The Swedish Parliament (Riksdag) represents the people of Sweden. The Riksdag building is located on Helgeandsholmen island in central Stockholm and was inaugurated in 1905. The 349 members meet in what is called the Chamber
In Swedish parliamentary democracy, all power proceeds from the people. Parliament represents the people and the government answers to parliament. Parliament has the legislative power and the government holds executive power. The 349 members of the Riksdag are elected every four years.