Countries and their Places of Government

Challenge #59 in the Just Because series. Hosted by AussieJo.
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The USA has the White House, The UK has Parliament House. Show me photos of a countries place of Government, stating the name of the place and what country it is from
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The rotunda, Capitol building, Austin TX
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The Texas State Capitol building in Austin is the center of Texas government in Austin. It houses the chambers of the Texas Legislature and the office of the governor of Texas. Around the central rotunda hang portraits of all presidents of the Republic of Texas (1835-1845) and later governors of Texas and (1845-today).
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Submitted: Saturday, 24th December, 2011 07:30 (GMT)
Taken: Tuesday, 6th December, 2011
Focal length: 4.1 mm
Shutter speed: 1/20 sec
Aperture: F3.3
ISO: 400
Notes: Shot with Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS7, slight post-processing in Corel Paintshop X3
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