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The Hellenic Parliament (Greek: Ελληνικό Κοινοβούλιο, romanized: Elliniko Kinovoulio; formally titled Βουλή των Ελλήνων, Voulí ton Ellínon, 'Boule of the Hellenes'), also known as the Parliament of the Hellenes, the Hellenic Bouleterion or Greek Parliament, is the unicameral legislature of Greece, located in the Old Royal Palace, overlooking Syntagma Square in Athens. The parliament is the supreme democratic institution that represents the citizens through an elected body of Members of Parliament (MPs).
Parliament of the Hellenes
Βουλή των Ελλήνων
Length of term
|Proportional representation (231 seats in multi-seat districts; 12 nation-wide seats)|
First-past-the-post voting (7 single-seat districts, based on the national threshold)
Majority bonus system (50 nation-wide seats)
|21 May 2023|
|25 June 2023|
|Old Royal Palace|
It is a unicameral legislature of 300 members, elected for a four-year term. In 1844–1863 and 1927–1935, the parliament was bicameral with an upper house (the senate) and a lower house (the chamber of deputies), which retained the name Vouli. Several important Greek statesmen have served as the speaker of the Hellenic Parliament.