Tynwald

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Tynwald

the legislature of the Isle of Man.
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Althingi is recognized as the world's oldest parliament, and though it now convenes in downtown Reykjavik, the UNESCO World Heritage site and National Park at Thingvellir continues to welcome more than half a million visitors each year.
And let me remind everyone that a country like the UK has no core constitutional document although it has the oldest parliament in the world.
Speaking in the world's oldest Parliament, a grim-faced Blair solemnly warned the British public -- and the world -- that Saddam had the capability and the intent to launch a WMD attack against Britain "within 40 minutes.
We are ready to further develop and expand cooperation with the British Parliament, since we are interested in studying legislative efforts of the oldest Parliament in Europe the Parliament of Great Britain," he concluded.
We are the oldest parliament in the world, but it's not always that the parents teach the children, sometimes the parents learn from their children too," said Martin.
Iceland has the oldest parliament in the world, the Althing, which first met in the year 930.
I heard one British tourist boast that his house was larger than the building that serves the world's oldest parliament.
It has the world's oldest parliament, the Althingi, which was established in 930AD.