How many rooms does the capitol building have?

US Capitol Building

Answer: Over 600

Here are some interesting facts about the United States Capitol building:

AOC.Gov - As the nation has grown so has the U.S. Capitol Building: today it covers well over 1.5 million square feet, has over 600 rooms, and miles of corridors. It is crowned by a magnificent white dome that overlooks the city of Washington and has become a widely recognized icon of the American people and government. The U.S. Capitol's design was selected by President George Washington in 1793 and construction began shortly thereafter.

CNN - Located at 100 Constitution Avenue NW in Washington, DC, it is the meeting place of the United States Congress. The US Capitol Police is charged with protecting Congress's members, employees, visitors, and facilities.

Each chamber has a sergeant at arms who serves as the chief law enforcement officer and protocol officer.

Mental Floss - The Capitol was built after Thomas Jefferson held a design competition to elicit entries from some of the finest architects in America.

BuzzFeed - There are old marble bathtubs in the basement that senators used to take baths in.

Donealine - Above the fireplace in the Old Supreme Court Chamber is a clock that is set five minutes early at the request Roger B. Taney, the fifth chief justice of the United States, to promote promptness.

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