Names of 37 Unicameral National Legislatures

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Hello, let’s have a comprehensive list of the country-specific names of national legislatures across the world.

This post is just one more evidence that CegastAcademy.com is truly a platform for total lifelong learning.

It is not enough to gather adequate knowledge or information regarding your immediate environment. You also need to know what goes on in other parts of the world.

So relax and learn about the names by which these countries in the world call their national legislatures.

Your will realize that the names of national legislatures of countries across the globe are as varied as their national diets.

1. India’s Legislature

The name of the lower house of parliament in India’s is LOK SABHA

Please note that in this list, India is the only country with an official bicameral legislature. All the others have unicameral national legislatures.

2. Israel’s Legislature

Israel’s unicameral national legislature is known as Knesset.

3. Angola

Angola’s unicameral national legislature is called National Assembly. That is if its Portuguese version is translated into English.

4. Bangladesh

The Bangladeshi unicameral legislature is called National Parliament.

Functions of the legislature

5. Benin

National Assembly is the name of the national legislature of Benin.

6. Burkina Faso

The unicameral national legislature of Burkina Faso is simply National Assembly.

7. Cape Verde

Cape Verde’s unicameral legislature is National Assembly.

8. China

National People’s Congress. This is the name of China’s unicameral legislature.

9. Comoros

In the Comoros, the unicameral national legislature is known as Assembly of  the Union.

10. Costa Rica

Legislative Assembly is the name of the unicameral legislature in Costa Rica.

11. Cuba

Cuba’s unicameral national legislature is called National Assembly of People’s Power.

12. Cyprus

House of Representatives. That is the name of the unicameral national legislature in Cyprus.

13. Denmark

Folketing. That is the name of the unicameral national legislature in Denmark.

14. Djibouti

National Assembly. That is the name of the unicameral national legislature in Djibouti.

15. Dominica

*NOT DOMINICAN REPUBLIC, PLEASE

The name of the unicameral legislature in Dominca is House of Assembly.

16. East Timor

The name of the East Timorese unicameral legislature is  National Parliament.

17. El Savador

In El Salvador, the official name of the unicameral national legislature is Legislative Assembly.

18. Estonia

Estonia has a unicameral legislature. It is called Riigikogu.

19. Federated States of Micronesia

Micronesia’s unicameral legislature is Congress.

20. Fiji

Parliament is the name of the unicameral legislature in Fiji.

21. Finland

Edukustan is the unicameral legislature in Finland.

22. Gambia

In The Gambia, the unicameral national legislature is National Assembly.

23. Germany

Germany’s national legislature is called Bundestag.

24. Ghana

Ghana has a unicameral legislature. It is called Parliament.

25. Greece

Hellenic Parliament. That is the name of the unicameral legislature in Greece.

26. Guatemala

In Guatemala, the unicameral national legislature goes by the name, Congress of the Republic.

27. Iran

The Iranian unicameral national legislature is called Islamic Consultative Assembly.

28. Kiribati

Maneaba ni Maungutaku. This is the name of  the unicameral national legislature in Kiribati.

As we have seen so far, while the names of some national legislatures are quite comprehensive, others are single-word names. Let’s continue, shall we?

29. North Korea

North Korea’s unicameral national legislature is known as Supreme People’s Assembly.

30. South Korea

Gukhoe or National Assembly is the name of South Korea’s unicameral legislature.

31. Laos

In Laos, the name of  the unicameral legislature is Sapha Heng Xat or National Assembly.

32. Latvia

Latvia operates a unicameral legislature. It is known as Saeima or Parliament.

33. Lithuania

The name of Lithuania’s unicameral legislature is Seimas or Parliament.

Please note the difference between the names for Latvia and Lithuania.

34. Mali

Like almost all Francophone countries in Africa, Mali’s unicameral legislature goes by the name, National Assembly.

35. Maldives

The name of the unicameral national legislature of the Maldives is Assembly.

36. Norway

Norway’s unicameral legislature is Storting or Great Assembly.

37. Singapore

Parliament. This is the name of the unicameral legislature in Singapore.

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