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Legislative Assembly of Rio de Janeiro

Coordinates: 22°54′14″S 43°10′26″W / 22.90389°S 43.17389°W / -22.90389; -43.17389

Legislative Assembly of Rio de Janeiro

Assembleia Legislativa do Rio de Janeiro
Brasão do estado do Rio de Janeiro.svg
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Type
Seats70 deputies
Meeting place
Palácio Tiradentes.jpg
Palácio Tiradentes, Rio de Janeiro
Website
www.alerj.rj.gov.br

The Legislative Assembly of Rio de Janeiro (Portuguese: Assembleia Legislativa do Rio de Janeiro) is the unicameral legislature of Rio de Janeiro state in Brazil. It has 70 state deputies elected by proportional representation.

After the 1834 Addictional Act the Provincial Assembly was founded in the city of Vila Real de Praia Grande (now Niterói), after the unification of the states of Guanabara and Rio de Janeiro on March 15, 1975 the assembly was moved to Palácio Tiradentes in the city of Rio de Janeiro (where hosted the Chamber of Deputies of Brazil until 1960).

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