]
|Maldives||The People’s Majlis||Unicameral|
|Brunei||Jabatan Majlis-Majlis Mesyuarat.||Unicameral|
India : The Parliament of India is known as Bhartiya Sansad or simply Sansad. In India, Sansad is the supreme legislative body . India has a bicameral legislature. There are two houses in the Indian parliament system namely – Rajya Sabha and Lower Sabha. The Indian legislature has a total of 788 members in which 245 members are of Rajya Sabha and 543 member of Lok Sabha. The Indian Parliament is located in New Delhi.
Bhutan : Bhutan is the neighbouring country of India. Bhutan also have a bicameral legislature . There are two houses in the parliament of Bhutan namely – The National Council [ Upper house ] and The National Assembly [ Lower House ]. The Bhutan legislature has a total of 72 members in which 25 members are from National Council and 47 members are from The National Assembly. The Bhutan Parliament is located in Thimpu.
Sri Lanka : The Parliament of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka is the supreme legislative body of Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka has a unicameral legislature. It consists of 225 members . The parliament of Sri Lanka is located in Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte, Sri Lanka
China : The Parliament of China is known as National People’s Congress. In China, National People’s Congress is the supreme legislative body. China has a unicameral Legislature. Chinese parliament have 2980 members .It is the largest legislative body in the world.
Japan : The parliament of Japan is known as Diet. Japan have bicameral legislatures. It have House of Representatives [ Lower house ] and House of Councillors [ Upper House ] . The National Diet have 710 members seat in which 245 are for House of Councillors and 465 are for House of Representatives.
South Korea : The parliament of South Korea is known as ” National Assembly”. It is a unicameral legislature. It is the supreme legislative body in South Korea. The National Assembly of South Korea have 300 members seats.
Pakistan : The parliament of Pakistan is known as “Pakistan Consultative Assembly
” . It is supreme legislative body of Pakistan. It is bicameral legislature. The Pakistan Consultative Assembly comprises of the Senate and National Assembly. Then Pakistan Consultative Assembly consists of a total 442 members seats in which 100 members are from the Senate and 342 members seats from National Assembly.
Israel : The parliament of Israel is known as “The Knesset”. The Knesset is the supreme legislative body in Israel. Israel have a unicameral legislature. There are a total of 120 members seats in th Knesset.
Bangladesh : The parliament of Bangladesh is known as “Jatiya Sangsad” or “House of Nation”. The Jatiya Sangsad is the highest legislative body in Bangladesh. It is a unicameral legislature. The Jatiya Sangsad have a total of 350 members seats.
United Arab Emirates : The parliament of United Arab Emirates in known as ” Federal National Council”. It is an advisory quasi-parliamentary body in United Arab Emirates. It is a unicameral legislature. There are a total of 40 seats in the Federal National Council of United Arab Emirates.
Bahrain : The parliament of Bahrain is known as ” National Assembly”. It is the bicameral legislature. The national Assembly of Bahrain comprises of Council of Representative [ Lower House ] and Consultative Council [ Upper House] .There are a total of 80 members seats in National Assembly of Bahrain in which 40 members are from each of the house( lower and upper house )
Parliament Names of European Countries
According to the United Nations, there are a total of 44 countries in the Europe continent. The full list is shown below with the parliament name of each European countries.
|Country Name [ Asian Country ]||Parliament Name||Type of Government|
[ Federation Council ]
[ State Duma ]
|Germany||The Bundestag [ Lower House ]|
Bundesrat [ Upper House ]
|United Kigdom||House of Lords & House of Commons||Bicameral|
|France||Senate and National Assembly||Bicameral|
|Italy||Senate of the Republic and Chamber of Deputies||Bicameral|
|Ukraine||Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine or Rada||Unicameral|
|Spain||Cortes Generales [ Senate and Congress of Deputies ]||Bicameral|
|Poland||Senate [ Upper House ]|
Sejm [ Lower House ]
|Romania||Senate and Chamber of Disputes||Bicameral|
|Belgium||Federal Parliament of Belgium||Bicameral|
|Czech Republic||Senate and Chamber of Deputies||Bicameral|
|Austria||National Council and Federal Council||Bicameral|
|Finland||Parliament of Finland ( Finlands riksdag )||Unicameral|
|Slovakia||National Council of the Slovak Republic||Unicameral|
|Moldova||Parliament of the Republic of Moldova||Unicameral|
|Bosnia and Herzegovina||House of Peoples [ Upper house ]|
House of Representative [ Lower House ]
|Slovenia||National Assembly and National Council||Bicameral|
|Montenegro||Parliament of Montenegro||Unicameral|
|Luxembourg||Chamber of Deputies||Unicameral|
|Malta||Parliament of Malta||Unicameral|
|Iceland||Alþingi ( Althingi or Althing )||Unicameral|
|Liechtenstein||Landtag of the Principality of Liechtenstein||Unicameral|
|San Marino||Grand and General Council||Unicameral|
Parliament Names FAQs
Q. What is the name of Parliament in India?
Ans. Bhartiya Sansad
Q. Where is the Parliament of India?
Ans. New Delhi