Italian Parliament facts for kids
It is the representative body of Italian citizens. It is a bicameral legislature with 945 elected members and a small number of unelected members (parlamentari). The Italian Parliament is made up of the Chamber of Deputies (with 630 members or deputati elected on a national basis) and Senate of the Republic (with 315 members or senatori.
The two houses are independent from one another and never meet jointly.
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The Italian parliament in joint session for the election of President Sergio Mattarella (3 February 2015)
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