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The Canadian House of Commons chamber is located in the Centre Block of the Parliament Buildings on Parliament Hill.

The chamber is 21 metres long, 16 metres wide, has seats for 320 members of parliament and 580 persons in the upper gallery that runs around the second level of the room.

The speaker's chair is an exact replica of that found in the British House of Commons and green color reflecting the colour used in the House of Commons of the United Kingdom.

The commons chamber has 12 stained glass windows, each of them contains approximately 2,000 pieces of hand-blown glass.

Address: Centre Block, Parliament Hill, Ottawa
Directions: Downtown
Phone: 1-800-0Canada
Website: http://www.parl.gc.ca/About/Parliament/GuideToHoC/member_parl-e.asp

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  • Updated Oct 17, 2011
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