Official residence
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An official residence is the residence
House
A house is a building or structure that has the ability to be occupied for dwelling by human beings or other creatures. The term house includes many kinds of different dwellings ranging from rudimentary huts of nomadic tribes to free standing individual structures...

 at which heads of state, heads of government, gubernatorial or other senior figures officially reside. They may or may not be the same location where they conduct their work-related functions, or even actually live.

  Congo, Democratic Republic of the
Democratic Republic of the Congo
The Democratic Republic of the Congo is a state located in Central Africa. It is the second largest country in Africa by area and the eleventh largest in the world...

  • Kinshasa Presidential Palace Palais de la Nation

  Congo, Republic of the
Republic of the Congo
The Republic of the Congo , sometimes known locally as Congo-Brazzaville, is a state in Central Africa. It is bordered by Gabon, Cameroon, the Central African Republic, the Democratic Republic of the Congo , the Angolan exclave province of Cabinda, and the Gulf of Guinea.The region was dominated by...

  • Brazzaville Presidential Palace

 Côte d'Ivoire

  • Le Palais de la Présidence (President
    Heads of state of Côte d'Ivoire
    -Presidents of Côte d'Ivoire :-Affiliations:-See also:*Côte d'Ivoire**Heads of government of Côte d'Ivoire**Colonial heads of the Côte d'Ivoire...

    )

 Egypt

  • Abdeen Palace
    Abdeen Palace
    Abdeen Palace is a historic Cairo palace, and one of the official residences and the principal workplace of the President of Egypt, located above Qasr el-Nil Street in eastern Downtown Cairo, Egypt.- Overview :...

     (President
    President of Egypt
    The President of the Arab Republic of Egypt is the head of state of Egypt.Under the Constitution of Egypt, the president is also the supreme commander of the armed forces and head of the executive branch of the Egyptian government....

    )
  • Heliopolis Palace (President
    President of Egypt
    The President of the Arab Republic of Egypt is the head of state of Egypt.Under the Constitution of Egypt, the president is also the supreme commander of the armed forces and head of the executive branch of the Egyptian government....

    )
  • Ras Al-Teen Palace
    Ras Al-Teen Palace
    Ras el–Tin Palace, is located at the coast of the Mediterranean Sea, in Alexandria, Egypt. It was a royal a palace, and is one of the official residences for a serving President of Egypt. Ras el–Tin Palace is the oldest royal Egyptian palace still in use....

     (President)
  • Koubbeh Palace
    Koubbeh Palace
    Koubbeh Palace, is one of the various Egyptian palaces which currently serve as the country's official guest house for visiting dignitaries....

     (visiting foreign dignitaries)

Former

  • Montaza Palace
    Montaza Palace
    Montaza Palace is a palace and extensive gardens in the Montaza district of Alexandria, Egypt. It was built on a low plateau east of central Alexandria overlooking a beach on the Mediterranean Sea.-History:Palaces and gardens...

     (King
    King of Egypt
    King of Egypt was the title used by the ruler of Egypt between 1922 and 1951. When the United Kingdom ended its protectorate over Egypt on 28 February 1922, Egypt's Sultan Fouad I issued a decree on 15 March 1922 whereby he adopted the title of King of Egypt...

    , formerly; kept as a hotel)
  • Ras el-Tin Palace (King, formerly)

 The Gambia

  • State House (President
    Heads of state of the Gambia
    -Heads of State of The Gambia :-Affiliations:*PPP - People's Progressive Party*APRC - Alliance for Patriotic Reorientation and Construction*Mil - Military of the Gambia...

    )

 Ghana

  • Osu Castle
    Osu Castle
    Osu Castle, also known as Fort Christiansborg or simply the Castle, is a castle located in Osu, Accra, on the coast of the Atlantic Ocean's Gulf of Guinea. The first substantial fort was built by the Danish in the 1660s, though the castle has changed hands between Denmark, Portugal, the Akwamu, the...

     formal (Presidential
    President of Ghana
    The President of Ghana is the elected head of state and head of government of Ghana. Officially styled President of the Republic of Ghana and Commander-in-Chief of the Ghanaian Armed Forces. The current President of Ghana is Prof. John Atta Mills, who took office in January...

    ) residence
  • Golden Jubilee House
    Golden Jubilee House
    The Golden Jubilee House is a presidential palace in Accra which serves as a residence and office to the President of Ghana. It replaced the seat of government at Osu Castle. The original budget of $30m was a loan from the Indian government. However BBC journalist David Amanor reported the...

     current (Presidential
    President of Ghana
    The President of Ghana is the elected head of state and head of government of Ghana. Officially styled President of the Republic of Ghana and Commander-in-Chief of the Ghanaian Armed Forces. The current President of Ghana is Prof. John Atta Mills, who took office in January...

    ) residence

Former

  • Belle Vue (demolished; former summer residence of the President)

 Libya

  • Bab al-Azizia
    Bab al-Azizia
    Bab al-Azizia was a military barracks and compound, situated in the southern suburbs of Tripoli, the capital of Libya. It served as the main base for the Libyan leader Colonel Muammar Gaddafi until its capture by anti-Gaddafi rebels on 23 August 2011, during the Battle of Tripoli in the Libyan...

     (Leader and Guide of the Revolution, formerly)

 Madagascar

  • Iavoloha
    Iavoloha Palace
    Iavoloha Palace is the official residence of the President of Madagascar. It is situated 15 km to the south from the capital Antananarivo.-See also:* Ambohitsorohitra Palace, another office of the president...

  • Ambohitsorohitra
    Ambohitsorohitra Palace
    The Ambohitsorohitra Palace is a presidential palace in the capital of Madagascar, Antananarivo. It has only a symbolic role and is not a residence of the president.-Political events:...


 Morocco

  • Palais Royal, Rabat
    Rabat
    Rabat , is the capital and third largest city of the Kingdom of Morocco with a population of approximately 650,000...

     (main residence)
  • Dar el Makzhen, Fes
    Fes
    Fes or Fez is the second largest city of Morocco, after Casablanca, with a population of approximately 1 million . It is the capital of the Fès-Boulemane region....

  • Bahia Palace, Marrakech
    Marrakech
    Marrakech or Marrakesh , known as the "Ochre city", is the most important former imperial city in Morocco's history...

  • Dar el Makzhen, Tangier
    Tangier
    Tangier, also Tangiers is a city in northern Morocco with a population of about 700,000 . It lies on the North African coast at the western entrance to the Strait of Gibraltar where the Mediterranean meets the Atlantic Ocean off Cape Spartel...

  • El Badi Palace, Marrakech
    Marrakech
    Marrakech or Marrakesh , known as the "Ochre city", is the most important former imperial city in Morocco's history...


 Mozambique

  • Palácio da Ponta Vermelha
    Palácio da Ponta Vermelha
    The Palácio da Ponta Vermelha is the official residence of the President of Mozambique in Maputo. Ponta Vermelha refers to the area of Maputo where it is located rather than to any feature of the building...

     (President
    Heads of state of Mozambique
    -Presidents of Mozambique :-Affiliations:FRELIMO = Frente de Libertação de Moçambique...

    )

 Namibia

  • State House
    State House of Namibia
    The State House of the Republic of Namibia is the administrative capital of Namibia, as well the official residence of the President of Namibia. Located in the Auasblick suburb of Windhoek, the State House was constructed by Mansudae Overseas Projects of North Korea from September 2002 to March...

     (President)

 Seychelles

  • State House
    State House (Seychelles)
    State House is the official residence of the President of the Seychelles.The State House was designed and built in 1910, when Seychelles was still a British colony. Then known as the "Government House", it was the residence of the Governor General, beginning with Sir Walter Davidson in 1912...

     (President)

 South Africa

  • Union Buildings
    Union Buildings
    The Union Buildings form the official seat of the South African government and also house the offices of the President of South Africa. The imposing buildings are located in Pretoria, atop Meintjieskop at the Northern end of Arcadia, close to historic Church Square and the Voortrekker Monument...

    , Pretoria
    Pretoria
    Pretoria is a city located in the northern part of Gauteng Province, South Africa. It is one of the country's three capital cities, serving as the executive and de facto national capital; the others are Cape Town, the legislative capital, and Bloemfontein, the judicial capital.Pretoria is...

     (President
    President of South Africa
    The President of the Republic of South Africa is the head of state and head of government under South Africa's Constitution. From 1961 to 1994, the head of state was called the State President....

    )
  • Groote Schuur
    Groote Schuur
    Groote Schuur is an estate in Cape Town, South Africa.Cecil Rhodes took out a lease on the house in 1891. He later bought it in 1893, and had it converted and refurbished by the architect Sir Herbert Baker...

    , official Cape Town
    Cape Town
    Cape Town is the second-most populous city in South Africa, and the provincial capital and primate city of the Western Cape. As the seat of the National Parliament, it is also the legislative capital of the country. It forms part of the City of Cape Town metropolitan municipality...

     residence

Provincial, former

  • Cape Province
    Cape Province
    The Province of the Cape of Good Hope was a province in the Union of South Africa and subsequently the Republic of South Africa...

    :
    Government House
    Government House, Cape Province
    De Tuynhuys , the Cape Town office of the Presidency of the Republic of South Africa, has in various guises been associated with the seat of the highest political authority in the land for almost two and a half centuries...

     (Governor, formerly; kept as offices for Prime Minister)
  • Transvaal
    Transvaal Province
    Transvaal Province was a province of the Union of South Africa from 1910 to 1961, and of its successor, the Republic of South Africa, from 1961 until the end of apartheid in 1994 when a new constitution subdivided it.-History:...

    :
    Government House
    Government House, Pretoria
    Government House was built between 1902 and 1906 as the official residence of the Governor of the Transvaal Colony.The Cape vernacular style was taken on as a national building style promoted not only by the Cape coteries but also by proponents of Dutch-speaking republican independence or of...

     (Lieutenant General, formerly)
  • Natal
    Colony of Natal
    The Colony of Natal was a British colony in south-eastern Africa. It was proclaimed a British colony on May 4, 1843 after the British government had annexed the Boer Republic of Natalia, and on 31 May 1910 combined with three other colonies to form the Union of South Africa, as one of its...

    :
    Government House
    Government House, Natal
    The Old Government House, located in Pietermaritzburg, was the official residence of the Lieutenant-Governor of Natal, South Africa, Benjamin Pine, who arrived in Natal in 1851...

     (Lieutenant-Governor, formerly)
  • Orange Free State
    Orange Free State
    The Orange Free State was an independent Boer republic in southern Africa during the second half of the 19th century, and later a British colony and a province of the Union of South Africa. It is the historical precursor to the present-day Free State province...

    :
    Government House
    Government House, Orange Free State
    Government House, located in Bloemfontein, was the official residence of the Governor of the Orange Free State, South Africa.Oliewenhuis, a Neo-Dutch style mansion was designed in 1935...

     (Governor, formerly)

 Antigua and Barbuda

  • Government House
    Government House (Antigua & Barbuda)
    Government House, Saint John's, Antigua & BarbudaThe official residence as well as office of the Governor-General of Antigua and Barbuda, was built in the 17th Century Colonial style with Georgian architecture and extensive gardens. The residence is not open to the public.In 1801 a proposal for the...

     (Governor General)

 The Bahamas

  • Government House
    Government House, The Bahamas
    Government House is the official residence of the Governor General of the Bahamas.Built on a hill known as Mount Fitzwilliam and completed in 1806, this imposing stuccoed-coral-rock building on Duke Street is the Bahamian archipelago's foremost example of Georgian Colonial architecture...

     (Governor-General)

 Barbados

  • Government House
    Government House, Barbados
    The Government House is the official residence and office of the Governor-General of Barbados. It was built in the colonial days and was the residence of the Governor of Barbados. It later continued in the role of official residence and office of the Governor-General following political...

     (Governor-General)
  • Ilaro Court
    Ilaro court
    Ilaro Court is the official residence of the Prime Minister of Barbados. Ilaro Court was designed and built in the early 1920s by Lady Gilbert Carter, an accomplished American artist whose husband Sir Gilbert Thomas Carter was Governor of Barbados from 1904 to 1911. The name Ilaro was derived from...

     (Prime Minister)

 Dominica

  • Government House
    Government House, Dominica
    Government House, located in Roseau, was the official residence of the Governors of Dominica.The residence of the British governors of the island, and for a time the French, is situated on a low hill to the south of the commercial center of Roseau. Written accounts from the 1790s make mention of...

     (President)

 Dominican Republic

  • Palacio Nacional, Dominican Republic (President)

 Grenada


 Haiti

  • National Palace
    National Palace (Haiti)
    The National Palace is located in Port-au-Prince—facing Place L'Ouverture near the Champs de Mars—and is the official residence of the Haitian president. It was almost completely destroyed in the 2010 Haiti earthquake...

     (destroyed by the 2010 earthquake
    2010 Haiti earthquake
    The 2010 Haiti earthquake was a catastrophic magnitude 7.0 Mw earthquake, with an epicentre near the town of Léogâne, approximately west of Port-au-Prince, Haiti's capital. The earthquake occurred at 16:53 local time on Tuesday, 12 January 2010.By 24 January, at least 52 aftershocks...

    )

 Jamaica

  • King's House
    King's House, Jamaica
    King's House is the official residence of the Governor-General of Jamaica, who represents the Jamaican Monarch, and head of state....

    , also Government House (Governor-General
    Governor-General of Jamaica
    The Governor-General of Jamaica represents the Jamaican monarch, and head of state, who holds the title of King or Queen of Jamaica ....

    )
  • Jamaica House (Prime Minister's office
    Prime Minister of Jamaica
    The Prime Minister of Jamaica is Jamaica's head of government, currently Andrew Holness. Andrew Holness was elected as the new leader of the governing Jamaica Labour Party and succeeded Bruce Golding to become Jamaica's ninth Prime Minister on 23 October 2011...

    )
  • Vale Royal (Prime Minister
    Prime Minister of Jamaica
    The Prime Minister of Jamaica is Jamaica's head of government, currently Andrew Holness. Andrew Holness was elected as the new leader of the governing Jamaica Labour Party and succeeded Bruce Golding to become Jamaica's ninth Prime Minister on 23 October 2011...

    )

 Saint Kitts and Nevis


 Saint Lucia

  • Government House
    Government House, Saint Lucia
    Government House is the official residence of the Governor-General of Saint Lucia. The house is located on the crest of Morne Fortune, near Castries....

     (Governor-General)

 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines


 Trinidad and Tobago


Former
  • Government House
    Government House, Belize
    The finest colonial structure in Belize City, Government House is said to have been built to plans by the illustrious British architect Sir Christopher Wren with a combination of Caribbean Vernacular and English Urban architecture. Erected in 1812, it was once the residence of the Governor...

     (Governor-General, formerly; kept for official government functions, visiting foreign dignitaries, and as House of Culture Museum)

 Canada

Federal
  • Rideau Hall
    Rideau Hall
    Rideau Hall is, since 1867, the official residence in Ottawa of both the Canadian monarch and the Governor General of Canada. It stands in Canada's capital on a 0.36 km2 estate at 1 Sussex Drive, with the main building consisting of 170 rooms across 9,500 m2 , and 24 outbuildings around the...

     (Monarch; Governor General
    Governor General of Canada
    The Governor General of Canada is the federal viceregal representative of the Canadian monarch, Queen Elizabeth II...

    , Ottawa
    Ottawa
    Ottawa is the capital of Canada, the second largest city in the Province of Ontario, and the fourth largest city in the country. The city is located on the south bank of the Ottawa River in the eastern portion of Southern Ontario...

     residence)
  • Citadelle of Quebec
    Citadelle of Quebec
    The Citadelle — the French name is used both in English and French — is a military installation and official residence located atop Cap Diamant, adjoining the Plains of Abraham in Quebec City, Quebec, Canada...

     (Governor General, Quebec City
    Quebec City
    Quebec , also Québec, Quebec City or Québec City is the capital of the Canadian province of Quebec and is located within the Capitale-Nationale region. It is the second most populous city in Quebec after Montreal, which is about to the southwest...

     residence)
  • 24 Sussex Drive
    24 Sussex Drive
    24 Sussex Drive is the official residence of the Prime Minister of Canada, located in the New Edinburgh neighbourhood of Ottawa, Ontario. Built between 1866 and 1868 by Joseph Merrill Currier, it has been the official home of the Canadian prime minister since 1951.-History:The house at 24 Sussex...

     (Prime Minister
    Prime Minister of Canada
    The Prime Minister of Canada is the primary minister of the Crown, chairman of the Cabinet, and thus head of government for Canada, charged with advising the Canadian monarch or viceroy on the exercise of the executive powers vested in them by the constitution...

    )
  • Harrington Lake
    Harrington Lake
    Harrington Lake estate is the name of the official country retreat of the Prime Minister of Canada and also the name of the land which surrounds it. It is located near Meech Lake where the Meech Lake Accord was negotiated in 1987approximately 35 kilometers northwest of Ottawa, in an area known as...

     (Prime Minister, country retreat)
  • Stornoway
    Stornoway (residence)
    Stornoway is the name of the official residence of the Leader of the Opposition in Canada, and has been used as such since 1950. It is provided in recognition of the opposition leader's position...

     (Leader of Opposition
    Leader of the Opposition (Canada)
    The Leader of Her Majesty's Loyal Opposition , or simply the Leader of the Opposition is the leader of Canada's Official Opposition, the party with the most seats in the House of Commons that is not a member of the government...

    )
  • The Farm, Gatineau Park
    The Farm (Canada)
    The Farm is the official residence of the Speaker of the Canadian House of Commons. It is located in Gatineau Park in the community of Kingsmere, part of Chelsea, Quebec, Canada, near the capital Ottawa....

     (Speaker of the House of Commons
    Speaker of the Canadian House of Commons
    The Speaker of the House of Commons of Canada is the presiding officer of the lower house of the Parliament of Canada and is elected at the beginning of each new parliament by fellow Members of Parliament...

    )
  • 7 Rideau Gate
    7 Rideau Gate
    7 Rideau Gate is the Canadian government's official guest house for distinguished visitors, such as heads of state and high-level government officials...

     (visiting foreign dignitaries)

Provincial
  • British Columbia
    British Columbia
    British Columbia is the westernmost of Canada's provinces and is known for its natural beauty, as reflected in its Latin motto, Splendor sine occasu . Its name was chosen by Queen Victoria in 1858...

    :
    Government House
    Government House (British Columbia)
    Government House of British Columbia is the official residence of the Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia, as well as that in Victoria of the Canadian monarch, and has casually been described as "the Ceremonial Home of all British Columbians." It stands in the provincial capital on a 8.9 ha ...

     (Lieutenant Governor
    Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia
    The Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia is the viceregal representative in British Columbia of the Canadian monarch, Queen Elizabeth II, who operates distinctly within the province but is also shared with equally the ten other jurisdictions of Canada and resides predominantly in her oldest...

    )
  • Manitoba
    Manitoba
    Manitoba is a Canadian prairie province with an area of . The province has over 110,000 lakes and has a largely continental climate because of its flat topography. Agriculture, mostly concentrated in the fertile southern and western parts of the province, is vital to the province's economy; other...

    :
    Government House
    Government House (Manitoba)
    Government House of Manitoba is the official residence of the Lieutenant Governor of Manitoba, as well as that in Winnipeg of the Canadian monarch...

     (Lieutenant Governor
    Lieutenant Governor of Manitoba
    The Lieutenant Governor of Manitoba is the viceregal representative in Manitoba of the Canadian monarch, Queen Elizabeth II, who operates distinctly within the province but is also shared equally with the ten other jurisdictions of Canada and resides predominantly in her oldest realm, the United...

    )
  • New Brunswick
    New Brunswick
    New Brunswick is one of Canada's three Maritime provinces and is the only province in the federation that is constitutionally bilingual . The provincial capital is Fredericton and Saint John is the most populous city. Greater Moncton is the largest Census Metropolitan Area...

    :
    Old Government House, Fredericton
    Old Government House
    Old Government House is the official residence of the Lieutenant Governor of New Brunswick, as well as that in Fredericton of the Canadian monarch...

     (Lieutenant Governor
    Lieutenant Governor of New Brunswick
    The Lieutenant Governor of New Brunswick or Lieutenante-gouverneure du Nouveau-Brunswick) is the viceregal representative in New Brunswick of the Canadian monarch, Queen Elizabeth II, who operates distinctly within the province but is also shared equally with the ten other jurisdictions of Canada...

    )
  • Nova Scotia
    Nova Scotia
    Nova Scotia is one of Canada's three Maritime provinces and is the most populous province in Atlantic Canada. The name of the province is Latin for "New Scotland," but "Nova Scotia" is the recognized, English-language name of the province. The provincial capital is Halifax. Nova Scotia is the...

    :
    Government House
    Government House (Nova Scotia)
    Government House of Nova Scotia is the official residence of the Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia, as well as that in Halifax of the Canadian monarch...

     (Lieutenant Governor
    Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia
    The Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia is the viceregal representative in Nova Scotia of the Canadian monarch, Queen Elizabeth II, who operates distinctly within the province but is also shared equally with the ten other jurisdictions of Canada and resides predominantly in her oldest realm, the...

    )
  • Prince Edward Island
    Prince Edward Island
    Prince Edward Island is a Canadian province consisting of an island of the same name, as well as other islands. The maritime province is the smallest in the nation in both land area and population...

    :
    Government House
    Government House (Prince Edward Island)
    Government House of Prince Edward Island, often referred to as Fanningbank, is the official residence of the Lieutenant Governor of Prince Edward Island, as well as that in Charlottetown of the Canadian monarch...

     (Lieutenant Governor
    Lieutenant Governor of Prince Edward Island
    The Lieutenant Governor of Prince Edward Island is the viceregal representative in Prince Edward Island of the Canadian monarch, Queen Elizabeth II, who operates distinctly within the province but is also shared equally with the ten other jurisdictions of Canada and resides predominantly in her...

    )
  • Newfoundland and Labrador
    Newfoundland and Labrador
    Newfoundland and Labrador is the easternmost province of Canada. Situated in the country's Atlantic region, it incorporates the island of Newfoundland and mainland Labrador with a combined area of . As of April 2011, the province's estimated population is 508,400...

    :
    Government House
    Government House (Newfoundland and Labrador)
    Government House is the official residence of the Lieutenant-Governor of Newfoundland and Labrador. Government House was a by-product of the wave of administrative initiatives that took place during the 1820s. The royal charter of 1825 bestowed official colonial status for Newfoundland.The first...

     (Lieutenant Governor
    Lieutenant Governor of Newfoundland and Labrador
    The Lieutenant Governor of Newfoundland and Labrador is the viceregal representative in Newfoundland and Labrador of the Canadian monarch, Queen Elizabeth II, who operates distinctly within the province but is also shared equally with the ten other jurisdictions of Canada and resides predominantly...

    )

*The provinces of Alberta
Alberta
Alberta is a province of Canada. It had an estimated population of 3.7 million in 2010 making it the most populous of Canada's three prairie provinces...

, Saskatchewan
Saskatchewan
Saskatchewan is a prairie province in Canada, which has an area of . Saskatchewan is bordered on the west by Alberta, on the north by the Northwest Territories, on the east by Manitoba, and on the south by the U.S. states of Montana and North Dakota....

, Ontario
Ontario
Ontario is a province of Canada, located in east-central Canada. It is Canada's most populous province and second largest in total area. It is home to the nation's most populous city, Toronto, and the nation's capital, Ottawa....

, and Quebec
Quebec
Quebec or is a province in east-central Canada. It is the only Canadian province with a predominantly French-speaking population and the only one whose sole official language is French at the provincial level....

 no longer have official residences for their lieutenant governors, but do provide them with accommodations; in the case of Ontario, only if necessary.

 El Salvador

  • Casa Presidencial
    Casa Presidencial (El Salvador)
    Casa Presidencial, or "Presidential House" in the Spanish Language, refers to both the President of El Salvador's official residence and his offices.- History :...

    , also called Casa Blanca (President)

 Honduras

  • Palacio "José Cecilio del Valle" (President
    President of Honduras
    This page lists the Presidents of Honduras.Colonial Honduras declared its independence from Spain on 15 September 1821. From 5 January 1822 to 1 July 1823, Honduras was part of the First Mexican Empire of Agustín de Iturbide....

    )

Former
  • National Palace
    National Palace (Mexico)
    The National Palace, or Palacio Nacional in Spanish), was the seat of the federal executive in Mexico. It is located on Mexico City's main square, the Plaza de la Constitución...

     (Emperor then President, formerly; kept as seat of Federal Executive)
  • Castillo de Chapultepec (Emperor then President, formerly; kept as National Museum of History)

*In every state of the Mexico the Palacio de Gobierno, or Government Palace, was the official residence the governor, they are now maintained solely as the relevant governor's offices.

 United States

  • White House
    White House
    The White House is the official residence and principal workplace of the president of the United States. Located at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW in Washington, D.C., the house was designed by Irish-born James Hoban, and built between 1792 and 1800 of white-painted Aquia sandstone in the Neoclassical...

     (President
    President of the United States
    The President of the United States of America is the head of state and head of government of the United States. The president leads the executive branch of the federal government and is the commander-in-chief of the United States Armed Forces....

    )
  • Camp David
    Camp David
    Camp David is the country retreat of the President of the United States and his guests. It is located in low wooded hills about 60 mi north-northwest of Washington, D.C., on the property of Catoctin Mountain Park in unincorporated Frederick County, Maryland, near Thurmont, at an elevation of...

     (President, retreat)
  • Number One Observatory Circle
    Number One Observatory Circle
    Number One Observatory Circle is the official residence of the Vice President of the United States.Located on the northeast grounds of the United States Naval Observatory in Washington, DC, the house was built in 1893 for its superintendent. The Chief of Naval Operations liked the house so much...

     (Vice President
    Vice President of the United States
    The Vice President of the United States is the holder of a public office created by the United States Constitution. The Vice President, together with the President of the United States, is indirectly elected by the people, through the Electoral College, to a four-year term...

    )
  • Blair House
    Blair House
    Blair House is the official state guest house for the President of the United States. It is located at 1651-1653 Pennsylvania Avenue NW in Washington, D.C., opposite the Old Executive Office Building of the White House, off the corner of Lafayette Park....

     (visiting foreign dignitaries; President-elect)

State


  • Alabama
    Alabama
    Alabama is a state located in the southeastern region of the United States. It is bordered by Tennessee to the north, Georgia to the east, Florida and the Gulf of Mexico to the south, and Mississippi to the west. Alabama ranks 30th in total land area and ranks second in the size of its inland...

    :
    Governor's Mansion
    Alabama Governor's Mansion
    The Alabama Governor's Mansion is the official residence of the Governor of Alabama and the governor's family in Montgomery, the capital city of Alabama. The current Governor of Alabama, Robert J. Bentley, and his wife, Dianne Bentley, are the current residents. The original governor's mansion for...

  • Alaska
    Alaska
    Alaska is the largest state in the United States by area. It is situated in the northwest extremity of the North American continent, with Canada to the east, the Arctic Ocean to the north, and the Pacific Ocean to the west and south, with Russia further west across the Bering Strait...

    :
    Governor's Mansion
    Alaska Governor's Mansion
    The Alaska Governor's Mansion, located at 716 Calhoun Avenue in Juneau, Alaska, is the official residence of the Governor of Alaska and the governor's family. It was designed by James Knox Taylor...

  • Arkansas
    Arkansas
    Arkansas is a state located in the southern region of the United States. Its name is an Algonquian name of the Quapaw Indians. Arkansas shares borders with six states , and its eastern border is largely defined by the Mississippi River...

    :
    Governor's Mansion
    Arkansas Governor's Mansion
    The Arkansas Governor's Mansion is the official residence of the Governor of Arkansas and his family. The mansion is located at 1800 Center Street in Little Rock, and is included in the Governor's Mansion Historic District, a district that is listed on the National Register of Historic...

  • California
    California
    California is a state located on the West Coast of the United States. It is by far the most populous U.S. state, and the third-largest by land area...

    :
    none
    Former: Governor's Mansion
    Governor's Mansion State Historic Park
    Governor's Mansion State Historic Park is the location of Historic Governor's Mansion of California, the former official home of the Governor of California. The mansion is listed on the National Register of Historic Places....

  • Colorado
    Colorado
    Colorado is a U.S. state that encompasses much of the Rocky Mountains as well as the northeastern portion of the Colorado Plateau and the western edge of the Great Plains...

    :
    Governor's Mansion
    Colorado Governor's Mansion
    The Colorado Governor's Mansion, also known as the Cheesman-Boettcher Mansion, is a historic U.S. residence in Denver, Colorado. It is located at 400 East 8th Avenue. On December 3, 1969, it was added to the U.S. National Register of Historic Places....

  • Connecticut
    Connecticut
    Connecticut is a state in the New England region of the northeastern United States. It is bordered by Rhode Island to the east, Massachusetts to the north, and the state of New York to the west and the south .Connecticut is named for the Connecticut River, the major U.S. river that approximately...

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    Governor's Mansion
    Connecticut Governor's Mansion
    The Connecticut Governor's Residence serves as the official home of the Governor of Connecticut. It is located at 990 Prospect Avenue in Hartford....

  • Delaware
    Delaware
    Delaware is a U.S. state located on the Atlantic Coast in the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States. It is bordered to the south and west by Maryland, and to the north by Pennsylvania...

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    Woodburn
    Delaware Governor's Mansion
    The Delaware Governor's Mansion, also known as Woodburn or Governor's House, is the official residence of the Governor of Delaware and the governor's family...

  • Florida
    Florida
    Florida is a state in the southeastern United States, located on the nation's Atlantic and Gulf coasts. It is bordered to the west by the Gulf of Mexico, to the north by Alabama and Georgia and to the east by the Atlantic Ocean. With a population of 18,801,310 as measured by the 2010 census, it...

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    Governor's Mansion
    Florida Governor's Mansion
    The Florida Governor's Mansion is a historic U.S. residence in Tallahassee, Florida. On July 20, 2006, it was added to the U.S. National Register of Historic Places. The mansion, which was designed to resemble Andrew Jackson's Hermitage, was designed by Marion Sims Wyeth, who also designed...

  • Georgia
    Georgia (U.S. state)
    Georgia is a state located in the southeastern United States. It was established in 1732, the last of the original Thirteen Colonies. The state is named after King George II of Great Britain. Georgia was the fourth state to ratify the United States Constitution, on January 2, 1788...

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    Governor's Mansion
    Georgia Governor's Mansion
    The Governor's Mansion is the official home of the governor of the U.S. state of Georgia. The mansion is located at 391 West Paces Ferry Road NW, in the affluent Buckhead district of Atlanta.-Construction:...

  • Hawaii
    Hawaii
    Hawaii is the newest of the 50 U.S. states , and is the only U.S. state made up entirely of islands. It is the northernmost island group in Polynesia, occupying most of an archipelago in the central Pacific Ocean, southwest of the continental United States, southeast of Japan, and northeast of...

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    Washington Place
    Washington Place
    Washington Place is a Greek Revival palace in the Hawaii Capital Historic District in Honolulu, Hawaii. It was where Queen Liliuokalani was arrested during the overthrow of the Hawaiian Kingdom. Later it became the official residence of the Governor of Hawaii. It is a National Historic Landmark,...

     (Queen
    Kingdom of Hawaii
    The Kingdom of Hawaii was established during the years 1795 to 1810 with the subjugation of the smaller independent chiefdoms of Oahu, Maui, Molokai, Lānai, Kauai and Niihau by the chiefdom of Hawaii into one unified government...

     then Governor
    Governor of Hawaii
    The Governor of Hawaii is the chief executive of the state of Hawaii and its various agencies and departments, as provided in the Hawaii State Constitution Article V, Sections 1 through 6. It is a directly elected position, votes being cast by popular suffrage of residents of the state...

    , formerly kept as museum)
    [[ʻIolani Palace]] (Queen, formerly kept for official government functions)
    Hulihee Palace
    Hulihee Palace
    The Hulihee Palace is located in historic Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, on Alii Drive. The former vacation home of Hawaiian royalty, it was converted to a museum run by the Daughters of Hawaii, showcasing furniture and artifacts.-History:...

     (Queen, formerly retained as museum)
  • Idaho
    Idaho
    Idaho is a state in the Rocky Mountain area of the United States. The state's largest city and capital is Boise. Residents are called "Idahoans". Idaho was admitted to the Union on July 3, 1890, as the 43rd state....

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    The Idaho House
    The Idaho House
    The State of Idaho Executive Residence, also known as the Governor's House or Idaho House, is the official residence of the governor of Idaho, located in Boise, the state capital....

  • Illinois
    Illinois
    Illinois is the fifth-most populous state of the United States of America, and is often noted for being a microcosm of the entire country. With Chicago in the northeast, small industrial cities and great agricultural productivity in central and northern Illinois, and natural resources like coal,...

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    Executive Mansion
    Illinois Executive Mansion
    The Illinois Executive Mansion is the official residence of the Governor of Illinois. It is located at 410 E. Jackson Street in Springfield, Illinois and is open to tours on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday mornings, free of charge. The Georgian style Mansion was designed by Chicago architect John M....


    Supreme Court Justices' apartments
    University of Illinois at Chicago
    University of Illinois at Chicago
    The University of Illinois at Chicago, or UIC, is a state-funded public research university located in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Its campus is in the Near West Side community area, near the Chicago Loop...

     Chancellor's Residence
    President's House, home of the University of Illinois' President
  • Indiana
    Indiana
    Indiana is a US state, admitted to the United States as the 19th on December 11, 1816. It is located in the Midwestern United States and Great Lakes Region. With 6,483,802 residents, the state is ranked 15th in population and 16th in population density. Indiana is ranked 38th in land area and is...

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    Governor's Mansion
  • Iowa
    Iowa
    Iowa is a state located in the Midwestern United States, an area often referred to as the "American Heartland". It derives its name from the Ioway people, one of the many American Indian tribes that occupied the state at the time of European exploration. Iowa was a part of the French colony of New...

    :
    Terrace Hill
    Terrace Hill
    Terrace Hill, also known as Hubbell Mansion, Benjamin F. Allen House, and Iowa Governor's Mansion, is the official residence of the Governor of Iowa. Located in Des Moines, Iowa, it is an example of Second Empire architecture. The home measures 18,000 square feet...

  • Kansas
    Kansas
    Kansas is a US state located in the Midwestern United States. It is named after the Kansas River which flows through it, which in turn was named after the Kansa Native American tribe, which inhabited the area. The tribe's name is often said to mean "people of the wind" or "people of the south...

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    Cedar Crest
    Cedar Crest (mansion)
    The Kansas Governor's Residence, also known as Cedar Crest, is the official residence of the governor of Kansas. Built in 1928 and bequeathed to the state in 1955, it became the governor's residence in 1962....

  • Kentucky
    Kentucky
    The Commonwealth of Kentucky is a state located in the East Central United States of America. As classified by the United States Census Bureau, Kentucky is a Southern state, more specifically in the East South Central region. Kentucky is one of four U.S. states constituted as a commonwealth...

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    Governor's Mansion
    Kentucky Governor's Mansion
    The Kentucky Governor's Mansion is an historic residence in Frankfort, Kentucky. It is located at the East lawn of the Capitol, at the end of Capital Avenue...

  • Louisiana
    Louisiana
    Louisiana is a state located in the southern region of the United States of America. Its capital is Baton Rouge and largest city is New Orleans. Louisiana is the only state in the U.S. with political subdivisions termed parishes, which are local governments equivalent to counties...

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    Governor's Mansion
    Louisiana Governor's Mansion
    The Louisiana Governor's Mansion is the official residence of the Governor of Louisiana and his or her family. The Governor’s Mansion was built in 1963 when Jimmie Davis was Governor of Louisiana. The Mansion overlooks Capital Lake near the Louisiana State Capitol in Baton Rouge...

  • Maine
    Maine
    Maine is a state in the New England region of the northeastern United States, bordered by the Atlantic Ocean to the east and south, New Hampshire to the west, and the Canadian provinces of Quebec to the northwest and New Brunswick to the northeast. Maine is both the northernmost and easternmost...

    :
    Blaine House
  • Maryland
    Maryland
    Maryland is a U.S. state located in the Mid Atlantic region of the United States, bordering Virginia, West Virginia, and the District of Columbia to its south and west; Pennsylvania to its north; and Delaware to its east...

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    Government House
    Government House (Maryland)
    Government House is the official residence of the Governor of Maryland and is located at State Circle in Annapolis, Maryland. It has been the home of the governor since 1870. It was designed by Baltimore architect R. Snowden Andrews . Jennings House was the residence of the Governors of Maryland...


    Jennings House
    Jennings House
    Jennings House, located in Annapolis, Maryland, was the residence of the Governors of Maryland from 1777 until 1870, when it was replaced by Government House.Governor George Howard, son of Governor John Eager Howard, was born in Jennings House in 1789....

     (from 1777–1870)
  • Massachusetts
    Massachusetts
    The Commonwealth of Massachusetts is a state in the New England region of the northeastern United States of America. It is bordered by Rhode Island and Connecticut to the south, New York to the west, and Vermont and New Hampshire to the north; at its east lies the Atlantic Ocean. As of the 2010...

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    none
  • Michigan
    Michigan
    Michigan is a U.S. state located in the Great Lakes Region of the United States of America. The name Michigan is the French form of the Ojibwa word mishigamaa, meaning "large water" or "large lake"....

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    Governor's Residence, Lansing
    Michigan Governor's Residence
    The Michigan Governor's Mansion is located in the U.S. state capital of Lansing, Michigan. The gated mansion is in a secured area of a private neighborhood. An official summer residence is located on Mackinac Island. Both residences are owned by the state of Michigan and are maintained with...


    Governor's Residence, Mackinac Island (summer residence)
  • Minnesota
    Minnesota
    Minnesota is a U.S. state located in the Midwestern United States. The twelfth largest state of the U.S., it is the twenty-first most populous, with 5.3 million residents. Minnesota was carved out of the eastern half of the Minnesota Territory and admitted to the Union as the thirty-second state...

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    Governor's Residence
    Minnesota Governor's Residence
    The Minnesota Governor's Residence serves as the official home of the governor of Minnesota. The house, located at 1006 Summit Avenue in Saint Paul, is on of land. The building covers an area of slightly more than ....

  • Mississippi
    Mississippi
    Mississippi is a U.S. state located in the Southern United States. Jackson is the state capital and largest city. The name of the state derives from the Mississippi River, which flows along its western boundary, whose name comes from the Ojibwe word misi-ziibi...

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    Governor's Residence
    Mississippi Governor's Mansion
    The Mississippi Governor's Mansion is a historic U.S. residence in Jackson, Mississippi, located at 300 East Capitol Street. It is the second oldest executive residence in the United States that has been continuously occupied as a gubernatorial residence .On November 25, 1969, it was added to the U.S...

  • Missouri
    Missouri
    Missouri is a US state located in the Midwestern United States, bordered by Iowa, Illinois, Kentucky, Tennessee, Arkansas, Oklahoma, Kansas and Nebraska. With a 2010 population of 5,988,927, Missouri is the 18th most populous state in the nation and the fifth most populous in the Midwest. It...

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    Governor's Mansion
    Missouri Governor's Mansion
    The Missouri Governor's Mansion is a historic U.S. residence in Jefferson City, Missouri. It is located at 100 Madison Street. On May 21, 1969, it was added to the U.S...

  • Montana
    Montana
    Montana is a state in the Western United States. The western third of Montana contains numerous mountain ranges. Smaller, "island ranges" are found in the central third of the state, for a total of 77 named ranges of the Rocky Mountains. This geographical fact is reflected in the state's name,...

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    Governor's Mansion
    Montana Governor's Residence
    Montana Governor's Residence is located at 2 Carson Street, Helena, Montana. It began operation as the governor's residence in 1959 replacing the old Governor's Mansion...

  • Nebraska
    Nebraska
    Nebraska is a state on the Great Plains of the Midwestern United States. The state's capital is Lincoln and its largest city is Omaha, on the Missouri River....

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    Governor's Mansion
    Nebraska Governor's Mansion
    The Nebraska Governor's Mansion is the official residence of the Governor of Nebraska and his family. Located in Lincoln, Nebraska, it is a modified Georgian Colonial home which began operation as the governor's residence on March 17, 1958. Governor Victor E. Anderson was the first to live here....

  • Nevada
    Nevada
    Nevada is a state in the western, mountain west, and southwestern regions of the United States. With an area of and a population of about 2.7 million, it is the 7th-largest and 35th-most populous state. Over two-thirds of Nevada's people live in the Las Vegas metropolitan area, which contains its...

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    Governor's Mansion
    Nevada Governor's Mansion
    The Nevada Governor's Mansion is the official residence of the Governor of Nevada and his family. Reno architect George A. Ferris designed this Classical Revival style mansion.- History :...

  • New Hampshire
    New Hampshire
    New Hampshire is a state in the New England region of the northeastern United States of America. The state was named after the southern English county of Hampshire. It is bordered by Massachusetts to the south, Vermont to the west, Maine and the Atlantic Ocean to the east, and the Canadian...

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    Bridges House
    New Hampshire Governor's Mansion
    The New Hampshire Governor's Mansion, known as "Bridges House", is the official residence of the Governor of New Hampshire and the governor's family. Bridges House, located in Concord, the capital of New Hampshire, has served as the governor's official residence since 1969.Bridges House was built...

  • New Jersey
    New Jersey
    New Jersey is a state in the Northeastern and Middle Atlantic regions of the United States. , its population was 8,791,894. It is bordered on the north and east by the state of New York, on the southeast and south by the Atlantic Ocean, on the west by Pennsylvania and on the southwest by Delaware...

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    Drumthwacket
    Drumthwacket
    Drumthwacket is the official residence of the governor of New Jersey. The mansion is located at 354 Stockton Street in Princeton, New Jersey, close to the state capital of Trenton...

  • New Mexico
    New Mexico
    New Mexico is a state located in the southwest and western regions of the United States. New Mexico is also usually considered one of the Mountain States. With a population density of 16 per square mile, New Mexico is the sixth-most sparsely inhabited U.S...

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    Governor's Mansion
    New Mexico Governor's Mansion
    The New Mexico Governor's Residence is the official residence of the Governor of New Mexico and his or her family. The current structure, located at 1 Mansion Drive in Santa Fe, New Mexico, has served as the Governor's official residence since 1954...

  • New York
    New York
    New York is a state in the Northeastern region of the United States. It is the nation's third most populous state. New York is bordered by New Jersey and Pennsylvania to the south, and by Connecticut, Massachusetts and Vermont to the east...

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    Executive Mansion
    New York State Executive Mansion
    The New York State Executive Mansion is the official residence of the Governor of New York. Located at 138 Eagle Street in Albany, New York, it has housed 31 governors and their families. The Italianate building was constructed in 1856 as a banker's private home...

  • North Carolina
    North Carolina
    North Carolina is a state located in the southeastern United States. The state borders South Carolina and Georgia to the south, Tennessee to the west and Virginia to the north. North Carolina contains 100 counties. Its capital is Raleigh, and its largest city is Charlotte...

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    Executive Mansion
    North Carolina Executive Mansion
    The North Carolina Executive Mansion is the official residence of the Governor of North Carolina and his or her family. Building began in the year 1883 and it was designed by noted architects Samuel Sloan and A.G. Bauer. The first occupants, Governor Daniel G. Fowle and his family, moved into the...

  • North Dakota
    North Dakota
    North Dakota is a state located in the Midwestern region of the United States of America, along the Canadian border. The state is bordered by Canada to the north, Minnesota to the east, South Dakota to the south and Montana to the west. North Dakota is the 19th-largest state by area in the U.S....

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    Governor's Mansion
    North Dakota Governor's Residence
    The North Dakota Governor's Residence is the home of the Governor of North Dakota. The current residence is located on the southwest corner of the North Dakota State Capitol grounds in Bismarck, and is the second official residence that has been built for North Dakota's governors.-Former Governors'...

  • Ohio
    Ohio
    Ohio is a Midwestern state in the United States. The 34th largest state by area in the U.S.,it is the 7th‑most populous with over 11.5 million residents, containing several major American cities and seven metropolitan areas with populations of 500,000 or more.The state's capital is Columbus...

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    Governor's Mansion
    Ohio Governor's Mansion
    The Ohio Governor's Residence and Heritage Garden is the official residence of the Governor of Ohio. The residence was built during 1923–1925 by industrialist Malcolm D. Jeffrey and has served as the official home of the governor since 1957...

  • Oklahoma
    Oklahoma
    Oklahoma is a state located in the South Central region of the United States of America. With an estimated 3,751,351 residents as of the 2010 census and a land area of 68,667 square miles , Oklahoma is the 28th most populous and 20th-largest state...

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    Governor's Mansion
    Oklahoma Governor's Mansion
    The Oklahoma Governor's Mansion is the official residence of the Governor of Oklahoma and is located at 820 NE 23rd Street in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.-Construction:...

  • Oregon
    Oregon
    Oregon is a state in the Pacific Northwest region of the United States. It is located on the Pacific coast, with Washington to the north, California to the south, Nevada on the southeast and Idaho to the east. The Columbia and Snake rivers delineate much of Oregon's northern and eastern...

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    Stiff-Jarman House (prior to 1988)
    Mahonia Hall
    Mahonia Hall
    Mahonia Hall in Salem, Oregon, United States, is the official governor's mansion for Oregon. The building was acquired by the state in 1988 with private donations. It is also known as the Thomas and Edna Livesley Mansion, after its original owners. The house was renamed Mahonia Hall after the...

  • Pennsylvania
    Pennsylvania
    The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania is a U.S. state that is located in the Northeastern and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States. The state borders Delaware and Maryland to the south, West Virginia to the southwest, Ohio to the west, New York and Ontario, Canada, to the north, and New Jersey to...

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    Governor's Mansion
    Pennsylvania Governor's Mansion
    The Pennsylvania Governor's Mansion is the official residence of the Governor of Pennsylvania and his family, in the Uptown neighborhood of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. It was built from 1966 to 1968 and designed by George M. Ewing, owner of an architectural firm in Philadelphia.The Mansion is home to...

  • Rhode Island
    Rhode Island
    The state of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, more commonly referred to as Rhode Island , is a state in the New England region of the United States. It is the smallest U.S. state by area...

    :
    none
  • South Carolina
    South Carolina
    South Carolina is a state in the Deep South of the United States that borders Georgia to the south, North Carolina to the north, and the Atlantic Ocean to the east. Originally part of the Province of Carolina, the Province of South Carolina was one of the 13 colonies that declared independence...

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    Governor's Mansion
    South Carolina Governor's Mansion
    The South Carolina Governor's Mansion is a historic U.S. governor's mansion in the Arsenal Hill neighborhood of Columbia, South Carolina and the official residence of the Governor of South Carolina. It is a Federal style home influenced by British Colonial plantations...

  • South Dakota
    South Dakota
    South Dakota is a state located in the Midwestern region of the United States. It is named after the Lakota and Dakota Sioux American Indian tribes. Once a part of Dakota Territory, South Dakota became a state on November 2, 1889. The state has an area of and an estimated population of just over...

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    Governor's Mansion
    South Dakota Governor's Residence
    The South Dakota Governor's Residence is the official residence of the Governor of South Dakota. The first resident, Governor Mike Rounds, lived in the house after its dedication on August 3, 2005. Its current resident is Governor Dennis Daugaard...

  • Tennessee
    Tennessee
    Tennessee is a U.S. state located in the Southeastern United States. It has a population of 6,346,105, making it the nation's 17th-largest state by population, and covers , making it the 36th-largest by total land area...

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    Governor's Mansion
    Tennessee Governor's Mansion
    The Tennessee Governor's Mansion, located in Nashville, Tennessee, is the official residence of the Governor of Tennessee and his family. This Georgian-style mansion was built for William Ridley Wills and his family in 1929; the state purchased it in 1949 and it has served as the home of...

  • Texas
    Texas
    Texas is the second largest U.S. state by both area and population, and the largest state by area in the contiguous United States.The name, based on the Caddo word "Tejas" meaning "friends" or "allies", was applied by the Spanish to the Caddo themselves and to the region of their settlement in...

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    Governor's Mansion
    Texas Governor's Mansion
    The Texas Governor's Mansion, also known simply as Governor's Mansion is a historic home for the Governor of Texas in downtown Austin, Texas...


    Texas Speaker's Apartment (at Texas State Capitol
    Texas State Capitol
    The Texas State Capitol is located in Austin, Texas, and is the fourth building to be the house of Texas government in Austin. It houses the chambers of the Texas Legislature and the office of the governor of Texas. It was designed originally during 1881 by architect Elijah E. Myers, and was...

    )
    Texas Lieutenant Governor's Apartment (prior to 1983 fire) (at Texas State Capitol
    Texas State Capitol
    The Texas State Capitol is located in Austin, Texas, and is the fourth building to be the house of Texas government in Austin. It houses the chambers of the Texas Legislature and the office of the governor of Texas. It was designed originally during 1881 by architect Elijah E. Myers, and was...

    )
  • Utah
    Utah
    Utah is a state in the Western United States. It was the 45th state to join the Union, on January 4, 1896. Approximately 80% of Utah's 2,763,885 people live along the Wasatch Front, centering on Salt Lake City. This leaves vast expanses of the state nearly uninhabited, making the population the...

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    Governor's Mansion
    Utah Governor's Mansion
    The Utah Governor's Mansion is the official residence of the Governor of Utah and family. It is located at 603 E. South Temple St., Salt Lake City, Utah....

  • Vermont
    Vermont
    Vermont is a state in the New England region of the northeastern United States of America. The state ranks 43rd in land area, , and 45th in total area. Its population according to the 2010 census, 630,337, is the second smallest in the country, larger only than Wyoming. It is the only New England...

    :
    The Pavilion
  • Virginia
    Virginia
    The Commonwealth of Virginia , is a U.S. state on the Atlantic Coast of the Southern United States. Virginia is nicknamed the "Old Dominion" and sometimes the "Mother of Presidents" after the eight U.S. presidents born there...

    :
    Executive Mansion
  • Washington:
    Governor's Mansion
    Washington Governor's Mansion
    The Washington Governor's Mansion is the official residence of the governor of Washington. The Georgian-style mansion is located on the grounds of the State Capitol campus in the capital city Olympia...

  • West Virginia
    West Virginia
    West Virginia is a state in the Appalachian and Southeastern regions of the United States, bordered by Virginia to the southeast, Kentucky to the southwest, Ohio to the northwest, Pennsylvania to the northeast and Maryland to the east...

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    Executive Mansion
    West Virginia Governor's Mansion
    The West Virginia Governor's Mansion is a historic residence located next to the Kanawha River in Charleston, West Virginia and is the official residence of the Governor of West Virginia....

  • Wisconsin
    Wisconsin
    Wisconsin is a U.S. state located in the north-central United States and is part of the Midwest. It is bordered by Minnesota to the west, Iowa to the southwest, Illinois to the south, Lake Michigan to the east, Michigan to the northeast, and Lake Superior to the north. Wisconsin's capital is...

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    Governor's Mansion
    Wisconsin Governor's Mansion
    The Executive Residence, known better as the Governor's Mansion, is located at 99 Cambridge Road in the Village of Maple Bluff, Wisconsin on the eastern shore of Lake Mendota...

  • Wyoming
    Wyoming
    Wyoming is a state in the mountain region of the Western United States. The western two thirds of the state is covered mostly with the mountain ranges and rangelands in the foothills of the Eastern Rocky Mountains, while the eastern third of the state is high elevation prairie known as the High...

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    Governor's Mansion
    Wyoming Governor's Mansion
    The Wyoming Governor's Mansion is the official residence of the Governor of Wyoming. The current mansion was built during 1976 and is located at 5001 Central Ave. in Cheyenne....


Territorial
  • Puerto Rico
    Puerto Rico
    Puerto Rico , officially the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico , is an unincorporated territory of the United States, located in the northeastern Caribbean, east of the Dominican Republic and west of both the United States Virgin Islands and the British Virgin Islands.Puerto Rico comprises an...

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    La Fortaleza
    La Fortaleza
    La Fortaleza is the current official residence of the Governor of Puerto Rico. It was built between 1533 and 1540 to defend the harbor of San Juan. The structure is also known as Palacio de Santa Catalina . It is the oldest executive mansion in the New World...

     (Governor's Mansion)
  • Guam
    Guam
    Guam is an organized, unincorporated territory of the United States located in the western Pacific Ocean. It is one of five U.S. territories with an established civilian government. Guam is listed as one of 16 Non-Self-Governing Territories by the Special Committee on Decolonization of the United...

    :
    Government House (Governor)

Local

Note that some mayors in cities with an official mayor's residence (notably Detroit and New York
New York City
New York is the most populous city in the United States and the center of the New York Metropolitan Area, one of the most populous metropolitan areas in the world. New York exerts a significant impact upon global commerce, finance, media, art, fashion, research, technology, education, and...

) choose instead to reside at their private residence, using the official residence for official functions only.
  • Denver, Colorado
    Denver, Colorado
    The City and County of Denver is the capital and the most populous city of the U.S. state of Colorado. Denver is a consolidated city-county, located in the South Platte River Valley on the western edge of the High Plains just east of the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains...

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    Cableland
    Cableland
    Cableland is the official residence of the Mayor of Denver, Colorado. It is made available for use to certain non-profit organizations for fundraising purposes....

  • Detroit, Michigan
    Detroit, Michigan
    Detroit is the major city among the primary cultural, financial, and transportation centers in the Metro Detroit area, a region of 5.2 million people. As the seat of Wayne County, the city of Detroit is the largest city in the U.S. state of Michigan and serves as a major port on the Detroit River...

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    Manoogian Mansion
    Manoogian Mansion
    The Manoogian Mansion is the official residence of the mayor of Detroit, Michigan. It is located at 9240 Dwight Street in the Berry Subdivision Historic District, on the city's east side, backing up to the Detroit River. It was built in 1928 for $300,000, but the owner lost the home during the...

  • Los Angeles, California
    Los Angeles, California
    Los Angeles , with a population at the 2010 United States Census of 3,792,621, is the most populous city in California, USA and the second most populous in the United States, after New York City. It has an area of , and is located in Southern California...

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    Getty House
    Getty House
    The Getty House is the official residence of the mayor of Los Angeles. It is located at 605 S. Irving Boulevard in Windsor Square, a historic district located on the east of the Hancock Park district, and located approximately five miles west of Los Angeles City Hall. California.-History:Getty...

  • New York, New York:
    Gracie Mansion
    Gracie Mansion
    thumb|250px|Western sideGracie Mansion is the official residence of the mayor of the City of New York. Built in 1799, it is located in Carl Schurz Park, at East End Avenue and Eighty-eighth Street in Manhattan...

  • Henry County, Ohio
    Henry County, Ohio
    Henry County is a county located in the state of Ohio, United States. As of the 2010 census, the population was 28,215. Its county seat is Napoleon and is named for Patrick Henry, the Virginian famous for his "give me liberty or give me death" speech....

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    Henry County Sheriff's Residence and Jail
    Henry County Sheriff's Residence and Jail
    The Henry County Sheriff's Residence and Jail is a government building in Napoleon, Ohio, United States. Built in 1882 to a design by architect D.W. Gibbs, the residence-and-jail is located adjacent to the Henry County Courthouse in the city's downtown....

     (former)

 Argentina

  • Casa Rosada
    Casa Rosada
    La Casa Rosada is the official seat of the executive branch of the government of Argentina, and of the offices of the President. The President normally lives at the Quinta de Olivos, a compound in Olivos, Buenos Aires Province. Its characteristic color is pink, and is considered one of the most...

     (President
    President of Argentina
    The President of the Argentine Nation , usually known as the President of Argentina, is the head of state of Argentina. Under the national Constitution, the President is also the chief executive of the federal government and Commander-in-Chief of the armed forces.Through Argentine history, the...

    )
  • Quinta de Olivos
    Quinta de Olivos
    The Quinta de Olivos is an architectural landmark in the north side Buenos Aires suburb of Olivos and the official residence of the President of Argentina.-Overview:...

     (President's residence)

 Brazil

  • Palácio da Alvorada
    Palácio da Alvorada
    The Palácio da Alvorada is the official residence of the President of Brazil. The palace was designed by Oscar Niemeyer and inaugurated on June 30, 1958.The name comes from the quote of Juscelino Kubitschek:or, in English:-Architecture:...

     (President
    President of Brazil
    The president of Brazil is both the head of state and head of government of the Federative Republic of Brazil. The president leads the executive branch of the federal government and is the commander-in-chief of the Brazilian Armed Forces...

    ial residence)
  • Palácio do Planalto
    Palácio do Planalto
    The Palácio do Planalto is the official workplace of the President of Brazil. It is located at the Praça dos Três Poderes in Brasília, Brazil. As the seat of government, the term Planalto is often used as a metonym for the executive branch of the government.The main working office of the President...

     (Presidential office)
  • Granja do Torto
    Granja do Torto
    The Granja do Torto is an official residence maintained by the Presidency of Brazil. It is a property with ranch-style features, located on the outskirts of the capital city of Brasília...

     (President, retreat)
  • Palácio Rio Negro
    Palácio Rio Negro
    The Palácio Rio Negro is a palace located in Petrópolis, in the state of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. It is one of the official residences of the President of Brazil, used mainly as a country retreat.-History:...

     (President, retreat)
  • Palácio do Jaburu
    Palácio do Jaburu
    The Palácio do Jaburu is the official residence of the Vice-President of Brazil. The palace was designed, along with the rest of the city of Brasília, by Oscar Niemeyer and inaugurated in 1977. It is located near the Palácio da Alvorada in Brasília...

     (Vice President)

Former
  • Catete Palace
    Catete Palace
    The Catete Palace is an urban mansion in Rio de Janeiro's Flamengo neighborhood. The property stretches from Rua do Catete to Praia do Flamengo. From 1894 to 1960, it was Brazil's presidential palace and the site of Getulio Vargas' suicide. It now houses the Museu da República and a theatre...

     (President, formerly; kept as Museu da República)
  • Paço de São Cristóvão
    Paço de São Cristóvão
    Paço de São Cristóvão is a palace located in the Quinta da Boa Vista park in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. It is the former residence of the Emperors of Brazil...

     (King
    John VI of Portugal
    John VI John VI John VI (full name: João Maria José Francisco Xavier de Paula Luís António Domingos Rafael; (13 May 1767 – 10 March 1826) was King of the United Kingdom of Portugal, Brazil and the Algarves (later changed to just King of Portugal and the Algarves, after Brazil was recognized...

     and Emperor, formerly; kept as the National Museum of Brazil
    National Museum of Brazil
    The National Museum of Brazil is a centenarian museum and research institution, located in the Quinta da Boa Vista park in the city of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.-History:...

    )
  • Palácio Imperial de Petrópolis
    Imperial Museum, Petrópolis
    The Museu Imperial de Petrópolis is a museum situated in the historic center of Petrópolis, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.It is housed in the former summer palace of the emperor Dom Pedro II , built in 1845....

     (Emperor, summer residence, formerly; kept as Imperial Museum of Brazil)

State
  • Federal District (Brazil)
    Distrito Federal
    Distrito Federal may refer to:*Mexican Federal District*Brazilian Federal District-See also:*Distrito Capital: Bogotá Capital District*Distrito Capital: Venezuelan Capital District...

    • Palácio do Buriti

  • Rio de Janeiro
    Rio de Janeiro
    Rio de Janeiro , commonly referred to simply as Rio, is the capital city of the State of Rio de Janeiro, the second largest city of Brazil, and the third largest metropolitan area and agglomeration in South America, boasting approximately 6.3 million people within the city proper, making it the 6th...

    • Palácio das Laranjeiras
      Palácio das Laranjeiras
      The Palácio das Laranjeiras is the official residence of the Governor of the State of the Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.The palace is located within Guinle Park, a park in the Laranjeiras neighbourhood of the city of Rio de Janeiro....


  • São Paulo
    São Paulo
    São Paulo is the largest city in Brazil, the largest city in the southern hemisphere and South America, and the world's seventh largest city by population. The metropolis is anchor to the São Paulo metropolitan area, ranked as the second-most populous metropolitan area in the Americas and among...

    • Palácio dos Bandeirantes

 Chile

  • No official residence for President, uses own private residence.
  • Presidential Palace of Cerro Castillo, Viña del Mar
    Viña del Mar
    Viña del Mar , is a city and commune on central Chile's Pacific coast. Its long stretches of white sandy beaches are a major attraction for national and international tourists. The city is Chile's main tourist attraction. Known as "La Ciudad Jardín" , Viña del Mar is a Chilean Municipality located...

     (President, retreat)

 Colombia

  • Palacio de Nariño (President
    President of Colombia
    The President of Colombia is the head of state and head of government of the Republic of Colombia. The office of president was established upon the ratification of the Constitution of 1819, by the Congress of Angostura, convened in December 1819, when Colombia was part of "la Gran Colombia"...

    )
  • Casa de Huspedes (Cartagena) (President)
  • Hacienda Hato Grande (President, retreat)

 Ecuador

  • Palacio de Carondelet
    Palacio de Carondelet
    Carondelet Palace is the seat of government of the Republic of Ecuador, located in the historical center of Quito. Axis is the nerve of the public space known as Independence Square or Plaza Grande , around which were built in addition the Archbishop's Palace, the Municipal Palace, the Hotel Plaza...

     (President)

 Guyana


 Paraguay

  • Mburuvichá Roga
    Mburuvichá Roga
    thumb|300px|right|.Residencia Presidencial Mburuvichá Róga is a building in Asuncion, Paraguay, that serves as the official residence for the President and First Lady of Paraguay, and is also the official headquarters of the Office of the First Lady of the Nation.The complex was built in 1930, and...

     (President)
  • Palacio de los López
    Palacio de los López
    Palacio de López is a palace in Asuncion, Paraguay, that serves as workplace for the President of Paraguay, and is also the seat of the government of Paraguay.-External links:...

     (Presidential office)

 Peru

  • Palacio de Gobierno
    Government Palace (Peru)
    The Government Palace of Peru, also known as House of Pizarro, renoved in 1937, was the house of the Peruvian government headquarters and was built over a huge Indian burying ground Waka that had a shrine of Indian chief Taulichusco. It has been through many alterations...

     (President)

 Uruguay

  • Suarez Residence (President)
  • Anchorena Park (President, retreat)

 Kazakhstan

  • Ak Orda Presidential Palace
    Ak Orda Presidential Palace
    The Ak Orda Presidential Palace is the official workplace of the President of Kazakhstan. Ak Orda Presidential Palace was built within three years, and officially opened in 2004...

     (President
    President of Kazakhstan
    President of Kazakhstan is the head of state, supreme commander-in-chief and holder of the highest office within the Kazakhstan. The authorities of this position are described in special section of Constitution of Kazakhstan....

    )

 Kyrgyzstan

  • White House
    White House, Bishkek
    The White House is the presidential office building in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. The White House was the site of riots during both the 2005 Tulip Revolution and the 2010 Kyrgyzstani riots...

    , also Government House or Presidential Palace

East Asia

 Hong Kong

  • Government House
    Government House, Hong Kong
    Government House , located on Government Hill in the Central District of Hong Kong Island, is the official residence of the Chief Executive of Hong Kong...

     (Chief Executive
    Chief Executive of Hong Kong
    The Chief Executive of Hong Kong is the President of the Executive Council of Hong Kong and head of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. The position was created to replace the Governor of Hong Kong, who was the head of the Hong Kong government during British rule...

    )
  • Fanling Lodge
    Fanling Lodge
    Fanling Lodge is located in Kam Tsin of the New Territories in Hong Kong, near Fanling and Kwu Tung. The two storey home is located in a wooded lot within the Hong Kong Golf Club off Castle Peak Road Kwu Tung...

     (Chief Executive
    Chief Executive of Hong Kong
    The Chief Executive of Hong Kong is the President of the Executive Council of Hong Kong and head of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. The position was created to replace the Governor of Hong Kong, who was the head of the Hong Kong government during British rule...

     - Summer/alternate)
  • Victoria House (15 Barker Road) (Chief Secretary)
  • 45 Shouson Hill Road (Financial Secretary
    Financial Secretary (Hong Kong)
    Financial Secretary , often abbreviated as FS, is a position of the Government of Hong Kong. The FS assists the Chief Executive in supervising the policy bureaux as directed by the CE, mostly finance and economy-related, and plays a key role in ensuring harmonisation in policy formulation and...

    )
  • Residence of Secretary for Justice (19 Severn Road) (Secretary for Justice
    Secretary for Justice
    The Secretary for Justice is a member of the Hong Kong Government responsible for prosecutions and legal matters. He or she heads the Department of Justice....

    )
  • Chief Justice's House (Chief Justice
    Chief Justice
    The Chief Justice in many countries is the name for the presiding member of a Supreme Court in Commonwealth or other countries with an Anglo-Saxon justice system based on English common law, such as the Supreme Court of Canada, the Constitutional Court of South Africa, the Court of Final Appeal of...

     of the Court of Final Appeal)
  • Headquarters House (11 Barker Road) (Commander-in-Chief)

Former British Colony of Hong Kong
  • Flagstaff House
    Flagstaff House
    Flagstaff House is the oldest example of British-style architecture remaining in Hong Kong. It is located in 10 Cotton Tree Drive, Central - within the Hong Kong Park....

     (commander of British forces in Hong Kong, formerly)
  • Island House
    Island House
    Island House is located on Island House Lane, Yuen Chau Tsai , in Tai Po, New Territories, Hong Kong.-History:Built in 1905, Island House was built as the residence for the first British Police Magistrate appointed in 1898....

     (formerly, District Officers (North), and later District Commissioners for the New Territories)
  • Gate Lodge
    Gate Lodge
    Gate Lodge is a small house located at Mount Austin Road on Victoria Peak. Located on the Hong Kong Island in Hong Kong, it was built between 1900 and 1902. Gate Lodge is in Renaissance style....

     (Governor of Hong Kong
    Governor of Hong Kong
    The Governor of Hong Kong was the head of the government of Hong Kong during British rule from 1843 to 1997. The governor's roles were defined in the Hong Kong Letters Patent and Royal Instructions...

    's summer residence 1900-1934)

 Japan

  • Kōkyo, also known as Imperial Palace (Emperor
    Emperor of Japan
    The Emperor of Japan is, according to the 1947 Constitution of Japan, "the symbol of the state and of the unity of the people." He is a ceremonial figurehead under a form of constitutional monarchy and is head of the Japanese Imperial Family with functions as head of state. He is also the highest...

    )

  • Tōgū Gosho, also known as Tōgū Palace (Crown Prince
    Naruhito, Crown Prince of Japan
    is the eldest son of Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko, which makes him the heir apparent to the Chrysanthemum Throne of Japan.-Early life and education:...

    )

  • Kantei
    Kantei
    The is the principal workplace of the Prime Minister of Japan.- About :Located at 2-3-1 Nagata-chō, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-8968, it is diagonally adjacent to the National Diet Building. The new residence went into service in April 2002 and replaced the former residence, built in 1929. The former...

     (Prime Minister
    Prime Minister of Japan
    The is the head of government of Japan. He is appointed by the Emperor of Japan after being designated by the Diet from among its members, and must enjoy the confidence of the House of Representatives to remain in office...

    's Office)
  • Kōtei
    Kantei
    The is the principal workplace of the Prime Minister of Japan.- About :Located at 2-3-1 Nagata-chō, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-8968, it is diagonally adjacent to the National Diet Building. The new residence went into service in April 2002 and replaced the former residence, built in 1929. The former...

     (Official Residence of Prime Minister
    Prime Minister of Japan
    The is the head of government of Japan. He is appointed by the Emperor of Japan after being designated by the Diet from among its members, and must enjoy the confidence of the House of Representatives to remain in office...

    , adjacent to Kantei)

Former
  • Kyōto Gosho, also known as Kyōto Imperial Palace (Emperor, until 1869; kept as museum)
  • Edo-jō
    Edo Castle
    , also known as , is a flatland castle that was built in 1457 by Ōta Dōkan. It is located in Chiyoda in Tokyo, then known as Edo, Toshima District, Musashi Province. Tokugawa Ieyasu established the Tokugawa shogunate here. It was the residence of the shogun and location of the shogunate, and also...

    , also known as Edo Castle (Shōgun
    Shogun
    A was one of the hereditary military dictators of Japan from 1192 to 1867. In this period, the shoguns, or their shikken regents , were the de facto rulers of Japan though they were nominally appointed by the emperor...

    , 1603–1867; demolished, now part of Imperial Palace Gardens)
  • Gaishō Kōtei
    Tokyo Metropolitan Teien Art Museum
    The is an art museum in Tokyo, Japan. It is located in Minato ward, and just east of Meguro Station. The museum is housed in an Art Deco building that was previously the residence of Prince Asaka Yasuhiko , the official residence of Prime Minister , and the State Guest House .Teien means Japanese...

    , also known as Prince Asaka Residence (Prime Minister, 1947 and 48–50, now open to the public as museum)

  Korea, North
North Korea
The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea , , is a country in East Asia, occupying the northern half of the Korean Peninsula. Its capital and largest city is Pyongyang. The Korean Demilitarized Zone serves as the buffer zone between North Korea and South Korea...

  • Pyongyang No. 15 (Chairman of National Defense Commission)
  • Sinuiju North Korean Leader's Residence

Former
  • Kumsusan Memorial Palace
    Kumsusan Memorial Palace
    The Kumsusan Memorial Palace, sometimes referred to as the Kim Il-sung Mausoleum, is a building located northeast of downtown Pyongyang, the capital city of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea . The palace is the former official residence and office of North Korea's president and founder,...

     (President, formerly; kept as mausoleum)

  Korea, South
South Korea
The Republic of Korea , , is a sovereign state in East Asia, located on the southern portion of the Korean Peninsula. It is neighbored by the People's Republic of China to the west, Japan to the east, North Korea to the north, and the East China Sea and Republic of China to the south...

  • Cheong Wa Dae
    Cheong Wa Dae
    The Cheongwadae or Blue House is the executive office and official residence of the South Korean head of state, the President of the Republic of Korea...

     ("House with Blue Rooftiles") (President
    President of South Korea
    The President of the Republic of Korea is, according to the Constitution of the Republic of Korea, chief executive of the government, commander-in-chief of the armed forces, and the head of state of the Republic of Korea...

    )
- Cheong Wa Dae is the official presidential office and residence complex for the President of South Korea.
- Its address is "1 Cheongwadae-ro, Jongro-gu, Seoul, Republic of Korea". It is located next to Gyeongbokgung, the main palace during the Joseon Dynasty.
  • Cheong Nam Dae ("Cheong Wa Dae in the South") (President
    President of South Korea
    The President of the Republic of Korea is, according to the Constitution of the Republic of Korea, chief executive of the government, commander-in-chief of the armed forces, and the head of state of the Republic of Korea...

    ; no longer used)
- Cheong Nam Dae used to be one of the two vacation residences for the President of Republic of Korea. It was returned to public in 2003.
- It is located in Cheongwon-gun, North Chungcheong Province.
  • Cheong Hae Dae ("Cheong Wa Dae on the Seashore") (President
    President of South Korea
    The President of the Republic of Korea is, according to the Constitution of the Republic of Korea, chief executive of the government, commander-in-chief of the armed forces, and the head of state of the Republic of Korea...

    ; no longer used)
- Cheong Hae Dae used to be one of the two vacation residences for the President of Republic of Korea. Although the president no longer uses this facility this compound is still under the administration of the Republic of Korea Navy, and thus is not open to public access.
- It is located on one of the islands of Geoje-shi, South Gyeongsang Province.
  • Chongri Gonggwan ("Official Residence of the Prime Minister") (Prime Minister
    Prime Minister of South Korea
    The Prime Minister of the Republic of Korea is appointed by the President with the National Assembly's approval. Unlike prime ministers in the parliamentary system, the Prime Minister of South Korea is not required to be a member of parliament....

    )
- This is the official residence for the Prime Minister of Republic of Korea. The Prime Minister, however, does not work here.
- Its address is "111-2 Samcheongdong-gil, Jongro-gu, Seoul, Republic of Korea". It is located close to Cheong Wa Dae.
- This is the official residence for the Speaker of the National Assembly of Republic of Korea. The Speaker, also, does not work here.
- It is located in Hannam-dong, Yongsan-gu, Seoul, where many foreign missions to Korea are located.
  • Daebeobwonjang Gonggwan ("Official Residence of the Chief Justice") (Chief Justice
    Chief Justice of the Republic of Korea
    The Chief Justice of the Republic of Korea is the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Korea. The Chief Justice is considered the head of the judicial branch of the South Korean government.The current Chief Justice of the Republic of Korea is Lee Yong-hun....

    )
- This is the official residence for the Chief Justice of Republic of Korea. The Chief Justice, also, does not work here.
- It is also located in Hannam-dong, Yongsan-gu, Seoul.
  • Most ministers of state and heads of administrative regions also have official residences, although they are not listed here.

 Macau

  • Government House
    Macau Government House
    Macau Government House or Santa Sancha is the state guest house of the Chief Executive of Macau . It is one of a few historic properties preserving Portuguese influence in Macau. Like many historic buildings it is clad in a pink like colour.-History:Prior to December 1999, the home was the official...

     (Chief Executive
    Chief Executive of Macau
    The Chief Executive of Macau is the head of the government of Macau, a special administrative region of the People's Republic of China and a former Portuguese overseas province.Under the Basic Law of Macau, the CE's role is:...

    )

  Republic of China (Taiwan)
Republic of China
The Republic of China , commonly known as Taiwan , is a unitary sovereign state located in East Asia. Originally based in mainland China, the Republic of China currently governs the island of Taiwan , which forms over 99% of its current territory, as well as Penghu, Kinmen, Matsu and other minor...

Workplace
  • Presidential Building (formerly office of Governor-General of Taiwan
    Governor-General of Taiwan
    The position of Governor-General of Taiwan existed when Taiwan and the Pescadores were part of the Empire of Japan, from 1895 to 1945.The Japanese Governors-General were members of the Diet, civilian officials, Japanese nobles or generals...

    )

Residence
  • Chungshing Residence

Guest House
  • Taipei Guest House
    Taipei Guest House
    Taipei Guest House is the historical building located at Ketagalan Boulevard No.1, Zhongzheng District and also lies in the BoAi Special District...


Former

Office and Residence
  • Presidential Palace
    Presidential Palace (Nanjing)
    The Presidential Palace in Nanjing, China, housed the Office of the President of the Republic of China before the republic relocated to Taiwan in 1949. It is now a museum, the China Modern History Museum. It is located at 292 Changjiang Road, in the Xuanwu District of Nanjing.-History:In the Ming...

     in Nanjing
    Nanjing
    ' is the capital of Jiangsu province in China and has a prominent place in Chinese history and culture, having been the capital of China on several occasions...

     (1927–1937, 1946–1949; kept as museum from 1998)

Residence
  • Shilin Official Residence
    Shilin Official Residence
    The Shilin Official Residence is the former residence of late Republic of China President Chiang Kai-Shek located on Zhongshan North Road in the Shilin District of Taipei, Taiwan.-History:...


National

  • Rashtrapati Bhavan
    Rashtrapati Bhavan
    The Rashtrapati Bhavan or The Official Residence of the Head of the State is the official residence of the President of India, located at Raisina hill in New Delhi, India. Until 1950 it was known as "Viceroy's House" and served as the residence of the Viceroy and Governor-General of India...

     (President
    President of India
    The President of India is the head of state and first citizen of India, as well as the Supreme Commander of the Indian Armed Forces. President of India is also the formal head of all the three branches of Indian Democracy - Legislature, Executive and Judiciary...

    )
  • Rashtrapati Nilayam
    Rashtrapati Nilayam
    Rashtrapati Nilayam originally known as Residency House is the official retreat of the President of India. It is located in Bollarum, Secunderabad. It was thrown open for public viewing from 1 January 2010 and 10 January 2010, with entry being free....

     (President, retreat)
  • The Retreat Building
    The Retreat Building
    The Retreat Building is the official Retreat Residence of the President of India at Chharabra, Shimla. It is located 10 km away from Shimla and is a thousand feet higher than the Shimla Ridge Top....

     (President, retreat)
  • Vice President House
    Vice President House
    Vice President House is the official residence of the Vice President of India, located in New Delhi, Delhi, India.-History:From May 1962 this bungalow serves as official residence of Vice President of India, located on No. 6, Maulana Azad Road, New Delhi. The area of the residence is 6.48 acres...

     (Vice-President
    Vice-President of India
    The Vice-President of India is the second-highest ranking government official in the executive branch of the Government of India, after the President...

    )
  • 7, Race Course Road (Prime Minister
    Prime Minister of India
    The Prime Minister of India , as addressed to in the Constitution of India — Prime Minister for the Union, is the chief of government, head of the Council of Ministers and the leader of the majority party in parliament...

    )
  • Hyderabad House
    Hyderabad House
    Hyderabad House earlier known as Palace of the Nizam of Hyderabad is a former princely residence of Osman Ali Khan, Nizam VII located at New Delhi. This house was built in 1926 by eminent architect Edwin Lutyens. It was the Delhi palace for the last Nizam of Hyderabad state.It is currently used...

     (visiting foreign dignitaries)

State
  • Andhra Pradesh
    Andhra Pradesh
    Andhra Pradesh , is one of the 28 states of India, situated on the southeastern coast of India. It is India's fourth largest state by area and fifth largest by population. Its capital and largest city by population is Hyderabad.The total GDP of Andhra Pradesh is $100 billion and is ranked third...

    :
    Raj Bhavan
    Raj Bhavan (Andhra Pradesh)
    Raj Bhavan is the official residence of the Governor of Andhra Pradesh. It is located in the capital city of Hyderabad, India at a locality called as Somajiguda.-History:...

     (Governor
    Governors of Andhra Pradesh
    This is a list of Governors of Andhra Pradesh since in 1953. The official residence is of the Governor is Raj Bhavan, situated in Hyderabad, the state capital.-See also:* Andhra Pradesh* List of Chief Ministers of Andhra Pradesh* Governors of India...

    )
    Chief Minister's Camp Office
    Chief Minister's Camp Office
    Chief Minister's Camp Office also called as Begumpet Camp Office is the official residence of the Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh. It is located in Greenlands circle, Begumpet.-History:...

     (Chief Minister)
  • Arunachal Pradesh
    Arunachal Pradesh
    Arunachal Pradesh is a state of India, located in the far northeast. It borders the states of Assam and Nagaland to the south, and shares international borders with Burma in the east, Bhutan in the west, and the People's Republic of China in the north. The majority of the territory is claimed by...

    :
    Raj Bhavan
    Raj Bhavan (Arunachal Pradesh)
    Raj Bhavan is the official residence of the Governor of Arunachal Pradesh. It is located in the capital city of Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh. The present governor of Arunachal Pradesh is General Joginder Jaswant Singh....

     (Governor
    Governors of Arunachal Pradesh
    The Governor of Arunachal Pradesh is a nominal head and representative of the President of India in the state of Arunachal Pradesh. The Governor is appointed by the President for a term of 5 years...

    )
  • Assam
    Assam
    Assam , also, rarely, Assam Valley and formerly the Assam Province , is a northeastern state of India and is one of the most culturally and geographically distinct regions of the country...

    :
    Raj Bhavan
    Raj Bhavan (Assam)
    Raj Bhavan is the official residence of the Current Governor of Assam. It is located in the capital city of Guwahati, Assam. The present governor of Assam is Janaki Ballabh Patnaik...

     (Governor
    Governors of Assam
    This is a list of Governors of Assam, and other offices of similar scope, from the start of British occupation of the area in 1824 during the First Anglo-Burmese War....

    )
  • Bihar
    Bihar
    Bihar is a state in eastern India. It is the 12th largest state in terms of geographical size at and 3rd largest by population. Almost 58% of Biharis are below the age of 25, which is the highest proportion in India....

    :
    Raj Bhavan
    Raj Bhavan (Bihar)
    Raj Bhavan is the official residence of the Governor of Bihar. It is located in the capital city of Patna, Bihar. The present Governor of Bihar is Devanand Konwar....

     (Governor
    Governors of Bihar
    The Governor of Bihar is a nominal head and representative of the President of India in the state of Bihar. The Governor is appointed by the President for a term of 5 years. H.E...

    )
  • Chattisgarh:
    Raj Bhavan
    Raj Bhavan (Chattisgarh)
    Raj Bhavan is the official residence of the Governor of Chattisgarh. It is located in the capital city of Raipur, Chattisgarh. The present governor of Chattisgarh is Shekhar Dutt....

     (Governor
    Governors of Chhattisgarh
    The Governor of Chhattisgarh is a nominal head and representative of the President of India in the state of Chhattisgarh. The Governor is appointed by the President for a term of 5 years, though the governor often leaves office before his term expires...

    )
  • Goa
    Goa
    Goa , a former Portuguese colony, is India's smallest state by area and the fourth smallest by population. Located in South West India in the region known as the Konkan, it is bounded by the state of Maharashtra to the north, and by Karnataka to the east and south, while the Arabian Sea forms its...

    :
    Raj Bhavan
    Raj Bhavan (Goa)
    Raj Bhavan is the official residence of the Governor of Goa. It is located in the capital city of Panaji, Goa. The present governor of Goa is Dr.S.S Sidhu-History:...

     (Governor
    Governors of Goa
    The Governor of Goa is a nominal head and representative of the President of India in the state of Goa. The Governor is appointed by the President for a term of 5 years. H.E...

    )
  • Gujarat:
    Raj Bhavan
    Raj Bhavan (Gujarat)
    Raj Bhavan is the official residence of the Governor of Gujarat. It is located in the capital city of Gandhinagar, Gujarat. The present governor of Gujarat is Dr. Kamla Beniwal.-External links:*...

     (Governor
    Governors of Gujarat
    The Governor of Gujarat is a nominal head and representative of the President of India in the state of Gujarat. The Governor is appointed by the President for a term of 5 years. Dr...

    )
  • Haryana
    Haryana
    Haryana is a state in India. Historically, it has been a part of the Kuru region in North India. The name Haryana is found mentioned in the 12th century AD by the apabhramsha writer Vibudh Shridhar . It is bordered by Punjab and Himachal Pradesh to the north, and by Rajasthan to the west and south...

    :
    Raj Bhavan
    Raj Bhavan (Haryana)
    Raj Bhavan is the official residence of the Governor of Haryana. It is located in the capital city of Haryana, Chandigarh. The present Governor of Haryana is Shri Jagannath Pahadia....

     (Governor
    Governors of Haryana
    This is a list of Governors of the Indian state of Haryana, which was carved out from Punjab on 1 November 1966.-Governors of Haryana:...

    )
  • Himachal Pradesh
    Himachal Pradesh
    Himachal Pradesh is a state in Northern India. It is spread over , and is bordered by the Indian states of Jammu and Kashmir on the north, Punjab on the west and south-west, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh on the south, Uttarakhand on the south-east and by the Tibet Autonomous Region on the east...

    :
    Raj Bhavan
    Raj Bhavan (Himachal Pradesh)
    Raj Bhavan is the official residence of the Governor of Himachal Pradesh. It is located in the capital city of Shimla, Himachal Pradesh....

     (Governor
    Governors of Himachal Pradesh
    -Lieutenant Governors of Himachal Pradesh:-Governors of Himachal Pradesh:-See also:* Himachal Pradesh* Governors of India* Government of Himachal Pradesh-External links:* http://hpvidhansabha.nic.in/pgov.asp...

    )
  • Jammu and Kashmir
    Jammu and Kashmir
    Jammu and Kashmir is the northernmost state of India. It is situated mostly in the Himalayan mountains. Jammu and Kashmir shares a border with the states of Himachal Pradesh and Punjab to the south and internationally with the People's Republic of China to the north and east and the...

    :
    Raj Bhavan, Jammu
    Raj Bhavan (Jammu)
    Raj Bhavan is the official winter residence of the Governor of Jammu and Kashmir. It is located in the Winter capital city Jammu, Jammu and Kashmir. The present governor of Jammu and Kashmir is Mr. Narindra Nath Vohra.Raj Bhavan (Hindi for Government House) is the official winter residence of the...

     (Governor
    Governors of Jammu and Kashmir
    -Before 1965:When India became independent, Hari Singh was the Maharaja of Kashmir. Technically he remained so until 17 November 1952, although from 20 June 1949 his son Karan Singh acted as regent...

    , winter residence)
    Raj Bhavan, Srinagar
    Raj Bhavan (Srinagar)
    Raj Bhavan is the official summer residence of the Governor of Jammu and Kashmir. It is located in the summer capital city Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir. The present governor of Jammu and Kashmir is Shri N.N.Vohra,who succeeded Lt. Gen. S.K...

     (Governor, summer residence)
  • Jharkhand
    Jharkhand
    Jharkhand is a state in eastern India. It was carved out of the southern part of Bihar on 15 November 2000. Jharkhand shares its border with the states of Bihar to the north, Uttar Pradesh and Chhattisgarh to the west, Orissa to the south, and West Bengal to the east...

    :
    Raj Bhavan
    Raj Bhavan (Jharkhand)
    Raj Bhavan is the official residence of the Governor of Jharkhand. It is located in the capital city of Ranchi, Jharkhand. The present governor of Jharkhand is Dr Syed Ahmed-Building:...

     (Governor
    Governors of Jharkhand
    -Governors of Jharkhand:-External links:*http://rajbhavanjharkhand.nic.in/...

    )
  • Karnataka
    Karnataka
    Karnataka , the land of the Kannadigas, is a state in South West India. It was created on 1 November 1956, with the passing of the States Reorganisation Act and this day is annually celebrated as Karnataka Rajyotsava...

    :
    Raj Bhavan
    Raj Bhavan (Karnataka)
    Raj Bhavan is the official residence of the Governor of Karnataka. It is located in the capital city of Bangalore, Karnataka. The present governor of Karnataka is Hansraj Bhardwaj.-History:...

     (Governor
    Governors of Karnataka
    This is a list of the Governors of Karnataka since the formation of the state in 1956.-External links:* *...

    )
    Anugraha
    Anugraha
    Anugraha is the official residence of the Chief Minister of Karnataka. It is located on Kumara Krupa Road, in its capital city Bangalore....

     (Chief Minister)
  • Kerala
    Kerala
    or Keralam is an Indian state located on the Malabar coast of south-west India. It was created on 1 November 1956 by the States Reorganisation Act by combining various Malayalam speaking regions....

    :
    Raj Bhavan
    Raj Bhavan (Kerala)
    Raj Bhavan is the official residence of the Governor of Kerala. It is located in the capital city of Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala. Built in 1829 as Palace Guest house of Travancore Government Guest, this heritage structure hosts the present governor of Kerala is H.E R.S...

     (Governor
    Governors of Kerala
    -Governors of Kerala:-External links:*...

    )
    Cliff House Mansion (Chief minister)
  • Madhya Pradesh
    Madhya Pradesh
    Madhya Pradesh , often called the Heart of India, is a state in central India. Its capital is Bhopal and Indore is the largest city....

    :
    Raj Bhavan, Bhopal
    Raj Bhavan (Madhya Pradesh)
    Raj Bhavan is the official residence of the Governor of Madhya Pradesh. It is located in the capital city of Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh. The present governor of Madhya Pradesh is Rameshwar Thakur.- History:...

     (Governor
    Governors of Madhya Pradesh
    -Governors of Madhya Pradesh:-External links:...

    )
    Raj Bhavan, Pachmarchi
    Raj Bhavan, (Pachmarhi)
    Raj Bhavan of Pachmarhi is the Summer residence of the Governors of Madhya Pradesh, It is located in the city of Pachmarhi, Madhya Pradesh.-History:Pachmarhi used to be the summer capital of Madhya Pradesh...

     (Governor, summer residence)

  • Maharashtra
    Maharashtra
    Maharashtra is a state located in India. It is the second most populous after Uttar Pradesh and third largest state by area in India...

    :
    Raj Bhavan, Mumbai
    Raj Bhavan (Maharashtra)
    Raj Bhavan is the official residence of the Governor of Maharashtra. It is located in the capital city of Mumbai, Maharashtra on Malabar Hill. The present governor of Maharashtra is Kateekal Sankaranarayanan.The Raj Bhavan is located in of sylvan surroundings, surrounded on three sides by the sea...

     (Governor
    Governors of Maharashtra
    This is a list of governors of the erstwhile Bombay State and Maharashtra :-See also:* Government of Maharashtra* Governors of India* Kateekal Sankaranarayanan...

    )
    Raj Bhavan, Nagpur
    Raj Bhavan (Nagpur)
    Raj Bhavan of Nagpur is the Second residence of the Governor of Maharashtra, It is located in the Second Capital city of Nagpur, Maharashtra.-History:Raj Bhavan or Government House was built in the year 1866....

     (Governor, winter residence)
    Raj Bhavan, Pune
    Raj Bhavan (Pune)
    Raj Bhavan of Pune is the monsoon residence of the Governor of Maharashtra. It is located in the city of Pune, in the Indian state of Maharashtra.-History:...

     (Governor, monsoon residence)
    Raj Bhavan, Mahabaleshwar
    Raj Bhavan (Mahabaleshwar)
    Raj Bhavan of Mahabaleshwar is the Summer residence of the Governor of Maharashtra, It is located in the city of Mahabaleshwar, Maharashtra.-History:...

     (Governor, summer residence)
  • Manipur
    Manipur
    Manipur is a state in northeastern India, with the city of Imphal as its capital. Manipur is bounded by the Indian states of Nagaland to the north, Mizoram to the south and Assam to the west; it also borders Burma to the east. It covers an area of...

    :
    Raj Bhavan
    Raj Bhavan (Manipur)
    Raj Bhavan is the official residence of the Governor of Manipur. The present structure was completed in 1898 after the old thatched roofed structure was destroyed in the Anglo-Manipuri War of 1891. It is located in the capital city of Imphal, Manipur and the area of the campus is . The present...

     (Governor
    Governors of Manipur
    -Governors of Manipur:-External links:* http://manipur.nic.in/rajbhawan.asp...

    )
  • Meghalaya
    Meghalaya
    Meghalaya is a state in north-eastern India. The word "Meghalaya" literally means the Abode of Clouds in Sanskrit and other Indic languages. Meghalaya is a hilly strip in the eastern part of the country about 300 km long and 100 km wide, with a total area of about 8,700 sq mi . The...

    :
    Raj Bhavan
    Raj Bhavan (Meghalaya)
    Raj Bhavan is the official residence of the Governor of Meghalaya. It is located in the capital city of Shillong, Meghalaya.-See also:*Government Houses of India*Government Houses of the British Empire----...

     (Governor
    Governors of Meghalaya
    This is a list of the Governors of Meghalaya state in northeastern India. Meghalaya became an autonomous state within Assam on 1 April, 1970 and a separate state on 21 January, 1972.-List of Governors of Meghalaya:-See also:* Meghalaya...

    )
  • Mizoram
    Mizoram
    Mizoram is one of the Seven Sister States in North Eastern India, sharing borders with the states of Tripura, Assam, Manipur and with the neighbouring countries of Bangladesh and Burma. Mizoram became the 23rd state of India on 20 February 1987. Its capital is Aizawl. Mizoram is located in the...

    :
    Raj Bhavan
    Raj Bhavan (Mizoram)
    Raj Bhavan is the official residence of the Governor of Mizoram. It is located in the capital city of Aizawl, Mizoram....

     (Governor
    Governors of Mizoram
    -Before Mizoram became a state:S.J.Das was the chief commissioner of Mizoram from 21 January 1972 to 23 April 1972. He was followed by these Lieutenant Governors:-Governors of Mizoram:-External links:* http://mizoram.nic.in/gov/governor.htm...

    )
  • Nagaland
    Nagaland
    Nagaland is a state in the far north-eastern part of India. It borders the state of Assam to the west, Arunachal Pradesh and part of Assam to the north, Burma to the east and Manipur to the south. The state capital is Kohima, and the largest city is Dimapur...

    :
    Raj Bhavan
    Raj Bhavan (Nagaland)
    Raj Bhavan is the official residence of the Governor of Nagaland. It is located in the capital city of Kohima, Nagaland.The present Governor of Nagaland is Nikhil Kumar.-External links:*...

     (Governor
    Governors of Nagaland
    -Governors of Nagaland:-See also:* Nagaland* Governors of India-External links:* http://nagaland.nic.in/functionaries/rajbhavan/list.htm...

    )
  • Orissa
    Orissa
    Orissa , officially Odisha since Nov 2011, is a state of India, located on the east coast of India, by the Bay of Bengal. It is the modern name of the ancient nation of Kalinga, which was invaded by the Maurya Emperor Ashoka in 261 BC. The modern state of Orissa was established on 1 April...

    :
    Raj Bhavan
    Raj Bhavan (Orissa)
    Raj Bhavan is the official residence of the Governor of Orissa. It is located in the capital city of Bhubaneswar, Orissa...

     (Governor
    Governors of Orissa
    -Governors of Orissa:-See also:* Orissa* Governor of Bihar and Orissa* Governors of India-External links:* http://www.rajbhavanorissa.gov.in/...

    )

  • Punjab
    Punjab (India)
    Punjab ) is a state in the northwest of the Republic of India, forming part of the larger Punjab region. The state is bordered by the Indian states of Himachal Pradesh to the east, Haryana to the south and southeast and Rajasthan to the southwest as well as the Pakistani province of Punjab to the...

    :
    Raj Bhavan
    Raj Bhavan (Punjab)
    Raj Bhavan is the official residence of the Governor of Punjab and Administrator of Chandigarh. Since 1985 the Governor of Punjab has acted as the Administrator of Chandigarh too...

     (Governor
    Governors of Punjab
    This is a List of the Governors of Punjab state in India since its independence on 15 August 1947. Since 1985 the Governor of Punjab has acted as the Administrator of Chandigarh as well.-External links:* http://punjabgovt.nic.in/GOVERNMENT/MeetGovernor.htm...

    )
  • Rajasthan
    Rajasthan
    Rājasthān the land of Rajasthanis, , is the largest state of the Republic of India by area. It is located in the northwest of India. It encompasses most of the area of the large, inhospitable Great Indian Desert , which has an edge paralleling the Sutlej-Indus river valley along its border with...

    :
    Raj Bhavan
    Raj Bhavan (Rajasthan)
    Raj Bhavan is the official residence of the Governor of Rajasthan. It is located in the capital city of Jaipur, Rajasthan. The present governor of Rajasthan is Prabha Rau...

     (Governor
    Governors of Rajasthan
    -Governors of Rajasthan:bgcolor=#DDEEFF / 29-See also:* Rajasthan* Governors of India...

    )
  • Sikkim
    Sikkim
    Sikkim is a landlocked Indian state nestled in the Himalayan mountains...

    :
    Raj Bhavan
    Raj Bhavan (Sikkim)
    Raj Bhavan is the official residence of the Governor of Sikkim. It is located in the capital city of Gangtok, Sikkim. The present governor of Sikkim is V...

     (Governor
    Governors of Sikkim
    -Governors of Sikkim:-External links:* http://rajbhavansikkim.gov.in/index.html...

    )
  • Tamil Nadu
    Tamil Nadu
    Tamil Nadu is one of the 28 states of India. Its capital and largest city is Chennai. Tamil Nadu lies in the southernmost part of the Indian Peninsula and is bordered by the union territory of Pondicherry, and the states of Kerala, Karnataka, and Andhra Pradesh...

    :
    Raj Bhavan, Chennai
    Raj Bhavan (Tamil Nadu)
    Raj Bhavans " is the official residence of the Governor of Tamil Nadu. It is located in the capital city of Chennai, Tamil Nadu.-History:The earliest official residence of the Governors of Madras were in Fort St. George, the first one built in the 1640s on what is now the Parade Square...

     (Governor
    Governors of Tamil Nadu
    Tamil Nadu is a state in southern India. Like all states, the governor is a nominal head and representative of the President of India. He or she is appointed by the president for a five year term. This list includes both nominated and acting heads of state in the history of the state of Tamil Nadu...

    )
    Raj Bhavan, Ooty
    Raj Bhavan (Ooty)
    Raj Bhavan of Ooty is the Summer residence of the Governor of Tamil Nadu, It is located in the city of Ooty, Tamil Nadu.-History:...

     (Governor, summer residence)
  • Tripura
    Tripura
    Tripura is a state in North-East India, with an area of . It is the third smallest state of India, according to area. Tripura is surrounded by Bangladesh on the north, south, and west. The Indian states of Assam and Mizoram lie to the east. The capital is Agartala and the main languages spoken are...

    :
    Raj Bhavan
    Raj Bhavan (Tripura)
    Raj Bhavan is the official residence of the Governor of Tripura. It is located in the capital city of Agartala, Tripura...

     (Governor
    Governors of Tripura
    This is a list of Governors of Tripura since its inception as a state on 21 January 1972.-Governors of Tripura:-References:...

    )
  • Uttar Pradesh
    Uttar Pradesh
    Uttar Pradesh abbreviation U.P. , is a state located in the northern part of India. With a population of over 200 million people, it is India's most populous state, as well as the world's most populous sub-national entity...

    :
    Raj Bhavan
    Raj Bhavan (Uttar Pradesh)
    Raj Bhavan is the official residence of the Governor of Uttar Pradesh. It is located in the capital city of Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh...

     (Governor
    Governors of Uttar Pradesh
    This is a list of Governors of Uttar Pradesh from the independence of India in 1947. Before independence, the analogous office was the Governor of the United Provinces.-Governors of the United Provinces of Independent India :...

    )
  • Uttarakhand
    Uttarakhand
    Uttarakhand , formerly Uttaranchal, is a state in the northern part of India. It is often referred to as the Land of Gods due to the many holy Hindu temples and cities found throughout the state, some of which are among Hinduism's most spiritual and auspicious places of pilgrimage and worship...

    :
    Raj Bhavan
    Raj Bhavan (Uttarakhand)
    Raj Bhavan is the official residence of the Governor of Uttarakhand. It is located in the capital city of Dehradun, Uttarakhand. The present governor of Uttarakhand is Margaret Alva.-External links:*...

     (Governor)
  • West Bengal
    West Bengal
    West Bengal is a state in the eastern region of India and is the nation's fourth-most populous. It is also the seventh-most populous sub-national entity in the world, with over 91 million inhabitants. A major agricultural producer, West Bengal is the sixth-largest contributor to India's GDP...

    :
    Raj Bhavan, Kolkata
    Raj Bhavan (West Bengal)
    Raj Bhavan is the Governor's palace in Kolkata, West Bengal. Built in 1803 and once the residence of the Viceroy of India, and called Government House, the palatial building is now the residence of the Governor of West Bengal. The present Governor, H.E...

     (Governor)
    Raj Bhavan, Darjeeling
    Raj Bhavan, Darjeeling
    Raj Bhavan of Darjeeling is the Summer residence of the Governor of West Bengal , It is located in the city of Darjeeling , West Bengal.-History:...

     (Governor, summer residence)

Union Territories
  • Andaman and Nicobar Islands:
    Raj Niwas
    Raj Niwas, Port Blair
    Raj Niwas is the official residence of the Lieutenant Governor of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. It is located in the capital city of Port Blair, Andaman and Nicobar Islands. The present lieutenant governor of Andaman and Nicobar Islands is Bhopinder Singh....

     (Lieutenant Governor)
  • Chandigarh
    Chandigarh
    Chandigarh is a union territory of India that serves as the capital of two states, Haryana and Punjab. The name Chandigarh translates as "The Fort of Chandi". The name is from an ancient temple called Chandi Mandir, devoted to the Hindu goddess Chandi, in the city...

    :
    Raj Bhavan, Punjab
    Raj Bhavan (Punjab)
    Raj Bhavan is the official residence of the Governor of Punjab and Administrator of Chandigarh. Since 1985 the Governor of Punjab has acted as the Administrator of Chandigarh too...

     (Administrator
    Administrator of Chandigarh
    Since 1985 the Governor of Punjab has acted as the administrator of Chandigarh. His official residence is Raj Bhavan, Punjab in Chandigarh.-Chief Commissioners:-Administrators:-External links:* Chandigarh Official website....

    )
  • National Capital Territory of Delhi:
    Raj Niwas
    Raj Niwas, Delhi
    Raj Niwas is the official residence of the Lieutenant Governors of Delhi. It is located in the city of Delhi, National Capital Territory of Delhi. The present lieutenant governor of Delhi is Tejendra Khanna....

     (Lieutenant Governor
    Lieutenant Governors of Delhi
    The current Lieutenant Governor of Delhi is Tejendra Khanna. His official residence is in Raj Niwas, Delhi.-Chief Commissioners:-Lieutenant Governors:...

    )
  • Pondicherry:
    Raj Niwas
    Raj Niwas, Pondicherry
    Raj Niwas is the official residence of the Lieutenant Governors of Pondicherry. It is located in the capital city of Pondicherry, Pondicherry. The present lieutenant governor of Pondicherry is Mukut Mithi....

     (Lieutenant Governor
    Lieutenant Governors of Pondicherry
    Pondicherry is a Union Territory of India, not a separate State, which implies that the governance and administration of the territory falls directly under the federal authority in New Delhi...

    )

Former

  • Theemuge
    Theemuge
    Theemuge is the site of the former presidential palace of Maldives. Upgraded to presidential standards in 1992 by then-president Maumoon Abdul Gayyoom, Theemuge served as the presidential palace until 2008, when Gayyoom was overthrown in the country's first democratic election...

     (President
    President of the Maldives
    The President of the Maldives is the Head of State and Head of Government and first citizen of the Republic of Maldives and the Supreme Commander of the Maldivian armed forces.The current President of the Republic of Maldives is Mohamed Nasheed....

    , formerly; now the Supreme Court of the Maldives)

Federal
  • Aiwan-e-Sadr
    Aiwan-e-Sadr
    The Aiwan-e-Sadr or Presidency is the official residence and principal workplace of the President of Pakistan.The first President who used it was Ghulam Ishaq Khan, in 1988...

     (President
    President of Pakistan
    The President of Pakistan is the head of state, as well as figurehead, of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan. Recently passed an XVIII Amendment , Pakistan has a parliamentary democratic system of government. According to the Constitution, the President is chosen by the Electoral College to serve a...

    )
  • Prime Minister House

Provincial
  • Balochistan
    Balochistan (Pakistan)
    Balochistan is one of the four provinces or federating units of Pakistan. With an area of 134,051 mi2 or , it is the largest province of Pakistan, constituting approximately 44% of the total land mass of Pakistan. According to the 1998 population census, Balochistan had a population of...

    :
    Governor's House
  • Khyber Pakhtunkhwa:
    Governor's House
  • Punjab
    Punjab (Pakistan)
    Punjab is the most populous province of Pakistan, with approximately 45% of the country's total population. Forming most of the Punjab region, the province is bordered by Kashmir to the north-east, the Indian states of Punjab and Rajasthan to the east, the Pakistani province of Sindh to the...

    :
    Governor House
  • Sindh
    Sindh
    Sindh historically referred to as Ba'ab-ul-Islam , is one of the four provinces of Pakistan and historically is home to the Sindhi people. It is also locally known as the "Mehran". Though Muslims form the largest religious group in Sindh, a good number of Christians, Zoroastrians and Hindus can...

    :
    Flag Staff House (Governor)

 Sri Lanka

  • President's House
    President's House, Colombo
    President's House is the official residence of the President of Sri Lanka, located in Colombo, Sri Lanka. It used to be the Queen's House until Sri Lanka became a Republic in 1972.-History:...

     (President
    President of Sri Lanka
    The President of Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka is the elected head of state and the head of government. The President is a dominant political figure in Sri Lanka. The office was created in 1978 but has grown so powerful there have been calls to restrict or even eliminate its power...

    )
  • President's Pavilion
    President's Pavilion
    President's Pavilion is an official residence of the President of Sri Lanka, located in Kandy, Sri Lanka. This was formerly the Governor's Pavilion until 1972 when Sri Lanka became a republic. It is located close to the sacred Temple of the Tooth in the center of the city of Kandy at the head of...

     (President)
  • Queen's Cottage
    Queen's Cottage
    Queen's Cottage is a country house near Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka. It is the vacationing and country residence of the President of Sri Lanka...

     (President, retreat)
  • Temple Trees
    Prime Minister's House (Colombo)
    Prime Minister's House, most commonly known as Temple Trees, is the official residence of the Prime Minister of Sri Lanka. It is located in Colombo, Sri Lanka...

     (Prime Minister
    Prime Minister of Sri Lanka
    The Prime Minister of Sri Lanka is the functional head of the Cabinet of Sri Lanka. However, the President is both head of state and head of government in Sri Lanka...

    )
  • Speaker's Residence
    Speaker's Residence, Sri Jayawardenapura-Kotte
    The Speaker's Residence is the official residence of the Speaker of the Parliament of Sri Lanka, located in Sri Jayawardenapura-Kotte, Sri Lanka. The current residence was built in 2000 in close proximity to the Parliament Complex.-History:...

     (Speaker of the Parliament
    Speaker of the Parliament of Sri Lanka
    In Sri Lanka the Speaker of the Parliament is the individual who chairs the country's legislative body, the Parliament of Sri Lanka. The Speaker fulfills a number of important functions in relation to the operation the House, which is based upon the British Westminster Parliamentary system.The...

    )

 Indonesia

  • Istana Negara
    Istana Negara, Jakarta
    Istana Negara and Istana Merdeka are two palaces in the same complex located between Veteran street and North Medan Merdeka street in Central Jakarta, they have a total area of 68,000 m²...

     (President)
  • Istana Merdeka
    Istana Merdeka
    Merdeka Palace , is a palace in Central Jakarta, Indonesia, used as the official residence of the President of the Republic of Indonesia. The palace is located directly in front of Merdeka Square and The National Monument. The palace previously served as a residence for the Governor-General of the...

     (President)
  • Istana Bogor
    Istana Bogor
    Istana Bogor is one of 6 Presidential Palaces in Indonesia. The palace is noted for its distinctive architectural, historical, features, as well as the adjoining botanical gardens. Istana Bogor was opened to the public in 1968 to public tour groups , with the permission of the then President of...

     (President, retreat)
  • Istana Cipanas (President, retreat)
  • Villa Pelabuhan Ratu (President, seaside retreat)
  • Istana Tampak Siring, Bali (President)
  • Gedung Agung (President)
  • Diponegoro House (Vice President)
  • Wisma Negara (visiting foreign dignitaries)

Sultanates
  • Yogyakarta Sultanate
    Yogyakarta Sultanate
    Yogyakarta Sultanate is a Javanese monarchy in the province of Yogyakarta, Indonesia.-History:...

    :
    Keraton Ngayokyakarto Hadiningrat (Sultan)
  • Surakarta
    Surakarta
    Surakarta, also called Solo or Sala, is a city in Central Java, Indonesia of more than 520,061 people with a population density of 11,811.5 people/km2. The 44 km2 city adjoins Karanganyar Regency and Boyolali Regency to the north, Karanganyar Regency and Sukoharjo Regency to the east and...

    :
    Keraton Surakarta Hadiningrat (Sultan)
  • Kasepuhan
    Kasepuhan
    The Kasepuhan or Kasepuhan Banten Kidul are a traditional community of approximately 5,300 people, who live in the southern part of Gunung Halimun National Park, in the Indonesian province of West Java. Gunung Halimun National Park is located within the borders of kabupaten Sukabumi, Bogor and...

    :
    Keraton Kasepuhan, Cirebon (Sultan)
  • Kanoman:
    Keraton Kanoman, Cirebon (Sultan)
  • Kacirebonan:
    Keraton Kacirebonan, Cirebon (Sultan)
  • Deli
    Sultanate of Deli
    Deli is a 1,820 km² state in east Sumatra founded in 1630. A tributary kingdom from 1630 until 1814, the state became a sultanate in 1814 when acquiring independence from Sultanate of Siak....

    :
    Istana Maimun, Medan (Sultan)
  • Siak:
    Istana Siak Seri Indera Pura (Sultan)

Provincial

  • West Sumatra
    West Sumatra
    West Sumatra is a province of Indonesia. It lies on the west coast of the island Sumatra. It borders the provinces of North Sumatra to the north, Riau and Jambi to the east, and Bengkulu to the southeast. It includes the Mentawai Islands off the coast...

    :
    Istana Pagaruyung (Yang di-pertuan gadih)
  • South Sulawesi
    South Sulawesi
    South Sulawesi is a province of Indonesia, located on the western southern peninsula of Sulawesi Island. The province is bordered by Central Sulawesi province to the north, South East Sulawesi province to the east and West Sulawesi province to the west...

    :
    Istana Luwu (Governor)

 Malaysia

Federal
  • Istana Negara, also called National Palace (King
    Yang di-Pertuan Agong
    The Yang di-Pertuan Agong is the head of state of Malaysia. The office was established in 1957 when the Federation of Malaya gained independence....

    )
  • Istana Melawati (King, retreat)
  • Seri Perdana
    Seri Perdana
    Seri Perdana is the official residence of the Prime Minister of Malaysia. It is located in Putrajaya, Malaysia. Construction began in 1997 and was completed in 1999. The building shares similar architecture with Perdana Putra. The first resident of this house was Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohamad,...

     (Prime Minister
    Prime Minister of Malaysia
    The Prime Minister of Malaysia is the indirectly elected head of government of Malaysia. He is officially appointed by the Yang di-Pertuan Agong, the head of state, who in HM's judgment is likely to command the confidence of the majority of the members of that House of Representatives , the...

    )
  • Seri Satria (Deputy Prime Minister)

State
  • Istana Iskandariah
    Istana Iskandariah
    Istana Iskandariah is the royal palace of the Perak Sultanate and the official residence of the Sultan of Perak since its completion in 1933. It is located in the royal town of Kuala Kangsar, in the state of Perak, Malaysia....

     official residence of (Sultan of Perak
    Sultan of Perak
    Sultan of Perak is one of the oldest hereditary seats among the Malay states.When the Sultanate of Malacca empire fell to Portugal in 1511, Sultan Mahmud Syah I retreated to Kampar, Sumatra and died there in 1528. He left behind two princes named Sultan Alauddin Riayat Shah II and Sultan Muzaffar...

    )
  • Istana Arau official residence of (King of Perlis)
  • Istana Anak Bukit official residence of (Sultan of Kedah)
  • Istana Bukit Serene official residence of (Sultan of Johor
    Sultan of Johor
    Sultan of Johor is a hereditary seat and the nominal ruler of the Malaysian state of Johor. In the past, the sultan held absolute power over the state and was advised by a bendahara...

    )
  • Istana Maziah official residence of (Sultan of Terengganu
    Sultan of Terengganu
    Sultan of Terengganu is the title of the constitutional head of Terengganu state in Malaysia. The current sultan, Mizan Zainal Abidin, is the seventeenth Sultan of Terengganu...

    )
  • Istana Besar Seri Menanti, official residence of Yang di-Pertuan Besar of Negeri Sembilan
  • The Astana
    The Astana, Sarawak
    The Astana is a palace in Kuching, Sarawak, on the north bank of the Sarawak River, opposite the Kuching Waterfront. It is the official residence of the Yang di-Pertua Negeri Sarawak, the Governor of Sarawak...

     official residence of (Yang di-Pertua Negeri Sarawak
    Yang di-Pertua Negeri Sarawak
    The Yang di-Pertua Negeri Sarawak is the title of the largely symbolic state Governor of the Malaysian state of Sarawak, who is appointed by the Yang di-Pertuan Agong or King of Malaysia....

    /Governor of Sarawak)
  • Istana Negeri (State Palace), official residence of Yang di-Pertua Negeri of Sabah

 Philippines

  • Malacañang Palace
    Malacañang Palace
    The Malacañan Palace, commonly known simply as Malacañang, is the official residence and principal workplace of the President of the Philippines. Located at 1000 J. P. Laurel Street, San Miguel, Manila, the house was built in 1750 in Spanish Colonial style. It has been the residence of every...

    , Manila
    Manila
    Manila is the capital of the Philippines. It is one of the sixteen cities forming Metro Manila.Manila is located on the eastern shores of Manila Bay and is bordered by Navotas and Caloocan to the north, Quezon City to the northeast, San Juan and Mandaluyong to the east, Makati on the southeast,...

     (President
    President of the Philippines
    The President of the Philippines is the head of state and head of government of the Philippines. The president leads the executive branch of the Philippine government and is the commander-in-chief of the Armed Forces of the Philippines...

    )
  • Malacañang sa Sugbo
    Malacañang sa Sugbo
    The Malacañang sa Sugbo is the official residence of the President of the Philippines in the Visayas region...

    , Cebu City
    Cebu City
    The City of Cebu is the capital city of Cebu and is the second largest city in the Philippines, the second most significant metropolitan centre in the Philippines and known as the oldest settlement established by the Spaniards in the country.The city is located on the eastern shore of Cebu and was...

     (President
    President of the Philippines
    The President of the Philippines is the head of state and head of government of the Philippines. The president leads the executive branch of the Philippine government and is the commander-in-chief of the Armed Forces of the Philippines...

    , official residence in Visayas)
  • The Mansion, Baguio (President
    President of the Philippines
    The President of the Philippines is the head of state and head of government of the Philippines. The president leads the executive branch of the Philippine government and is the commander-in-chief of the Armed Forces of the Philippines...

    , official summer residence)
  • Coconut Palace
    Coconut Palace
    The Coconut Palace, also known as Tahanang Pilipino , is the official residence and principal workplace of the Vice President of the Philippines. Located at the CCP Complex, in Pasay, south of the centre of Manila, it was commissioned by former First Lady Imelda Marcos for Pope John Paul II's visit...

    , Pasay (Vice President
    Vice President of the Philippines
    -Description:The Vice-President is the first in the Philippine line of succession, assuming the Presidency upon the death, resignation, or removal by impeachment and subsequent conviction of the incumbent. The position was abolished by Martial Law in 1972, and was not included in the original text...

    )

Former
  • Aguinaldo Shrine
    Aguinaldo Shrine
    The Aguinaldo Shrine is the national shrine located in Kawit, Cavite in the Republic of the Philippines, where the independence of the Philippines from Spain was declared on June 12, 1898. To commemorate the event, now known as Araw ng Kalayaan or Independence Day, a national holiday, the...

    , (de facto official residence of First Philippine Republic
    First Philippine Republic
    The Philippine Republic , more commonly known as the First Philippine Republic or the Malolos Republic was a short-lived insurgent revolutionary government in the Philippines...

     and Republic of Biak-na-Bato
    Republic of Biak-na-Bato
    The Republic of Biak-na-Bato , officially referred to in its constitution as the Philippine Republic , was the first republic ever declared in the Philippines by the revolutionary Emilio Aguinaldo and his fellow members of the Katipunan. Despite its successes, including the establishment of the...

    )
  • Intramuros
    Intramuros
    Intramuros is the oldest district in the present day city of Manila, the capital of the Republic of the Philippines. Nicknamed the "Walled City", Intramuros is the historic fortified city of Manila, the seat ot the government during the Spanish Colonial Period. Its name in Latin, intramuros,...

    , (residence of Governor-General of the Philippines
    Governor-General of the Philippines
    The Governor-General of the Philippines was the title of the government executive during the colonial period of the Philippines, governed mainly by Spain and the United States, and briefly by Great Britain, from 1565 to 1935....

    )
  • Malolos Cathedral
    Malolos Cathedral
    Malolos Cathedral, also known as the Basilica Minore dela Nuestra Señora de Inmaculada Concepcion or Minor Basilica of Our Lady of Immaculate Conception , is the ecclesiastical seat of the Diocese of Malolos in the Philippines...

    , (official residence of First Philippine Republic
    First Philippine Republic
    The Philippine Republic , more commonly known as the First Philippine Republic or the Malolos Republic was a short-lived insurgent revolutionary government in the Philippines...

    )
  • Malacañang of the North, Paoay
    Paoay, Ilocos Norte
    Paoay is a 4th class municipality in the province of Ilocos Norte, Philippines. According to the latest census, it has a population of 23,117 people in 4,567 households.-Barangays:Paoay is politically subdivided into 32 barangays.* Bacsil* Cabagoan...

    , Ilocos Norte
    Ilocos Norte
    Ilocos Norte is a province of the Philippines located in the Ilocos Region in Luzon. Its capital is Laoag City and is located at the northwest corner of Luzon Island, bordering Cagayan and Apayao to the east, and Abra and Ilocos Sur to the south...

     (former residence of the late Ferdinand Marcos
    Ferdinand Marcos
    Ferdinand Emmanuel Edralin Marcos, Sr. was a Filipino leader and an authoritarian President of the Philippines from 1965 to 1986. He was a lawyer, member of the Philippine House of Representatives and a member of the Philippine Senate...

    ; now a memorial museum)

 Singapore

  • Istana Singapore
    Istana Singapore
    The Istana is the official residence and office of the President of Singapore. Meaning "palace" in Malay, it is where the president receives and entertains state guests. The Istana is also the working office of the Prime Minister of Singapore...

     (President
    President of Singapore
    The President of the Republic of Singapore is Singapore's head of state. In a Westminster parliamentary system, as which Singapore governs itself, the prime minister is the head of the government while the position of president is largely ceremonial. Before 1993, the President of Singapore was...

    )
  • Sri Temasek
    Sri Temasek
    Sri Temasek is a two-storey detached house built in 1869 which is sited within the grounds of the Istana in Singapore. Previously, it served as the residence of the Colonial Secretary during the island's colonial era...

     (Prime Minister
    Prime Minister of Singapore
    The Prime Minister of the Republic of Singapore is the head of the government of the Republic of Singapore. The President of Singapore appoints as Prime Minister a Member of Parliament who, in his opinion, is most likely to command the confidence of a majority of MPs.The office of Prime Minister...

    )

 Thailand

  • Grand Palace
    Grand Palace, Bangkok
    The Grand Palace is a complex of buildings in Bangkok, Thailand. It served as the official residence of the Kings of Thailand from the 18th century onwards. Construction of the Palace began in 1782, during the reign of King Rama I, when he moved the capital across the river from Thonburi to Bangkok...

     (Monarch, official but not residential)
  • Chitralada Palace
    Chitralada Palace
    Chitralada Palace is the Bangkok residence of King Bhumibol Adulyadej and Queen Sirikit. King Bhumibol was the first king in the Chakri dynasty to live in the Chitralda Palace. He moved there after the death of his older brother, King Rama VIII in the Grand Palace...

     (Monarch, Bangkok residence of the King and Queen)
  • Klai Kangwon Villa (Monarch, seaside retrreat)
  • Sukhothai Palace (Crown Prince)
  • Srapathum Palace (Princess Royal)
  • Baan Phitsanulok (Prime Minister
    Prime Minister of Thailand
    The Prime Minister of Thailand is the head of government of Thailand. The Prime Minister is also the chairman of the Cabinet of Thailand. The post has existed since the Revolution of 1932, when the country became a constitutional monarchy....

    )

Former
  • Sanam Chan Palace
    Sanam Chan Palace
    thumb|right|250px|Chali Mongkol Asana, in the style of a European castleSanam Chandra Palace is a tiny castle-like structure built in a combination of French and English styles, but with adaptions for the tropical climate The palace grounds is located on a site Nakhon Pathom, Thailand and consists...

     (monarch, now a museum)
  • Bang Pa-In Royal Palace
    Bang Pa-In Royal Palace
    Bang Pa-In Royal Palace , also known as the Summer Palace, is a palace complex formerly used by the Thai kings. The palace is located on the Chao Phraya River bank in Bang Pa-In district, Ayutthaya Province...

     (Monarch, summer retreat, now a museum)
  • Dusit Palace (Monarch)
    • Vimanmek Palace
      Vimanmek Palace
      The Vimanmek Palace officially named Vimanmek Mansion, is a former royal palace in Bangkok, Thailand. It is also known as the Vimanmek Teak Mansion or Vimanmek Mansion...

       (Monarch, now a museum)
  • Front Palace
    Front Palace
    Krom Phra Rajawang Bovorn Sathan Mongkol ) or the Front Palace was a royal title granted by the Siamese monarchy until the nineteenth century. The holder of the title of Front Palace was considered the heir to the throne and second only to the King. The title originated in the Ayutthaya period and...

     (Vice-King, now the National Museum
    National Museum Bangkok
    The Bangkok National Museum is the main branch museum of the National Museums in Thailand. It features exhibits of Thai art and history. The museum was established and opened in 1874 by King Rama V to exhibit relics from the rule of King Rama IV's rule. Today the galleries contain exhibits...

    )
  • Rear Palace (Krom Phra Rachawanglang now Siriraj Hospital
    Siriraj Hospital
    Siriraj Hospital is the oldest hospital in Thailand, located in Bangkok on the west bank of the Chao Phraya River, opposite Thammasat University's Tha Phrachan campus...

    )

 Vietnam

  • Presidential Palace
    Presidential Palace, Hanoi
    The Presidential Palace of Vietnam, located in the city of Hanoi, was built between 1900 and 1906 to house the French Governor-General of Indochina.- History :...


 Armenia

  • Presidential Palace, also "President House"
  • #1 Government House (Prime Minister
    Prime Minister of Armenia
    The Prime Minister of Armenia is the most senior minister within the Armenian government, and is required by the constitution to "oversee the Government's regular activities and coordinate the work of the Ministers." The Prime Minister is appointed by the President of Armenia, but can be removed by...

    )

Former
  • Beit Rahbari Presidential Palace(Supreme Leader of Iran)

Ali Qapu
Ali Qapu
Ālī Qāpū is a grand palace in Isfahan, Iran. It is located on the western side of the Naghsh-i Jahan Square opposite to Sheikh lotf allah mosque, and had been originally designed as a vast portal. It is forty-eight meters high and there are seven floors, each accessible by a difficult spiral...

 (Safavid dynasty
Safavid dynasty
The Safavid dynasty was one of the most significant ruling dynasties of Iran. They ruled one of the greatest Persian empires since the Muslim conquest of Persia and established the Twelver school of Shi'a Islam as the official religion of their empire, marking one of the most important turning...

, formerly; kept as museum)
  • Niavaran Palace Complex
    Niavaran Palace Complex
    thumb|right|350px|The "Kushak" of Ahmad Shah, or [[Ahmad-Shahi Pavilion]] |PavilionNiavarān Palace Complex is a historical complex situated in the northern part of Tehran, Iran. It consists of several buildings and a museum. The Sahebqraniyeh Palace, from the time of Naser al-Din Shah of Qajar...

     (Pahlavi dynasty
    Pahlavi dynasty
    The Pahlavi dynasty consisted of two Iranian/Persian monarchs, father and son Reza Shah Pahlavi and Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi The Pahlavi dynasty consisted of two Iranian/Persian monarchs, father and son Reza Shah Pahlavi (reg. 1925–1941) and Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi The Pahlavi dynasty ...

    , formerly; kept as museum)
  • Sadabad Palace
    Sadabad Palace
    The Saadabad Palace is a palace built by the Pahlavi dynasty of Iran in the Shemiran area of Tehran.The complex was first inhabited by Qajar monarchs and royal family in the 19th century. After an expansion of the compounds, Reza Shah lived there in the 1920s...

     (Pahlavi dynasty
    Pahlavi dynasty
    The Pahlavi dynasty consisted of two Iranian/Persian monarchs, father and son Reza Shah Pahlavi and Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi The Pahlavi dynasty consisted of two Iranian/Persian monarchs, father and son Reza Shah Pahlavi (reg. 1925–1941) and Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi The Pahlavi dynasty ...

    , formerly; Some buildings are kept as museum and some are still used by the government)
  • Marmar Palace (Marble Palace) (Pahlavi dynasty
    Pahlavi dynasty
    The Pahlavi dynasty consisted of two Iranian/Persian monarchs, father and son Reza Shah Pahlavi and Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi The Pahlavi dynasty consisted of two Iranian/Persian monarchs, father and son Reza Shah Pahlavi (reg. 1925–1941) and Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi The Pahlavi dynasty ...

    , still used by the government)
  • Pearl Palace (Pahlavi dynasty
    Pahlavi dynasty
    The Pahlavi dynasty consisted of two Iranian/Persian monarchs, father and son Reza Shah Pahlavi and Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi The Pahlavi dynasty consisted of two Iranian/Persian monarchs, father and son Reza Shah Pahlavi (reg. 1925–1941) and Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi The Pahlavi dynasty ...

    , Abandoned)
  • Ramsar Palace (Pahlavi dynasty
    Pahlavi dynasty
    The Pahlavi dynasty consisted of two Iranian/Persian monarchs, father and son Reza Shah Pahlavi and Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi The Pahlavi dynasty consisted of two Iranian/Persian monarchs, father and son Reza Shah Pahlavi (reg. 1925–1941) and Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi The Pahlavi dynasty ...

    , formerly; kept as museum)

 Israel

  • Beit HaNassi
    Beit HaNassi
    Beit HaNassi , also known as Mishkan HaNassi "Presidential Residence" is the official residence of the President of Israel. It is located in the Talbiya neighborhood of Jerusalem, Israel.-History:...

     ("President's House") (President
    President of Israel
    The President of the State of Israel is the head of state of Israel. The position is largely an apolitical ceremonial figurehead role, with the real executive power lying in the hands of the Prime Minister. The current president is Shimon Peres who took office on 15 July 2007...

    )
  • Beit Aghion
    Beit Aghion
    Beit Aghion , also known as Beit Rosh HaMemshala is the official residence of the Prime Minister of Israel. It is located at 9 Smolenskin street, on the street corner of Balfour street in the upscale Jerusalem neighborhood of Rehavia, situated between the city center and Talbiya...

     ("Aghion House") (Prime Minister
    Prime Minister of Israel
    The Prime Minister of Israel is the head of the Israeli government and the most powerful political figure in Israel . The prime minister is the country's chief executive. The official residence of the prime minister, Beit Rosh Hamemshala is in Jerusalem...

    )

 Jordan

  • Raghdan Palace (King)
  • Basman Palace (King)
  • Al Qasr al Sagheer (King)

 Lebanon

  • Baabda Palace
    Baabda Palace
    Baabda Palace is the official residence of the President of Lebanon. It is situated on a hill in the mountain town of Baabda overlooking Beirut. It is surrounded by the Ministry of Defence and various military posts...

     (President)
  • Beiteddine Palace
    Beiteddine Palace
    Beiteddine Palace is a 19th century palace in Beiteddine, Lebanon. It hosts the annual Beiteddine Festival and the Beiteddine Palace Museum.- History :...

     (President, summer retreat)
  • Grand Serail
    Grand Serail
    The Grand Serail ; also known as the Government Palace) is the headquarters of the Prime Minister of Lebanon. It is situated atop a hill in downtown Beirut a few blocks away from the Lebanese Parliament....

     ( List of Prime Ministers of Lebanon )
  • Ain Al Tine Palace (Parliament Speaker)

 Oman

  • Al Alam Royal Palace
  • Bait Barka
  • Hisn Al Shomoukh
  • Royal Court
    Royal court
    Royal court, as distinguished from a court of law, may refer to:* The Royal Court , Timbaland's production company*Court , the household and entourage of a monarch or other ruler, the princely court...

  • Hisn Salalah
  • Sohar Palace
  • Qasr Mamoora
  • Razat Farm

 Saudi Arabia

  • Riyadh Qasr Malik Abdullah bin Abdulaziz (King)
  • Jeddah Qasr Malik Abdullah bin Abdulaziz (King)
  • Mina Royal Palace
  • Makkah Royal Palace

 Turkey

  • Çankaya Köşkü
    Çankaya Köskü
    Çankaya Köşkü or Çankaya Köşk is the official residence of the President of Turkey. It is located in the Çankaya district of Ankara, which lends its name to the palace. The name is sometimes used as a metonymy for the current president. The Çankaya Presidential Compound stretches over of land...

     (President
    President of Turkey
    The President of Turkey is the head of state of the Republic of Turkey. The presidency is largely a ceremonial office but has some important functions...

    )
  • Dolmabahçe Palace
    Dolmabahçe Palace
    Dolmabahçe Palace located in the Beşiktaş district of Istanbul, Turkey, on the European coastline of the Bosphorus strait, served as the main administrative center of the Ottoman Empire from 1856 to 1922, apart from a 22-year interval in which Yıldız Palace was used.- History :Dolmabahçe Palace...

     (occasionally used by the President
    President of Turkey
    The President of Turkey is the head of state of the Republic of Turkey. The presidency is largely a ceremonial office but has some important functions...

     for hosting foreign guests in Istanbul)
  • Huber Köşkü Istanbul Residence of the President (President
    President of Turkey
    The President of Turkey is the head of state of the Republic of Turkey. The presidency is largely a ceremonial office but has some important functions...

    )

Former
  • Topkapı Palace
    Topkapi Palace
    The Topkapı Palace is a large palace in Istanbul, Turkey, that was the primary residence of the Ottoman Sultans for approximately 400 years of their 624-year reign....

     (Emperor
    Ottoman Dynasty
    The Ottoman Dynasty ruled the Ottoman Empire from 1299 to 1922, beginning with Osman I , though the dynasty was not proclaimed until Orhan Bey declared himself sultan...

    , formerly; kept as museum)
  • Yıldız Palace
    Yildiz Palace
    Yıldız Palace is a vast complex of former imperial Ottoman pavilions and villas in Istanbul, Turkey, built in the 19th and early 20th centuries. It was used as a residence by the Sultan and his court in the late 19th century.- Origin :...

     (Emperor
    Ottoman Dynasty
    The Ottoman Dynasty ruled the Ottoman Empire from 1299 to 1922, beginning with Osman I , though the dynasty was not proclaimed until Orhan Bey declared himself sultan...

    , formerly; kept as museum)

 United Arab Emirates

  • Presidential Diwan (President
    President of the United Arab Emirates
    The President is the Head of State of the United Arab Emirates. Because the current ruler of Abu Dhabi customarily also holds the presidency of the UAE, the office is de facto hereditary. The President is also Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces and Chairman of the Supreme Council and...

    )

 Albania

  • Presidential Palace of Tirana
    Presidential Palace of Tirana
    The Presidential Palace of Tirana is a government residence in Tirana, Albania used by the Albanan government. It is located on the side of the Tirana Park on the Artificial Lake. Construction began by Ahmet Zogu as a Royal Palace in 1939, but the building was not finished until 1941, by which...

  • Albanian parliament
  • Government House
    Politics of Albania
    Politics of Albania takes place in a framework of a parliamentary representative democracy is the head of government, and of a multi-party system. Executive power is exercised by the government. Legislative power is vested in both the government and parliament, the Assembly of the Republic of Albania...

  • Royal Villa of Durrës

 Austria

  • Hofburg Imperial Palace
    Hofburg Imperial Palace
    Hofburg Palace is a palace located in Vienna, Austria, that has housed some of the most powerful people in Austrian history, including the Habsburg dynasty, rulers of the Austro-Hungarian empire. It currently serves as the official residence of the President of Austria...

     (President
    President of Austria
    The President of Austria is the federal head of state of Austria. Though theoretically entrusted with great power by the constitution, in practice the President acts, for the most part, merely as a ceremonial figurehead...

    )
  • Ballhausplatz
    Ballhausplatz
    Ballhausplatz is a square in central Vienna containing the building that for over two hundred years has been the official residence of the most senior Austrian Cabinet Minister, the State Chancellor, today the Chancellor of Austria . As a result, Ballhausplatz is often used as shorthand for the...

     Nr. 2 (Chancellor
    Chancellor of Austria
    The Federal Chancellor is the head of government in Austria. Its deputy is the Vice-Chancellor. Before 1918, the equivalent office was the Minister-President of Austria. The Federal Chancellor is considered to be the most powerful political position in Austrian politics.-Appointment:The...

    )

 Belarus

  • Drazdy (President
    President of Belarus
    The office of President of Belarus is the head of state of Belarus. The office was created in 1994 with the passing of the Constitution of Belarus by the Supreme Soviet. This replaced the office of Chairman of the Supreme Soviet as the head of state...

    )

 Belgium

  • Royal Palace of Brussels (monarch
    Monarchy of Belgium
    Monarchy in Belgium is constitutional and popular in nature. The hereditary monarch, at present Albert II, is the head of state and is officially called King of the Belgians .-Origins:...

    )
  • Château de Laeken (monarch)
  • The Lambermont (Prime Minister residence)
  • 16 Rue de la Loi (Prime Minister office)

 Bosnia and Herzegovina

  • Presidency Building
    Presidency Building
    The Presidency Building is the official residence of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina, located in the Centar Municipality of Sarajevo, in Bosnia and Herzegovina....

  • Konak Residence (visiting foreign dignitaries; also used for state receptions)

 Kingdom of Bulgaria

  • The Largo (A complex of buildings including the office of the President and the Council of Ministers
    Council of Ministers of Bulgaria
    The Council of Ministers is the main authority of the executive power in the Republic of Bulgaria. It consists of the Prime Minister of Bulgaria and all the specialized ministers....

    )
  • Euxinograd
    Euxinograd
    Euxinograd is a former late 19th-century Bulgarian royal summer palace and park on the Black Sea coast, north of downtown Varna. It is currently a governmental and presidential retreat hosting cabinet meetings in the summer and offering access for tourists to several villas and hotels...

     (President)
  • The Royal Palace
    National Art Gallery (Bulgaria)
    The National Art Gallery is Bulgaria's national gallery and houses over 50,000 pieces of Bulgarian art. It is located on Battenberg Square in the capital city of Sofia, occupying most of the historic and imposing edifice of the former royal palace of Bulgaria, having been established in 1934 and...

     (former; nowadays the National Art Gallery)
  • Vrana Palace
    Vrana Palace
    Vrana Palace is a former royal palace, located on the outskirts of Sofia, the capital of Bulgaria. It is today the official residence of the deposed Tsar Simeon II of Bulgaria and his wife Tsaritsa Margarita...

     (former royal residence)

 Independent State of Croatia

  • Predsjednički dvori (President
    President of Croatia
    The President of Croatia , officially styled the President of the Republic represents the Republic of Croatia in the country and abroad as the head of state, maintains the regular and coordinated operation and stability of the national government system, and safeguards the independence and...

    )
  • Banski dvori
    Banski dvori
    Banski dvori |Courts]] of the Ban) is the name of the historical building on the west side of St. Mark's Square in Zagreb, Croatia. It is the historical official residence of the Croatian Bans, who where the Croatian Viceroys after 1102...

     (Government
    Government of Croatia
    The Government of the Republic of Croatia , commonly abbreviated to Croatian Government , is the main element of the executive branch of government in Croatia. It is led by the President of the Government , commonly abbreviated to premier...

    )

 Czech Republic

  • Prague Castle
    Prague Castle
    Prague Castle is a castle in Prague where the Kings of Bohemia, Holy Roman Emperors and presidents of Czechoslovakia and the Czech Republic have had their offices. The Czech Crown Jewels are kept here...

     (President
    President of the Czech Republic
    The President of the Czech Republic is the head of state of the Czech Republic. Unlike his counterparts in Austria and Hungary, who are generally considered figureheads, the Czech President has a considerable role in political affairs...

    )
  • The Lány Chateau (President, summer residence)
  • Kramářova Vila (Prime Minister)

 Denmark

  • Gråsten Palace
    Gråsten Palace
    Gråsten Castle is best known for being the summer residence of the Danish Royal Family. It is located in Gråsten in the Jutland region of southern Denmark. The main house has a modern, all-white facade, with Venetian doors opening onto sweeping, manicured lawns and gravel walkways...

     (monarch, summer residence)
  • Amalienborg Palace
    Amalienborg Palace
    Amalienborg Palace is the winter home of the Danish royal family, and is located in Copenhagen, Denmark. It consists of four identical classicizing palace façades with rococo interiors around an octagonal courtyard ; in the centre of the square is a monumental equestrian statue of Amalienborg's...

     (monarch, winter residence)
  • Fredensborg Palace
    Fredensborg Palace
    Fredensborg Palace, , is a palace located on the eastern shore of Lake Esrum in Fredensborg on the island of Zealand in Denmark. It is the Danish Royal Family’s spring and autumn residence, and is often the site of important state visits and events in the Royal Family...

     (monarch, spring and autumn residence)
  • Marselisborg Palace
    Marselisborg Palace
    Marselisborg Palace, in Danish Marselisborg Slot, is a royal residence of the Danish Royal Family in Aarhus. It has been the summer residence of Queen Margrethe II since 1967....

     (monarch, summer retreat)
  • The Hermitage Palace (monarch)
  • Sorgenfri Palace
    Sorgenfri Palace
    Sorgenfri Palace is a royal residence of the Danish monarch, located in the Lyngby-Taarbæk municipality in Greater Copenhagen....

     (monarch, currently being occupied by Count Christian of Rosenborg and family)
  • Chancellory House (crown prince and family)
  • Schackenborg Castle
    Schackenborg Castle
    Schackenborg Castle is a royal residence of the Danish monarch located in Møgeltønder, South Jutland.Originally called Møgeltønderhus the former stronghold on the site was the property of the Roman Catholic bishops of Ribe. It served as protection against the Frisians in the south, and guarded...

     (younger son of the monarch and his family)
  • Chateau de Cayx
    Château de Cayx
    The Cayx Palace is a residence of the Danish Royal Family located in the wine district of Cahors in southern France.In medieval times the castle formed part of the defences of the town of Luzech due to its dominance of the Lot River....

     (monarch, holiday retreat in France
    France
    The French Republic , The French Republic , The French Republic , (commonly known as France , is a unitary semi-presidential republic in Western Europe with several overseas territories and islands located on other continents and in the Indian, Pacific, and Atlantic oceans. Metropolitan France...

    )
  • Marienborg
    Marienborg
    Marienborg is the summer residence of Denmark's Prime Minister, and is frequently used for official purposes. It is situated on the shore of Lake Bagsværd in Kongens Lyngby, north of Copenhagen in North Zealand.-Private History:...

     (Prime Minister
    Prime Minister of Denmark
    The Prime Minister of Denmark is the head of government in Danish politics. The Prime Minister is traditionally the leader of a political coalition in the Folketing and presides over the cabinet....

    , summer residence)

 Estonia

  • Kadriorg Administrative Building (President
    President of Estonia
    The President of the Republic is the head of state of the Republic of Estonia.Estonia is a parliamentary republic, therefore President is mainly a symbolic figure and holds no executive power. The President has to suspend his membership in any political party for his term in office...

    )
  • Paslepa
    Paslepa
    Paslepa is a village in Noarootsi Parish, Lääne County, in western Estonia....

     (President, residence)

 Finland

  • Presidential Palace
    Presidential Palace, Helsinki
    The Presidential Palace in Helsinki , is one of the official residences in Helsinki of the President of the Republic of Finland. It is situated on the north side of Esplanadi, overlooking Market Square.-Origins and early history:...

     (President
    President of Finland
    The President of the Republic of Finland is the nation's head of state. Under the Finnish constitution, executive power is vested in the President and the government, with the President possessing extensive powers. The President is elected directly by the people of Finland for a term of six years....

    )
  • Mäntyniemi
    Mäntyniemi
    Mäntyniemi , is one of the three official residences of the President of Finland besides the Presidential Palace and Kultaranta. Mäntyniemi was finished in 1993...

    , also Talludden (President)
  • Kultaranta, also Gullranda (President, summer residence)
  • Kesäranta
    Kesäranta
    Kesäranta is the official residence of the Prime Minister of Finland. It is located in the Meilahti area of Helsinki, overlooking a bay on the north-west side of the city. The Finnish name Kesäranta means "summer shore"...

    , also Villa Bjälbo (Prime Minister
    Prime Minister of Finland
    The Prime Minister is the Head of Government of Finland. The Prime Minister is appointed by the President, who is the Head of State. The current Prime Minister is Jyrki Katainen of the National Coalition Party.-Overview:...

    )

 Early Modern France

  • Palais de l'Élysée
    Élysée Palace
    The Élysée Palace is the official residence of the President of the French Republic, containing his office, and is where the Council of Ministers meets. It is located near the Champs-Élysées in Paris....

     (President)
  • Fort de Brégançon
    Fort de Brégançon
    The fort de Brégançon is the official retreat for the President of France. The fort is built on a small abrupt island, off the Mediterranean coast which is connected by a short pier, on the French commune of Bormes-les-Mimosas in Var department....

     (President, summer residence)
  • Domaine de Souzy-la-Biche (President)
  • Hôtel Matignon
    Hôtel Matignon
    The Hôtel Matignon is the official residence of the Prime Minister of France. It is located in the VIIe arrondissement of Paris, France.The address of Hotel Matignon is 57 rue de Varenne, Paris, France.-History:...

     (Prime Minister
    Prime Minister of France
    The Prime Minister of France in the Fifth Republic is the head of government and of the Council of Ministers of France. The head of state is the President of the French Republic...

    )
  • Hôtel de Lassay (President of the French National Assembly
    French National Assembly
    The French National Assembly is the lower house of the bicameral Parliament of France under the Fifth Republic. The upper house is the Senate ....

    )
  • Petit-Luxembourg (President of the French Senate
    French Senate
    The Senate is the upper house of the Parliament of France, presided over by a president.The Senate enjoys less prominence than the lower house, the directly elected National Assembly; debates in the Senate tend to be less tense and generally enjoy less media coverage.-History:France's first...

    )
  • Hôtel de Marigny
    Marigny
    -People:* Enguerrand de Marigny, , chamberlain and minister of Philip IV the Fair* Philip de Marigny, half-brother of the other; Archbishop of Sens...

     (visiting foreign dignitaries)

Territorial

  • French Polynesia
    French Polynesia
    French Polynesia is an overseas country of the French Republic . It is made up of several groups of Polynesian islands, the most famous island being Tahiti in the Society Islands group, which is also the most populous island and the seat of the capital of the territory...

    :
    Presidence (President of French Polynesia)
    Haut Commissariat (High Commissioner of French Polynesia)

 Germany

  • Schloss Bellevue
    Schloss Bellevue
    Schloss Bellevue is the official residence of the President of Germany since 1994. The palace in the central Tiergarten district of Berlin is situated on the northern edge of the Großer Tiergarten park, on the banks of the Spree river, near the Berlin Victory Column...

     (President
    President of Germany
    The President of the Federal Republic of Germany is the country's head of state. His official title in German is Bundespräsident . Germany has a parliamentary system of government and so the position of President is largely ceremonial...

    )
  • Villa Hammerschmidt (President, second residence)
  • Bundeskanzleramt
    German Chancellery
    The German Chancellery is a federal agency serving the executive office of the Chancellor, the head of the German federal government. The chief of the Chancellery holds the rank of either a Secretary of State or a Federal Minister ...

     (Chancellor)
  • Palais Schaumburg
    Palais Schaumburg
    The Palais Schaumburg is a castle-like building in Bonn which has housed parts of the German Federal Chancellery since 1949 and from 1976 to reunification was the first official residence and office of the Chancellor...

     (Chancellor, second residence)

 Greece

  • Presidential Mansion (President, formerly the Crown Prince)
  • Maximos Mansion
    Maximos Mansion
    The Maximos Mansion is, as of 1982, the official seat of the Prime Minister of Greece. It is located in downtown Athens, Greece, near Syntagma Square...

     (Prime Minister)

Former

  • Palace of Dekeleia
    Tatoi
    Tatoi, located 5 km north of Athens's suburbs, and 27 km from the Athenian Acropolis was the summer palace and 10,000 acre estate of the former Greek Royal Family, and the site of George II of the Hellenes's birth...

     (monarch, now planned to be kept as a museum and a national park
  • Mon Repos
    Mon Repos
    Mon Repos may refer to:*Monrepos, a Rococo water pavilion in Ludwigsburg, Germany.*Mon Repos, a landscape garden in Vyborg, Russia.*Mon Repos Conservation Park, a turtle rookery near Bundaberg, Queensland, Australia....

     (monarch, retreat on Corfu
    Corfu
    Corfu is a Greek island in the Ionian Sea. It is the second largest of the Ionian Islands, and, including its small satellite islands, forms the edge of the northwestern frontier of Greece. The island is part of the Corfu regional unit, and is administered as a single municipality. The...

    , now kept as a museum)
  • Psychiko
    Psychiko
    Psychiko is a suburb of Athens, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Filothei-Psychiko, of which it is the seat and a municipal unit.Psychiko is located to the south of the Olympic stadium...

     Mansion (used by Queen-Mother Fredericka, now a private residence)
  • Polydendri Pavilion (monarch, retreat, now a national park)

Former

  • Buda Castle
    Buda Castle
    Buda Castle is the historical castle and palace complex of the Hungarian kings in Budapest, first completed in 1265. In the past, it was also called Royal Palace and Royal Castle ....

     (King
    Royal Hungary
    The Kingdom of Hungary between 1538 and 1867 was part of the lands of the Habsburg Monarchy, while outside the Holy Roman Empire.After Battle of Mohács, the country was ruled by two crowned kings . They divided the kingdom in 1538...

    , formerly; retained as Historical Museum of Budapest and Hungarian National Gallery
    Hungarian National Gallery
    The Hungarian National Gallery , was established in 1957 as the national art museum. It is located in Buda Castle in Budapest, Hungary. Its collections cover Hungarian art in all genres, including the many twentieth-century Hungarian artists who worked in Paris and other locations in the West...

    )

 Republic of Ireland

  • Áras an Uachtaráin
    Áras an Uachtaráin
    Áras an Uachtaráin , formerly the Viceregal Lodge, is the official residence of the President of Ireland. It is located in the Phoenix Park on the northside of Dublin.-Origins:...

     (President
    President of Ireland
    The President of Ireland is the head of state of Ireland. The President is usually directly elected by the people for seven years, and can be elected for a maximum of two terms. The presidency is largely a ceremonial office, but the President does exercise certain limited powers with absolute...

    )
  • Steward's Lodge, Farmleigh
    Farmleigh
    Farmleigh is the official Irish State guest house. It was formerly one of the Dublin residences of the Guinness family. It is situated on an elevated position above the River Liffey to the north-west of the Phoenix Park...

     (Taoiseach
    Taoiseach
    The Taoiseach is the head of government or prime minister of Ireland. The Taoiseach is appointed by the President upon the nomination of Dáil Éireann, the lower house of the Oireachtas , and must, in order to remain in office, retain the support of a majority in the Dáil.The current Taoiseach is...

    )
  • Farmleigh
    Farmleigh
    Farmleigh is the official Irish State guest house. It was formerly one of the Dublin residences of the Guinness family. It is situated on an elevated position above the River Liffey to the north-west of the Phoenix Park...

     (visiting foreign dignitaries)
  • Mansion House, Dublin
    Mansion House, Dublin
    The Mansion House on Dawson Street, Dublin, is the official residence of the Lord Mayor of Dublin since 1715.-Features:The Mansion House's most famous features include the "Round Room", where the First Dáil assembled on 21 January 1919 to proclaim the Irish Declaration of Independence...

     (Lord Mayor of Dublin
    Lord Mayor of Dublin
    The Lord Mayor of Dublin is the honorific title of the Chairman of Dublin City Council which is the local government body for the city of Dublin, the capital of Ireland. The incumbent is Labour Party Councillor Andrew Montague. The office holder is elected annually by the members of the...

    )

 Italy

  • Quirinal Palace
    Quirinal Palace
    The Quirinal Palace is a historical building in Rome, Italy, the current official residence of the President of the Italian Republic. It is located on the Quirinal Hill, the tallest of the seven hills of Rome...

    , Rome
    Rome
    Rome is the capital of Italy and the country's largest and most populated city and comune, with over 2.7 million residents in . The city is located in the central-western portion of the Italian Peninsula, on the Tiber River within the Lazio region of Italy.Rome's history spans two and a half...

     (President of the Republic
    President of the Italian Republic
    The President of the Italian Republic is the head of state of Italy and, as such, is intended to represent national unity and guarantee that Italian politics comply with the Constitution. The president's term of office lasts for seven years....

    , official residence)
  • Castelporziano (President of the Republic, country residence)
  • Villa Rosebery
    Villa Rosebery
    The Villa Rosebery is one of the three official residences of the President of the Italian Republic ....

    , Naples
    Naples
    Naples is a city in Southern Italy, situated on the country's west coast by the Gulf of Naples. Lying between two notable volcanic regions, Mount Vesuvius and the Phlegraean Fields, it is the capital of the region of Campania and of the province of Naples...

     (President of the Republic, summer residence)
  • Palazzo Chigi
    Palazzo Chigi
    The Palazzo Chigi is a palace or noble residence in Rome, overlooking the Piazza Colonna and the Via del Corso. It was begun in 1562 by Giacomo della Porta and completed by Carlo Maderno in 1580 for the Aldobrandini family. In 1659 it was purchased by the Chigi family. It was then remodelled by...

    , Rome
    Rome
    Rome is the capital of Italy and the country's largest and most populated city and comune, with over 2.7 million residents in . The city is located in the central-western portion of the Italian Peninsula, on the Tiber River within the Lazio region of Italy.Rome's history spans two and a half...

     (the Italian Government)
  • Villa Madama
    Villa Madama
    Villa Madama is situated half way up the slope of Monte Mario Which faces directly north-east and because the hill is curved the part which looks towards Rome faces south and the opposite faces north-west...

     (Ministry of Foreign Affairs
    Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Italy)
    The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is the foreign ministry of the government of the Republic of Italy. It is also known as the Farnesina as a metonym from its headquarters, the Palazzo della Farnesina in Rome...

    )

 Lithuania

  • Presidential Palace
    Presidential Palace, Vilnius
    The Presidential Palace , located in Vilnius Old Town, is the official office and eventual official residence of the President of Lithuania. The palace dates back to the 14th century and during its history it has undergone various reconstructions, supervised by prominent architects, including...


Former

  • Historical Presidential Palace, Kaunas
    Historical Presidential Palace, Kaunas
    The Historical Presidential Palace is a Neo-baroque building in the Old Town of Kaunas, Lithuania that served as the Presidential Palace during the interwar years. Today, the palace is a branch of the M. K. Čiurlionis National Art Museum.-History:...

     (President, formerly; kept as museum)
  • Royal Palace of Lithuania
    Royal Palace of Lithuania
    The Royal Palace of Lithuania was a palace in Vilnius, Lithuania, built in the 15th century for the rulers of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania. The Royal Palace in the Lower Castle evolved over the years and prospered during the 16th and mid-17th centuries. For four centuries the Palace was the...

     (formerly Grand Duke
    Grand Duchy of Lithuania
    The Grand Duchy of Lithuania was a European state from the 12th /13th century until 1569 and then as a constituent part of Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth until 1791 when Constitution of May 3, 1791 abolished it in favor of unitary state. It was founded by the Lithuanians, one of the polytheistic...

    )

 Luxembourg

  • Grand Ducal Palace
    Grand Ducal Palace, Luxembourg
    The Grand Ducal Palace is a palace in Luxembourg City, in southern Luxembourg. It is the official residence of the Grand Duke of Luxembourg, and where he performs most of his duties as head of state of the Grand Duchy.-History:...

     (monarch)
  • Berg Castle
    Berg Castle
    Berg Castle , also called Colmar-Berg, is the principal residence of the Grand Duke of Luxembourg. It is situated in the town of Colmar-Berg, in central Luxembourg, near the confluence of the Alzette and the Attert, two of Luxembourg's most important rivers.-History:The estate at Colmar-Berg first...

     (monarch)
  • Fischbach Castle
    Fischbach Castle
    Fischbach Castle is a castle in Luxembourg. It is situated near the town of Fischbach, in central Luxembourg.-History:...

     (Grand Duke Jean)

 Malta

  • San Anton Palace
    San Anton Palace
    San Anton Palace is a palace located in Attard, Malta. It is the official residence of the President of Malta, and is surrounded by both private and public gardens.-History:...

     (Official Residence of the President)
  • Verdala Palace
    Verdala Palace
    The Verdala Palace is the official summer residence of the President of Malta. It was built by Grandmaster Hughues Loubenx de Verdalle in 1586 on the site of a hunting lodge previously owned by Grandmaster Jean de la Valette-Parisot. The palace is known for its surrounding boschetto, which is a...

     (Summer Residence of the President)

 Monaco

  • Palais Princier de Monaco
    Prince's Palace of Monaco
    The Prince's Palace of Monaco is the official residence of the Prince of Monaco. Built in 1191 as a Genoese fortress, during its long and often dramatic history it has been bombarded and besieged by many foreign powers. Since the end of the 13th century, it has been the stronghold and home of the...

     (monarch
    Prince of Monaco
    The Reigning Prince or Princess of Monaco is the sovereign monarch and head of state of the Principality of Monaco. All Princes or Princesses thus far have taken the name of the House of Grimaldi, but have belonged to various other houses in male line...

    )

 Netherlands

  • The Royal Palace (Official reception palace for foreign dignitaries)
  • Huis ten Bosch
    Huis ten Bosch
    Huis ten Bosch is one of the three official residences of the Dutch Royal Family, located in The Hague in the Netherlands. It has been home to Queen Beatrix since 1981. The other Royal palace in The Hague, Noordeinde Palace, is used for work-related purposes...

     (official residence of the Queen)
  • Noordeinde Palace
    Noordeinde Palace
    Noordeinde Palace is one of the three official palaces of the Dutch royal family. Located in The Hague in the province of South Holland, it has been used as the "working palace" for Queen Beatrix since 1984.-From farmhouse to palace:...

     (official working palace of Queen)
  • Soestdijk Palace
    Soestdijk Palace
    Soestdijk Palace is a former palace of the Dutch royal family. It consists of a central block and two wings.Although named after the village of Soestdijk, which is largely in the municipality of Soest, the Soestdijk Palace is just north of the border in the municipality of Baarn in the province of...

     (former royal residence of Queen Juliana)
  • Villa Eikenhorst (official residence of Crown Prince and his family)
  • Catshuis
    Catshuis
    Catshuis has been the official residence of the prime minister of the Kingdom of the Netherlands since 1963.It lies in the governmental seat The Hague on the road to Scheveningen, and serves to receive official guests.-History:...

     (official residence of the Prime Minister of the Netherlands)

 Norway

  • Royal Palace
    Royal Palace, Oslo
    The Royal Palace in Oslo was built in the first half of the 19th century as the Norwegian residence of Norwegian and Swedish king Charles III and is the official residence of the present Norwegian Monarch. The crown prince couple resides at Skaugum in Asker west of Oslo...

     (Oslo
    Oslo
    Oslo is a municipality, as well as the capital and most populous city in Norway. As a municipality , it was established on 1 January 1838. Founded around 1048 by King Harald III of Norway, the city was largely destroyed by fire in 1624. The city was moved under the reign of Denmark–Norway's King...

    )
  • Bygdøy Royal Estate
    Bygdøy Royal Estate
    Bygdøy Royal Estate occupies a large part of the northwestern part of the Bygdøy peninsula in Oslo, Norway. It is the official summer residence of the King of Norway.- History :The estate originally belonged to the Cistercian monastery on Hovedøya...

     (monarch
    Norwegian monarchy
    The Norwegian monarch or Sovereign is the head of state of Norway, which is a constitutional monarchy with a parliamentary system of government...

    , summer retreat)
  • Oscarshall Castle
  • Akershus Castle
  • Gamlehaugen
    Gamlehaugen
    Gamlehaugen is a mansion in Bergen, Norway, and the residence of the Norwegian Royal Family in the city. Gamlehaugen has a history that goes as far back as the Middle Ages, and the list of previous owners includes many of the wealthiest men in Bergen...

     (monarch, Bergen
    Bergen
    Bergen is the second largest city in Norway with a population of as of , . Bergen is the administrative centre of Hordaland county. Greater Bergen or Bergen Metropolitan Area as defined by Statistics Norway, has a population of as of , ....

    )
  • Ledaal
    Ledaal
    - History :The main building was built between 1799 and 1803. It was then owned by the merchant Gabriel Schanche Kielland. He gave the estate its present name after the last letters of his and his wife's names: Gabriel Schanche Kielland, Johanna Margaretha Bull. Ledaal was bought by Stavanger...

     (monarch, Stavanger
    Stavanger
    Stavanger is a city and municipality in the county of Rogaland, Norway.Stavanger municipality has a population of 126,469. There are 197,852 people living in the Stavanger conurbation, making Stavanger the fourth largest city, but the third largest urban area, in Norway...

    )
  • Stiftsgården
    Stiftsgården
    Stiftsgården is the royal residence in Trondheim, Norway. It is centrally situated on the city’s most important thoroughfare, Munkegaten. At 140 rooms constituting 4000 m² , it is possibly the largest wooden building in Northern Europe, and it has been used by royals and their guests since...

     (monarch, Trondheim
    Trondheim
    Trondheim , historically, Nidaros and Trondhjem, is a city and municipality in Sør-Trøndelag county, Norway. With a population of 173,486, it is the third most populous municipality and city in the country, although the fourth largest metropolitan area. It is the administrative centre of...

    )
  • Skaugum Estate
    Skaugum
    Skaugum is the official residence of Crown Prince Haakon of Norway and of his wife Crown Princess Mette-Marit.The estate is located in Asker municipality, about 15 miles southwest of Oslo. Owned by the Church in the Middle Ages, it passed through several owners until 1909, when Fritz Wedel...

     (crown prince)
  • Inkognitogata 18
    Inkognitogata 18
    Inkognitogata 18 is the official residence of the Prime Minister of Norway. It is located in Oslo the capital of Norway. The residence was completed in 2008 and is a complexe of new and old buildings...

     (Prime Minister
    Heads of government of Norway
    This is a list of heads of government of Norway, who held, inter alia, offices and titles such as steward , viceroy , first minister and prime minister ....

    ), (visiting foreign dignitaries)

 Poland

  • Presidential Palace
    Presidential Palace, Warsaw
    The Presidential Palace in Warsaw, Poland, is the elegant classicist latest version of a building that has stood on the Krakowskie Przedmieście site since 1643. Over the years, it has been rebuilt and remodeled many times...

     in Warsaw
    Warsaw
    Warsaw is the capital and largest city of Poland. It is located on the Vistula River, roughly from the Baltic Sea and from the Carpathian Mountains. Its population in 2010 was estimated at 1,716,855 residents with a greater metropolitan area of 2,631,902 residents, making Warsaw the 10th most...

     (President
    President of the Republic of Poland
    The President of the Republic of Poland is the Polish head of state. His or her rights and obligations are determined in the Constitution of Poland....

    )
  • Belweder
    Belweder
    Belweder is a palace in Warsaw, a few kilometers south of the Royal Castle. The President of the Republic of Poland, Bronisław Komorowski, resides at Belweder.-History:...

     in Warsaw
    Warsaw
    Warsaw is the capital and largest city of Poland. It is located on the Vistula River, roughly from the Baltic Sea and from the Carpathian Mountains. Its population in 2010 was estimated at 1,716,855 residents with a greater metropolitan area of 2,631,902 residents, making Warsaw the 10th most...

     (President's residence until 1994; since then kept for official government functions and visiting foreign dignitaries)
  • Presidential Castle in Wisła
  • Presidential Manor House in Ciechocinek
    Ciechocinek
    Ciechocinek is a spa town in Kuyavian-Pomeranian Voivodeship, Poland, located on the Vistula River about east of Aleksandrów Kujawski and south-east of the city of Toruń.Ciechocinek is known for its unique 'saline graduation towers'....

  • Presidential Residence in Hel
    Hel, Poland
    Hel is a town in Puck County, Pomeranian Voivodeship, Poland, located on the tip of the Hel Peninsula, some 33 kilometres from the Polish mainland.-Early developments:...

  • Presidential Residence in Lucień
    Lucien
    Lucien is a male given name of French origin, meaning light. It is the French form of Luciano or Latin Lucianus, patronymic of Lucius.-Given name:*Lucien or Lucian of Beauvais, Christian saint*Lucien, a band member of Delta-S...

  • Presidential Residence in Ruda Tarnowska
    Ruda Tarnowska
    Ruda Tarnowska is a village in the administrative district of Gmina Wilga, within Garwolin County, Masovian Voivodeship, in east-central Poland. It lies approximately south-west of Garwolin and south-east of Warsaw.The village has a population of 215....

  • Presidential Villa in Klarysew part of Konstancin-Jeziorna
    Konstancin-Jeziorna
    Konstancin-Jeziorna is a town in Piaseczno County, Masovian Voivodeship, Poland, with 16,963 inhabitants . It is located about 20 km south of downtown Warsaw and is a part of the metropolitan area of that city....


 Portugal

  • Belém Palace
    Belém Palace
    The Belém National Palace, or alternately National Palace of Belém, has, overtime, been the official residence of Portuguese monarchs and, after the installation of the First Republic, the Presidents of the Portuguese Republic...

     (President
    President of Portugal
    Portugal has been a republic since 1910, and since that time the head of state has been the president, whose official title is President of the Portuguese Republic ....

    )
  • Palace of São Bento (Prime Minister)
  • Palace of Necessidades
    Palace of Necessidades
    The Palace of Necessidades is a historical building in the Largo do Rilvas, a public square in Lisbon, Portugal...

     (Ministry of Foreign Affairs)

 Kingdom of Romania

  • Cotroceni Palace
    Cotroceni Palace
    Cotroceni Palace is a palace in Bucharest which is the residence of the President of Romania, located at Bulevardul Geniului, nr. 1.On Cotroceni Hill, in 1679, Şerban Cantacuzino built a monastery...

     (President
    President of Romania
    The President of Romania is the head of state of Romania. The President is directly elected by a two-round system for a five-year term . An individual may serve two terms...

    )
  • Vila Lac 3 (President
    President of Romania
    The President of Romania is the head of state of Romania. The President is directly elected by a two-round system for a five-year term . An individual may serve two terms...

    )
  • Elisabeta Palace
    Elisabeta Palace
    The Palace of Elisabeta , in Bucharest, Romania, is currently the stately home of King Michael I of Romania.The palace was designed in 1930 by the architect Marcu and built in 1936 for Princess Elisabeta, the former queen of Greece and sister of King Carol II...

     (official residence of the former King Michael I of Romania
    Michael I of Romania
    Michael was the last King of Romania. He reigned from 20 July 1927 to 8 June 1930, and again from 6 September 1940 until 30 December 1947 when he was forced, by the Communist Party of Romania , to abdicate to the Soviet armies of occupation...

    )

 Russia

  • Kremlin
    Moscow Kremlin
    The Moscow Kremlin , sometimes referred to as simply The Kremlin, is a historic fortified complex at the heart of Moscow, overlooking the Moskva River , Saint Basil's Cathedral and Red Square and the Alexander Garden...

     (President)
  • Zavidovo
    Zavidovo
    Zavidovo is a village in Konakovsky District of Tver Oblast, Russia. It is used as an official residence place for the President of Russia, and was also used by the Soviet leaders. The residence is situated in the Zavidovo nature reserve. According to UNESCO, Zavidovo is one of the most...

     (President)
  • Novo-Ogaryovo
    Novo-Ogaryovo
    Novo-Ogaryovo , also Novo-Ogarevo, is an estate in the Odintsovo District of Moscow Oblast to the west of the city, by the Rublyovo-Uspenskoye Highway and is the location of a suburban official residence of the President of Russia, officially recognized as such in 2000.The residence was constructed...

     (President)
  • White house (Prime Minister
    Prime Minister of Russia
    The Chairman of the Government of the Russian Federation The use of the term "Prime Minister" is strictly informal and is not allowed for by the Russian Constitution and other laws....

    )

Former

  • Alexander Palace
    Alexander Palace
    The Alexander Palace is a former imperial residence at Tsarskoye Selo, on a plateau around 30 minutes by train from St Petersburg. It is known as the favourite residence of the last Russian Emperor, Nicholas II, and his family and their initial place of imprisonment after the revolution that...

     (Tsar, formerly; kept as museum)
  • Anichkov Palace
    Anichkov Palace
    Anichkov Palace is a former imperial palace in Saint Petersburg, at the intersection of Nevsky Avenue and the Fontanka.-History:The palace, situated on the plot formerly owned by Antonio de Vieira, takes its name from the nearby Anichkov Bridge across the Fontanka...

     (Tsar, formerly; kept as Pioneers Palace)
  • Catherine Palace
    Catherine Palace
    The Catherine Palace was the Rococo summer residence of the Russian tsars, located in the town of Tsarskoye Selo , 25 km south-east of St. Petersburg, Russia.- History :...

     (Tsar, summer retreat, formerly; kept as museum)
  • Nicholas Palace
    Nicholas Palace
    Nicholas Palace was one of several St Petersburg palaces designed by Andreas Stackensneider for the children of Nicholas I of Russia...

     (Tsar, formerly; kept as commercial offices)
  • Oraniembaum
    Oranienbaum, Russia
    Oranienbaum is a Russian royal residence, located on the Gulf of Finland west of St. Petersburg. The Palace ensemble and the city centre are UNESCO World Heritage Sites.-History:...

     (Tsar, formerly; kept as museum)
  • Pavlovsk
    Pavlovsk Palace
    Pavlovsk Palace is an 18th-century Russian Imperial residence built by Paul I of Russia near Saint Petersburg. After his death, it became the home of his widow, Maria Feodorovna...

     (Tsar, formerly; kept as museum)
  • Peterhof Palace
    Peterhof Palace
    The Peterhof Palace in Russian, so German is transliterated as "Петергoф" Petergof into Russian) for "Peter's Court") is actually a series of palaces and gardens located in Saint Petersburg, Russia, laid out on the orders of Peter the Great. These Palaces and gardens are sometimes referred as the...

     (Tsar, formerly; kept as museum)
  • Pella Palace
    Pella Palace
    Pella Palace was a former summer residence built in the reigh of Catherine II of Russia for her grandson, future emperor Alexander. It was situated on the left bank of the Neva River, 30 km east of Saint Petersburg, where the town of Otradnoye now stands. If completed, it would have been Russia's...

     (Tsar, summer retreat, formerly; demolished)
  • Summer Palace (Tsar, summer retreat, formerly; demolished)
  • Tauride Palace
    Tauride Palace
    Tauride Palace is one of the largest and most historic palaces in Saint Petersburg, Russia.- Potemkin :...

     (Tsar, formerly; kept as offices for Interparliamentary Assembly of Member Nations of the Commonwealth of Independent States)
  • Vladimir Palace
    Vladimir Palace
    The Vladimir Palace was the last imperial palace to be constructed in Saint Petersburg, Russia. It was designed by a team of architects for Alexander II's son, Grand Duke Vladimir Alexandrovich of Russia...

     (Tsar, formerly; kept as Academics' House)
  • Winter Palace
    Winter Palace
    The Winter Palace in Saint Petersburg, Russia, was, from 1732 to 1917, the official residence of the Russian monarchs. Situated between the Palace Embankment and the Palace Square, adjacent to the site of Peter the Great's original Winter Palace, the present and fourth Winter Palace was built and...

     (Tsar, winter retreat, formerly; kept as museum)
  • Yelagin Palace
    Yelagin Palace
    Yelagin Palace completed in 1822 is a palace in Saint Petersburg which is situated on Yelagin Island in the Neva River and served as a royal summer palace during the reign of Tsar Alexander I...

     (Tsar, summer retreat, formerly; kept as museum)

 Serbia

  • Novi Dvor (New Palace) (President of Serbia
    President of Serbia
    The President of Serbia is the head of state of Serbia. Presently serving as the head of state is Boris Tadić. He was elected with a narrow majority of 50.31% in the 2008 Serbian presidential elections.-Authority, legal and constitutional rights:...

    )
  • Beli Dvor
    Beli Dvor
    Beli Dvor is a mansion located in Belgrade, Serbia. The mansion is part of the Royal Compound, a real estate of royal residences and parklands located in Dedinje, an exclusive area of Belgrade....

     (White Palace) (Crown Prince)

Former

  • Old Palace (King
    House of Obrenovic
    The House of Obrenović was a Serbian dynasty that ruled Serbia from 1815 to 1842, and again from 1858 to 1903. They came to power through the leadership of their progenitor Miloš Obrenović in the Second Serbian uprising against the Ottoman Empire, which led to the formation of the Principality of...

    , formerly; kept as City Assembly of Belgrade)

 Slovakia

  • Grassalkovich Palace
    Grassalkovich Palace
    The Grassalkovich Palace is a palace in Bratislava and the residence of the president of Slovakia. It is situated on Hodžovo námestie, near the Summer Archbishop's Palace....

     (President)

 Spain

  • Palacio Real de Madrid (Official residence of Spanish Monarchs
    Spanish Royal Family
    The Royal Family of the Kingdom of Spain consists of the current king, Juan Carlos, his spouse, Queen Sofia of Spain and their direct descendants. The Spanish royal family belongs to the House of Borbón...

    , but used only for state ceremonies. In Madrid
    Madrid
    Madrid is the capital and largest city of Spain. The population of the city is roughly 3.3 million and the entire population of the Madrid metropolitan area is calculated to be 6.271 million. It is the third largest city in the European Union, after London and Berlin, and its metropolitan...

    's city center)
  • Palacio de la Zarzuela
    Palacio de la Zarzuela
    Zarzuela Palace is the principal residence of King Juan Carlos of Spain and Queen Sofia and their family. The palace is on the outskirts of Madrid, near the Royal Palace of El Pardo. The complex also houses the official residence of the Prince and Princess of Asturias in a nearby mansion...

     (De facto residence of the Monarch. Also his office. A few kilometers outside of Madrid)
  • Palacio de Marivent (Summer retreat of the Monarch. In Majorca, Balearic Islands
    Balearic Islands
    The Balearic Islands are an archipelago of Spain in the western Mediterranean Sea, near the eastern coast of the Iberian Peninsula.The four largest islands are: Majorca, Minorca, Ibiza and Formentera. The archipelago forms an autonomous community and a province of Spain with Palma as the capital...

    )
  • Reales Alcázares de Sevilla
    Alcázar of Seville
    thumb|right|250px|Baths of Lady María de PadillaThe Alcázar of Seville is a royal palace in Seville, Spain, originally a Moorish fort....

     (official residence of the Monarch in Andalusia
    Andalusia
    Andalusia is the most populous and the second largest in area of the autonomous communities of Spain. The Andalusian autonomous community is officially recognised as a nationality of Spain. The territory is divided into eight provinces: Huelva, Seville, Cádiz, Córdoba, Málaga, Jaén, Granada and...

    )
  • Palacio de Albéniz (official residence of the Monarch in Catalonia
    Catalonia
    Catalonia is an autonomous community in northeastern Spain, with the official status of a "nationality" of Spain. Catalonia comprises four provinces: Barcelona, Girona, Lleida, and Tarragona. Its capital and largest city is Barcelona. Catalonia covers an area of 32,114 km² and has an...

    . In Barcelona
    Barcelona
    Barcelona is the second largest city in Spain after Madrid, and the capital of Catalonia, with a population of 1,621,537 within its administrative limits on a land area of...

    )
  • Palacio de la Moncloa
    Palacio de la Moncloa
    The Palace of Moncloa or Moncloa Palace , located in the Ciudad Universitaria ward of Madrid , has been the official residence for the Prime Minister of Spain since 1977, when Adolfo Suárez moved the residence from the Villamejor Palace on the Paseo de la Castellana...

     (President of the Government
    Prime Minister of Spain
    The President of the Government of Spain , sometimes known in English as the Prime Minister of Spain, is the head of Government of Spain. The current office is established under the Constitution of 1978...

    . Also his office)
  • Palacio de Viana :es:Palacio de Viana (Madrid) (Minister of Foreign Affairs)
  • Palacio de El Pardo (visiting foreign dignitaries, former Head of State Francisco Franco
    Francisco Franco
    Francisco Franco y Bahamonde was a Spanish general, dictator and head of state of Spain from October 1936 , and de facto regent of the nominally restored Kingdom of Spain from 1947 until his death in November, 1975...

    's residence)

Autonomous communities

  • Andalusia
    Andalusia
    Andalusia is the most populous and the second largest in area of the autonomous communities of Spain. The Andalusian autonomous community is officially recognised as a nationality of Spain. The territory is divided into eight provinces: Huelva, Seville, Cádiz, Córdoba, Málaga, Jaén, Granada and...

    :
    Palacio de San Telmo (President of the Junta)
  • Basque Country
    Basque Country (autonomous community)
    The Basque Country is an autonomous community of northern Spain. It includes the Basque provinces of Álava, Biscay and Gipuzkoa, also called Historical Territories....

    :
    Ajuria Enea
    Ajuria Enea
    The Palace of Ajuria Enea is a building in Vitoria-Gasteiz, northern Spain. It is the official residence of the Lehendakari of the Basque Country....

     (Lehendakari)
  • Catalonia
    Catalonia
    Catalonia is an autonomous community in northeastern Spain, with the official status of a "nationality" of Spain. Catalonia comprises four provinces: Barcelona, Girona, Lleida, and Tarragona. Its capital and largest city is Barcelona. Catalonia covers an area of 32,114 km² and has an...

    :
    Casa dels Canonges (President of the Generalitat)
  • Galicia:
    Monte Pío (President of the Xunta)

 Sweden

  • Royal Palace (Monarch, used for formal entertaining)
  • Drottningholm Palace
    Drottningholm Palace
    The Drottningholm Palace is the private residence of the Swedish royal family. It is located in Drottningholm. It is built on the island Lovön , and is one of Sweden's Royal Palaces. It was originally built in the late 16th century. It served as a residence of the Swedish royal court for most of...

     (Official residence of the Monarch)
  • Solliden Palace
    Solliden Palace
    Solliden Palace is the summer residence of the Swedish Royal Family. It is situated on the island of Öland, southern Sweden....

     (Official summer residence of the Monarch)
  • Stenhammar Castle
    Stenhammar Castle
    Stenhammar is a royal castle in Sweden.It is situated outside the town of Flen in Södermanland about 120 kilometers south of Stockholm and is the summer residence of the Swedish king....

     (Official country residence of the Monarch)
  • Storlien
    Storlien
    Storlien is a village and ski resort in the Åre municipality, in Jämtland, Sweden, a kilometre from the Swedish-Norwegian border.The village has only 78 permanent inhabitants. The work opportunities are based on tourism and shopping. Most tourists are Norwegians or Swedes. Shopping tourists arrive...

     (Winter retreat of the Monarch)
  • Villa Mirage (Retreat in St Maxime, France)
  • Haga Palace
    Haga Palace
    Haga Palace , formerly known as the Queen's Pavilion , is located in Hagaparken, Solna Municipality in Metropolitan Stockholm, Sweden. The palace, built in 1802 1805, was modelled after ballet-master Gallodiers Italian villa in Drottningholm by architect Carl Christoffer Gjörwell on appointment by...

     (Official residence of HRH The Crown Princess and HRH The Duke of Västergötland)
  • Villa Solbacken (Official residence of HRH The Duchess of Halland)
  • Koberg Castle
    Koberg Castle
    Koberg Castle is a castle in Västergötland, Sweden. It is located near the lake Vanderydsvattnet, about 10 km south of Trollhättan.-External links:**http://www.slottsguiden.info/slottdetalj.asp?id=35...

     (Official residence of Princess Désirée, Baroness Silfverschiöld and Baron Nils August Silfverschiöld)
  • Villa Beylon (Official residence of Princess Christina, Mrs. Magnuson and Mr. Tord Magnuson)
  • Sager House
    Sager House
    The Sager House or Sager Palace is the official residence of the Prime Minister of Sweden at Strömgatan 18 in Sweden's capital Stockholm.- Location and Environment :...

     (Official residence of the Prime Minister
    Prime Minister of Sweden
    The Prime Minister is the head of government in the Kingdom of Sweden. Before the creation of the office of a Prime Minister in 1876, Sweden did not have a head of government separate from its head of state, namely the King, in whom the executive authority was vested...

    )
  • Harpsund
    Harpsund
    Harpsund is a manor house located in Flen Municipality, Södermanland County, Sweden. Since May 22, 1953 Harpsund has been used as a country residence for the Prime Minister of Sweden.-History:...

     (Country House of the Prime Minister)

 Ukraine

  • Mariyinsky Palace
    Mariyinsky Palace
    Mariyinsky Palace is an official ceremonial residence of the President of Ukraine in Kiev and adjoins the neo-classical building of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine...

     (President
    President of Ukraine
    Prior to the formation of the modern Ukrainian presidency, the previous Ukrainian head of state office was officially established in exile by Andriy Livytskyi. At first the de facto leader of nation was the president of the Central Rada at early years of the Ukrainian People's Republic, while the...

    )
  • House with Chimaeras
    House with Chimaeras
    House with Chimaeras or Gorodetsky House is an Art Nouveau building located in the historic Lypky neighborhood of Kiev, the capital of Ukraine. Situated across the street from the President of Ukraine's office at No. 10, Bankova Street, the building has been used as a presidential residence for...

     (President)
  • House of the Weeping Widow
    House of the Weeping Widow
    The House of the Weeping Widow is an architectural landmark in the city of Kiev, capital of Ukraine, located at 23 Lyuteranska Street.-History:...

     (President)
  • Massandra Palace
    Massandra
    Massandra is a townlet in the Yalta region of Crimea. Occupying the spot of an ancient Greek settlement, Massandra was acquired by Counts Potocki in 1783....

     (President)
  • Potocki Palace, Lviv
    Potocki Palace, Lviv
    The Potocki Palace in Lviv was built in the 1880s as an urban seat of Alfred Józef Potocki, Minister-President of Austria. No cost was spared to make it the grandest nobleman's residence in the city....

     (President)

 United Kingdom

  • Buckingham Palace
    Buckingham Palace
    Buckingham Palace, in London, is the principal residence and office of the British monarch. Located in the City of Westminster, the palace is a setting for state occasions and royal hospitality...

     (Official London Residence of the Monarch, the Duke of Edinburgh
    Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh
    Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh is the husband of Elizabeth II. He is the United Kingdom's longest-serving consort and the oldest serving spouse of a reigning British monarch....

    , the Duke of York
    Prince Andrew, Duke of York
    Prince Andrew, Duke of York KG GCVO , is the second son, and third child of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh...

     and the Earl
    Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex
    Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex KG GCVO is the third son and fourth child of Elizabeth II and The Duke of Edinburgh...

     and Countess of Wessex)
  • Windsor Castle
    Windsor Castle
    Windsor Castle is a medieval castle and royal residence in Windsor in the English county of Berkshire, notable for its long association with the British royal family and its architecture. The original castle was built after the Norman invasion by William the Conqueror. Since the time of Henry I it...

     (Official Residence of the Monarch)
  • Holyrood Palace
    Holyrood Palace
    The Palace of Holyroodhouse, commonly referred to as Holyrood Palace, is the official residence of the monarch in Scotland. The palace stands at the bottom of the Royal Mile in Edinburgh, at the opposite end to Edinburgh Castle...

     (Official Residence of the Monarch in Scotland
    Scotland
    Scotland is a country that is part of the United Kingdom. Occupying the northern third of the island of Great Britain, it shares a border with England to the south and is bounded by the North Sea to the east, the Atlantic Ocean to the north and west, and the North Channel and Irish Sea to the...

    )
  • Hillsborough Castle
    Hillsborough Castle
    Hillsborough Castle is an official government residence in Northern Ireland. It is the residence of the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, and the official residence in Northern Ireland of HM Queen Elizabeth II The Secretary of State combines two roles...

     (Residence of the Monarch in Northern Ireland
    Northern Ireland
    Northern Ireland is one of the four countries of the United Kingdom. Situated in the north-east of the island of Ireland, it shares a border with the Republic of Ireland to the south and west...

     when in region, otherwise, the Official Residence of the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland
    Secretary of State for Northern Ireland
    The Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, informally the Northern Ireland Secretary, is the principal secretary of state in the government of the United Kingdom with responsibilities for Northern Ireland. The Secretary of State is a Minister of the Crown who is accountable to the Parliament of...

    )
  • Clarence House
    Clarence House
    Clarence House is a royal home in London, situated on The Mall, in the City of Westminster. It is attached to St. James's Palace and shares the palace's garden. For nearly 50 years, from 1953 to 2002, it was home to Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother, but is since then the official residence of The...

     (Official Residence of the Prince of Wales
    Charles, Prince of Wales
    Prince Charles, Prince of Wales is the heir apparent and eldest son of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. Since 1958 his major title has been His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales. In Scotland he is additionally known as The Duke of Rothesay...

     and the Duchess of Cornwall)
  • Kensington Palace
    Kensington Palace
    Kensington Palace is a royal residence set in Kensington Gardens in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea in London, England. It has been a residence of the British Royal Family since the 17th century and is the official London residence of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, the Duke and...

     (Residence of the Duke of Gloucester
    Prince Richard, Duke of Gloucester
    Prince Richard, Duke of Gloucester is a member of the British Royal Family. Prince Richard is the youngest grandchild of King George V and Queen Mary. He has been Duke of Gloucester since his father's death in 1974. He is currently 20th in the line of succession...

    , the Duke of Kent
    Prince Edward, Duke of Kent
    The Duke of Kent graduated from the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst on 29 July 1955 as a Second Lieutenant in the Royal Scots Greys, the beginning of a military career that would last over 20 years. He was promoted to captain on 29 July 1961. The Duke of Kent saw service in Hong Kong from 1962–63...

    , the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and other members of the British Royal Family
    British Royal Family
    The British Royal Family is the group of close relatives of the monarch of the United Kingdom. The term is also commonly applied to the same group of people as the relations of the monarch in her or his role as sovereign of any of the other Commonwealth realms, thus sometimes at variance with...

    )
  • St. James's Palace
    St. James's Palace
    St. James's Palace is one of London's oldest palaces. It is situated in Pall Mall, just north of St. James's Park. Although no sovereign has resided there for almost two centuries, it has remained the official residence of the Sovereign and the most senior royal palace in the UK...

     (Seat of the Royal Court and Senior Palace of the Sovereign, London Residence of the Princess Royal
    Anne, Princess Royal
    Princess Anne, Princess Royal , is the only daughter of Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh...

     and VAdm Sir Timothy Laurence
    Timothy Laurence
    Vice Admiral Sir Timothy James Hamilton Laurence, KCVO, CB, ADC is a senior British naval officer and the second husband of HRH The Princess Royal, the only daughter of HM The Queen...

    , Princess Alexandra, The Hon Lady Ogilvy
    Princess Alexandra, The Honourable Lady Ogilvy
    Princess Alexandra, The Honourable Lady Ogilvy is the youngest granddaughter of King George V of the United Kingdom and Mary of Teck. She is the widow of Sir Angus Ogilvy...

     and Prince Harry of Wales
    Prince Harry of Wales
    Prince Henry of Wales , commonly known as Prince Harry, is the younger son of Charles, Prince of Wales and the late Diana, Princess of Wales, and fourth grandchild of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh...

    )

  • 10 Downing Street
    10 Downing Street
    10 Downing Street, colloquially known in the United Kingdom as "Number 10", is the headquarters of Her Majesty's Government and the official residence and office of the First Lord of the Treasury, who is now always the Prime Minister....

     (Prime Minister
    Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
    The Prime Minister of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland is the Head of Her Majesty's Government in the United Kingdom. The Prime Minister and Cabinet are collectively accountable for their policies and actions to the Sovereign, to Parliament, to their political party and...

    , in his or her capacity as First Lord of the Treasury
    First Lord of the Treasury
    The First Lord of the Treasury is the head of the commission exercising the ancient office of Lord High Treasurer in the United Kingdom, and is now always also the Prime Minister...

    )
  • 11 Downing Street
    11 Downing Street
    11 Downing Street , is the official residence of the Second Lord of the Treasury in Britain, who in modern times has always been the Chancellor of the Exchequer...

     (Chancellor of the Exchequer
    Chancellor of the Exchequer
    The Chancellor of the Exchequer is the title held by the British Cabinet minister who is responsible for all economic and financial matters. Often simply called the Chancellor, the office-holder controls HM Treasury and plays a role akin to the posts of Minister of Finance or Secretary of the...

    , in his capacity as Second Lord of the Treasury
    Second Lord of the Treasury
    The Second Lord of the Treasury is a member of the commission exercising the ancient office of Lord High Treasurer in the United Kingdom. Since 1827, the Chancellor of the Exchequer has always simultaneously held the office of Second Lord of the Treasury when he has not also been the Prime Minister...

    )
  • 12 Downing Street
    12 Downing Street
    12 Downing Street is the official residence of the Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasury. This is the post held by the Chief Whip of the governing party of the UK Parliament....

     (Government Chief Whip but currently houses the Offices of the Prime Minister)
  • Chequers Court
    Chequers
    Chequers, or Chequers Court, is a country house near Ellesborough, to the south of Aylesbury in Buckinghamshire, England, at the foot of the Chiltern Hills...

     (Country Retreat of the Prime Minister
    Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
    The Prime Minister of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland is the Head of Her Majesty's Government in the United Kingdom. The Prime Minister and Cabinet are collectively accountable for their policies and actions to the Sovereign, to Parliament, to their political party and...

    )
  • Carlton Gardens, St. James's
    St. James's
    St James's is an area of central London in the City of Westminster. It is bounded to the north by Piccadilly, to the west by Green Park, to the south by The Mall and St. James's Park and to the east by The Haymarket.-History:...

     (No. 1 is the Official Residence of the Foreign Secretary and No. 2 houses the Privy Council
    Privy council
    A privy council is a body that advises the head of state of a nation, typically, but not always, in the context of a monarchic government. The word "privy" means "private" or "secret"; thus, a privy council was originally a committee of the monarch's closest advisors to give confidential advice on...

     Office)
  • Admiralty House
    Admiralty House (London)
    Admiralty House in London is a Grade I listedbuilding facing Whitehall, currently used for UK government functions and as ministerial flats. It was opened in 1788 and until 1964 was the official residence of First Lords of the Admiralty.-Description:...

     (Three Ministerial Flats for use by Ministers of the Crown)
  • Chevening House
    Chevening
    Chevening, also known as Chevening House, is a country house at Chevening in the Sevenoaks District of Kent, in England. It is an official residence of the Foreign Secretary of the United Kingdom...

     (Country Residence of the Foreign Secretary although it may be given by the discretion of the Prime Minister to a Cabinet Minister. Currently the Foreign Secretary and the Deputy Prime Minister
    Deputy Prime Minister
    A deputy prime minister or vice prime minister is, in some counties, a government minister who can take the position of acting prime minister when the prime minister is temporarily absent. The position is often likened to that of a vice president, but is significantly different, though both...

     share Chevening House)
  • Dorneywood
    Dorneywood
    Dorneywood is a moderately large Queen Anne style house built in 1920, near Burnham in the South Bucks District of Buckinghamshire, England. It was given to the National Trust by Lord Courtauld-Thomson in 1947 as a country home for a senior member of the Government, usually a Secretary of State or...

     (Country Residence of a Minister of the Crown nominated by the Prime Minister, which is by tradition given to the Chancellor of the Exchequer
    Chancellor of the Exchequer
    The Chancellor of the Exchequer is the title held by the British Cabinet minister who is responsible for all economic and financial matters. Often simply called the Chancellor, the office-holder controls HM Treasury and plays a role akin to the posts of Minister of Finance or Secretary of the...

    )
  • Bute House
    Bute House
    Bute House is the official residence of the First Minister of Scotland, who is the head of the Scottish Government, the country's devolved government established in 1999...

     (Official Residence of the Scottish First Minister
    First Minister of Scotland
    The First Minister of Scotland is the political leader of Scotland and head of the Scottish Government. The First Minister chairs the Scottish Cabinet and is primarily responsible for the formulation, development and presentation of Scottish Government policy...

    )
  • Lambeth Palace
    Lambeth Palace
    Lambeth Palace is the official London residence of the Archbishop of Canterbury in England. It is located in Lambeth, on the south bank of the River Thames a short distance upstream of the Palace of Westminster on the opposite shore. It was acquired by the archbishopric around 1200...

     (Official London residence of the Archbishop of Canterbury
    Archbishop of Canterbury
    The Archbishop of Canterbury is the senior bishop and principal leader of the Church of England, the symbolic head of the worldwide Anglican Communion, and the diocesan bishop of the Diocese of Canterbury. In his role as head of the Anglican Communion, the archbishop leads the third largest group...

    )
  • Bishopthorpe Palace
    Bishopthorpe Palace
    Bishopthorpe Palace is a stately home and historic house at Bishopthorpe south of York in the City of York unitary authority and ceremonial county of North Yorkshire, England...

     (Official Residence of the Archbishop of York
    Archbishop of York
    The Archbishop of York is a high-ranking cleric in the Church of England, second only to the Archbishop of Canterbury. He is the diocesan bishop of the Diocese of York and metropolitan of the Province of York, which covers the northern portion of England as well as the Isle of Man...

    )
  • Palace of Westminster
    Palace of Westminster
    The Palace of Westminster, also known as the Houses of Parliament or Westminster Palace, is the meeting place of the two houses of the Parliament of the United Kingdom—the House of Lords and the House of Commons...

     (Grand State apartments for the Lord Speaker
    Lord Speaker
    The Lord Speaker is the speaker of the House of Lords in the Parliament of the United Kingdom. The office is analogous to the Speaker of the House of Commons: the Lord Speaker is elected by the members of the House of Lords and is expected to be politically impartial.Until July 2006, the role of...

     of the House of Lords
    House of Lords
    The House of Lords is the upper house of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. Like the House of Commons, it meets in the Palace of Westminster....

    , Speaker of the House of Commons and the Lord High Chancellor)

Former

  • Bridewell Palace
    Bridewell Palace
    Bridewell Palace in London, originally a residence of King Henry VIII, later became a poorhouse and prison. The name "Bridewell" subsequently became synonymous with police stations and detention facilities in England and in Ireland...

     (King
    Edward VI of England
    Edward VI was the King of England and Ireland from 28 January 1547 until his death. He was crowned on 20 February at the age of nine. The son of Henry VIII and Jane Seymour, Edward was the third monarch of the Tudor dynasty and England's first monarch who was raised as a Protestant...

    , formerly; demolished)
  • Carlton House, London (Prince
    Prince Regent
    A prince regent is a prince who rules a monarchy as regent instead of a monarch, e.g., due to the Sovereign's incapacity or absence ....

    , formerly; demolished)
  • Cumberland House
    Cumberland House
    Cumberland House was a mansion on the south side of Pall Mall in London, England. It was built in the 1760s by Matthew Brettingham for Prince Edward, Duke of York and Albany and was originally called York House...

     (Prince, formerly; demolished)
  • Hampton Court Palace
    Hampton Court Palace
    Hampton Court Palace is a royal palace in the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames, Greater London; it has not been inhabited by the British royal family since the 18th century. The palace is located south west of Charing Cross and upstream of Central London on the River Thames...

     (King
    George III of the United Kingdom
    George III was King of Great Britain and King of Ireland from 25 October 1760 until the union of these two countries on 1 January 1801, after which he was King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland until his death...

    , formerly; kept as museum)
  • Kew Palace
    Kew Palace
    Kew Palace is a British Royal Palace in Kew Gardens on the banks of the Thames up river from London. There have been at least four Palaces at Kew, and three have been known as Kew Palace; the first building may not have been known as Kew as no records survive other than the words of another...

     (Queen
    Victoria of the United Kingdom
    Victoria was the monarch of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland from 20 June 1837 until her death. From 1 May 1876, she used the additional title of Empress of India....

    , formerly; kept as museum)
  • Marlborough House
    Marlborough House
    Marlborough House is a mansion in Westminster, London, in Pall Mall just east of St James's Palace. It was built for Sarah Churchill, Duchess of Marlborough, the favourite and confidante of Queen Anne. The Duchess wanted her new house to be "strong, plain and convenient and good"...

     (Queen
    Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom
    Elizabeth II is the constitutional monarch of 16 sovereign states known as the Commonwealth realms: the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Jamaica, Barbados, the Bahamas, Grenada, Papua New Guinea, the Solomon Islands, Tuvalu, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Belize,...

    , formerly; kept for headquarters for Commonwealth Secretariat
    Commonwealth Secretariat
    The Commonwealth Secretariat is the main intergovernmental agency and central institution of the Commonwealth of Nations. It is responsible for facilitating cooperation between members; organising meetings, including the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meetings ; assisting and advising on policy...

    )
  • Palace of Placentia
    Palace of Placentia
    The Palace of Placentia was an English Royal Palace built by Humphrey, Duke of Gloucester in 1447, in Greenwich, on the banks of the River Thames, downstream from London...

     (King
    Charles II of England
    Charles II was monarch of the three kingdoms of England, Scotland, and Ireland.Charles II's father, King Charles I, was executed at Whitehall on 30 January 1649, at the climax of the English Civil War...

    , formerly; demolished)
  • Queen's House
    Queen's House
    The Queen's House, Greenwich, is a former royal residence built between 1614-1617 in Greenwich, then a few miles downriver from London, and now a district of the city. Its architect was Inigo Jones, for whom it was a crucial early commission, for Anne of Denmark, the queen of King James I of England...

     (Queen
    Anne of Denmark
    Anne of Denmark was queen consort of Scotland, England, and Ireland as the wife of King James VI and I.The second daughter of King Frederick II of Denmark, Anne married James in 1589 at the age of fourteen and bore him three children who survived infancy, including the future Charles I...

    , formerly; kept as museum)
  • Richmond Palace
    Richmond Palace
    Richmond Palace was a Thameside royal residence on the right bank of the river, upstream of the Palace of Westminster, to which it lay 9 miles SW of as the crow flies. It it was erected c. 1501 within the royal manor of Sheen, by Henry VII of England, formerly known by his title Earl of Richmond,...

     (King
    Charles I of England
    Charles I was King of England, King of Scotland, and King of Ireland from 27 March 1625 until his execution in 1649. Charles engaged in a struggle for power with the Parliament of England, attempting to obtain royal revenue whilst Parliament sought to curb his Royal prerogative which Charles...

    , formerly; demolished)
  • Tower of London
    Tower of London
    Her Majesty's Royal Palace and Fortress, more commonly known as the Tower of London, is a historic castle on the north bank of the River Thames in central London, England. It lies within the London Borough of Tower Hamlets, separated from the eastern edge of the City of London by the open space...

     (King
    Charles I of England
    Charles I was King of England, King of Scotland, and King of Ireland from 27 March 1625 until his execution in 1649. Charles engaged in a struggle for power with the Parliament of England, attempting to obtain royal revenue whilst Parliament sought to curb his Royal prerogative which Charles...

    , formerly; kept as barracks and vault)
  • Palace of Westminster
    Palace of Westminster
    The Palace of Westminster, also known as the Houses of Parliament or Westminster Palace, is the meeting place of the two houses of the Parliament of the United Kingdom—the House of Lords and the House of Commons...

     (King
    Henry VIII of England
    Henry VIII was King of England from 21 April 1509 until his death. He was Lord, and later King, of Ireland, as well as continuing the nominal claim by the English monarchs to the Kingdom of France...

    , formerly; kept to serve as the Houses of Parliament
    Parliament of the United Kingdom
    The Parliament of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland is the supreme legislative body in the United Kingdom, British Crown dependencies and British overseas territories, located in London...

    )
  • Palace of Whitehall
    Palace of Whitehall
    The Palace of Whitehall was the main residence of the English monarchs in London from 1530 until 1698 when all except Inigo Jones's 1622 Banqueting House was destroyed by fire...

     (King
    James II of England
    James II & VII was King of England and King of Ireland as James II and King of Scotland as James VII, from 6 February 1685. He was the last Catholic monarch to reign over the Kingdoms of England, Scotland, and Ireland...

    ; destroyed in fire)

Territorial

  • Anguilla
    Anguilla
    Anguilla is a British overseas territory and overseas territory of the European Union in the Caribbean. It is one of the most northerly of the Leeward Islands in the Lesser Antilles, lying east of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands and directly north of Saint Martin...

    :
    Government House
    Government House, Anguilla
    Government House is the official residence of the Governor of Anguilla, located in Old Ta in Anguilla.The building was first constructed in 1969, but was substantially modernised in 1974....

     (Governor
    Governor of Anguilla
    The Governor of Anguilla is the representative of the British monarch in the United Kingdom's overseas territory of Anguilla. The Governor is appointed by the monarch on the advice of the British government...

    )
  • Bermuda
    Bermuda
    Bermuda is a British overseas territory in the North Atlantic Ocean. Located off the east coast of the United States, its nearest landmass is Cape Hatteras, North Carolina, about to the west-northwest. It is about south of Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, and northeast of Miami, Florida...

    :
    Government House
    Government House, Bermuda
    Government House is the official residence of the Governor of Bermuda. It is located on Langton Hill, overlooking the North Shore in Hamilton, Pembroke...

     (Governor
    Governor of Bermuda
    The Governor of Bermuda is the representative of the British monarch in the British overseas territory of Bermuda. The Governor is appointed by the monarch on the advice of the British government...

    )
  • British Virgin Islands
    British Virgin Islands
    The Virgin Islands, often called the British Virgin Islands , is a British overseas territory and overseas territory of the European Union, located in the Caribbean to the east of Puerto Rico. The islands make up part of the Virgin Islands archipelago, the remaining islands constituting the U.S...

    :
    Government House
    Government House, British Virgin Islands
    Government House, located in Road Town, Tortola is the official residence of the Governor of the British Virgin Islands.The original structure dating back to 1899 was destroyed by a hurricane in 1924. The present structure was built on the same site in 1925-26 and was the home of Commissioners,...

     (Governor
    Governor of the British Virgin Islands
    The Governor of the British Virgin Islands is the representative of the British monarch in the United Kingdom's overseas territory of British Virgin Islands. The Governor is appointed by the monarch on the advice of the British government...

    )
  • Cayman Islands
    Cayman Islands
    The Cayman Islands is a British Overseas Territory and overseas territory of the European Union located in the western Caribbean Sea. The territory comprises the three islands of Grand Cayman, Cayman Brac, and Little Cayman, located south of Cuba and northwest of Jamaica...

    :
    Government House
    Government House, Cayman Islands
    Government House is the official residence of the Governor of the Cayman Islands, located in Seven Mile Beach in Grand Cayman.The building was constructed in 1964 as a replacement to the older Government House which was located in George Town...

     (Governor
    Governor of the Cayman Islands
    The Governor of the Cayman Islands is the representative of the British monarch in the United Kingdom's overseas territory of the Cayman Islands. The Governor is appointed by the monarch on the advice of the British government...

    )
  • Falkland Islands
    Falkland Islands
    The Falkland Islands are an archipelago in the South Atlantic Ocean, located about from the coast of mainland South America. The archipelago consists of East Falkland, West Falkland and 776 lesser islands. The capital, Stanley, is on East Falkland...

    :
    Government House
    Government House (Falkland Islands)
    Government House in Stanley has been the home of the Falkland Islands' London-appointed Governors since the mid-19th century. The official residence was built in 1845....

     (Governor
    Governor of the Falkland Islands
    The Governor of the Falkland Islands is the representative of the British Crown in the Falkland Islands, acting "in Her Majesty's name and on Her Majesty's behalf" as the islands' de facto head of state in the absence of the British monarch...

    )
  • Gibraltar
    Gibraltar
    Gibraltar is a British overseas territory located on the southern end of the Iberian Peninsula at the entrance of the Mediterranean. A peninsula with an area of , it has a northern border with Andalusia, Spain. The Rock of Gibraltar is the major landmark of the region...

    :
    The Convent
    The Convent (Gibraltar)
    The Convent has been the official residence of the Governor of Gibraltar since 1728. It was originally a convent of Franciscan friars, hence its name, and was completed in 1531....

     (Governor
    Governor of Gibraltar
    The Governor and Commander-in-Chief of Gibraltar is the representative of the British monarch in the British overseas territory of Gibraltar. The Governor is appointed by the British Monarch on the advice of the British Government...

    )
    6 Convent Place (Chief Minister
    Chief Minister of Gibraltar
    The Chief Minister of Gibraltar is the leader of the largest party elected to the Gibraltar Parliament, and is formally appointed by the Governor of Gibraltar, representative of the British Crown.-List of Chief Ministers:...

    )
  • Guernsey
    Guernsey
    Guernsey, officially the Bailiwick of Guernsey is a British Crown dependency in the English Channel off the coast of Normandy.The Bailiwick, as a governing entity, embraces not only all 10 parishes on the Island of Guernsey, but also the islands of Herm, Jethou, Burhou, and Lihou and their islet...

    :
    Government House (Lieutenant Governor
    Lieutenant Governor of Guernsey
    The Lieutenant Governor of Guernsey is the representative of the British monarch in the Bailiwick of Guernsey, a Crown dependency of the British Crown. The role of the Lieutenant Governor is to act as the de facto head of state in Guernsey and as liaison between the governments of Guernsey and the...

    )
  • Jersey
    Jersey
    Jersey, officially the Bailiwick of Jersey is a British Crown Dependency off the coast of Normandy, France. As well as the island of Jersey itself, the bailiwick includes two groups of small islands that are no longer permanently inhabited, the Minquiers and Écréhous, and the Pierres de Lecq and...

    :
    Government House
    Government House, Jersey
    Government House is the official residence of the Lieutenant Governor of Jersey. The building is situated in the parish of St Saviour in Jersey. It is also used for ceremonial functions, receptions and meetings with visiting foreign dignitaries and heads of state...

     (Lieutenant Governor
    Lieutenant Governor of Jersey
    The Lieutenant Governor of Jersey is the representative of the British monarch in the Bailiwick of Jersey, a Crown dependency of the British Crown....

    )
  • Isle of Man
    Isle of Man
    The Isle of Man , otherwise known simply as Mann , is a self-governing British Crown Dependency, located in the Irish Sea between the islands of Great Britain and Ireland, within the British Isles. The head of state is Queen Elizabeth II, who holds the title of Lord of Mann. The Lord of Mann is...

    :
    Government House
    Government House, Isle of Man
    Government House is the official residence of the Lieutenant Governor of the Isle of Man. It is situated on Governor's Road in Onchan, Isle of Man....

     (Lieutenant Governor
    Lieutenant Governor of the Isle of Man
    The Lieutenant Governor is the representative on the Isle of Man of the Lord of Mann . He/she has the power to grant Royal Assent and is styled His Excellency. In recent times the Governor has either been a retired diplomat or senior military officer...

    )
  • Montserrat
    Montserrat
    Montserrat is a British overseas territory located in the Leeward Islands, part of the chain of islands called the Lesser Antilles in the West Indies. This island measures approximately long and wide, giving of coastline...

    :
    Government House
    Government House, Montserrat
    Government House is the official residence of the Governor of Montserrat, located in Woodlands in Montserrat.The original Government House, located in Plymouth, was abandoned due to activity from the Soufrière Hills volcano...

     (Governor
    Governor of Montserrat
    The Governor of Montserrat is the representative of the British monarch in the United Kingdom's overseas territory of Montserrat. The Governor is appointed by the monarch on the advice of the British government...

    )
  • Pitcairn Islands
    Pitcairn Islands
    The Pitcairn Islands , officially named the Pitcairn, Henderson, Ducie and Oeno Islands, form a group of four volcanic islands in the southern Pacific Ocean. The islands are a British Overseas Territory and overseas territory of the European Union in the Pacific...

    :
    Government House (Governor
    Governor of the Pitcairn Islands
    The Governor of the Pitcairn Islands is the representative of the British crown in the Pitcairn Islands, which are the last remaining British territory in the Pacific Ocean...

    )
  • Saint Helena
    Saint Helena
    Saint Helena , named after St Helena of Constantinople, is an island of volcanic origin in the South Atlantic Ocean. It is part of the British overseas territory of Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha which also includes Ascension Island and the islands of Tristan da Cunha...

    :
    Plantation House
    Plantation House (Saint Helena)
    Plantation House is the official residence of the Governor of Saint Helena. It is located 2 miles to the south of the capital, Jamestown, on the island of Saint Helena.-History:...

     (Governor
    Governor of Saint Helena
    The Governor of Saint Helena is the representative of the British monarch in the United Kingdom's overseas territory of Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha...

    )
    The Castle
    The Castle (Saint Helena)
    The Castle is the main government buildings on the island of Saint Helena, located in the historic centre of the capital Jamestown, close to James Bay and the old town gate. The oldest parts of the complex date to 1710 but it was largely reconstructed in the 1860s because of termite damage...

     (former official residence of the Governor, now used as the Governor's office)
  • Turks and Caicos Islands
    Turks and Caicos Islands
    The Turks and Caicos Islands are a British Overseas Territory and overseas territory of the European Union consisting of two groups of tropical islands in the Caribbean, the larger Caicos Islands and the smaller Turks Islands, known for tourism and as an offshore financial centre.The Turks and...

    :
    Government House (Governor
    Governor of the Turks and Caicos Islands
    The Governor of the Turks and Caicos Islands is the representative of the British monarch in the United Kingdom's overseas territory of Turks and Caicos Islands. The Governor is appointed by the monarch on the advice of the British government...

    )

 Vatican City

  • Apostolic Palace
    Apostolic Palace
    The Apostolic Palace is the official residence of the Pope, which is located in Vatican City. It is also known as the Sacred Palace, the Papal Palace and the Palace of the Vatican...

     (Pope
    Pope
    The Pope is the Bishop of Rome, a position that makes him the leader of the worldwide Catholic Church . In the Catholic Church, the Pope is regarded as the successor of Saint Peter, the Apostle...

    )
  • Castel Gandolfo
    Castel Gandolfo
    Castel Gandolfo is a small Italian town or comune in Lazio that occupies a height overlooking Lake Albano about 15 miles south-east of Rome, on the Alban Hills. It is best known as the summer residence of the Pope. It is an Italian town with the population of 8834...

     (Pope, retreat)

Former

  • Lateran Palace
    Lateran Palace
    The Lateran Palace , formally the Apostolic Palace of the Lateran , is an ancient palace of the Roman Empire and later the main Papal residence....

     (Pope, formerly; kept as Pontifical Museum of Christian Antiquities
    Pontifical Museum of Christian Antiquities
    The Lateran Museum was a museum founded by the Popes and housed in the Lateran Palace, adjacent to the Basilica of St. John Lateran in Rome, Italy. It ceased to exist in 1970....

    )
  • Castel Sant'Angelo
    Castel Sant'Angelo
    The Mausoleum of Hadrian, usually known as the Castel Sant'Angelo, is a towering cylindrical building in Parco Adriano, Rome, Italy. It was initially commissioned by the Roman Emperor Hadrian as a mausoleum for himself and his family...

     (Pope, formerly; kept as Museo Nazionale di Castel Sant'Angelo)

Federal

  • Government House
    Government House, Canberra
    Government House, Canberra, commonly known as Yarralumla, is the official residence of the Governor-General of Australia. It is located in the suburb of Yarralumla, in the City of Canberra, in the Australian Capital Territory....

     (Governor-General
    Governor-General of Australia
    The Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia is the representative in Australia at federal/national level of the Australian monarch . He or she exercises the supreme executive power of the Commonwealth...

    )
  • Admiralty House (Governor-General, Sydney
    Sydney
    Sydney is the most populous city in Australia and the state capital of New South Wales. Sydney is located on Australia's south-east coast of the Tasman Sea. As of June 2010, the greater metropolitan area had an approximate population of 4.6 million people...

     residence)
  • The Lodge (Prime Minister
    Prime Minister of Australia
    The Prime Minister of the Commonwealth of Australia is the highest minister of the Crown, leader of the Cabinet and Head of Her Majesty's Australian Government, holding office on commission from the Governor-General of Australia. The office of Prime Minister is, in practice, the most powerful...

    )
  • Kirribilli House
    Kirribilli House
    Kirribilli House is the official Sydney residence of the Australian Prime Minister. The house is located at the far eastern end of Kirribilli Avenue in the harbourside suburb of Kirribilli...

     (Prime Minister, Sydney
    Sydney
    Sydney is the most populous city in Australia and the state capital of New South Wales. Sydney is located on Australia's south-east coast of the Tasman Sea. As of June 2010, the greater metropolitan area had an approximate population of 4.6 million people...

     residence)

State

  • New South Wales
    New South Wales
    New South Wales is a state of :Australia, located in the east of the country. It is bordered by Queensland, Victoria and South Australia to the north, south and west respectively. To the east, the state is bordered by the Tasman Sea, which forms part of the Pacific Ocean. New South Wales...

    :
    Government House
    Government House, Sydney
    Government House is located in Sydney, Australia alongside the Royal Botanic Gardens, overlooking Sydney Harbour, just south of the Sydney Opera House...

     (Governor
  • Queensland
    Queensland
    Queensland is a state of Australia, occupying the north-eastern section of the mainland continent. It is bordered by the Northern Territory, South Australia and New South Wales to the west, south-west and south respectively. To the east, Queensland is bordered by the Coral Sea and Pacific Ocean...

    :
    Government House
    Government House, Queensland
    Government House, or 'Fernberg', is located in the Brisbane suburb of Paddington, in Queensland, Australia.Government House is the official residence of the Governor of Queensland, and is commonly known as 'Fernberg'. The Governor of Queensland is the representative of Queen Elizabeth II in...

     (Governor)
  • South Australia
    South Australia
    South Australia is a state of Australia in the southern central part of the country. It covers some of the most arid parts of the continent; with a total land area of , it is the fourth largest of Australia's six states and two territories.South Australia shares borders with all of the mainland...

    :
    Government House
    Government House, Adelaide
    Government House, located in Adelaide on the corner of North Terrace and King William Road, is the official residence of the Governor of South Australia.-History:The original 'Government Hut' was a thatched hut constructed by the seamen of the HMS Buffalo...

     (Governor)
  • Tasmania
    Tasmania
    Tasmania is an Australian island and state. It is south of the continent, separated by Bass Strait. The state includes the island of Tasmania—the 26th largest island in the world—and the surrounding islands. The state has a population of 507,626 , of whom almost half reside in the greater Hobart...

    :
    Government House
    Government House, Hobart
    Government House, Hobart is the home and official residence of the Governor of Tasmania, Australia.The palatial house is located on Lower Domain Road in the Queens Domain, near the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, and is the official residence of the governor of Tasmania...

     (Governor)
  • Victoria
    Victoria (Australia)
    Victoria is the second most populous state in Australia. Geographically the smallest mainland state, Victoria is bordered by New South Wales, South Australia, and Tasmania on Boundary Islet to the north, west and south respectively....

    :
    Government House
    Government House, Melbourne
    Government House, Melbourne is the office and official residence of the Governor of Victoria. It is set next to the Royal Botanic Gardens and surrounded by Kings Domain in Melbourne. It was the official residence of the Governor-General of Australia from 1901 to 1930...

     (Governor)
  • Western Australia
    Western Australia
    Western Australia is a state of Australia, occupying the entire western third of the Australian continent. It is bounded by the Indian Ocean to the north and west, the Great Australian Bight and Indian Ocean to the south, the Northern Territory to the north-east and South Australia to the south-east...

    :
    Government House
    Government House, Perth
    Government House in Perth is the official residence of the governor of Western Australia and was built between 1859 and 1864. The buildings and gardens are listed on the Western Australian Register of Heritage Places and are open to the public from time to time.-Description:The building is a two...

     (Governor
    Governor of Western Australia
    The Governor of Western Australia is the representative in Western Australia of Australia's Monarch, Queen Elizabeth II. The Governor performs important constitutional, ceremonial and community functions, including:* presiding over the Executive Council;...

    )

State, former
  • New South Wales
    New South Wales
    New South Wales is a state of :Australia, located in the east of the country. It is bordered by Queensland, Victoria and South Australia to the north, south and west respectively. To the east, the state is bordered by the Tasman Sea, which forms part of the Pacific Ocean. New South Wales...

    :
    Old Government House
    Old Government House, Parramatta
    Old Government House is a former "country" residence of 10 early governors of New South Wales, located in Parramatta Park in Parramatta, New South Wales, now a suburb of Sydney...

     (Governor country residence at Parramatta
    Parramatta, New South Wales
    Parramatta is a suburb of Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, Australia. It is located in Greater Western Sydney west of the Sydney central business district on the banks of the Parramatta River. Parramatta is the administrative seat of the Local Government Area of the City of Parramatta...

     (1790–1855) formerly)
    Hillview, (Governor summer residence at Sutton Forest (1882–1958), formerly)
  • Queensland
    Queensland
    Queensland is a state of Australia, occupying the north-eastern section of the mainland continent. It is bordered by the Northern Territory, South Australia and New South Wales to the west, south-west and south respectively. To the east, Queensland is bordered by the Coral Sea and Pacific Ocean...

    :
    Adelaide House, (Governor residence (1859–1862) formerly; now The Deanery of St. John's Anglican Cathedral
    Old Government House
    Old Government House, Queensland
    Queensland's first Government House is located at Gardens Point in the grounds of the Queensland University of Technology at the end of George Street in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia...

     (Governor residence (1862–1909) formerly; kept as headquarters of the National Trust of Australia
    National Trust of Australia
    The Australian Council of National Trusts is the peak body for community-based, non-government organisations committed to promoting and conserving Australia's indigenous, natural and historic heritage....

    )
  • South Australia
    South Australia
    South Australia is a state of Australia in the southern central part of the country. It covers some of the most arid parts of the continent; with a total land area of , it is the fourth largest of Australia's six states and two territories.South Australia shares borders with all of the mainland...

    :
    Old Government House
    Old Government House, South Australia
    The Old Government House of South Australia is a historic building located in Belair National Park. It was the summer residence of the Governor of South Australia from 1860-1880, and was used by governors Richard Graves MacDonnell and Dominick Daly...

     (Governor summer residence (1860–1880), formerly)
    Marble Hill
    Marble Hill, South Australia
    Marble Hill was the Vice-Regal summer residence for the Governor of South Australia from 1880 to 1955. It is also the name of a district of the Adelaide Hills Council, named after the residence and in which the residence is located...

     (Governor summer residence (1880–1955), formerly; destroyed in the Black Sunday Bushfire of 1955)
  • Victoria
    Victoria (Australia)
    Victoria is the second most populous state in Australia. Geographically the smallest mainland state, Victoria is bordered by New South Wales, South Australia, and Tasmania on Boundary Islet to the north, west and south respectively....


    La Trobe's Cottage
    La Trobe's Cottage
    La Trobe’s Cottage is a historic cottage in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, built in 1839 for the first superintendent of the Port Phillip District of New South Wales, Charles La Trobe, and his family. The cottage was constructed out of prefabricated materials imported from England on 50,000 square...

     (Lieutenant Governor, residence (1840–1854) formerly; kept as museum)
    Toorak House
    Toorak House
    Toorak House is a mansion located in Melbourne, Australia built in 1849 by well-known Melbourne merchant James Jackson. It is notable for its use as Melbourne's first Government House and having inspired the name for the suburb of Toorak....

     (Governor residence (1854–1874), formerly; currently being used as a church)
    Bishopscourt
    Bishopscourt, East Melbourne
    Bishopscourt is a large colonial mansion, located on Clarendon Street in East Melbourne, Australia.Designed by Newson & Blackburn using blue stone in a style of gothic architecture, it was completed in 1853. The red brick wing was added in 1903....

     (Governor residence (1874–1876), formerly.)
    Stonnington Mansion (Governor residence (1901–1931) formerly; currently being restored as private home)

Territorial

  • Norfolk Island
    Norfolk Island
    Norfolk Island is a small island in the Pacific Ocean located between Australia, New Zealand and New Caledonia. The island is part of the Commonwealth of Australia, but it enjoys a large degree of self-governance...

    :
    Government House (Administrator
    Administrative heads of Norfolk Island
    The Administrator of Norfolk Island acts as a representative both of the Crown and of the Australian Federal Government, as well as carrying out other duties according to the Norfolk Island Act 1979....

    )
  • Northern Territory
    Northern Territory
    The Northern Territory is a federal territory of Australia, occupying much of the centre of the mainland continent, as well as the central northern regions...

    :
    Government House
    Government House, Darwin
    Government House, Darwin is the office and official residence of the Administrator of the Northern Territory. Built between 1870 and 1878, the building is set on 13,000 square metres of hillside gardens in the centre of the Darwin business district, on The Esplanade.-History:Government House is...

     (Administrator
    Administrator of the Northern Territory
    The Administrator of the Northern Territory is an official appointed by the Governor-General of Australia to exercise powers analogous to that of a state governor...

    )
  • Christmas Island
    Christmas Island
    The Territory of Christmas Island is a territory of Australia in the Indian Ocean. It is located northwest of the Western Australian city of Perth, south of the Indonesian capital, Jakarta, and ENE of the Cocos Islands....

    :
    Government House (Administrator)
  • Cocos (Keeling) Islands
    Cocos (Keeling) Islands
    The Territory of the Cocos Islands, also called Cocos Islands and Keeling Islands, is a territory of Australia, located in the Indian Ocean, southwest of Christmas Island and approximately midway between Australia and Sri Lanka....

    :
    Government House (Administrator)

Former

  • State House
    State House (Nauru)
    The State House in Nauru is the official residence of the president of The Republic of Nauru. It was formerly a detention center for detainees from Australia. Located in the Anetan District, in the northern part of the country, the State House is currently home to President Marcus Stephen....

     (President
    President of Nauru
    The President of Nauru is elected by Parliament from amongst its members. He is both the head of state and head of government of Nauru. Nauru's unicameral Parliament has 18 members, with an electoral term of 3 years. Political parties only play a minor role in Nauru politics, and there has often...

    , formerly; kept as immigration detention center)

 New Zealand

  • Government House
    Government House, Wellington
    Government House in Newtown, Wellington, New Zealand is the principal residence of the Governor-General of New Zealand. It was designed by Claude Paton in the office of John Campbell, Government Architect. Built between 1908 and 1910, the house's grounds total 12 ha, and the house is 4200 m²...

     (Governor-General
    Governor-General of New Zealand
    The Governor-General of New Zealand is the representative of the monarch of New Zealand . The Governor-General acts as the Queen's vice-regal representative in New Zealand and is often viewed as the de facto head of state....

    )
  • Government House
    Government House, Auckland
    The site of the present day Government House, Auckland was first built upon in the 1880s or 1890s, although some of the trees are slightly older, dating from the 1870s...

     (Governor-General, Auckland residence)
  • Premier House
    Premier House
    Premier House, on Tinakori Road in Wellington, New Zealand, is the official residence of the Prime Minister of New Zealand.The original building, constructed in the early days of the New Zealand colony in 1843 is located at the southern end of the current building, and was greatly expanded two...

     (Prime Minister
    Prime Minister of New Zealand
    The Prime Minister of New Zealand is New Zealand's head of government consequent on being the leader of the party or coalition with majority support in the Parliament of New Zealand...

    )



An official residence is the residence
House
A house is a building or structure that has the ability to be occupied for dwelling by human beings or other creatures. The term house includes many kinds of different dwellings ranging from rudimentary huts of nomadic tribes to free standing individual structures...

 at which heads of state, heads of government, gubernatorial or other senior figures officially reside. They may or may not be the same location where they conduct their work-related functions, or even actually live.

  Congo, Democratic Republic of the
Democratic Republic of the Congo
The Democratic Republic of the Congo is a state located in Central Africa. It is the second largest country in Africa by area and the eleventh largest in the world...

  • Kinshasa Presidential Palace Palais de la Nation

  Congo, Republic of the
Republic of the Congo
The Republic of the Congo , sometimes known locally as Congo-Brazzaville, is a state in Central Africa. It is bordered by Gabon, Cameroon, the Central African Republic, the Democratic Republic of the Congo , the Angolan exclave province of Cabinda, and the Gulf of Guinea.The region was dominated by...

  • Brazzaville Presidential Palace

 Côte d'Ivoire

  • Le Palais de la Présidence (President
    Heads of state of Côte d'Ivoire
    -Presidents of Côte d'Ivoire :-Affiliations:-See also:*Côte d'Ivoire**Heads of government of Côte d'Ivoire**Colonial heads of the Côte d'Ivoire...

    )

 Egypt

  • Abdeen Palace
    Abdeen Palace
    Abdeen Palace is a historic Cairo palace, and one of the official residences and the principal workplace of the President of Egypt, located above Qasr el-Nil Street in eastern Downtown Cairo, Egypt.- Overview :...

     (President
    President of Egypt
    The President of the Arab Republic of Egypt is the head of state of Egypt.Under the Constitution of Egypt, the president is also the supreme commander of the armed forces and head of the executive branch of the Egyptian government....

    )
  • Heliopolis Palace (President
    President of Egypt
    The President of the Arab Republic of Egypt is the head of state of Egypt.Under the Constitution of Egypt, the president is also the supreme commander of the armed forces and head of the executive branch of the Egyptian government....

    )
  • Ras Al-Teen Palace
    Ras Al-Teen Palace
    Ras el–Tin Palace, is located at the coast of the Mediterranean Sea, in Alexandria, Egypt. It was a royal a palace, and is one of the official residences for a serving President of Egypt. Ras el–Tin Palace is the oldest royal Egyptian palace still in use....

     (President)
  • Koubbeh Palace
    Koubbeh Palace
    Koubbeh Palace, is one of the various Egyptian palaces which currently serve as the country's official guest house for visiting dignitaries....

     (visiting foreign dignitaries)

Former

  • Montaza Palace
    Montaza Palace
    Montaza Palace is a palace and extensive gardens in the Montaza district of Alexandria, Egypt. It was built on a low plateau east of central Alexandria overlooking a beach on the Mediterranean Sea.-History:Palaces and gardens...

     (King
    King of Egypt
    King of Egypt was the title used by the ruler of Egypt between 1922 and 1951. When the United Kingdom ended its protectorate over Egypt on 28 February 1922, Egypt's Sultan Fouad I issued a decree on 15 March 1922 whereby he adopted the title of King of Egypt...

    , formerly; kept as a hotel)
  • Ras el-Tin Palace (King, formerly)

 The Gambia

  • State House (President
    Heads of state of the Gambia
    -Heads of State of The Gambia :-Affiliations:*PPP - People's Progressive Party*APRC - Alliance for Patriotic Reorientation and Construction*Mil - Military of the Gambia...

    )

 Ghana

  • Osu Castle
    Osu Castle
    Osu Castle, also known as Fort Christiansborg or simply the Castle, is a castle located in Osu, Accra, on the coast of the Atlantic Ocean's Gulf of Guinea. The first substantial fort was built by the Danish in the 1660s, though the castle has changed hands between Denmark, Portugal, the Akwamu, the...

     formal (Presidential
    President of Ghana
    The President of Ghana is the elected head of state and head of government of Ghana. Officially styled President of the Republic of Ghana and Commander-in-Chief of the Ghanaian Armed Forces. The current President of Ghana is Prof. John Atta Mills, who took office in January...

    ) residence
  • Golden Jubilee House
    Golden Jubilee House
    The Golden Jubilee House is a presidential palace in Accra which serves as a residence and office to the President of Ghana. It replaced the seat of government at Osu Castle. The original budget of $30m was a loan from the Indian government. However BBC journalist David Amanor reported the...

     current (Presidential
    President of Ghana
    The President of Ghana is the elected head of state and head of government of Ghana. Officially styled President of the Republic of Ghana and Commander-in-Chief of the Ghanaian Armed Forces. The current President of Ghana is Prof. John Atta Mills, who took office in January...

    ) residence

Former

  • Belle Vue (demolished; former summer residence of the President)

 Libya

  • Bab al-Azizia
    Bab al-Azizia
    Bab al-Azizia was a military barracks and compound, situated in the southern suburbs of Tripoli, the capital of Libya. It served as the main base for the Libyan leader Colonel Muammar Gaddafi until its capture by anti-Gaddafi rebels on 23 August 2011, during the Battle of Tripoli in the Libyan...

     (Leader and Guide of the Revolution, formerly)

 Madagascar

  • Iavoloha
    Iavoloha Palace
    Iavoloha Palace is the official residence of the President of Madagascar. It is situated 15 km to the south from the capital Antananarivo.-See also:* Ambohitsorohitra Palace, another office of the president...

  • Ambohitsorohitra
    Ambohitsorohitra Palace
    The Ambohitsorohitra Palace is a presidential palace in the capital of Madagascar, Antananarivo. It has only a symbolic role and is not a residence of the president.-Political events:...


 Morocco

  • Palais Royal, Rabat
    Rabat
    Rabat , is the capital and third largest city of the Kingdom of Morocco with a population of approximately 650,000...

     (main residence)
  • Dar el Makzhen, Fes
    Fes
    Fes or Fez is the second largest city of Morocco, after Casablanca, with a population of approximately 1 million . It is the capital of the Fès-Boulemane region....

  • Bahia Palace, Marrakech
    Marrakech
    Marrakech or Marrakesh , known as the "Ochre city", is the most important former imperial city in Morocco's history...

  • Dar el Makzhen, Tangier
    Tangier
    Tangier, also Tangiers is a city in northern Morocco with a population of about 700,000 . It lies on the North African coast at the western entrance to the Strait of Gibraltar where the Mediterranean meets the Atlantic Ocean off Cape Spartel...

  • El Badi Palace, Marrakech
    Marrakech
    Marrakech or Marrakesh , known as the "Ochre city", is the most important former imperial city in Morocco's history...


 Mozambique

  • Palácio da Ponta Vermelha
    Palácio da Ponta Vermelha
    The Palácio da Ponta Vermelha is the official residence of the President of Mozambique in Maputo. Ponta Vermelha refers to the area of Maputo where it is located rather than to any feature of the building...

     (President
    Heads of state of Mozambique
    -Presidents of Mozambique :-Affiliations:FRELIMO = Frente de Libertação de Moçambique...

    )

 Namibia

  • State House
    State House of Namibia
    The State House of the Republic of Namibia is the administrative capital of Namibia, as well the official residence of the President of Namibia. Located in the Auasblick suburb of Windhoek, the State House was constructed by Mansudae Overseas Projects of North Korea from September 2002 to March...

     (President)

 Seychelles

  • State House
    State House (Seychelles)
    State House is the official residence of the President of the Seychelles.The State House was designed and built in 1910, when Seychelles was still a British colony. Then known as the "Government House", it was the residence of the Governor General, beginning with Sir Walter Davidson in 1912...

     (President)

 South Africa

  • Union Buildings
    Union Buildings
    The Union Buildings form the official seat of the South African government and also house the offices of the President of South Africa. The imposing buildings are located in Pretoria, atop Meintjieskop at the Northern end of Arcadia, close to historic Church Square and the Voortrekker Monument...

    , Pretoria
    Pretoria
    Pretoria is a city located in the northern part of Gauteng Province, South Africa. It is one of the country's three capital cities, serving as the executive and de facto national capital; the others are Cape Town, the legislative capital, and Bloemfontein, the judicial capital.Pretoria is...

     (President
    President of South Africa
    The President of the Republic of South Africa is the head of state and head of government under South Africa's Constitution. From 1961 to 1994, the head of state was called the State President....

    )
  • Groote Schuur
    Groote Schuur
    Groote Schuur is an estate in Cape Town, South Africa.Cecil Rhodes took out a lease on the house in 1891. He later bought it in 1893, and had it converted and refurbished by the architect Sir Herbert Baker...

    , official Cape Town
    Cape Town
    Cape Town is the second-most populous city in South Africa, and the provincial capital and primate city of the Western Cape. As the seat of the National Parliament, it is also the legislative capital of the country. It forms part of the City of Cape Town metropolitan municipality...

     residence

Provincial, former

  • Cape Province
    Cape Province
    The Province of the Cape of Good Hope was a province in the Union of South Africa and subsequently the Republic of South Africa...

    :
    Government House
    Government House, Cape Province
    De Tuynhuys , the Cape Town office of the Presidency of the Republic of South Africa, has in various guises been associated with the seat of the highest political authority in the land for almost two and a half centuries...

     (Governor, formerly; kept as offices for Prime Minister)
  • Transvaal
    Transvaal Province
    Transvaal Province was a province of the Union of South Africa from 1910 to 1961, and of its successor, the Republic of South Africa, from 1961 until the end of apartheid in 1994 when a new constitution subdivided it.-History:...

    :
    Government House
    Government House, Pretoria
    Government House was built between 1902 and 1906 as the official residence of the Governor of the Transvaal Colony.The Cape vernacular style was taken on as a national building style promoted not only by the Cape coteries but also by proponents of Dutch-speaking republican independence or of...

     (Lieutenant General, formerly)
  • Natal
    Colony of Natal
    The Colony of Natal was a British colony in south-eastern Africa. It was proclaimed a British colony on May 4, 1843 after the British government had annexed the Boer Republic of Natalia, and on 31 May 1910 combined with three other colonies to form the Union of South Africa, as one of its...

    :
    Government House
    Government House, Natal
    The Old Government House, located in Pietermaritzburg, was the official residence of the Lieutenant-Governor of Natal, South Africa, Benjamin Pine, who arrived in Natal in 1851...

     (Lieutenant-Governor, formerly)
  • Orange Free State
    Orange Free State
    The Orange Free State was an independent Boer republic in southern Africa during the second half of the 19th century, and later a British colony and a province of the Union of South Africa. It is the historical precursor to the present-day Free State province...

    :
    Government House
    Government House, Orange Free State
    Government House, located in Bloemfontein, was the official residence of the Governor of the Orange Free State, South Africa.Oliewenhuis, a Neo-Dutch style mansion was designed in 1935...

     (Governor, formerly)

 Antigua and Barbuda

  • Government House
    Government House (Antigua & Barbuda)
    Government House, Saint John's, Antigua & BarbudaThe official residence as well as office of the Governor-General of Antigua and Barbuda, was built in the 17th Century Colonial style with Georgian architecture and extensive gardens. The residence is not open to the public.In 1801 a proposal for the...

     (Governor General)

 The Bahamas

  • Government House
    Government House, The Bahamas
    Government House is the official residence of the Governor General of the Bahamas.Built on a hill known as Mount Fitzwilliam and completed in 1806, this imposing stuccoed-coral-rock building on Duke Street is the Bahamian archipelago's foremost example of Georgian Colonial architecture...

     (Governor-General)

 Barbados

  • Government House
    Government House, Barbados
    The Government House is the official residence and office of the Governor-General of Barbados. It was built in the colonial days and was the residence of the Governor of Barbados. It later continued in the role of official residence and office of the Governor-General following political...

     (Governor-General)
  • Ilaro Court
    Ilaro court
    Ilaro Court is the official residence of the Prime Minister of Barbados. Ilaro Court was designed and built in the early 1920s by Lady Gilbert Carter, an accomplished American artist whose husband Sir Gilbert Thomas Carter was Governor of Barbados from 1904 to 1911. The name Ilaro was derived from...

     (Prime Minister)

 Dominica

  • Government House
    Government House, Dominica
    Government House, located in Roseau, was the official residence of the Governors of Dominica.The residence of the British governors of the island, and for a time the French, is situated on a low hill to the south of the commercial center of Roseau. Written accounts from the 1790s make mention of...

     (President)

 Dominican Republic

  • Palacio Nacional, Dominican Republic (President)

 Grenada


 Haiti

  • National Palace
    National Palace (Haiti)
    The National Palace is located in Port-au-Prince—facing Place L'Ouverture near the Champs de Mars—and is the official residence of the Haitian president. It was almost completely destroyed in the 2010 Haiti earthquake...

     (destroyed by the 2010 earthquake
    2010 Haiti earthquake
    The 2010 Haiti earthquake was a catastrophic magnitude 7.0 Mw earthquake, with an epicentre near the town of Léogâne, approximately west of Port-au-Prince, Haiti's capital. The earthquake occurred at 16:53 local time on Tuesday, 12 January 2010.By 24 January, at least 52 aftershocks...

    )

 Jamaica

  • King's House
    King's House, Jamaica
    King's House is the official residence of the Governor-General of Jamaica, who represents the Jamaican Monarch, and head of state....

    , also Government House (Governor-General
    Governor-General of Jamaica
    The Governor-General of Jamaica represents the Jamaican monarch, and head of state, who holds the title of King or Queen of Jamaica ....

    )
  • Jamaica House (Prime Minister's office
    Prime Minister of Jamaica
    The Prime Minister of Jamaica is Jamaica's head of government, currently Andrew Holness. Andrew Holness was elected as the new leader of the governing Jamaica Labour Party and succeeded Bruce Golding to become Jamaica's ninth Prime Minister on 23 October 2011...

    )
  • Vale Royal (Prime Minister
    Prime Minister of Jamaica
    The Prime Minister of Jamaica is Jamaica's head of government, currently Andrew Holness. Andrew Holness was elected as the new leader of the governing Jamaica Labour Party and succeeded Bruce Golding to become Jamaica's ninth Prime Minister on 23 October 2011...

    )

 Saint Kitts and Nevis


 Saint Lucia

  • Government House
    Government House, Saint Lucia
    Government House is the official residence of the Governor-General of Saint Lucia. The house is located on the crest of Morne Fortune, near Castries....

     (Governor-General)

 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines


 Trinidad and Tobago


Former
  • Government House
    Government House, Belize
    The finest colonial structure in Belize City, Government House is said to have been built to plans by the illustrious British architect Sir Christopher Wren with a combination of Caribbean Vernacular and English Urban architecture. Erected in 1812, it was once the residence of the Governor...

     (Governor-General, formerly; kept for official government functions, visiting foreign dignitaries, and as House of Culture Museum)

 Canada

Federal
  • Rideau Hall
    Rideau Hall
    Rideau Hall is, since 1867, the official residence in Ottawa of both the Canadian monarch and the Governor General of Canada. It stands in Canada's capital on a 0.36 km2 estate at 1 Sussex Drive, with the main building consisting of 170 rooms across 9,500 m2 , and 24 outbuildings around the...

     (Monarch; Governor General
    Governor General of Canada
    The Governor General of Canada is the federal viceregal representative of the Canadian monarch, Queen Elizabeth II...

    , Ottawa
    Ottawa
    Ottawa is the capital of Canada, the second largest city in the Province of Ontario, and the fourth largest city in the country. The city is located on the south bank of the Ottawa River in the eastern portion of Southern Ontario...

     residence)
  • Citadelle of Quebec
    Citadelle of Quebec
    The Citadelle — the French name is used both in English and French — is a military installation and official residence located atop Cap Diamant, adjoining the Plains of Abraham in Quebec City, Quebec, Canada...

     (Governor General, Quebec City
    Quebec City
    Quebec , also Québec, Quebec City or Québec City is the capital of the Canadian province of Quebec and is located within the Capitale-Nationale region. It is the second most populous city in Quebec after Montreal, which is about to the southwest...

     residence)
  • 24 Sussex Drive
    24 Sussex Drive
    24 Sussex Drive is the official residence of the Prime Minister of Canada, located in the New Edinburgh neighbourhood of Ottawa, Ontario. Built between 1866 and 1868 by Joseph Merrill Currier, it has been the official home of the Canadian prime minister since 1951.-History:The house at 24 Sussex...

     (Prime Minister
    Prime Minister of Canada
    The Prime Minister of Canada is the primary minister of the Crown, chairman of the Cabinet, and thus head of government for Canada, charged with advising the Canadian monarch or viceroy on the exercise of the executive powers vested in them by the constitution...

    )
  • Harrington Lake
    Harrington Lake
    Harrington Lake estate is the name of the official country retreat of the Prime Minister of Canada and also the name of the land which surrounds it. It is located near Meech Lake where the Meech Lake Accord was negotiated in 1987approximately 35 kilometers northwest of Ottawa, in an area known as...

     (Prime Minister, country retreat)
  • Stornoway
    Stornoway (residence)
    Stornoway is the name of the official residence of the Leader of the Opposition in Canada, and has been used as such since 1950. It is provided in recognition of the opposition leader's position...

     (Leader of Opposition
    Leader of the Opposition (Canada)
    The Leader of Her Majesty's Loyal Opposition , or simply the Leader of the Opposition is the leader of Canada's Official Opposition, the party with the most seats in the House of Commons that is not a member of the government...

    )
  • The Farm, Gatineau Park
    The Farm (Canada)
    The Farm is the official residence of the Speaker of the Canadian House of Commons. It is located in Gatineau Park in the community of Kingsmere, part of Chelsea, Quebec, Canada, near the capital Ottawa....

     (Speaker of the House of Commons
    Speaker of the Canadian House of Commons
    The Speaker of the House of Commons of Canada is the presiding officer of the lower house of the Parliament of Canada and is elected at the beginning of each new parliament by fellow Members of Parliament...

    )
  • 7 Rideau Gate
    7 Rideau Gate
    7 Rideau Gate is the Canadian government's official guest house for distinguished visitors, such as heads of state and high-level government officials...

     (visiting foreign dignitaries)

Provincial
  • British Columbia
    British Columbia
    British Columbia is the westernmost of Canada's provinces and is known for its natural beauty, as reflected in its Latin motto, Splendor sine occasu . Its name was chosen by Queen Victoria in 1858...

    :
    Government House
    Government House (British Columbia)
    Government House of British Columbia is the official residence of the Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia, as well as that in Victoria of the Canadian monarch, and has casually been described as "the Ceremonial Home of all British Columbians." It stands in the provincial capital on a 8.9 ha ...

     (Lieutenant Governor
    Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia
    The Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia is the viceregal representative in British Columbia of the Canadian monarch, Queen Elizabeth II, who operates distinctly within the province but is also shared with equally the ten other jurisdictions of Canada and resides predominantly in her oldest...

    )
  • Manitoba
    Manitoba
    Manitoba is a Canadian prairie province with an area of . The province has over 110,000 lakes and has a largely continental climate because of its flat topography. Agriculture, mostly concentrated in the fertile southern and western parts of the province, is vital to the province's economy; other...

    :
    Government House
    Government House (Manitoba)
    Government House of Manitoba is the official residence of the Lieutenant Governor of Manitoba, as well as that in Winnipeg of the Canadian monarch...

     (Lieutenant Governor
    Lieutenant Governor of Manitoba
    The Lieutenant Governor of Manitoba is the viceregal representative in Manitoba of the Canadian monarch, Queen Elizabeth II, who operates distinctly within the province but is also shared equally with the ten other jurisdictions of Canada and resides predominantly in her oldest realm, the United...

    )
  • New Brunswick
    New Brunswick
    New Brunswick is one of Canada's three Maritime provinces and is the only province in the federation that is constitutionally bilingual . The provincial capital is Fredericton and Saint John is the most populous city. Greater Moncton is the largest Census Metropolitan Area...

    :
    Old Government House, Fredericton
    Old Government House
    Old Government House is the official residence of the Lieutenant Governor of New Brunswick, as well as that in Fredericton of the Canadian monarch...

     (Lieutenant Governor
    Lieutenant Governor of New Brunswick
    The Lieutenant Governor of New Brunswick or Lieutenante-gouverneure du Nouveau-Brunswick) is the viceregal representative in New Brunswick of the Canadian monarch, Queen Elizabeth II, who operates distinctly within the province but is also shared equally with the ten other jurisdictions of Canada...

    )
  • Nova Scotia
    Nova Scotia
    Nova Scotia is one of Canada's three Maritime provinces and is the most populous province in Atlantic Canada. The name of the province is Latin for "New Scotland," but "Nova Scotia" is the recognized, English-language name of the province. The provincial capital is Halifax. Nova Scotia is the...

    :
    Government House
    Government House (Nova Scotia)
    Government House of Nova Scotia is the official residence of the Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia, as well as that in Halifax of the Canadian monarch...

     (Lieutenant Governor
    Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia
    The Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia is the viceregal representative in Nova Scotia of the Canadian monarch, Queen Elizabeth II, who operates distinctly within the province but is also shared equally with the ten other jurisdictions of Canada and resides predominantly in her oldest realm, the...

    )
  • Prince Edward Island
    Prince Edward Island
    Prince Edward Island is a Canadian province consisting of an island of the same name, as well as other islands. The maritime province is the smallest in the nation in both land area and population...

    :
    Government House
    Government House (Prince Edward Island)
    Government House of Prince Edward Island, often referred to as Fanningbank, is the official residence of the Lieutenant Governor of Prince Edward Island, as well as that in Charlottetown of the Canadian monarch...

     (Lieutenant Governor
    Lieutenant Governor of Prince Edward Island
    The Lieutenant Governor of Prince Edward Island is the viceregal representative in Prince Edward Island of the Canadian monarch, Queen Elizabeth II, who operates distinctly within the province but is also shared equally with the ten other jurisdictions of Canada and resides predominantly in her...

    )
  • Newfoundland and Labrador
    Newfoundland and Labrador
    Newfoundland and Labrador is the easternmost province of Canada. Situated in the country's Atlantic region, it incorporates the island of Newfoundland and mainland Labrador with a combined area of . As of April 2011, the province's estimated population is 508,400...

    :
    Government House
    Government House (Newfoundland and Labrador)
    Government House is the official residence of the Lieutenant-Governor of Newfoundland and Labrador. Government House was a by-product of the wave of administrative initiatives that took place during the 1820s. The royal charter of 1825 bestowed official colonial status for Newfoundland.The first...

     (Lieutenant Governor
    Lieutenant Governor of Newfoundland and Labrador
    The Lieutenant Governor of Newfoundland and Labrador is the viceregal representative in Newfoundland and Labrador of the Canadian monarch, Queen Elizabeth II, who operates distinctly within the province but is also shared equally with the ten other jurisdictions of Canada and resides predominantly...

    )

*The provinces of Alberta
Alberta
Alberta is a province of Canada. It had an estimated population of 3.7 million in 2010 making it the most populous of Canada's three prairie provinces...

, Saskatchewan
Saskatchewan
Saskatchewan is a prairie province in Canada, which has an area of . Saskatchewan is bordered on the west by Alberta, on the north by the Northwest Territories, on the east by Manitoba, and on the south by the U.S. states of Montana and North Dakota....

, Ontario
Ontario
Ontario is a province of Canada, located in east-central Canada. It is Canada's most populous province and second largest in total area. It is home to the nation's most populous city, Toronto, and the nation's capital, Ottawa....

, and Quebec
Quebec
Quebec or is a province in east-central Canada. It is the only Canadian province with a predominantly French-speaking population and the only one whose sole official language is French at the provincial level....

 no longer have official residences for their lieutenant governors, but do provide them with accommodations; in the case of Ontario, only if necessary.

 El Salvador

  • Casa Presidencial
    Casa Presidencial (El Salvador)
    Casa Presidencial, or "Presidential House" in the Spanish Language, refers to both the President of El Salvador's official residence and his offices.- History :...

    , also called Casa Blanca (President)

 Honduras

  • Palacio "José Cecilio del Valle" (President
    President of Honduras
    This page lists the Presidents of Honduras.Colonial Honduras declared its independence from Spain on 15 September 1821. From 5 January 1822 to 1 July 1823, Honduras was part of the First Mexican Empire of Agustín de Iturbide....

    )

Former
  • National Palace
    National Palace (Mexico)
    The National Palace, or Palacio Nacional in Spanish), was the seat of the federal executive in Mexico. It is located on Mexico City's main square, the Plaza de la Constitución...

     (Emperor then President, formerly; kept as seat of Federal Executive)
  • Castillo de Chapultepec (Emperor then President, formerly; kept as National Museum of History)

*In every state of the Mexico the Palacio de Gobierno, or Government Palace, was the official residence the governor, they are now maintained solely as the relevant governor's offices.

 United States

  • White House
    White House
    The White House is the official residence and principal workplace of the president of the United States. Located at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW in Washington, D.C., the house was designed by Irish-born James Hoban, and built between 1792 and 1800 of white-painted Aquia sandstone in the Neoclassical...

     (President
    President of the United States
    The President of the United States of America is the head of state and head of government of the United States. The president leads the executive branch of the federal government and is the commander-in-chief of the United States Armed Forces....

    )
  • Camp David
    Camp David
    Camp David is the country retreat of the President of the United States and his guests. It is located in low wooded hills about 60 mi north-northwest of Washington, D.C., on the property of Catoctin Mountain Park in unincorporated Frederick County, Maryland, near Thurmont, at an elevation of...

     (President, retreat)
  • Number One Observatory Circle
    Number One Observatory Circle
    Number One Observatory Circle is the official residence of the Vice President of the United States.Located on the northeast grounds of the United States Naval Observatory in Washington, DC, the house was built in 1893 for its superintendent. The Chief of Naval Operations liked the house so much...

     (Vice President
    Vice President of the United States
    The Vice President of the United States is the holder of a public office created by the United States Constitution. The Vice President, together with the President of the United States, is indirectly elected by the people, through the Electoral College, to a four-year term...

    )
  • Blair House
    Blair House
    Blair House is the official state guest house for the President of the United States. It is located at 1651-1653 Pennsylvania Avenue NW in Washington, D.C., opposite the Old Executive Office Building of the White House, off the corner of Lafayette Park....

     (visiting foreign dignitaries; President-elect)

State


  • Alabama
    Alabama
    Alabama is a state located in the southeastern region of the United States. It is bordered by Tennessee to the north, Georgia to the east, Florida and the Gulf of Mexico to the south, and Mississippi to the west. Alabama ranks 30th in total land area and ranks second in the size of its inland...

    :
    Governor's Mansion
    Alabama Governor's Mansion
    The Alabama Governor's Mansion is the official residence of the Governor of Alabama and the governor's family in Montgomery, the capital city of Alabama. The current Governor of Alabama, Robert J. Bentley, and his wife, Dianne Bentley, are the current residents. The original governor's mansion for...

  • Alaska
    Alaska
    Alaska is the largest state in the United States by area. It is situated in the northwest extremity of the North American continent, with Canada to the east, the Arctic Ocean to the north, and the Pacific Ocean to the west and south, with Russia further west across the Bering Strait...

    :
    Governor's Mansion
    Alaska Governor's Mansion
    The Alaska Governor's Mansion, located at 716 Calhoun Avenue in Juneau, Alaska, is the official residence of the Governor of Alaska and the governor's family. It was designed by James Knox Taylor...

  • Arkansas
    Arkansas
    Arkansas is a state located in the southern region of the United States. Its name is an Algonquian name of the Quapaw Indians. Arkansas shares borders with six states , and its eastern border is largely defined by the Mississippi River...

    :
    Governor's Mansion
    Arkansas Governor's Mansion
    The Arkansas Governor's Mansion is the official residence of the Governor of Arkansas and his family. The mansion is located at 1800 Center Street in Little Rock, and is included in the Governor's Mansion Historic District, a district that is listed on the National Register of Historic...

  • California
    California
    California is a state located on the West Coast of the United States. It is by far the most populous U.S. state, and the third-largest by land area...

    :
    none
    Former: Governor's Mansion
    Governor's Mansion State Historic Park
    Governor's Mansion State Historic Park is the location of Historic Governor's Mansion of California, the former official home of the Governor of California. The mansion is listed on the National Register of Historic Places....

  • Colorado
    Colorado
    Colorado is a U.S. state that encompasses much of the Rocky Mountains as well as the northeastern portion of the Colorado Plateau and the western edge of the Great Plains...

    :
    Governor's Mansion
    Colorado Governor's Mansion
    The Colorado Governor's Mansion, also known as the Cheesman-Boettcher Mansion, is a historic U.S. residence in Denver, Colorado. It is located at 400 East 8th Avenue. On December 3, 1969, it was added to the U.S. National Register of Historic Places....

  • Connecticut
    Connecticut
    Connecticut is a state in the New England region of the northeastern United States. It is bordered by Rhode Island to the east, Massachusetts to the north, and the state of New York to the west and the south .Connecticut is named for the Connecticut River, the major U.S. river that approximately...

    :
    Governor's Mansion
    Connecticut Governor's Mansion
    The Connecticut Governor's Residence serves as the official home of the Governor of Connecticut. It is located at 990 Prospect Avenue in Hartford....

  • Delaware
    Delaware
    Delaware is a U.S. state located on the Atlantic Coast in the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States. It is bordered to the south and west by Maryland, and to the north by Pennsylvania...

    :
    Woodburn
    Delaware Governor's Mansion
    The Delaware Governor's Mansion, also known as Woodburn or Governor's House, is the official residence of the Governor of Delaware and the governor's family...

  • Florida
    Florida
    Florida is a state in the southeastern United States, located on the nation's Atlantic and Gulf coasts. It is bordered to the west by the Gulf of Mexico, to the north by Alabama and Georgia and to the east by the Atlantic Ocean. With a population of 18,801,310 as measured by the 2010 census, it...

    :
    Governor's Mansion
    Florida Governor's Mansion
    The Florida Governor's Mansion is a historic U.S. residence in Tallahassee, Florida. On July 20, 2006, it was added to the U.S. National Register of Historic Places. The mansion, which was designed to resemble Andrew Jackson's Hermitage, was designed by Marion Sims Wyeth, who also designed...

  • Georgia
    Georgia (U.S. state)
    Georgia is a state located in the southeastern United States. It was established in 1732, the last of the original Thirteen Colonies. The state is named after King George II of Great Britain. Georgia was the fourth state to ratify the United States Constitution, on January 2, 1788...

    :
    Governor's Mansion
    Georgia Governor's Mansion
    The Governor's Mansion is the official home of the governor of the U.S. state of Georgia. The mansion is located at 391 West Paces Ferry Road NW, in the affluent Buckhead district of Atlanta.-Construction:...

  • Hawaii
    Hawaii
    Hawaii is the newest of the 50 U.S. states , and is the only U.S. state made up entirely of islands. It is the northernmost island group in Polynesia, occupying most of an archipelago in the central Pacific Ocean, southwest of the continental United States, southeast of Japan, and northeast of...

    :
    Washington Place
    Washington Place
    Washington Place is a Greek Revival palace in the Hawaii Capital Historic District in Honolulu, Hawaii. It was where Queen Liliuokalani was arrested during the overthrow of the Hawaiian Kingdom. Later it became the official residence of the Governor of Hawaii. It is a National Historic Landmark,...

     (Queen
    Kingdom of Hawaii
    The Kingdom of Hawaii was established during the years 1795 to 1810 with the subjugation of the smaller independent chiefdoms of Oahu, Maui, Molokai, Lānai, Kauai and Niihau by the chiefdom of Hawaii into one unified government...

     then Governor
    Governor of Hawaii
    The Governor of Hawaii is the chief executive of the state of Hawaii and its various agencies and departments, as provided in the Hawaii State Constitution Article V, Sections 1 through 6. It is a directly elected position, votes being cast by popular suffrage of residents of the state...

    , formerly kept as museum)
    [[ʻIolani Palace]] (Queen, formerly kept for official government functions)
    Hulihee Palace
    Hulihee Palace
    The Hulihee Palace is located in historic Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, on Alii Drive. The former vacation home of Hawaiian royalty, it was converted to a museum run by the Daughters of Hawaii, showcasing furniture and artifacts.-History:...

     (Queen, formerly retained as museum)
  • Idaho
    Idaho
    Idaho is a state in the Rocky Mountain area of the United States. The state's largest city and capital is Boise. Residents are called "Idahoans". Idaho was admitted to the Union on July 3, 1890, as the 43rd state....

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    The Idaho House
    The Idaho House
    The State of Idaho Executive Residence, also known as the Governor's House or Idaho House, is the official residence of the governor of Idaho, located in Boise, the state capital....

  • Illinois
    Illinois
    Illinois is the fifth-most populous state of the United States of America, and is often noted for being a microcosm of the entire country. With Chicago in the northeast, small industrial cities and great agricultural productivity in central and northern Illinois, and natural resources like coal,...

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    Executive Mansion
    Illinois Executive Mansion
    The Illinois Executive Mansion is the official residence of the Governor of Illinois. It is located at 410 E. Jackson Street in Springfield, Illinois and is open to tours on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday mornings, free of charge. The Georgian style Mansion was designed by Chicago architect John M....


    Supreme Court Justices' apartments
    University of Illinois at Chicago
    University of Illinois at Chicago
    The University of Illinois at Chicago, or UIC, is a state-funded public research university located in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Its campus is in the Near West Side community area, near the Chicago Loop...

     Chancellor's Residence
    President's House, home of the University of Illinois' President
  • Indiana
    Indiana
    Indiana is a US state, admitted to the United States as the 19th on December 11, 1816. It is located in the Midwestern United States and Great Lakes Region. With 6,483,802 residents, the state is ranked 15th in population and 16th in population density. Indiana is ranked 38th in land area and is...

    :
    Governor's Mansion
  • Iowa
    Iowa
    Iowa is a state located in the Midwestern United States, an area often referred to as the "American Heartland". It derives its name from the Ioway people, one of the many American Indian tribes that occupied the state at the time of European exploration. Iowa was a part of the French colony of New...

    :
    Terrace Hill
    Terrace Hill
    Terrace Hill, also known as Hubbell Mansion, Benjamin F. Allen House, and Iowa Governor's Mansion, is the official residence of the Governor of Iowa. Located in Des Moines, Iowa, it is an example of Second Empire architecture. The home measures 18,000 square feet...

  • Kansas
    Kansas
    Kansas is a US state located in the Midwestern United States. It is named after the Kansas River which flows through it, which in turn was named after the Kansa Native American tribe, which inhabited the area. The tribe's name is often said to mean "people of the wind" or "people of the south...

    :
    Cedar Crest
    Cedar Crest (mansion)
    The Kansas Governor's Residence, also known as Cedar Crest, is the official residence of the governor of Kansas. Built in 1928 and bequeathed to the state in 1955, it became the governor's residence in 1962....

  • Kentucky
    Kentucky
    The Commonwealth of Kentucky is a state located in the East Central United States of America. As classified by the United States Census Bureau, Kentucky is a Southern state, more specifically in the East South Central region. Kentucky is one of four U.S. states constituted as a commonwealth...

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    Governor's Mansion
    Kentucky Governor's Mansion
    The Kentucky Governor's Mansion is an historic residence in Frankfort, Kentucky. It is located at the East lawn of the Capitol, at the end of Capital Avenue...

  • Louisiana
    Louisiana
    Louisiana is a state located in the southern region of the United States of America. Its capital is Baton Rouge and largest city is New Orleans. Louisiana is the only state in the U.S. with political subdivisions termed parishes, which are local governments equivalent to counties...

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    Governor's Mansion
    Louisiana Governor's Mansion
    The Louisiana Governor's Mansion is the official residence of the Governor of Louisiana and his or her family. The Governor’s Mansion was built in 1963 when Jimmie Davis was Governor of Louisiana. The Mansion overlooks Capital Lake near the Louisiana State Capitol in Baton Rouge...

  • Maine
    Maine
    Maine is a state in the New England region of the northeastern United States, bordered by the Atlantic Ocean to the east and south, New Hampshire to the west, and the Canadian provinces of Quebec to the northwest and New Brunswick to the northeast. Maine is both the northernmost and easternmost...

    :
    Blaine House
  • Maryland
    Maryland
    Maryland is a U.S. state located in the Mid Atlantic region of the United States, bordering Virginia, West Virginia, and the District of Columbia to its south and west; Pennsylvania to its north; and Delaware to its east...

    :
    Government House
    Government House (Maryland)
    Government House is the official residence of the Governor of Maryland and is located at State Circle in Annapolis, Maryland. It has been the home of the governor since 1870. It was designed by Baltimore architect R. Snowden Andrews . Jennings House was the residence of the Governors of Maryland...


    Jennings House
    Jennings House
    Jennings House, located in Annapolis, Maryland, was the residence of the Governors of Maryland from 1777 until 1870, when it was replaced by Government House.Governor George Howard, son of Governor John Eager Howard, was born in Jennings House in 1789....

     (from 1777–1870)
  • Massachusetts
    Massachusetts
    The Commonwealth of Massachusetts is a state in the New England region of the northeastern United States of America. It is bordered by Rhode Island and Connecticut to the south, New York to the west, and Vermont and New Hampshire to the north; at its east lies the Atlantic Ocean. As of the 2010...

    :
    none
  • Michigan
    Michigan
    Michigan is a U.S. state located in the Great Lakes Region of the United States of America. The name Michigan is the French form of the Ojibwa word mishigamaa, meaning "large water" or "large lake"....

    :
    Governor's Residence, Lansing
    Michigan Governor's Residence
    The Michigan Governor's Mansion is located in the U.S. state capital of Lansing, Michigan. The gated mansion is in a secured area of a private neighborhood. An official summer residence is located on Mackinac Island. Both residences are owned by the state of Michigan and are maintained with...


    Governor's Residence, Mackinac Island (summer residence)
  • Minnesota
    Minnesota
    Minnesota is a U.S. state located in the Midwestern United States. The twelfth largest state of the U.S., it is the twenty-first most populous, with 5.3 million residents. Minnesota was carved out of the eastern half of the Minnesota Territory and admitted to the Union as the thirty-second state...

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    Governor's Residence
    Minnesota Governor's Residence
    The Minnesota Governor's Residence serves as the official home of the governor of Minnesota. The house, located at 1006 Summit Avenue in Saint Paul, is on of land. The building covers an area of slightly more than ....

  • Mississippi
    Mississippi
    Mississippi is a U.S. state located in the Southern United States. Jackson is the state capital and largest city. The name of the state derives from the Mississippi River, which flows along its western boundary, whose name comes from the Ojibwe word misi-ziibi...

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    Governor's Residence
    Mississippi Governor's Mansion
    The Mississippi Governor's Mansion is a historic U.S. residence in Jackson, Mississippi, located at 300 East Capitol Street. It is the second oldest executive residence in the United States that has been continuously occupied as a gubernatorial residence .On November 25, 1969, it was added to the U.S...

  • Missouri
    Missouri
    Missouri is a US state located in the Midwestern United States, bordered by Iowa, Illinois, Kentucky, Tennessee, Arkansas, Oklahoma, Kansas and Nebraska. With a 2010 population of 5,988,927, Missouri is the 18th most populous state in the nation and the fifth most populous in the Midwest. It...

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    Governor's Mansion
    Missouri Governor's Mansion
    The Missouri Governor's Mansion is a historic U.S. residence in Jefferson City, Missouri. It is located at 100 Madison Street. On May 21, 1969, it was added to the U.S...

  • Montana
    Montana
    Montana is a state in the Western United States. The western third of Montana contains numerous mountain ranges. Smaller, "island ranges" are found in the central third of the state, for a total of 77 named ranges of the Rocky Mountains. This geographical fact is reflected in the state's name,...

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    Governor's Mansion
    Montana Governor's Residence
    Montana Governor's Residence is located at 2 Carson Street, Helena, Montana. It began operation as the governor's residence in 1959 replacing the old Governor's Mansion...

  • Nebraska
    Nebraska
    Nebraska is a state on the Great Plains of the Midwestern United States. The state's capital is Lincoln and its largest city is Omaha, on the Missouri River....

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    Governor's Mansion
    Nebraska Governor's Mansion
    The Nebraska Governor's Mansion is the official residence of the Governor of Nebraska and his family. Located in Lincoln, Nebraska, it is a modified Georgian Colonial home which began operation as the governor's residence on March 17, 1958. Governor Victor E. Anderson was the first to live here....

  • Nevada
    Nevada
    Nevada is a state in the western, mountain west, and southwestern regions of the United States. With an area of and a population of about 2.7 million, it is the 7th-largest and 35th-most populous state. Over two-thirds of Nevada's people live in the Las Vegas metropolitan area, which contains its...

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    Governor's Mansion
    Nevada Governor's Mansion
    The Nevada Governor's Mansion is the official residence of the Governor of Nevada and his family. Reno architect George A. Ferris designed this Classical Revival style mansion.- History :...

  • New Hampshire
    New Hampshire
    New Hampshire is a state in the New England region of the northeastern United States of America. The state was named after the southern English county of Hampshire. It is bordered by Massachusetts to the south, Vermont to the west, Maine and the Atlantic Ocean to the east, and the Canadian...

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    Bridges House
    New Hampshire Governor's Mansion
    The New Hampshire Governor's Mansion, known as "Bridges House", is the official residence of the Governor of New Hampshire and the governor's family. Bridges House, located in Concord, the capital of New Hampshire, has served as the governor's official residence since 1969.Bridges House was built...

  • New Jersey
    New Jersey
    New Jersey is a state in the Northeastern and Middle Atlantic regions of the United States. , its population was 8,791,894. It is bordered on the north and east by the state of New York, on the southeast and south by the Atlantic Ocean, on the west by Pennsylvania and on the southwest by Delaware...

    :
    Drumthwacket
    Drumthwacket
    Drumthwacket is the official residence of the governor of New Jersey. The mansion is located at 354 Stockton Street in Princeton, New Jersey, close to the state capital of Trenton...

  • New Mexico
    New Mexico
    New Mexico is a state located in the southwest and western regions of the United States. New Mexico is also usually considered one of the Mountain States. With a population density of 16 per square mile, New Mexico is the sixth-most sparsely inhabited U.S...

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    Governor's Mansion
    New Mexico Governor's Mansion
    The New Mexico Governor's Residence is the official residence of the Governor of New Mexico and his or her family. The current structure, located at 1 Mansion Drive in Santa Fe, New Mexico, has served as the Governor's official residence since 1954...

  • New York
    New York
    New York is a state in the Northeastern region of the United States. It is the nation's third most populous state. New York is bordered by New Jersey and Pennsylvania to the south, and by Connecticut, Massachusetts and Vermont to the east...

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    Executive Mansion
    New York State Executive Mansion
    The New York State Executive Mansion is the official residence of the Governor of New York. Located at 138 Eagle Street in Albany, New York, it has housed 31 governors and their families. The Italianate building was constructed in 1856 as a banker's private home...

  • North Carolina
    North Carolina
    North Carolina is a state located in the southeastern United States. The state borders South Carolina and Georgia to the south, Tennessee to the west and Virginia to the north. North Carolina contains 100 counties. Its capital is Raleigh, and its largest city is Charlotte...

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    Executive Mansion
    North Carolina Executive Mansion
    The North Carolina Executive Mansion is the official residence of the Governor of North Carolina and his or her family. Building began in the year 1883 and it was designed by noted architects Samuel Sloan and A.G. Bauer. The first occupants, Governor Daniel G. Fowle and his family, moved into the...

  • North Dakota
    North Dakota
    North Dakota is a state located in the Midwestern region of the United States of America, along the Canadian border. The state is bordered by Canada to the north, Minnesota to the east, South Dakota to the south and Montana to the west. North Dakota is the 19th-largest state by area in the U.S....

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    Governor's Mansion
    North Dakota Governor's Residence
    The North Dakota Governor's Residence is the home of the Governor of North Dakota. The current residence is located on the southwest corner of the North Dakota State Capitol grounds in Bismarck, and is the second official residence that has been built for North Dakota's governors.-Former Governors'...

  • Ohio
    Ohio
    Ohio is a Midwestern state in the United States. The 34th largest state by area in the U.S.,it is the 7th‑most populous with over 11.5 million residents, containing several major American cities and seven metropolitan areas with populations of 500,000 or more.The state's capital is Columbus...

    :
    Governor's Mansion
    Ohio Governor's Mansion
    The Ohio Governor's Residence and Heritage Garden is the official residence of the Governor of Ohio. The residence was built during 1923–1925 by industrialist Malcolm D. Jeffrey and has served as the official home of the governor since 1957...

  • Oklahoma
    Oklahoma
    Oklahoma is a state located in the South Central region of the United States of America. With an estimated 3,751,351 residents as of the 2010 census and a land area of 68,667 square miles , Oklahoma is the 28th most populous and 20th-largest state...

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    Governor's Mansion
    Oklahoma Governor's Mansion
    The Oklahoma Governor's Mansion is the official residence of the Governor of Oklahoma and is located at 820 NE 23rd Street in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.-Construction:...

  • Oregon
    Oregon
    Oregon is a state in the Pacific Northwest region of the United States. It is located on the Pacific coast, with Washington to the north, California to the south, Nevada on the southeast and Idaho to the east. The Columbia and Snake rivers delineate much of Oregon's northern and eastern...

    :
    Stiff-Jarman House (prior to 1988)
    Mahonia Hall
    Mahonia Hall
    Mahonia Hall in Salem, Oregon, United States, is the official governor's mansion for Oregon. The building was acquired by the state in 1988 with private donations. It is also known as the Thomas and Edna Livesley Mansion, after its original owners. The house was renamed Mahonia Hall after the...

  • Pennsylvania
    Pennsylvania
    The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania is a U.S. state that is located in the Northeastern and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States. The state borders Delaware and Maryland to the south, West Virginia to the southwest, Ohio to the west, New York and Ontario, Canada, to the north, and New Jersey to...

    :
    Governor's Mansion
    Pennsylvania Governor's Mansion
    The Pennsylvania Governor's Mansion is the official residence of the Governor of Pennsylvania and his family, in the Uptown neighborhood of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. It was built from 1966 to 1968 and designed by George M. Ewing, owner of an architectural firm in Philadelphia.The Mansion is home to...

  • Rhode Island
    Rhode Island
    The state of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, more commonly referred to as Rhode Island , is a state in the New England region of the United States. It is the smallest U.S. state by area...

    :
    none
  • South Carolina
    South Carolina
    South Carolina is a state in the Deep South of the United States that borders Georgia to the south, North Carolina to the north, and the Atlantic Ocean to the east. Originally part of the Province of Carolina, the Province of South Carolina was one of the 13 colonies that declared independence...

    :
    Governor's Mansion
    South Carolina Governor's Mansion
    The South Carolina Governor's Mansion is a historic U.S. governor's mansion in the Arsenal Hill neighborhood of Columbia, South Carolina and the official residence of the Governor of South Carolina. It is a Federal style home influenced by British Colonial plantations...

  • South Dakota
    South Dakota
    South Dakota is a state located in the Midwestern region of the United States. It is named after the Lakota and Dakota Sioux American Indian tribes. Once a part of Dakota Territory, South Dakota became a state on November 2, 1889. The state has an area of and an estimated population of just over...

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    Governor's Mansion
    South Dakota Governor's Residence
    The South Dakota Governor's Residence is the official residence of the Governor of South Dakota. The first resident, Governor Mike Rounds, lived in the house after its dedication on August 3, 2005. Its current resident is Governor Dennis Daugaard...

  • Tennessee
    Tennessee
    Tennessee is a U.S. state located in the Southeastern United States. It has a population of 6,346,105, making it the nation's 17th-largest state by population, and covers , making it the 36th-largest by total land area...

    :
    Governor's Mansion
    Tennessee Governor's Mansion
    The Tennessee Governor's Mansion, located in Nashville, Tennessee, is the official residence of the Governor of Tennessee and his family. This Georgian-style mansion was built for William Ridley Wills and his family in 1929; the state purchased it in 1949 and it has served as the home of...

  • Texas
    Texas
    Texas is the second largest U.S. state by both area and population, and the largest state by area in the contiguous United States.The name, based on the Caddo word "Tejas" meaning "friends" or "allies", was applied by the Spanish to the Caddo themselves and to the region of their settlement in...

    :
    Governor's Mansion
    Texas Governor's Mansion
    The Texas Governor's Mansion, also known simply as Governor's Mansion is a historic home for the Governor of Texas in downtown Austin, Texas...


    Texas Speaker's Apartment (at Texas State Capitol
    Texas State Capitol
    The Texas State Capitol is located in Austin, Texas, and is the fourth building to be the house of Texas government in Austin. It houses the chambers of the Texas Legislature and the office of the governor of Texas. It was designed originally during 1881 by architect Elijah E. Myers, and was...

    )
    Texas Lieutenant Governor's Apartment (prior to 1983 fire) (at Texas State Capitol
    Texas State Capitol
    The Texas State Capitol is located in Austin, Texas, and is the fourth building to be the house of Texas government in Austin. It houses the chambers of the Texas Legislature and the office of the governor of Texas. It was designed originally during 1881 by architect Elijah E. Myers, and was...

    )
  • Utah
    Utah
    Utah is a state in the Western United States. It was the 45th state to join the Union, on January 4, 1896. Approximately 80% of Utah's 2,763,885 people live along the Wasatch Front, centering on Salt Lake City. This leaves vast expanses of the state nearly uninhabited, making the population the...

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    Governor's Mansion
    Utah Governor's Mansion
    The Utah Governor's Mansion is the official residence of the Governor of Utah and family. It is located at 603 E. South Temple St., Salt Lake City, Utah....

  • Vermont
    Vermont
    Vermont is a state in the New England region of the northeastern United States of America. The state ranks 43rd in land area, , and 45th in total area. Its population according to the 2010 census, 630,337, is the second smallest in the country, larger only than Wyoming. It is the only New England...

    :
    The Pavilion
  • Virginia
    Virginia
    The Commonwealth of Virginia , is a U.S. state on the Atlantic Coast of the Southern United States. Virginia is nicknamed the "Old Dominion" and sometimes the "Mother of Presidents" after the eight U.S. presidents born there...

    :
    Executive Mansion
  • Washington:
    Governor's Mansion
    Washington Governor's Mansion
    The Washington Governor's Mansion is the official residence of the governor of Washington. The Georgian-style mansion is located on the grounds of the State Capitol campus in the capital city Olympia...

  • West Virginia
    West Virginia
    West Virginia is a state in the Appalachian and Southeastern regions of the United States, bordered by Virginia to the southeast, Kentucky to the southwest, Ohio to the northwest, Pennsylvania to the northeast and Maryland to the east...

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    Executive Mansion
    West Virginia Governor's Mansion
    The West Virginia Governor's Mansion is a historic residence located next to the Kanawha River in Charleston, West Virginia and is the official residence of the Governor of West Virginia....

  • Wisconsin
    Wisconsin
    Wisconsin is a U.S. state located in the north-central United States and is part of the Midwest. It is bordered by Minnesota to the west, Iowa to the southwest, Illinois to the south, Lake Michigan to the east, Michigan to the northeast, and Lake Superior to the north. Wisconsin's capital is...

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    Governor's Mansion
    Wisconsin Governor's Mansion
    The Executive Residence, known better as the Governor's Mansion, is located at 99 Cambridge Road in the Village of Maple Bluff, Wisconsin on the eastern shore of Lake Mendota...

  • Wyoming
    Wyoming
    Wyoming is a state in the mountain region of the Western United States. The western two thirds of the state is covered mostly with the mountain ranges and rangelands in the foothills of the Eastern Rocky Mountains, while the eastern third of the state is high elevation prairie known as the High...

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    Governor's Mansion
    Wyoming Governor's Mansion
    The Wyoming Governor's Mansion is the official residence of the Governor of Wyoming. The current mansion was built during 1976 and is located at 5001 Central Ave. in Cheyenne....


Territorial
  • Puerto Rico
    Puerto Rico
    Puerto Rico , officially the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico , is an unincorporated territory of the United States, located in the northeastern Caribbean, east of the Dominican Republic and west of both the United States Virgin Islands and the British Virgin Islands.Puerto Rico comprises an...

    :
    La Fortaleza
    La Fortaleza
    La Fortaleza is the current official residence of the Governor of Puerto Rico. It was built between 1533 and 1540 to defend the harbor of San Juan. The structure is also known as Palacio de Santa Catalina . It is the oldest executive mansion in the New World...

     (Governor's Mansion)
  • Guam
    Guam
    Guam is an organized, unincorporated territory of the United States located in the western Pacific Ocean. It is one of five U.S. territories with an established civilian government. Guam is listed as one of 16 Non-Self-Governing Territories by the Special Committee on Decolonization of the United...

    :
    Government House (Governor)

Local

Note that some mayors in cities with an official mayor's residence (notably Detroit and New York
New York City
New York is the most populous city in the United States and the center of the New York Metropolitan Area, one of the most populous metropolitan areas in the world. New York exerts a significant impact upon global commerce, finance, media, art, fashion, research, technology, education, and...

) choose instead to reside at their private residence, using the official residence for official functions only.
  • Denver, Colorado
    Denver, Colorado
    The City and County of Denver is the capital and the most populous city of the U.S. state of Colorado. Denver is a consolidated city-county, located in the South Platte River Valley on the western edge of the High Plains just east of the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains...

    :
    Cableland
    Cableland
    Cableland is the official residence of the Mayor of Denver, Colorado. It is made available for use to certain non-profit organizations for fundraising purposes....

  • Detroit, Michigan
    Detroit, Michigan
    Detroit is the major city among the primary cultural, financial, and transportation centers in the Metro Detroit area, a region of 5.2 million people. As the seat of Wayne County, the city of Detroit is the largest city in the U.S. state of Michigan and serves as a major port on the Detroit River...

    :
    Manoogian Mansion
    Manoogian Mansion
    The Manoogian Mansion is the official residence of the mayor of Detroit, Michigan. It is located at 9240 Dwight Street in the Berry Subdivision Historic District, on the city's east side, backing up to the Detroit River. It was built in 1928 for $300,000, but the owner lost the home during the...

  • Los Angeles, California
    Los Angeles, California
    Los Angeles , with a population at the 2010 United States Census of 3,792,621, is the most populous city in California, USA and the second most populous in the United States, after New York City. It has an area of , and is located in Southern California...

    :
    Getty House
    Getty House
    The Getty House is the official residence of the mayor of Los Angeles. It is located at 605 S. Irving Boulevard in Windsor Square, a historic district located on the east of the Hancock Park district, and located approximately five miles west of Los Angeles City Hall. California.-History:Getty...

  • New York, New York:
    Gracie Mansion
    Gracie Mansion
    thumb|250px|Western sideGracie Mansion is the official residence of the mayor of the City of New York. Built in 1799, it is located in Carl Schurz Park, at East End Avenue and Eighty-eighth Street in Manhattan...

  • Henry County, Ohio
    Henry County, Ohio
    Henry County is a county located in the state of Ohio, United States. As of the 2010 census, the population was 28,215. Its county seat is Napoleon and is named for Patrick Henry, the Virginian famous for his "give me liberty or give me death" speech....

    :
    Henry County Sheriff's Residence and Jail
    Henry County Sheriff's Residence and Jail
    The Henry County Sheriff's Residence and Jail is a government building in Napoleon, Ohio, United States. Built in 1882 to a design by architect D.W. Gibbs, the residence-and-jail is located adjacent to the Henry County Courthouse in the city's downtown....

     (former)

 Argentina

  • Casa Rosada
    Casa Rosada
    La Casa Rosada is the official seat of the executive branch of the government of Argentina, and of the offices of the President. The President normally lives at the Quinta de Olivos, a compound in Olivos, Buenos Aires Province. Its characteristic color is pink, and is considered one of the most...

     (President
    President of Argentina
    The President of the Argentine Nation , usually known as the President of Argentina, is the head of state of Argentina. Under the national Constitution, the President is also the chief executive of the federal government and Commander-in-Chief of the armed forces.Through Argentine history, the...

    )
  • Quinta de Olivos
    Quinta de Olivos
    The Quinta de Olivos is an architectural landmark in the north side Buenos Aires suburb of Olivos and the official residence of the President of Argentina.-Overview:...

     (President's residence)

 Brazil

  • Palácio da Alvorada
    Palácio da Alvorada
    The Palácio da Alvorada is the official residence of the President of Brazil. The palace was designed by Oscar Niemeyer and inaugurated on June 30, 1958.The name comes from the quote of Juscelino Kubitschek:or, in English:-Architecture:...

     (President
    President of Brazil
    The president of Brazil is both the head of state and head of government of the Federative Republic of Brazil. The president leads the executive branch of the federal government and is the commander-in-chief of the Brazilian Armed Forces...

    ial residence)
  • Palácio do Planalto
    Palácio do Planalto
    The Palácio do Planalto is the official workplace of the President of Brazil. It is located at the Praça dos Três Poderes in Brasília, Brazil. As the seat of government, the term Planalto is often used as a metonym for the executive branch of the government.The main working office of the President...

     (Presidential office)
  • Granja do Torto
    Granja do Torto
    The Granja do Torto is an official residence maintained by the Presidency of Brazil. It is a property with ranch-style features, located on the outskirts of the capital city of Brasília...

     (President, retreat)
  • Palácio Rio Negro
    Palácio Rio Negro
    The Palácio Rio Negro is a palace located in Petrópolis, in the state of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. It is one of the official residences of the President of Brazil, used mainly as a country retreat.-History:...

     (President, retreat)
  • Palácio do Jaburu
    Palácio do Jaburu
    The Palácio do Jaburu is the official residence of the Vice-President of Brazil. The palace was designed, along with the rest of the city of Brasília, by Oscar Niemeyer and inaugurated in 1977. It is located near the Palácio da Alvorada in Brasília...

     (Vice President)

Former
  • Catete Palace
    Catete Palace
    The Catete Palace is an urban mansion in Rio de Janeiro's Flamengo neighborhood. The property stretches from Rua do Catete to Praia do Flamengo. From 1894 to 1960, it was Brazil's presidential palace and the site of Getulio Vargas' suicide. It now houses the Museu da República and a theatre...

     (President, formerly; kept as Museu da República)
  • Paço de São Cristóvão
    Paço de São Cristóvão
    Paço de São Cristóvão is a palace located in the Quinta da Boa Vista park in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. It is the former residence of the Emperors of Brazil...

     (King
    John VI of Portugal
    John VI John VI John VI (full name: João Maria José Francisco Xavier de Paula Luís António Domingos Rafael; (13 May 1767 – 10 March 1826) was King of the United Kingdom of Portugal, Brazil and the Algarves (later changed to just King of Portugal and the Algarves, after Brazil was recognized...

     and Emperor, formerly; kept as the National Museum of Brazil
    National Museum of Brazil
    The National Museum of Brazil is a centenarian museum and research institution, located in the Quinta da Boa Vista park in the city of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.-History:...

    )
  • Palácio Imperial de Petrópolis
    Imperial Museum, Petrópolis
    The Museu Imperial de Petrópolis is a museum situated in the historic center of Petrópolis, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.It is housed in the former summer palace of the emperor Dom Pedro II , built in 1845....

     (Emperor, summer residence, formerly; kept as Imperial Museum of Brazil)

State
  • Federal District (Brazil)
    Distrito Federal
    Distrito Federal may refer to:*Mexican Federal District*Brazilian Federal District-See also:*Distrito Capital: Bogotá Capital District*Distrito Capital: Venezuelan Capital District...

    • Palácio do Buriti

  • Rio de Janeiro
    Rio de Janeiro
    Rio de Janeiro , commonly referred to simply as Rio, is the capital city of the State of Rio de Janeiro, the second largest city of Brazil, and the third largest metropolitan area and agglomeration in South America, boasting approximately 6.3 million people within the city proper, making it the 6th...

    • Palácio das Laranjeiras
      Palácio das Laranjeiras
      The Palácio das Laranjeiras is the official residence of the Governor of the State of the Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.The palace is located within Guinle Park, a park in the Laranjeiras neighbourhood of the city of Rio de Janeiro....


  • São Paulo
    São Paulo
    São Paulo is the largest city in Brazil, the largest city in the southern hemisphere and South America, and the world's seventh largest city by population. The metropolis is anchor to the São Paulo metropolitan area, ranked as the second-most populous metropolitan area in the Americas and among...

    • Palácio dos Bandeirantes

 Chile

  • No official residence for President, uses own private residence.
  • Presidential Palace of Cerro Castillo, Viña del Mar
    Viña del Mar
    Viña del Mar , is a city and commune on central Chile's Pacific coast. Its long stretches of white sandy beaches are a major attraction for national and international tourists. The city is Chile's main tourist attraction. Known as "La Ciudad Jardín" , Viña del Mar is a Chilean Municipality located...

     (President, retreat)

 Colombia

  • Palacio de Nariño (President
    President of Colombia
    The President of Colombia is the head of state and head of government of the Republic of Colombia. The office of president was established upon the ratification of the Constitution of 1819, by the Congress of Angostura, convened in December 1819, when Colombia was part of "la Gran Colombia"...

    )
  • Casa de Huspedes (Cartagena) (President)
  • Hacienda Hato Grande (President, retreat)

 Ecuador

  • Palacio de Carondelet
    Palacio de Carondelet
    Carondelet Palace is the seat of government of the Republic of Ecuador, located in the historical center of Quito. Axis is the nerve of the public space known as Independence Square or Plaza Grande , around which were built in addition the Archbishop's Palace, the Municipal Palace, the Hotel Plaza...

     (President)

 Guyana


 Paraguay

  • Mburuvichá Roga
    Mburuvichá Roga
    thumb|300px|right|.Residencia Presidencial Mburuvichá Róga is a building in Asuncion, Paraguay, that serves as the official residence for the President and First Lady of Paraguay, and is also the official headquarters of the Office of the First Lady of the Nation.The complex was built in 1930, and...

     (President)
  • Palacio de los López
    Palacio de los López
    Palacio de López is a palace in Asuncion, Paraguay, that serves as workplace for the President of Paraguay, and is also the seat of the government of Paraguay.-External links:...

     (Presidential office)

 Peru

  • Palacio de Gobierno
    Government Palace (Peru)
    The Government Palace of Peru, also known as House of Pizarro, renoved in 1937, was the house of the Peruvian government headquarters and was built over a huge Indian burying ground Waka that had a shrine of Indian chief Taulichusco. It has been through many alterations...

     (President)

 Uruguay

  • Suarez Residence (President)
  • Anchorena Park (President, retreat)

 Kazakhstan

  • Ak Orda Presidential Palace
    Ak Orda Presidential Palace
    The Ak Orda Presidential Palace is the official workplace of the President of Kazakhstan. Ak Orda Presidential Palace was built within three years, and officially opened in 2004...

     (President
    President of Kazakhstan
    President of Kazakhstan is the head of state, supreme commander-in-chief and holder of the highest office within the Kazakhstan. The authorities of this position are described in special section of Constitution of Kazakhstan....

    )

 Kyrgyzstan

  • White House
    White House, Bishkek
    The White House is the presidential office building in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. The White House was the site of riots during both the 2005 Tulip Revolution and the 2010 Kyrgyzstani riots...

    , also Government House or Presidential Palace

East Asia

 Hong Kong

  • Government House
    Government House, Hong Kong
    Government House , located on Government Hill in the Central District of Hong Kong Island, is the official residence of the Chief Executive of Hong Kong...

     (Chief Executive
    Chief Executive of Hong Kong
    The Chief Executive of Hong Kong is the President of the Executive Council of Hong Kong and head of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. The position was created to replace the Governor of Hong Kong, who was the head of the Hong Kong government during British rule...

    )
  • Fanling Lodge
    Fanling Lodge
    Fanling Lodge is located in Kam Tsin of the New Territories in Hong Kong, near Fanling and Kwu Tung. The two storey home is located in a wooded lot within the Hong Kong Golf Club off Castle Peak Road Kwu Tung...

     (Chief Executive
    Chief Executive of Hong Kong
    The Chief Executive of Hong Kong is the President of the Executive Council of Hong Kong and head of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. The position was created to replace the Governor of Hong Kong, who was the head of the Hong Kong government during British rule...

     - Summer/alternate)
  • Victoria House (15 Barker Road) (Chief Secretary)
  • 45 Shouson Hill Road (Financial Secretary
    Financial Secretary (Hong Kong)
    Financial Secretary , often abbreviated as FS, is a position of the Government of Hong Kong. The FS assists the Chief Executive in supervising the policy bureaux as directed by the CE, mostly finance and economy-related, and plays a key role in ensuring harmonisation in policy formulation and...

    )
  • Residence of Secretary for Justice (19 Severn Road) (Secretary for Justice
    Secretary for Justice
    The Secretary for Justice is a member of the Hong Kong Government responsible for prosecutions and legal matters. He or she heads the Department of Justice....

    )
  • Chief Justice's House (Chief Justice
    Chief Justice
    The Chief Justice in many countries is the name for the presiding member of a Supreme Court in Commonwealth or other countries with an Anglo-Saxon justice system based on English common law, such as the Supreme Court of Canada, the Constitutional Court of South Africa, the Court of Final Appeal of...

     of the Court of Final Appeal)
  • Headquarters House (11 Barker Road) (Commander-in-Chief)

Former British Colony of Hong Kong
  • Flagstaff House
    Flagstaff House
    Flagstaff House is the oldest example of British-style architecture remaining in Hong Kong. It is located in 10 Cotton Tree Drive, Central - within the Hong Kong Park....

     (commander of British forces in Hong Kong, formerly)
  • Island House
    Island House
    Island House is located on Island House Lane, Yuen Chau Tsai , in Tai Po, New Territories, Hong Kong.-History:Built in 1905, Island House was built as the residence for the first British Police Magistrate appointed in 1898....

     (formerly, District Officers (North), and later District Commissioners for the New Territories)
  • Gate Lodge
    Gate Lodge
    Gate Lodge is a small house located at Mount Austin Road on Victoria Peak. Located on the Hong Kong Island in Hong Kong, it was built between 1900 and 1902. Gate Lodge is in Renaissance style....

     (Governor of Hong Kong
    Governor of Hong Kong
    The Governor of Hong Kong was the head of the government of Hong Kong during British rule from 1843 to 1997. The governor's roles were defined in the Hong Kong Letters Patent and Royal Instructions...

    's summer residence 1900-1934)

 Japan

  • Kōkyo, also known as Imperial Palace (Emperor
    Emperor of Japan
    The Emperor of Japan is, according to the 1947 Constitution of Japan, "the symbol of the state and of the unity of the people." He is a ceremonial figurehead under a form of constitutional monarchy and is head of the Japanese Imperial Family with functions as head of state. He is also the highest...

    )

  • Tōgū Gosho, also known as Tōgū Palace (Crown Prince
    Naruhito, Crown Prince of Japan
    is the eldest son of Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko, which makes him the heir apparent to the Chrysanthemum Throne of Japan.-Early life and education:...

    )

  • Kantei
    Kantei
    The is the principal workplace of the Prime Minister of Japan.- About :Located at 2-3-1 Nagata-chō, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-8968, it is diagonally adjacent to the National Diet Building. The new residence went into service in April 2002 and replaced the former residence, built in 1929. The former...

     (Prime Minister
    Prime Minister of Japan
    The is the head of government of Japan. He is appointed by the Emperor of Japan after being designated by the Diet from among its members, and must enjoy the confidence of the House of Representatives to remain in office...

    's Office)
  • Kōtei
    Kantei
    The is the principal workplace of the Prime Minister of Japan.- About :Located at 2-3-1 Nagata-chō, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-8968, it is diagonally adjacent to the National Diet Building. The new residence went into service in April 2002 and replaced the former residence, built in 1929. The former...

     (Official Residence of Prime Minister
    Prime Minister of Japan
    The is the head of government of Japan. He is appointed by the Emperor of Japan after being designated by the Diet from among its members, and must enjoy the confidence of the House of Representatives to remain in office...

    , adjacent to Kantei)



Former
  • Kyōto Gosho, also known as Kyōto Imperial Palace (Emperor, until 1869; kept as museum)
  • Edo-jō
    Edo Castle
    , also known as , is a flatland castle that was built in 1457 by Ōta Dōkan. It is located in Chiyoda in Tokyo, then known as Edo, Toshima District, Musashi Province. Tokugawa Ieyasu established the Tokugawa shogunate here. It was the residence of the shogun and location of the shogunate, and also...

    , also known as Edo Castle (Shōgun
    Shogun
    A was one of the hereditary military dictators of Japan from 1192 to 1867. In this period, the shoguns, or their shikken regents , were the de facto rulers of Japan though they were nominally appointed by the emperor...

    , 1603–1867; demolished, now part of Imperial Palace Gardens)
  • Gaishō Kōtei
    Tokyo Metropolitan Teien Art Museum
    The is an art museum in Tokyo, Japan. It is located in Minato ward, and just east of Meguro Station. The museum is housed in an Art Deco building that was previously the residence of Prince Asaka Yasuhiko , the official residence of Prime Minister , and the State Guest House .Teien means Japanese...

    , also known as Prince Asaka Residence (Prime Minister, 1947 and 48–50, now open to the public as museum)

  Korea, North
North Korea
The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea , , is a country in East Asia, occupying the northern half of the Korean Peninsula. Its capital and largest city is Pyongyang. The Korean Demilitarized Zone serves as the buffer zone between North Korea and South Korea...

  • Pyongyang No. 15 (Chairman of National Defense Commission)
  • Sinuiju North Korean Leader's Residence

Former

  • Kumsusan Memorial Palace
    Kumsusan Memorial Palace
    The Kumsusan Memorial Palace, sometimes referred to as the Kim Il-sung Mausoleum, is a building located northeast of downtown Pyongyang, the capital city of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea . The palace is the former official residence and office of North Korea's president and founder,...

     (President, formerly; kept as mausoleum)

  Korea, South
South Korea
The Republic of Korea , , is a sovereign state in East Asia, located on the southern portion of the Korean Peninsula. It is neighbored by the People's Republic of China to the west, Japan to the east, North Korea to the north, and the East China Sea and Republic of China to the south...

  • Cheong Wa Dae
    Cheong Wa Dae
    The Cheongwadae or Blue House is the executive office and official residence of the South Korean head of state, the President of the Republic of Korea...

     ("House with Blue Rooftiles") (President
    President of South Korea
    The President of the Republic of Korea is, according to the Constitution of the Republic of Korea, chief executive of the government, commander-in-chief of the armed forces, and the head of state of the Republic of Korea...

    )
- Cheong Wa Dae is the official presidential office and residence complex for the President of South Korea.
- Its address is "1 Cheongwadae-ro, Jongro-gu, Seoul, Republic of Korea". It is located next to Gyeongbokgung, the main palace during the Joseon Dynasty.
  • Cheong Nam Dae ("Cheong Wa Dae in the South") (President
    President of South Korea
    The President of the Republic of Korea is, according to the Constitution of the Republic of Korea, chief executive of the government, commander-in-chief of the armed forces, and the head of state of the Republic of Korea...

    ; no longer used)
- Cheong Nam Dae used to be one of the two vacation residences for the President of Republic of Korea. It was returned to public in 2003.
- It is located in Cheongwon-gun, North Chungcheong Province.
  • Cheong Hae Dae ("Cheong Wa Dae on the Seashore") (President
    President of South Korea
    The President of the Republic of Korea is, according to the Constitution of the Republic of Korea, chief executive of the government, commander-in-chief of the armed forces, and the head of state of the Republic of Korea...

    ; no longer used)
- Cheong Hae Dae used to be one of the two vacation residences for the President of Republic of Korea. Although the president no longer uses this facility this compound is still under the administration of the Republic of Korea Navy, and thus is not open to public access.
- It is located on one of the islands of Geoje-shi, South Gyeongsang Province.
  • Chongri Gonggwan ("Official Residence of the Prime Minister") (Prime Minister
    Prime Minister of South Korea
    The Prime Minister of the Republic of Korea is appointed by the President with the National Assembly's approval. Unlike prime ministers in the parliamentary system, the Prime Minister of South Korea is not required to be a member of parliament....

    )
- This is the official residence for the Prime Minister of Republic of Korea. The Prime Minister, however, does not work here.
- Its address is "111-2 Samcheongdong-gil, Jongro-gu, Seoul, Republic of Korea". It is located close to Cheong Wa Dae.
- This is the official residence for the Speaker of the National Assembly of Republic of Korea. The Speaker, also, does not work here.
- It is located in Hannam-dong, Yongsan-gu, Seoul, where many foreign missions to Korea are located.
  • Daebeobwonjang Gonggwan ("Official Residence of the Chief Justice") (Chief Justice
    Chief Justice of the Republic of Korea
    The Chief Justice of the Republic of Korea is the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Korea. The Chief Justice is considered the head of the judicial branch of the South Korean government.The current Chief Justice of the Republic of Korea is Lee Yong-hun....

    )
- This is the official residence for the Chief Justice of Republic of Korea. The Chief Justice, also, does not work here.
- It is also located in Hannam-dong, Yongsan-gu, Seoul.
  • Most ministers of state and heads of administrative regions also have official residences, although they are not listed here.

 Macau

  • Government House
    Macau Government House
    Macau Government House or Santa Sancha is the state guest house of the Chief Executive of Macau . It is one of a few historic properties preserving Portuguese influence in Macau. Like many historic buildings it is clad in a pink like colour.-History:Prior to December 1999, the home was the official...

     (Chief Executive
    Chief Executive of Macau
    The Chief Executive of Macau is the head of the government of Macau, a special administrative region of the People's Republic of China and a former Portuguese overseas province.Under the Basic Law of Macau, the CE's role is:...

    )

  Republic of China (Taiwan)
Republic of China
The Republic of China , commonly known as Taiwan , is a unitary sovereign state located in East Asia. Originally based in mainland China, the Republic of China currently governs the island of Taiwan , which forms over 99% of its current territory, as well as Penghu, Kinmen, Matsu and other minor...

Workplace
  • Presidential Building (formerly office of Governor-General of Taiwan
    Governor-General of Taiwan
    The position of Governor-General of Taiwan existed when Taiwan and the Pescadores were part of the Empire of Japan, from 1895 to 1945.The Japanese Governors-General were members of the Diet, civilian officials, Japanese nobles or generals...

    )

Residence
  • Chungshing Residence

Guest House
  • Taipei Guest House
    Taipei Guest House
    Taipei Guest House is the historical building located at Ketagalan Boulevard No.1, Zhongzheng District and also lies in the BoAi Special District...


Former

Office and Residence
  • Presidential Palace
    Presidential Palace (Nanjing)
    The Presidential Palace in Nanjing, China, housed the Office of the President of the Republic of China before the republic relocated to Taiwan in 1949. It is now a museum, the China Modern History Museum. It is located at 292 Changjiang Road, in the Xuanwu District of Nanjing.-History:In the Ming...

     in Nanjing
    Nanjing
    ' is the capital of Jiangsu province in China and has a prominent place in Chinese history and culture, having been the capital of China on several occasions...

     (1927–1937, 1946–1949; kept as museum from 1998)

Residence
  • Shilin Official Residence
    Shilin Official Residence
    The Shilin Official Residence is the former residence of late Republic of China President Chiang Kai-Shek located on Zhongshan North Road in the Shilin District of Taipei, Taiwan.-History:...


National

  • Rashtrapati Bhavan
    Rashtrapati Bhavan
    The Rashtrapati Bhavan or The Official Residence of the Head of the State is the official residence of the President of India, located at Raisina hill in New Delhi, India. Until 1950 it was known as "Viceroy's House" and served as the residence of the Viceroy and Governor-General of India...

     (President
    President of India
    The President of India is the head of state and first citizen of India, as well as the Supreme Commander of the Indian Armed Forces. President of India is also the formal head of all the three branches of Indian Democracy - Legislature, Executive and Judiciary...

    )
  • Rashtrapati Nilayam
    Rashtrapati Nilayam
    Rashtrapati Nilayam originally known as Residency House is the official retreat of the President of India. It is located in Bollarum, Secunderabad. It was thrown open for public viewing from 1 January 2010 and 10 January 2010, with entry being free....

     (President, retreat)
  • The Retreat Building
    The Retreat Building
    The Retreat Building is the official Retreat Residence of the President of India at Chharabra, Shimla. It is located 10 km away from Shimla and is a thousand feet higher than the Shimla Ridge Top....

     (President, retreat)
  • Vice President House
    Vice President House
    Vice President House is the official residence of the Vice President of India, located in New Delhi, Delhi, India.-History:From May 1962 this bungalow serves as official residence of Vice President of India, located on No. 6, Maulana Azad Road, New Delhi. The area of the residence is 6.48 acres...

     (Vice-President
    Vice-President of India
    The Vice-President of India is the second-highest ranking government official in the executive branch of the Government of India, after the President...

    )
  • 7, Race Course Road (Prime Minister
    Prime Minister of India
    The Prime Minister of India , as addressed to in the Constitution of India — Prime Minister for the Union, is the chief of government, head of the Council of Ministers and the leader of the majority party in parliament...

    )
  • Hyderabad House
    Hyderabad House
    Hyderabad House earlier known as Palace of the Nizam of Hyderabad is a former princely residence of Osman Ali Khan, Nizam VII located at New Delhi. This house was built in 1926 by eminent architect Edwin Lutyens. It was the Delhi palace for the last Nizam of Hyderabad state.It is currently used...

     (visiting foreign dignitaries)

State
  • Andhra Pradesh
    Andhra Pradesh
    Andhra Pradesh , is one of the 28 states of India, situated on the southeastern coast of India. It is India's fourth largest state by area and fifth largest by population. Its capital and largest city by population is Hyderabad.The total GDP of Andhra Pradesh is $100 billion and is ranked third...

    :
    Raj Bhavan
    Raj Bhavan (Andhra Pradesh)
    Raj Bhavan is the official residence of the Governor of Andhra Pradesh. It is located in the capital city of Hyderabad, India at a locality called as Somajiguda.-History:...

     (Governor
    Governors of Andhra Pradesh
    This is a list of Governors of Andhra Pradesh since in 1953. The official residence is of the Governor is Raj Bhavan, situated in Hyderabad, the state capital.-See also:* Andhra Pradesh* List of Chief Ministers of Andhra Pradesh* Governors of India...

    )
    Chief Minister's Camp Office
    Chief Minister's Camp Office
    Chief Minister's Camp Office also called as Begumpet Camp Office is the official residence of the Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh. It is located in Greenlands circle, Begumpet.-History:...

     (Chief Minister)
  • Arunachal Pradesh
    Arunachal Pradesh
    Arunachal Pradesh is a state of India, located in the far northeast. It borders the states of Assam and Nagaland to the south, and shares international borders with Burma in the east, Bhutan in the west, and the People's Republic of China in the north. The majority of the territory is claimed by...

    :
    Raj Bhavan
    Raj Bhavan (Arunachal Pradesh)
    Raj Bhavan is the official residence of the Governor of Arunachal Pradesh. It is located in the capital city of Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh. The present governor of Arunachal Pradesh is General Joginder Jaswant Singh....

     (Governor
    Governors of Arunachal Pradesh
    The Governor of Arunachal Pradesh is a nominal head and representative of the President of India in the state of Arunachal Pradesh. The Governor is appointed by the President for a term of 5 years...

    )
  • Assam
    Assam
    Assam , also, rarely, Assam Valley and formerly the Assam Province , is a northeastern state of India and is one of the most culturally and geographically distinct regions of the country...

    :
    Raj Bhavan
    Raj Bhavan (Assam)
    Raj Bhavan is the official residence of the Current Governor of Assam. It is located in the capital city of Guwahati, Assam. The present governor of Assam is Janaki Ballabh Patnaik...

     (Governor
    Governors of Assam
    This is a list of Governors of Assam, and other offices of similar scope, from the start of British occupation of the area in 1824 during the First Anglo-Burmese War....

    )
  • Bihar
    Bihar
    Bihar is a state in eastern India. It is the 12th largest state in terms of geographical size at and 3rd largest by population. Almost 58% of Biharis are below the age of 25, which is the highest proportion in India....

    :
    Raj Bhavan
    Raj Bhavan (Bihar)
    Raj Bhavan is the official residence of the Governor of Bihar. It is located in the capital city of Patna, Bihar. The present Governor of Bihar is Devanand Konwar....

     (Governor
    Governors of Bihar
    The Governor of Bihar is a nominal head and representative of the President of India in the state of Bihar. The Governor is appointed by the President for a term of 5 years. H.E...

    )
  • Chattisgarh:
    Raj Bhavan
    Raj Bhavan (Chattisgarh)
    Raj Bhavan is the official residence of the Governor of Chattisgarh. It is located in the capital city of Raipur, Chattisgarh. The present governor of Chattisgarh is Shekhar Dutt....

     (Governor
    Governors of Chhattisgarh
    The Governor of Chhattisgarh is a nominal head and representative of the President of India in the state of Chhattisgarh. The Governor is appointed by the President for a term of 5 years, though the governor often leaves office before his term expires...

    )
  • Goa
    Goa
    Goa , a former Portuguese colony, is India's smallest state by area and the fourth smallest by population. Located in South West India in the region known as the Konkan, it is bounded by the state of Maharashtra to the north, and by Karnataka to the east and south, while the Arabian Sea forms its...

    :
    Raj Bhavan
    Raj Bhavan (Goa)
    Raj Bhavan is the official residence of the Governor of Goa. It is located in the capital city of Panaji, Goa. The present governor of Goa is Dr.S.S Sidhu-History:...

     (Governor
    Governors of Goa
    The Governor of Goa is a nominal head and representative of the President of India in the state of Goa. The Governor is appointed by the President for a term of 5 years. H.E...

    )
  • Gujarat:
    Raj Bhavan
    Raj Bhavan (Gujarat)
    Raj Bhavan is the official residence of the Governor of Gujarat. It is located in the capital city of Gandhinagar, Gujarat. The present governor of Gujarat is Dr. Kamla Beniwal.-External links:*...

     (Governor
    Governors of Gujarat
    The Governor of Gujarat is a nominal head and representative of the President of India in the state of Gujarat. The Governor is appointed by the President for a term of 5 years. Dr...

    )
  • Haryana
    Haryana
    Haryana is a state in India. Historically, it has been a part of the Kuru region in North India. The name Haryana is found mentioned in the 12th century AD by the apabhramsha writer Vibudh Shridhar . It is bordered by Punjab and Himachal Pradesh to the north, and by Rajasthan to the west and south...

    :
    Raj Bhavan
    Raj Bhavan (Haryana)
    Raj Bhavan is the official residence of the Governor of Haryana. It is located in the capital city of Haryana, Chandigarh. The present Governor of Haryana is Shri Jagannath Pahadia....

     (Governor
    Governors of Haryana
    This is a list of Governors of the Indian state of Haryana, which was carved out from Punjab on 1 November 1966.-Governors of Haryana:...

    )
  • Himachal Pradesh
    Himachal Pradesh
    Himachal Pradesh is a state in Northern India. It is spread over , and is bordered by the Indian states of Jammu and Kashmir on the north, Punjab on the west and south-west, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh on the south, Uttarakhand on the south-east and by the Tibet Autonomous Region on the east...

    :
    Raj Bhavan
    Raj Bhavan (Himachal Pradesh)
    Raj Bhavan is the official residence of the Governor of Himachal Pradesh. It is located in the capital city of Shimla, Himachal Pradesh....

     (Governor
    Governors of Himachal Pradesh
    -Lieutenant Governors of Himachal Pradesh:-Governors of Himachal Pradesh:-See also:* Himachal Pradesh* Governors of India* Government of Himachal Pradesh-External links:* http://hpvidhansabha.nic.in/pgov.asp...

    )
  • Jammu and Kashmir
    Jammu and Kashmir
    Jammu and Kashmir is the northernmost state of India. It is situated mostly in the Himalayan mountains. Jammu and Kashmir shares a border with the states of Himachal Pradesh and Punjab to the south and internationally with the People's Republic of China to the north and east and the...

    :
    Raj Bhavan, Jammu
    Raj Bhavan (Jammu)
    Raj Bhavan is the official winter residence of the Governor of Jammu and Kashmir. It is located in the Winter capital city Jammu, Jammu and Kashmir. The present governor of Jammu and Kashmir is Mr. Narindra Nath Vohra.Raj Bhavan (Hindi for Government House) is the official winter residence of the...

     (Governor
    Governors of Jammu and Kashmir
    -Before 1965:When India became independent, Hari Singh was the Maharaja of Kashmir. Technically he remained so until 17 November 1952, although from 20 June 1949 his son Karan Singh acted as regent...

    , winter residence)
    Raj Bhavan, Srinagar
    Raj Bhavan (Srinagar)
    Raj Bhavan is the official summer residence of the Governor of Jammu and Kashmir. It is located in the summer capital city Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir. The present governor of Jammu and Kashmir is Shri N.N.Vohra,who succeeded Lt. Gen. S.K...

     (Governor, summer residence)
  • Jharkhand
    Jharkhand
    Jharkhand is a state in eastern India. It was carved out of the southern part of Bihar on 15 November 2000. Jharkhand shares its border with the states of Bihar to the north, Uttar Pradesh and Chhattisgarh to the west, Orissa to the south, and West Bengal to the east...

    :
    Raj Bhavan
    Raj Bhavan (Jharkhand)
    Raj Bhavan is the official residence of the Governor of Jharkhand. It is located in the capital city of Ranchi, Jharkhand. The present governor of Jharkhand is Dr Syed Ahmed-Building:...

     (Governor
    Governors of Jharkhand
    -Governors of Jharkhand:-External links:*http://rajbhavanjharkhand.nic.in/...

    )
  • Karnataka
    Karnataka
    Karnataka , the land of the Kannadigas, is a state in South West India. It was created on 1 November 1956, with the passing of the States Reorganisation Act and this day is annually celebrated as Karnataka Rajyotsava...

    :
    Raj Bhavan
    Raj Bhavan (Karnataka)
    Raj Bhavan is the official residence of the Governor of Karnataka. It is located in the capital city of Bangalore, Karnataka. The present governor of Karnataka is Hansraj Bhardwaj.-History:...

     (Governor
    Governors of Karnataka
    This is a list of the Governors of Karnataka since the formation of the state in 1956.-External links:* *...

    )
    Anugraha
    Anugraha
    Anugraha is the official residence of the Chief Minister of Karnataka. It is located on Kumara Krupa Road, in its capital city Bangalore....

     (Chief Minister)
  • Kerala
    Kerala
    or Keralam is an Indian state located on the Malabar coast of south-west India. It was created on 1 November 1956 by the States Reorganisation Act by combining various Malayalam speaking regions....

    :
    Raj Bhavan
    Raj Bhavan (Kerala)
    Raj Bhavan is the official residence of the Governor of Kerala. It is located in the capital city of Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala. Built in 1829 as Palace Guest house of Travancore Government Guest, this heritage structure hosts the present governor of Kerala is H.E R.S...

     (Governor
    Governors of Kerala
    -Governors of Kerala:-External links:*...

    )
    Cliff House Mansion (Chief minister)
  • Madhya Pradesh
    Madhya Pradesh
    Madhya Pradesh , often called the Heart of India, is a state in central India. Its capital is Bhopal and Indore is the largest city....

    :
    Raj Bhavan, Bhopal
    Raj Bhavan (Madhya Pradesh)
    Raj Bhavan is the official residence of the Governor of Madhya Pradesh. It is located in the capital city of Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh. The present governor of Madhya Pradesh is Rameshwar Thakur.- History:...

     (Governor
    Governors of Madhya Pradesh
    -Governors of Madhya Pradesh:-External links:...

    )
    Raj Bhavan, Pachmarchi
    Raj Bhavan, (Pachmarhi)
    Raj Bhavan of Pachmarhi is the Summer residence of the Governors of Madhya Pradesh, It is located in the city of Pachmarhi, Madhya Pradesh.-History:Pachmarhi used to be the summer capital of Madhya Pradesh...

     (Governor, summer residence)

  • Maharashtra
    Maharashtra
    Maharashtra is a state located in India. It is the second most populous after Uttar Pradesh and third largest state by area in India...

    :
    Raj Bhavan, Mumbai
    Raj Bhavan (Maharashtra)
    Raj Bhavan is the official residence of the Governor of Maharashtra. It is located in the capital city of Mumbai, Maharashtra on Malabar Hill. The present governor of Maharashtra is Kateekal Sankaranarayanan.The Raj Bhavan is located in of sylvan surroundings, surrounded on three sides by the sea...

     (Governor
    Governors of Maharashtra
    This is a list of governors of the erstwhile Bombay State and Maharashtra :-See also:* Government of Maharashtra* Governors of India* Kateekal Sankaranarayanan...

    )
    Raj Bhavan, Nagpur
    Raj Bhavan (Nagpur)
    Raj Bhavan of Nagpur is the Second residence of the Governor of Maharashtra, It is located in the Second Capital city of Nagpur, Maharashtra.-History:Raj Bhavan or Government House was built in the year 1866....

     (Governor, winter residence)
    Raj Bhavan, Pune
    Raj Bhavan (Pune)
    Raj Bhavan of Pune is the monsoon residence of the Governor of Maharashtra. It is located in the city of Pune, in the Indian state of Maharashtra.-History:...

     (Governor, monsoon residence)
    Raj Bhavan, Mahabaleshwar
    Raj Bhavan (Mahabaleshwar)
    Raj Bhavan of Mahabaleshwar is the Summer residence of the Governor of Maharashtra, It is located in the city of Mahabaleshwar, Maharashtra.-History:...

     (Governor, summer residence)
  • Manipur
    Manipur
    Manipur is a state in northeastern India, with the city of Imphal as its capital. Manipur is bounded by the Indian states of Nagaland to the north, Mizoram to the south and Assam to the west; it also borders Burma to the east. It covers an area of...

    :
    Raj Bhavan
    Raj Bhavan (Manipur)
    Raj Bhavan is the official residence of the Governor of Manipur. The present structure was completed in 1898 after the old thatched roofed structure was destroyed in the Anglo-Manipuri War of 1891. It is located in the capital city of Imphal, Manipur and the area of the campus is . The present...

     (Governor
    Governors of Manipur
    -Governors of Manipur:-External links:* http://manipur.nic.in/rajbhawan.asp...

    )
  • Meghalaya
    Meghalaya
    Meghalaya is a state in north-eastern India. The word "Meghalaya" literally means the Abode of Clouds in Sanskrit and other Indic languages. Meghalaya is a hilly strip in the eastern part of the country about 300 km long and 100 km wide, with a total area of about 8,700 sq mi . The...

    :
    Raj Bhavan
    Raj Bhavan (Meghalaya)
    Raj Bhavan is the official residence of the Governor of Meghalaya. It is located in the capital city of Shillong, Meghalaya.-See also:*Government Houses of India*Government Houses of the British Empire----...

     (Governor
    Governors of Meghalaya
    This is a list of the Governors of Meghalaya state in northeastern India. Meghalaya became an autonomous state within Assam on 1 April, 1970 and a separate state on 21 January, 1972.-List of Governors of Meghalaya:-See also:* Meghalaya...

    )
  • Mizoram
    Mizoram
    Mizoram is one of the Seven Sister States in North Eastern India, sharing borders with the states of Tripura, Assam, Manipur and with the neighbouring countries of Bangladesh and Burma. Mizoram became the 23rd state of India on 20 February 1987. Its capital is Aizawl. Mizoram is located in the...

    :
    Raj Bhavan
    Raj Bhavan (Mizoram)
    Raj Bhavan is the official residence of the Governor of Mizoram. It is located in the capital city of Aizawl, Mizoram....

     (Governor
    Governors of Mizoram
    -Before Mizoram became a state:S.J.Das was the chief commissioner of Mizoram from 21 January 1972 to 23 April 1972. He was followed by these Lieutenant Governors:-Governors of Mizoram:-External links:* http://mizoram.nic.in/gov/governor.htm...

    )
  • Nagaland
    Nagaland
    Nagaland is a state in the far north-eastern part of India. It borders the state of Assam to the west, Arunachal Pradesh and part of Assam to the north, Burma to the east and Manipur to the south. The state capital is Kohima, and the largest city is Dimapur...

    :
    Raj Bhavan
    Raj Bhavan (Nagaland)
    Raj Bhavan is the official residence of the Governor of Nagaland. It is located in the capital city of Kohima, Nagaland.The present Governor of Nagaland is Nikhil Kumar.-External links:*...

     (Governor
    Governors of Nagaland
    -Governors of Nagaland:-See also:* Nagaland* Governors of India-External links:* http://nagaland.nic.in/functionaries/rajbhavan/list.htm...

    )
  • Orissa
    Orissa
    Orissa , officially Odisha since Nov 2011, is a state of India, located on the east coast of India, by the Bay of Bengal. It is the modern name of the ancient nation of Kalinga, which was invaded by the Maurya Emperor Ashoka in 261 BC. The modern state of Orissa was established on 1 April...

    :
    Raj Bhavan
    Raj Bhavan (Orissa)
    Raj Bhavan is the official residence of the Governor of Orissa. It is located in the capital city of Bhubaneswar, Orissa...

     (Governor
    Governors of Orissa
    -Governors of Orissa:-See also:* Orissa* Governor of Bihar and Orissa* Governors of India-External links:* http://www.rajbhavanorissa.gov.in/...

    )

  • Punjab
    Punjab (India)
    Punjab ) is a state in the northwest of the Republic of India, forming part of the larger Punjab region. The state is bordered by the Indian states of Himachal Pradesh to the east, Haryana to the south and southeast and Rajasthan to the southwest as well as the Pakistani province of Punjab to the...

    :
    Raj Bhavan
    Raj Bhavan (Punjab)
    Raj Bhavan is the official residence of the Governor of Punjab and Administrator of Chandigarh. Since 1985 the Governor of Punjab has acted as the Administrator of Chandigarh too...

     (Governor
    Governors of Punjab
    This is a List of the Governors of Punjab state in India since its independence on 15 August 1947. Since 1985 the Governor of Punjab has acted as the Administrator of Chandigarh as well.-External links:* http://punjabgovt.nic.in/GOVERNMENT/MeetGovernor.htm...

    )
  • Rajasthan
    Rajasthan
    Rājasthān the land of Rajasthanis, , is the largest state of the Republic of India by area. It is located in the northwest of India. It encompasses most of the area of the large, inhospitable Great Indian Desert , which has an edge paralleling the Sutlej-Indus river valley along its border with...

    :
    Raj Bhavan
    Raj Bhavan (Rajasthan)
    Raj Bhavan is the official residence of the Governor of Rajasthan. It is located in the capital city of Jaipur, Rajasthan. The present governor of Rajasthan is Prabha Rau...

     (Governor
    Governors of Rajasthan
    -Governors of Rajasthan:bgcolor=#DDEEFF / 29-See also:* Rajasthan* Governors of India...

    )
  • Sikkim
    Sikkim
    Sikkim is a landlocked Indian state nestled in the Himalayan mountains...

    :
    Raj Bhavan
    Raj Bhavan (Sikkim)
    Raj Bhavan is the official residence of the Governor of Sikkim. It is located in the capital city of Gangtok, Sikkim. The present governor of Sikkim is V...

     (Governor
    Governors of Sikkim
    -Governors of Sikkim:-External links:* http://rajbhavansikkim.gov.in/index.html...

    )
  • Tamil Nadu
    Tamil Nadu
    Tamil Nadu is one of the 28 states of India. Its capital and largest city is Chennai. Tamil Nadu lies in the southernmost part of the Indian Peninsula and is bordered by the union territory of Pondicherry, and the states of Kerala, Karnataka, and Andhra Pradesh...

    :
    Raj Bhavan, Chennai
    Raj Bhavan (Tamil Nadu)
    Raj Bhavans " is the official residence of the Governor of Tamil Nadu. It is located in the capital city of Chennai, Tamil Nadu.-History:The earliest official residence of the Governors of Madras were in Fort St. George, the first one built in the 1640s on what is now the Parade Square...

     (Governor
    Governors of Tamil Nadu
    Tamil Nadu is a state in southern India. Like all states, the governor is a nominal head and representative of the President of India. He or she is appointed by the president for a five year term. This list includes both nominated and acting heads of state in the history of the state of Tamil Nadu...

    )
    Raj Bhavan, Ooty
    Raj Bhavan (Ooty)
    Raj Bhavan of Ooty is the Summer residence of the Governor of Tamil Nadu, It is located in the city of Ooty, Tamil Nadu.-History:...

     (Governor, summer residence)
  • Tripura
    Tripura
    Tripura is a state in North-East India, with an area of . It is the third smallest state of India, according to area. Tripura is surrounded by Bangladesh on the north, south, and west. The Indian states of Assam and Mizoram lie to the east. The capital is Agartala and the main languages spoken are...

    :
    Raj Bhavan
    Raj Bhavan (Tripura)
    Raj Bhavan is the official residence of the Governor of Tripura. It is located in the capital city of Agartala, Tripura...

     (Governor
    Governors of Tripura
    This is a list of Governors of Tripura since its inception as a state on 21 January 1972.-Governors of Tripura:-References:...

    )
  • Uttar Pradesh
    Uttar Pradesh
    Uttar Pradesh abbreviation U.P. , is a state located in the northern part of India. With a population of over 200 million people, it is India's most populous state, as well as the world's most populous sub-national entity...

    :
    Raj Bhavan
    Raj Bhavan (Uttar Pradesh)
    Raj Bhavan is the official residence of the Governor of Uttar Pradesh. It is located in the capital city of Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh...

     (Governor
    Governors of Uttar Pradesh
    This is a list of Governors of Uttar Pradesh from the independence of India in 1947. Before independence, the analogous office was the Governor of the United Provinces.-Governors of the United Provinces of Independent India :...

    )
  • Uttarakhand
    Uttarakhand
    Uttarakhand , formerly Uttaranchal, is a state in the northern part of India. It is often referred to as the Land of Gods due to the many holy Hindu temples and cities found throughout the state, some of which are among Hinduism's most spiritual and auspicious places of pilgrimage and worship...

    :
    Raj Bhavan
    Raj Bhavan (Uttarakhand)
    Raj Bhavan is the official residence of the Governor of Uttarakhand. It is located in the capital city of Dehradun, Uttarakhand. The present governor of Uttarakhand is Margaret Alva.-External links:*...

     (Governor)
  • West Bengal
    West Bengal
    West Bengal is a state in the eastern region of India and is the nation's fourth-most populous. It is also the seventh-most populous sub-national entity in the world, with over 91 million inhabitants. A major agricultural producer, West Bengal is the sixth-largest contributor to India's GDP...

    :
    Raj Bhavan, Kolkata
    Raj Bhavan (West Bengal)
    Raj Bhavan is the Governor's palace in Kolkata, West Bengal. Built in 1803 and once the residence of the Viceroy of India, and called Government House, the palatial building is now the residence of the Governor of West Bengal. The present Governor, H.E...

     (Governor)
    Raj Bhavan, Darjeeling
    Raj Bhavan, Darjeeling
    Raj Bhavan of Darjeeling is the Summer residence of the Governor of West Bengal , It is located in the city of Darjeeling , West Bengal.-History:...

     (Governor, summer residence)

Union Territories
  • Andaman and Nicobar Islands:
    Raj Niwas
    Raj Niwas, Port Blair
    Raj Niwas is the official residence of the Lieutenant Governor of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. It is located in the capital city of Port Blair, Andaman and Nicobar Islands. The present lieutenant governor of Andaman and Nicobar Islands is Bhopinder Singh....

     (Lieutenant Governor)
  • Chandigarh
    Chandigarh
    Chandigarh is a union territory of India that serves as the capital of two states, Haryana and Punjab. The name Chandigarh translates as "The Fort of Chandi". The name is from an ancient temple called Chandi Mandir, devoted to the Hindu goddess Chandi, in the city...

    :
    Raj Bhavan, Punjab
    Raj Bhavan (Punjab)
    Raj Bhavan is the official residence of the Governor of Punjab and Administrator of Chandigarh. Since 1985 the Governor of Punjab has acted as the Administrator of Chandigarh too...

     (Administrator
    Administrator of Chandigarh
    Since 1985 the Governor of Punjab has acted as the administrator of Chandigarh. His official residence is Raj Bhavan, Punjab in Chandigarh.-Chief Commissioners:-Administrators:-External links:* Chandigarh Official website....

    )
  • National Capital Territory of Delhi:
    Raj Niwas
    Raj Niwas, Delhi
    Raj Niwas is the official residence of the Lieutenant Governors of Delhi. It is located in the city of Delhi, National Capital Territory of Delhi. The present lieutenant governor of Delhi is Tejendra Khanna....

     (Lieutenant Governor
    Lieutenant Governors of Delhi
    The current Lieutenant Governor of Delhi is Tejendra Khanna. His official residence is in Raj Niwas, Delhi.-Chief Commissioners:-Lieutenant Governors:...

    )
  • Pondicherry:
    Raj Niwas
    Raj Niwas, Pondicherry
    Raj Niwas is the official residence of the Lieutenant Governors of Pondicherry. It is located in the capital city of Pondicherry, Pondicherry. The present lieutenant governor of Pondicherry is Mukut Mithi....

     (Lieutenant Governor
    Lieutenant Governors of Pondicherry
    Pondicherry is a Union Territory of India, not a separate State, which implies that the governance and administration of the territory falls directly under the federal authority in New Delhi...

    )

Former

  • Theemuge
    Theemuge
    Theemuge is the site of the former presidential palace of Maldives. Upgraded to presidential standards in 1992 by then-president Maumoon Abdul Gayyoom, Theemuge served as the presidential palace until 2008, when Gayyoom was overthrown in the country's first democratic election...

     (President
    President of the Maldives
    The President of the Maldives is the Head of State and Head of Government and first citizen of the Republic of Maldives and the Supreme Commander of the Maldivian armed forces.The current President of the Republic of Maldives is Mohamed Nasheed....

    , formerly; now the Supreme Court of the Maldives)

Federal
  • Aiwan-e-Sadr
    Aiwan-e-Sadr
    The Aiwan-e-Sadr or Presidency is the official residence and principal workplace of the President of Pakistan.The first President who used it was Ghulam Ishaq Khan, in 1988...

     (President
    President of Pakistan
    The President of Pakistan is the head of state, as well as figurehead, of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan. Recently passed an XVIII Amendment , Pakistan has a parliamentary democratic system of government. According to the Constitution, the President is chosen by the Electoral College to serve a...

    )
  • Prime Minister House

Provincial
  • Balochistan
    Balochistan (Pakistan)
    Balochistan is one of the four provinces or federating units of Pakistan. With an area of 134,051 mi2 or , it is the largest province of Pakistan, constituting approximately 44% of the total land mass of Pakistan. According to the 1998 population census, Balochistan had a population of...

    :
    Governor's House
  • Khyber Pakhtunkhwa:
    Governor's House
  • Punjab
    Punjab (Pakistan)
    Punjab is the most populous province of Pakistan, with approximately 45% of the country's total population. Forming most of the Punjab region, the province is bordered by Kashmir to the north-east, the Indian states of Punjab and Rajasthan to the east, the Pakistani province of Sindh to the...

    :
    Governor House
  • Sindh
    Sindh
    Sindh historically referred to as Ba'ab-ul-Islam , is one of the four provinces of Pakistan and historically is home to the Sindhi people. It is also locally known as the "Mehran". Though Muslims form the largest religious group in Sindh, a good number of Christians, Zoroastrians and Hindus can...

    :
    Flag Staff House (Governor)

 Sri Lanka

  • President's House
    President's House, Colombo
    President's House is the official residence of the President of Sri Lanka, located in Colombo, Sri Lanka. It used to be the Queen's House until Sri Lanka became a Republic in 1972.-History:...

     (President
    President of Sri Lanka
    The President of Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka is the elected head of state and the head of government. The President is a dominant political figure in Sri Lanka. The office was created in 1978 but has grown so powerful there have been calls to restrict or even eliminate its power...

    )
  • President's Pavilion
    President's Pavilion
    President's Pavilion is an official residence of the President of Sri Lanka, located in Kandy, Sri Lanka. This was formerly the Governor's Pavilion until 1972 when Sri Lanka became a republic. It is located close to the sacred Temple of the Tooth in the center of the city of Kandy at the head of...

     (President)
  • Queen's Cottage
    Queen's Cottage
    Queen's Cottage is a country house near Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka. It is the vacationing and country residence of the President of Sri Lanka...

     (President, retreat)
  • Temple Trees
    Prime Minister's House (Colombo)
    Prime Minister's House, most commonly known as Temple Trees, is the official residence of the Prime Minister of Sri Lanka. It is located in Colombo, Sri Lanka...

     (Prime Minister
    Prime Minister of Sri Lanka
    The Prime Minister of Sri Lanka is the functional head of the Cabinet of Sri Lanka. However, the President is both head of state and head of government in Sri Lanka...

    )
  • Speaker's Residence
    Speaker's Residence, Sri Jayawardenapura-Kotte
    The Speaker's Residence is the official residence of the Speaker of the Parliament of Sri Lanka, located in Sri Jayawardenapura-Kotte, Sri Lanka. The current residence was built in 2000 in close proximity to the Parliament Complex.-History:...

     (Speaker of the Parliament
    Speaker of the Parliament of Sri Lanka
    In Sri Lanka the Speaker of the Parliament is the individual who chairs the country's legislative body, the Parliament of Sri Lanka. The Speaker fulfills a number of important functions in relation to the operation the House, which is based upon the British Westminster Parliamentary system.The...

    )

 Brunei

  • Istana Nurul Iman
    Istana Nurul Iman
    The Istana Nurul Iman palace is the official residence of the Sultan of Brunei, Hassanal Bolkiah, and the seat of the Brunei government. The palace is located on a leafy, riverside sprawl of hills on the banks of the Brunei River, a few miles south of Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei's capital.-Design...

     (Sultan)

 Indonesia

  • Istana Negara
    Istana Negara, Jakarta
    Istana Negara and Istana Merdeka are two palaces in the same complex located between Veteran street and North Medan Merdeka street in Central Jakarta, they have a total area of 68,000 m²...

     (President)
  • Istana Merdeka
    Istana Merdeka
    Merdeka Palace , is a palace in Central Jakarta, Indonesia, used as the official residence of the President of the Republic of Indonesia. The palace is located directly in front of Merdeka Square and The National Monument. The palace previously served as a residence for the Governor-General of the...

     (President)
  • Istana Bogor
    Istana Bogor
    Istana Bogor is one of 6 Presidential Palaces in Indonesia. The palace is noted for its distinctive architectural, historical, features, as well as the adjoining botanical gardens. Istana Bogor was opened to the public in 1968 to public tour groups , with the permission of the then President of...

     (President, retreat)
  • Istana Cipanas (President, retreat)
  • Villa Pelabuhan Ratu (President, seaside retreat)
  • Istana Tampak Siring, Bali (President)
  • Gedung Agung (President)
  • Diponegoro House (Vice President)
  • Wisma Negara (visiting foreign dignitaries)

Sultanates
  • Yogyakarta Sultanate
    Yogyakarta Sultanate
    Yogyakarta Sultanate is a Javanese monarchy in the province of Yogyakarta, Indonesia.-History:...

    :
    Keraton Ngayokyakarto Hadiningrat (Sultan)
  • Surakarta
    Surakarta
    Surakarta, also called Solo or Sala, is a city in Central Java, Indonesia of more than 520,061 people with a population density of 11,811.5 people/km2. The 44 km2 city adjoins Karanganyar Regency and Boyolali Regency to the north, Karanganyar Regency and Sukoharjo Regency to the east and...

    :
    Keraton Surakarta Hadiningrat (Sultan)
  • Kasepuhan
    Kasepuhan
    The Kasepuhan or Kasepuhan Banten Kidul are a traditional community of approximately 5,300 people, who live in the southern part of Gunung Halimun National Park, in the Indonesian province of West Java. Gunung Halimun National Park is located within the borders of kabupaten Sukabumi, Bogor and...

    :
    Keraton Kasepuhan, Cirebon (Sultan)
  • Kanoman:
    Keraton Kanoman, Cirebon (Sultan)
  • Kacirebonan:
    Keraton Kacirebonan, Cirebon (Sultan)
  • Deli
    Sultanate of Deli
    Deli is a 1,820 km² state in east Sumatra founded in 1630. A tributary kingdom from 1630 until 1814, the state became a sultanate in 1814 when acquiring independence from Sultanate of Siak....

    :
    Istana Maimun, Medan (Sultan)
  • Siak:
    Istana Siak Seri Indera Pura (Sultan)

Provincial

  • West Sumatra
    West Sumatra
    West Sumatra is a province of Indonesia. It lies on the west coast of the island Sumatra. It borders the provinces of North Sumatra to the north, Riau and Jambi to the east, and Bengkulu to the southeast. It includes the Mentawai Islands off the coast...

    :
    Istana Pagaruyung (Yang di-pertuan gadih)
  • South Sulawesi
    South Sulawesi
    South Sulawesi is a province of Indonesia, located on the western southern peninsula of Sulawesi Island. The province is bordered by Central Sulawesi province to the north, South East Sulawesi province to the east and West Sulawesi province to the west...

    :
    Istana Luwu (Governor)

 Malaysia

Federal
  • Istana Negara, also called National Palace (King
    Yang di-Pertuan Agong
    The Yang di-Pertuan Agong is the head of state of Malaysia. The office was established in 1957 when the Federation of Malaya gained independence....

    )
  • Istana Melawati (King, retreat)
  • Seri Perdana
    Seri Perdana
    Seri Perdana is the official residence of the Prime Minister of Malaysia. It is located in Putrajaya, Malaysia. Construction began in 1997 and was completed in 1999. The building shares similar architecture with Perdana Putra. The first resident of this house was Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohamad,...

     (Prime Minister
    Prime Minister of Malaysia
    The Prime Minister of Malaysia is the indirectly elected head of government of Malaysia. He is officially appointed by the Yang di-Pertuan Agong, the head of state, who in HM's judgment is likely to command the confidence of the majority of the members of that House of Representatives , the...

    )
  • Seri Satria (Deputy Prime Minister)

State
  • Istana Iskandariah
    Istana Iskandariah
    Istana Iskandariah is the royal palace of the Perak Sultanate and the official residence of the Sultan of Perak since its completion in 1933. It is located in the royal town of Kuala Kangsar, in the state of Perak, Malaysia....

     official residence of (Sultan of Perak
    Sultan of Perak
    Sultan of Perak is one of the oldest hereditary seats among the Malay states.When the Sultanate of Malacca empire fell to Portugal in 1511, Sultan Mahmud Syah I retreated to Kampar, Sumatra and died there in 1528. He left behind two princes named Sultan Alauddin Riayat Shah II and Sultan Muzaffar...

    )
  • Istana Arau official residence of (King of Perlis)
  • Istana Anak Bukit official residence of (Sultan of Kedah)
  • Istana Bukit Serene official residence of (Sultan of Johor
    Sultan of Johor
    Sultan of Johor is a hereditary seat and the nominal ruler of the Malaysian state of Johor. In the past, the sultan held absolute power over the state and was advised by a bendahara...

    )
  • Istana Maziah official residence of (Sultan of Terengganu
    Sultan of Terengganu
    Sultan of Terengganu is the title of the constitutional head of Terengganu state in Malaysia. The current sultan, Mizan Zainal Abidin, is the seventeenth Sultan of Terengganu...

    )
  • Istana Besar Seri Menanti, official residence of Yang di-Pertuan Besar of Negeri Sembilan
  • The Astana
    The Astana, Sarawak
    The Astana is a palace in Kuching, Sarawak, on the north bank of the Sarawak River, opposite the Kuching Waterfront. It is the official residence of the Yang di-Pertua Negeri Sarawak, the Governor of Sarawak...

     official residence of (Yang di-Pertua Negeri Sarawak
    Yang di-Pertua Negeri Sarawak
    The Yang di-Pertua Negeri Sarawak is the title of the largely symbolic state Governor of the Malaysian state of Sarawak, who is appointed by the Yang di-Pertuan Agong or King of Malaysia....

    /Governor of Sarawak)
  • Istana Negeri (State Palace), official residence of Yang di-Pertua Negeri of Sabah

 Philippines

  • Malacañang Palace
    Malacañang Palace
    The Malacañan Palace, commonly known simply as Malacañang, is the official residence and principal workplace of the President of the Philippines. Located at 1000 J. P. Laurel Street, San Miguel, Manila, the house was built in 1750 in Spanish Colonial style. It has been the residence of every...

    , Manila
    Manila
    Manila is the capital of the Philippines. It is one of the sixteen cities forming Metro Manila.Manila is located on the eastern shores of Manila Bay and is bordered by Navotas and Caloocan to the north, Quezon City to the northeast, San Juan and Mandaluyong to the east, Makati on the southeast,...

     (President
    President of the Philippines
    The President of the Philippines is the head of state and head of government of the Philippines. The president leads the executive branch of the Philippine government and is the commander-in-chief of the Armed Forces of the Philippines...

    )
  • Malacañang sa Sugbo
    Malacañang sa Sugbo
    The Malacañang sa Sugbo is the official residence of the President of the Philippines in the Visayas region...

    , Cebu City
    Cebu City
    The City of Cebu is the capital city of Cebu and is the second largest city in the Philippines, the second most significant metropolitan centre in the Philippines and known as the oldest settlement established by the Spaniards in the country.The city is located on the eastern shore of Cebu and was...

     (President
    President of the Philippines
    The President of the Philippines is the head of state and head of government of the Philippines. The president leads the executive branch of the Philippine government and is the commander-in-chief of the Armed Forces of the Philippines...

    , official residence in Visayas)
  • The Mansion, Baguio (President
    President of the Philippines
    The President of the Philippines is the head of state and head of government of the Philippines. The president leads the executive branch of the Philippine government and is the commander-in-chief of the Armed Forces of the Philippines...

    , official summer residence)
  • Coconut Palace
    Coconut Palace
    The Coconut Palace, also known as Tahanang Pilipino , is the official residence and principal workplace of the Vice President of the Philippines. Located at the CCP Complex, in Pasay, south of the centre of Manila, it was commissioned by former First Lady Imelda Marcos for Pope John Paul II's visit...

    , Pasay (Vice President
    Vice President of the Philippines
    -Description:The Vice-President is the first in the Philippine line of succession, assuming the Presidency upon the death, resignation, or removal by impeachment and subsequent conviction of the incumbent. The position was abolished by Martial Law in 1972, and was not included in the original text...

    )

Former
  • Aguinaldo Shrine
    Aguinaldo Shrine
    The Aguinaldo Shrine is the national shrine located in Kawit, Cavite in the Republic of the Philippines, where the independence of the Philippines from Spain was declared on June 12, 1898. To commemorate the event, now known as Araw ng Kalayaan or Independence Day, a national holiday, the...

    , (de facto official residence of First Philippine Republic
    First Philippine Republic
    The Philippine Republic , more commonly known as the First Philippine Republic or the Malolos Republic was a short-lived insurgent revolutionary government in the Philippines...

     and Republic of Biak-na-Bato
    Republic of Biak-na-Bato
    The Republic of Biak-na-Bato , officially referred to in its constitution as the Philippine Republic , was the first republic ever declared in the Philippines by the revolutionary Emilio Aguinaldo and his fellow members of the Katipunan. Despite its successes, including the establishment of the...

    )
  • Intramuros
    Intramuros
    Intramuros is the oldest district in the present day city of Manila, the capital of the Republic of the Philippines. Nicknamed the "Walled City", Intramuros is the historic fortified city of Manila, the seat ot the government during the Spanish Colonial Period. Its name in Latin, intramuros,...

    , (residence of Governor-General of the Philippines
    Governor-General of the Philippines
    The Governor-General of the Philippines was the title of the government executive during the colonial period of the Philippines, governed mainly by Spain and the United States, and briefly by Great Britain, from 1565 to 1935....

    )
  • Malolos Cathedral
    Malolos Cathedral
    Malolos Cathedral, also known as the Basilica Minore dela Nuestra Señora de Inmaculada Concepcion or Minor Basilica of Our Lady of Immaculate Conception , is the ecclesiastical seat of the Diocese of Malolos in the Philippines...

    , (official residence of First Philippine Republic
    First Philippine Republic
    The Philippine Republic , more commonly known as the First Philippine Republic or the Malolos Republic was a short-lived insurgent revolutionary government in the Philippines...

    )
  • Malacañang of the North, Paoay
    Paoay, Ilocos Norte
    Paoay is a 4th class municipality in the province of Ilocos Norte, Philippines. According to the latest census, it has a population of 23,117 people in 4,567 households.-Barangays:Paoay is politically subdivided into 32 barangays.* Bacsil* Cabagoan...

    , Ilocos Norte
    Ilocos Norte
    Ilocos Norte is a province of the Philippines located in the Ilocos Region in Luzon. Its capital is Laoag City and is located at the northwest corner of Luzon Island, bordering Cagayan and Apayao to the east, and Abra and Ilocos Sur to the south...

     (former residence of the late Ferdinand Marcos
    Ferdinand Marcos
    Ferdinand Emmanuel Edralin Marcos, Sr. was a Filipino leader and an authoritarian President of the Philippines from 1965 to 1986. He was a lawyer, member of the Philippine House of Representatives and a member of the Philippine Senate...

    ; now a memorial museum)

 Singapore

  • Istana Singapore
    Istana Singapore
    The Istana is the official residence and office of the President of Singapore. Meaning "palace" in Malay, it is where the president receives and entertains state guests. The Istana is also the working office of the Prime Minister of Singapore...

     (President
    President of Singapore
    The President of the Republic of Singapore is Singapore's head of state. In a Westminster parliamentary system, as which Singapore governs itself, the prime minister is the head of the government while the position of president is largely ceremonial. Before 1993, the President of Singapore was...

    )
  • Sri Temasek
    Sri Temasek
    Sri Temasek is a two-storey detached house built in 1869 which is sited within the grounds of the Istana in Singapore. Previously, it served as the residence of the Colonial Secretary during the island's colonial era...

     (Prime Minister
    Prime Minister of Singapore
    The Prime Minister of the Republic of Singapore is the head of the government of the Republic of Singapore. The President of Singapore appoints as Prime Minister a Member of Parliament who, in his opinion, is most likely to command the confidence of a majority of MPs.The office of Prime Minister...

    )

 Thailand

  • Grand Palace
    Grand Palace, Bangkok
    The Grand Palace is a complex of buildings in Bangkok, Thailand. It served as the official residence of the Kings of Thailand from the 18th century onwards. Construction of the Palace began in 1782, during the reign of King Rama I, when he moved the capital across the river from Thonburi to Bangkok...

     (Monarch, official but not residential)
  • Chitralada Palace
    Chitralada Palace
    Chitralada Palace is the Bangkok residence of King Bhumibol Adulyadej and Queen Sirikit. King Bhumibol was the first king in the Chakri dynasty to live in the Chitralda Palace. He moved there after the death of his older brother, King Rama VIII in the Grand Palace...

     (Monarch, Bangkok residence of the King and Queen)
  • Klai Kangwon Villa (Monarch, seaside retrreat)
  • Sukhothai Palace (Crown Prince)
  • Srapathum Palace (Princess Royal)
  • Baan Phitsanulok (Prime Minister
    Prime Minister of Thailand
    The Prime Minister of Thailand is the head of government of Thailand. The Prime Minister is also the chairman of the Cabinet of Thailand. The post has existed since the Revolution of 1932, when the country became a constitutional monarchy....

    )

Former
  • Sanam Chan Palace
    Sanam Chan Palace
    thumb|right|250px|Chali Mongkol Asana, in the style of a European castleSanam Chandra Palace is a tiny castle-like structure built in a combination of French and English styles, but with adaptions for the tropical climate The palace grounds is located on a site Nakhon Pathom, Thailand and consists...

     (monarch, now a museum)
  • Bang Pa-In Royal Palace
    Bang Pa-In Royal Palace
    Bang Pa-In Royal Palace , also known as the Summer Palace, is a palace complex formerly used by the Thai kings. The palace is located on the Chao Phraya River bank in Bang Pa-In district, Ayutthaya Province...

     (Monarch, summer retreat, now a museum)
  • Dusit Palace (Monarch)
    • Vimanmek Palace
      Vimanmek Palace
      The Vimanmek Palace officially named Vimanmek Mansion, is a former royal palace in Bangkok, Thailand. It is also known as the Vimanmek Teak Mansion or Vimanmek Mansion...

       (Monarch, now a museum)
  • Front Palace
    Front Palace
    Krom Phra Rajawang Bovorn Sathan Mongkol ) or the Front Palace was a royal title granted by the Siamese monarchy until the nineteenth century. The holder of the title of Front Palace was considered the heir to the throne and second only to the King. The title originated in the Ayutthaya period and...

     (Vice-King, now the National Museum
    National Museum Bangkok
    The Bangkok National Museum is the main branch museum of the National Museums in Thailand. It features exhibits of Thai art and history. The museum was established and opened in 1874 by King Rama V to exhibit relics from the rule of King Rama IV's rule. Today the galleries contain exhibits...

    )
  • Rear Palace (Krom Phra Rachawanglang now Siriraj Hospital
    Siriraj Hospital
    Siriraj Hospital is the oldest hospital in Thailand, located in Bangkok on the west bank of the Chao Phraya River, opposite Thammasat University's Tha Phrachan campus...

    )

 Vietnam

  • Presidential Palace
    Presidential Palace, Hanoi
    The Presidential Palace of Vietnam, located in the city of Hanoi, was built between 1900 and 1906 to house the French Governor-General of Indochina.- History :...


 Armenia

  • Presidential Palace, also "President House"
  • #1 Government House (Prime Minister
    Prime Minister of Armenia
    The Prime Minister of Armenia is the most senior minister within the Armenian government, and is required by the constitution to "oversee the Government's regular activities and coordinate the work of the Ministers." The Prime Minister is appointed by the President of Armenia, but can be removed by...

    )

Former
  • Beit Rahbari Presidential Palace(Supreme Leader of Iran)

Ali Qapu
Ali Qapu
Ālī Qāpū is a grand palace in Isfahan, Iran. It is located on the western side of the Naghsh-i Jahan Square opposite to Sheikh lotf allah mosque, and had been originally designed as a vast portal. It is forty-eight meters high and there are seven floors, each accessible by a difficult spiral...

 (Safavid dynasty
Safavid dynasty
The Safavid dynasty was one of the most significant ruling dynasties of Iran. They ruled one of the greatest Persian empires since the Muslim conquest of Persia and established the Twelver school of Shi'a Islam as the official religion of their empire, marking one of the most important turning...

, formerly; kept as museum)
  • Niavaran Palace Complex
    Niavaran Palace Complex
    thumb|right|350px|The "Kushak" of Ahmad Shah, or [[Ahmad-Shahi Pavilion]] |PavilionNiavarān Palace Complex is a historical complex situated in the northern part of Tehran, Iran. It consists of several buildings and a museum. The Sahebqraniyeh Palace, from the time of Naser al-Din Shah of Qajar...

     (Pahlavi dynasty
    Pahlavi dynasty
    The Pahlavi dynasty consisted of two Iranian/Persian monarchs, father and son Reza Shah Pahlavi and Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi The Pahlavi dynasty consisted of two Iranian/Persian monarchs, father and son Reza Shah Pahlavi (reg. 1925–1941) and Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi The Pahlavi dynasty ...

    , formerly; kept as museum)
  • Sadabad Palace
    Sadabad Palace
    The Saadabad Palace is a palace built by the Pahlavi dynasty of Iran in the Shemiran area of Tehran.The complex was first inhabited by Qajar monarchs and royal family in the 19th century. After an expansion of the compounds, Reza Shah lived there in the 1920s...

     (Pahlavi dynasty
    Pahlavi dynasty
    The Pahlavi dynasty consisted of two Iranian/Persian monarchs, father and son Reza Shah Pahlavi and Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi The Pahlavi dynasty consisted of two Iranian/Persian monarchs, father and son Reza Shah Pahlavi (reg. 1925–1941) and Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi The Pahlavi dynasty ...

    , formerly; Some buildings are kept as museum and some are still used by the government)
  • Marmar Palace (Marble Palace) (Pahlavi dynasty
    Pahlavi dynasty
    The Pahlavi dynasty consisted of two Iranian/Persian monarchs, father and son Reza Shah Pahlavi and Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi The Pahlavi dynasty consisted of two Iranian/Persian monarchs, father and son Reza Shah Pahlavi (reg. 1925–1941) and Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi The Pahlavi dynasty ...

    , still used by the government)
  • Pearl Palace (Pahlavi dynasty
    Pahlavi dynasty
    The Pahlavi dynasty consisted of two Iranian/Persian monarchs, father and son Reza Shah Pahlavi and Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi The Pahlavi dynasty consisted of two Iranian/Persian monarchs, father and son Reza Shah Pahlavi (reg. 1925–1941) and Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi The Pahlavi dynasty ...

    , Abandoned)
  • Ramsar Palace (Pahlavi dynasty
    Pahlavi dynasty
    The Pahlavi dynasty consisted of two Iranian/Persian monarchs, father and son Reza Shah Pahlavi and Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi The Pahlavi dynasty consisted of two Iranian/Persian monarchs, father and son Reza Shah Pahlavi (reg. 1925–1941) and Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi The Pahlavi dynasty ...

    , formerly; kept as museum)

 Israel

  • Beit HaNassi
    Beit HaNassi
    Beit HaNassi , also known as Mishkan HaNassi "Presidential Residence" is the official residence of the President of Israel. It is located in the Talbiya neighborhood of Jerusalem, Israel.-History:...

     ("President's House") (President
    President of Israel
    The President of the State of Israel is the head of state of Israel. The position is largely an apolitical ceremonial figurehead role, with the real executive power lying in the hands of the Prime Minister. The current president is Shimon Peres who took office on 15 July 2007...

    )
  • Beit Aghion
    Beit Aghion
    Beit Aghion , also known as Beit Rosh HaMemshala is the official residence of the Prime Minister of Israel. It is located at 9 Smolenskin street, on the street corner of Balfour street in the upscale Jerusalem neighborhood of Rehavia, situated between the city center and Talbiya...

     ("Aghion House") (Prime Minister
    Prime Minister of Israel
    The Prime Minister of Israel is the head of the Israeli government and the most powerful political figure in Israel . The prime minister is the country's chief executive. The official residence of the prime minister, Beit Rosh Hamemshala is in Jerusalem...

    )

 Jordan

  • Raghdan Palace (King)
  • Basman Palace (King)
  • Al Qasr al Sagheer (King)

 Lebanon

  • Baabda Palace
    Baabda Palace
    Baabda Palace is the official residence of the President of Lebanon. It is situated on a hill in the mountain town of Baabda overlooking Beirut. It is surrounded by the Ministry of Defence and various military posts...

     (President)
  • Beiteddine Palace
    Beiteddine Palace
    Beiteddine Palace is a 19th century palace in Beiteddine, Lebanon. It hosts the annual Beiteddine Festival and the Beiteddine Palace Museum.- History :...

     (President, summer retreat)
  • Grand Serail
    Grand Serail
    The Grand Serail ; also known as the Government Palace) is the headquarters of the Prime Minister of Lebanon. It is situated atop a hill in downtown Beirut a few blocks away from the Lebanese Parliament....

     ( List of Prime Ministers of Lebanon )
  • Ain Al Tine Palace (Parliament Speaker)

 Oman

  • Al Alam Royal Palace
  • Bait Barka
  • Hisn Al Shomoukh
  • Royal Court
    Royal court
    Royal court, as distinguished from a court of law, may refer to:* The Royal Court , Timbaland's production company*Court , the household and entourage of a monarch or other ruler, the princely court...

  • Hisn Salalah
  • Sohar Palace
  • Qasr Mamoora
  • Razat Farm

 Saudi Arabia

  • Riyadh Qasr Malik Abdullah bin Abdulaziz (King)
  • Jeddah Qasr Malik Abdullah bin Abdulaziz (King)
  • Mina Royal Palace
  • Makkah Royal Palace

 Turkey

  • Çankaya Köşkü
    Çankaya Köskü
    Çankaya Köşkü or Çankaya Köşk is the official residence of the President of Turkey. It is located in the Çankaya district of Ankara, which lends its name to the palace. The name is sometimes used as a metonymy for the current president. The Çankaya Presidential Compound stretches over of land...

     (President
    President of Turkey
    The President of Turkey is the head of state of the Republic of Turkey. The presidency is largely a ceremonial office but has some important functions...

    )
  • Dolmabahçe Palace
    Dolmabahçe Palace
    Dolmabahçe Palace located in the Beşiktaş district of Istanbul, Turkey, on the European coastline of the Bosphorus strait, served as the main administrative center of the Ottoman Empire from 1856 to 1922, apart from a 22-year interval in which Yıldız Palace was used.- History :Dolmabahçe Palace...

     (occasionally used by the President
    President of Turkey
    The President of Turkey is the head of state of the Republic of Turkey. The presidency is largely a ceremonial office but has some important functions...

     for hosting foreign guests in Istanbul)
  • Huber Köşkü Istanbul Residence of the President (President
    President of Turkey
    The President of Turkey is the head of state of the Republic of Turkey. The presidency is largely a ceremonial office but has some important functions...

    )

Former
  • Topkapı Palace
    Topkapi Palace
    The Topkapı Palace is a large palace in Istanbul, Turkey, that was the primary residence of the Ottoman Sultans for approximately 400 years of their 624-year reign....

     (Emperor
    Ottoman Dynasty
    The Ottoman Dynasty ruled the Ottoman Empire from 1299 to 1922, beginning with Osman I , though the dynasty was not proclaimed until Orhan Bey declared himself sultan...

    , formerly; kept as museum)
  • Yıldız Palace
    Yildiz Palace
    Yıldız Palace is a vast complex of former imperial Ottoman pavilions and villas in Istanbul, Turkey, built in the 19th and early 20th centuries. It was used as a residence by the Sultan and his court in the late 19th century.- Origin :...

     (Emperor
    Ottoman Dynasty
    The Ottoman Dynasty ruled the Ottoman Empire from 1299 to 1922, beginning with Osman I , though the dynasty was not proclaimed until Orhan Bey declared himself sultan...

    , formerly; kept as museum)

 United Arab Emirates

  • Presidential Diwan (President
    President of the United Arab Emirates
    The President is the Head of State of the United Arab Emirates. Because the current ruler of Abu Dhabi customarily also holds the presidency of the UAE, the office is de facto hereditary. The President is also Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces and Chairman of the Supreme Council and...

    )

 Albania

  • Presidential Palace of Tirana
    Presidential Palace of Tirana
    The Presidential Palace of Tirana is a government residence in Tirana, Albania used by the Albanan government. It is located on the side of the Tirana Park on the Artificial Lake. Construction began by Ahmet Zogu as a Royal Palace in 1939, but the building was not finished until 1941, by which...

  • Albanian parliament
  • Government House
    Politics of Albania
    Politics of Albania takes place in a framework of a parliamentary representative democracy is the head of government, and of a multi-party system. Executive power is exercised by the government. Legislative power is vested in both the government and parliament, the Assembly of the Republic of Albania...

  • Royal Villa of Durrës

 Austria

  • Hofburg Imperial Palace
    Hofburg Imperial Palace
    Hofburg Palace is a palace located in Vienna, Austria, that has housed some of the most powerful people in Austrian history, including the Habsburg dynasty, rulers of the Austro-Hungarian empire. It currently serves as the official residence of the President of Austria...

     (President
    President of Austria
    The President of Austria is the federal head of state of Austria. Though theoretically entrusted with great power by the constitution, in practice the President acts, for the most part, merely as a ceremonial figurehead...

    )
  • Ballhausplatz
    Ballhausplatz
    Ballhausplatz is a square in central Vienna containing the building that for over two hundred years has been the official residence of the most senior Austrian Cabinet Minister, the State Chancellor, today the Chancellor of Austria . As a result, Ballhausplatz is often used as shorthand for the...

     Nr. 2 (Chancellor
    Chancellor of Austria
    The Federal Chancellor is the head of government in Austria. Its deputy is the Vice-Chancellor. Before 1918, the equivalent office was the Minister-President of Austria. The Federal Chancellor is considered to be the most powerful political position in Austrian politics.-Appointment:The...

    )

 Belarus

  • Drazdy (President
    President of Belarus
    The office of President of Belarus is the head of state of Belarus. The office was created in 1994 with the passing of the Constitution of Belarus by the Supreme Soviet. This replaced the office of Chairman of the Supreme Soviet as the head of state...

    )

 Belgium

  • Royal Palace of Brussels (monarch
    Monarchy of Belgium
    Monarchy in Belgium is constitutional and popular in nature. The hereditary monarch, at present Albert II, is the head of state and is officially called King of the Belgians .-Origins:...

    )
  • Château de Laeken (monarch)
  • The Lambermont (Prime Minister residence)
  • 16 Rue de la Loi (Prime Minister office)

 Bosnia and Herzegovina

  • Presidency Building
    Presidency Building
    The Presidency Building is the official residence of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina, located in the Centar Municipality of Sarajevo, in Bosnia and Herzegovina....

  • Konak Residence (visiting foreign dignitaries; also used for state receptions)

 Kingdom of Bulgaria

  • The Largo (A complex of buildings including the office of the President and the Council of Ministers
    Council of Ministers of Bulgaria
    The Council of Ministers is the main authority of the executive power in the Republic of Bulgaria. It consists of the Prime Minister of Bulgaria and all the specialized ministers....

    )
  • Euxinograd
    Euxinograd
    Euxinograd is a former late 19th-century Bulgarian royal summer palace and park on the Black Sea coast, north of downtown Varna. It is currently a governmental and presidential retreat hosting cabinet meetings in the summer and offering access for tourists to several villas and hotels...

     (President)
  • The Royal Palace
    National Art Gallery (Bulgaria)
    The National Art Gallery is Bulgaria's national gallery and houses over 50,000 pieces of Bulgarian art. It is located on Battenberg Square in the capital city of Sofia, occupying most of the historic and imposing edifice of the former royal palace of Bulgaria, having been established in 1934 and...

     (former; nowadays the National Art Gallery)
  • Vrana Palace
    Vrana Palace
    Vrana Palace is a former royal palace, located on the outskirts of Sofia, the capital of Bulgaria. It is today the official residence of the deposed Tsar Simeon II of Bulgaria and his wife Tsaritsa Margarita...

     (former royal residence)

 Independent State of Croatia

  • Predsjednički dvori (President
    President of Croatia
    The President of Croatia , officially styled the President of the Republic represents the Republic of Croatia in the country and abroad as the head of state, maintains the regular and coordinated operation and stability of the national government system, and safeguards the independence and...

    )
  • Banski dvori
    Banski dvori
    Banski dvori |Courts]] of the Ban) is the name of the historical building on the west side of St. Mark's Square in Zagreb, Croatia. It is the historical official residence of the Croatian Bans, who where the Croatian Viceroys after 1102...

     (Government
    Government of Croatia
    The Government of the Republic of Croatia , commonly abbreviated to Croatian Government , is the main element of the executive branch of government in Croatia. It is led by the President of the Government , commonly abbreviated to premier...

    )

 Czech Republic

  • Prague Castle
    Prague Castle
    Prague Castle is a castle in Prague where the Kings of Bohemia, Holy Roman Emperors and presidents of Czechoslovakia and the Czech Republic have had their offices. The Czech Crown Jewels are kept here...

     (President
    President of the Czech Republic
    The President of the Czech Republic is the head of state of the Czech Republic. Unlike his counterparts in Austria and Hungary, who are generally considered figureheads, the Czech President has a considerable role in political affairs...

    )
  • The Lány Chateau (President, summer residence)
  • Kramářova Vila (Prime Minister)

 Denmark

  • Gråsten Palace
    Gråsten Palace
    Gråsten Castle is best known for being the summer residence of the Danish Royal Family. It is located in Gråsten in the Jutland region of southern Denmark. The main house has a modern, all-white facade, with Venetian doors opening onto sweeping, manicured lawns and gravel walkways...

     (monarch, summer residence)
  • Amalienborg Palace
    Amalienborg Palace
    Amalienborg Palace is the winter home of the Danish royal family, and is located in Copenhagen, Denmark. It consists of four identical classicizing palace façades with rococo interiors around an octagonal courtyard ; in the centre of the square is a monumental equestrian statue of Amalienborg's...

     (monarch, winter residence)
  • Fredensborg Palace
    Fredensborg Palace
    Fredensborg Palace, , is a palace located on the eastern shore of Lake Esrum in Fredensborg on the island of Zealand in Denmark. It is the Danish Royal Family’s spring and autumn residence, and is often the site of important state visits and events in the Royal Family...

     (monarch, spring and autumn residence)
  • Marselisborg Palace
    Marselisborg Palace
    Marselisborg Palace, in Danish Marselisborg Slot, is a royal residence of the Danish Royal Family in Aarhus. It has been the summer residence of Queen Margrethe II since 1967....

     (monarch, summer retreat)
  • The Hermitage Palace (monarch)
  • Sorgenfri Palace
    Sorgenfri Palace
    Sorgenfri Palace is a royal residence of the Danish monarch, located in the Lyngby-Taarbæk municipality in Greater Copenhagen....

     (monarch, currently being occupied by Count Christian of Rosenborg and family)
  • Chancellory House (crown prince and family)
  • Schackenborg Castle
    Schackenborg Castle
    Schackenborg Castle is a royal residence of the Danish monarch located in Møgeltønder, South Jutland.Originally called Møgeltønderhus the former stronghold on the site was the property of the Roman Catholic bishops of Ribe. It served as protection against the Frisians in the south, and guarded...

     (younger son of the monarch and his family)
  • Chateau de Cayx
    Château de Cayx
    The Cayx Palace is a residence of the Danish Royal Family located in the wine district of Cahors in southern France.In medieval times the castle formed part of the defences of the town of Luzech due to its dominance of the Lot River....

     (monarch, holiday retreat in France
    France
    The French Republic , The French Republic , The French Republic , (commonly known as France , is a unitary semi-presidential republic in Western Europe with several overseas territories and islands located on other continents and in the Indian, Pacific, and Atlantic oceans. Metropolitan France...

    )
  • Marienborg
    Marienborg
    Marienborg is the summer residence of Denmark's Prime Minister, and is frequently used for official purposes. It is situated on the shore of Lake Bagsværd in Kongens Lyngby, north of Copenhagen in North Zealand.-Private History:...

     (Prime Minister
    Prime Minister of Denmark
    The Prime Minister of Denmark is the head of government in Danish politics. The Prime Minister is traditionally the leader of a political coalition in the Folketing and presides over the cabinet....

    , summer residence)

 Estonia

  • Kadriorg Administrative Building (President
    President of Estonia
    The President of the Republic is the head of state of the Republic of Estonia.Estonia is a parliamentary republic, therefore President is mainly a symbolic figure and holds no executive power. The President has to suspend his membership in any political party for his term in office...

    )
  • Paslepa
    Paslepa
    Paslepa is a village in Noarootsi Parish, Lääne County, in western Estonia....

     (President, residence)

 Finland

  • Presidential Palace
    Presidential Palace, Helsinki
    The Presidential Palace in Helsinki , is one of the official residences in Helsinki of the President of the Republic of Finland. It is situated on the north side of Esplanadi, overlooking Market Square.-Origins and early history:...

     (President
    President of Finland
    The President of the Republic of Finland is the nation's head of state. Under the Finnish constitution, executive power is vested in the President and the government, with the President possessing extensive powers. The President is elected directly by the people of Finland for a term of six years....

    )
  • Mäntyniemi
    Mäntyniemi
    Mäntyniemi , is one of the three official residences of the President of Finland besides the Presidential Palace and Kultaranta. Mäntyniemi was finished in 1993...

    , also Talludden (President)
  • Kultaranta, also Gullranda (President, summer residence)
  • Kesäranta
    Kesäranta
    Kesäranta is the official residence of the Prime Minister of Finland. It is located in the Meilahti area of Helsinki, overlooking a bay on the north-west side of the city. The Finnish name Kesäranta means "summer shore"...

    , also Villa Bjälbo (Prime Minister
    Prime Minister of Finland
    The Prime Minister is the Head of Government of Finland. The Prime Minister is appointed by the President, who is the Head of State. The current Prime Minister is Jyrki Katainen of the National Coalition Party.-Overview:...

    )

 Early Modern France

  • Palais de l'Élysée
    Élysée Palace
    The Élysée Palace is the official residence of the President of the French Republic, containing his office, and is where the Council of Ministers meets. It is located near the Champs-Élysées in Paris....

     (President)
  • Fort de Brégançon
    Fort de Brégançon
    The fort de Brégançon is the official retreat for the President of France. The fort is built on a small abrupt island, off the Mediterranean coast which is connected by a short pier, on the French commune of Bormes-les-Mimosas in Var department....

     (President, summer residence)
  • Domaine de Souzy-la-Biche (President)
  • Hôtel Matignon
    Hôtel Matignon
    The Hôtel Matignon is the official residence of the Prime Minister of France. It is located in the VIIe arrondissement of Paris, France.The address of Hotel Matignon is 57 rue de Varenne, Paris, France.-History:...

     (Prime Minister
    Prime Minister of France
    The Prime Minister of France in the Fifth Republic is the head of government and of the Council of Ministers of France. The head of state is the President of the French Republic...

    )
  • Hôtel de Lassay (President of the French National Assembly
    French National Assembly
    The French National Assembly is the lower house of the bicameral Parliament of France under the Fifth Republic. The upper house is the Senate ....

    )
  • Petit-Luxembourg (President of the French Senate
    French Senate
    The Senate is the upper house of the Parliament of France, presided over by a president.The Senate enjoys less prominence than the lower house, the directly elected National Assembly; debates in the Senate tend to be less tense and generally enjoy less media coverage.-History:France's first...

    )
  • Hôtel de Marigny
    Marigny
    -People:* Enguerrand de Marigny, , chamberlain and minister of Philip IV the Fair* Philip de Marigny, half-brother of the other; Archbishop of Sens...

     (visiting foreign dignitaries)

Territorial

  • French Polynesia
    French Polynesia
    French Polynesia is an overseas country of the French Republic . It is made up of several groups of Polynesian islands, the most famous island being Tahiti in the Society Islands group, which is also the most populous island and the seat of the capital of the territory...

    :
    Presidence (President of French Polynesia)
    Haut Commissariat (High Commissioner of French Polynesia)

 Germany

  • Schloss Bellevue
    Schloss Bellevue
    Schloss Bellevue is the official residence of the President of Germany since 1994. The palace in the central Tiergarten district of Berlin is situated on the northern edge of the Großer Tiergarten park, on the banks of the Spree river, near the Berlin Victory Column...

     (President
    President of Germany
    The President of the Federal Republic of Germany is the country's head of state. His official title in German is Bundespräsident . Germany has a parliamentary system of government and so the position of President is largely ceremonial...

    )
  • Villa Hammerschmidt (President, second residence)
  • Bundeskanzleramt
    German Chancellery
    The German Chancellery is a federal agency serving the executive office of the Chancellor, the head of the German federal government. The chief of the Chancellery holds the rank of either a Secretary of State or a Federal Minister ...

     (Chancellor)
  • Palais Schaumburg
    Palais Schaumburg
    The Palais Schaumburg is a castle-like building in Bonn which has housed parts of the German Federal Chancellery since 1949 and from 1976 to reunification was the first official residence and office of the Chancellor...

     (Chancellor, second residence)

 Greece

  • Presidential Mansion (President, formerly the Crown Prince)
  • Maximos Mansion
    Maximos Mansion
    The Maximos Mansion is, as of 1982, the official seat of the Prime Minister of Greece. It is located in downtown Athens, Greece, near Syntagma Square...

     (Prime Minister)

Former

  • Palace of Dekeleia
    Tatoi
    Tatoi, located 5 km north of Athens's suburbs, and 27 km from the Athenian Acropolis was the summer palace and 10,000 acre estate of the former Greek Royal Family, and the site of George II of the Hellenes's birth...

     (monarch, now planned to be kept as a museum and a national park
  • Mon Repos
    Mon Repos
    Mon Repos may refer to:*Monrepos, a Rococo water pavilion in Ludwigsburg, Germany.*Mon Repos, a landscape garden in Vyborg, Russia.*Mon Repos Conservation Park, a turtle rookery near Bundaberg, Queensland, Australia....

     (monarch, retreat on Corfu
    Corfu
    Corfu is a Greek island in the Ionian Sea. It is the second largest of the Ionian Islands, and, including its small satellite islands, forms the edge of the northwestern frontier of Greece. The island is part of the Corfu regional unit, and is administered as a single municipality. The...

    , now kept as a museum)
  • Psychiko
    Psychiko
    Psychiko is a suburb of Athens, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Filothei-Psychiko, of which it is the seat and a municipal unit.Psychiko is located to the south of the Olympic stadium...

     Mansion (used by Queen-Mother Fredericka, now a private residence)
  • Polydendri Pavilion (monarch, retreat, now a national park)

Former

  • Buda Castle
    Buda Castle
    Buda Castle is the historical castle and palace complex of the Hungarian kings in Budapest, first completed in 1265. In the past, it was also called Royal Palace and Royal Castle ....

     (King
    Royal Hungary
    The Kingdom of Hungary between 1538 and 1867 was part of the lands of the Habsburg Monarchy, while outside the Holy Roman Empire.After Battle of Mohács, the country was ruled by two crowned kings . They divided the kingdom in 1538...

    , formerly; retained as Historical Museum of Budapest and Hungarian National Gallery
    Hungarian National Gallery
    The Hungarian National Gallery , was established in 1957 as the national art museum. It is located in Buda Castle in Budapest, Hungary. Its collections cover Hungarian art in all genres, including the many twentieth-century Hungarian artists who worked in Paris and other locations in the West...

    )

 Republic of Ireland

  • Áras an Uachtaráin
    Áras an Uachtaráin
    Áras an Uachtaráin , formerly the Viceregal Lodge, is the official residence of the President of Ireland. It is located in the Phoenix Park on the northside of Dublin.-Origins:...

     (President
    President of Ireland
    The President of Ireland is the head of state of Ireland. The President is usually directly elected by the people for seven years, and can be elected for a maximum of two terms. The presidency is largely a ceremonial office, but the President does exercise certain limited powers with absolute...

    )
  • Steward's Lodge, Farmleigh
    Farmleigh
    Farmleigh is the official Irish State guest house. It was formerly one of the Dublin residences of the Guinness family. It is situated on an elevated position above the River Liffey to the north-west of the Phoenix Park...

     (Taoiseach
    Taoiseach
    The Taoiseach is the head of government or prime minister of Ireland. The Taoiseach is appointed by the President upon the nomination of Dáil Éireann, the lower house of the Oireachtas , and must, in order to remain in office, retain the support of a majority in the Dáil.The current Taoiseach is...

    )
  • Farmleigh
    Farmleigh
    Farmleigh is the official Irish State guest house. It was formerly one of the Dublin residences of the Guinness family. It is situated on an elevated position above the River Liffey to the north-west of the Phoenix Park...

     (visiting foreign dignitaries)
  • Mansion House, Dublin
    Mansion House, Dublin
    The Mansion House on Dawson Street, Dublin, is the official residence of the Lord Mayor of Dublin since 1715.-Features:The Mansion House's most famous features include the "Round Room", where the First Dáil assembled on 21 January 1919 to proclaim the Irish Declaration of Independence...

     (Lord Mayor of Dublin
    Lord Mayor of Dublin
    The Lord Mayor of Dublin is the honorific title of the Chairman of Dublin City Council which is the local government body for the city of Dublin, the capital of Ireland. The incumbent is Labour Party Councillor Andrew Montague. The office holder is elected annually by the members of the...

    )

 Italy

  • Quirinal Palace
    Quirinal Palace
    The Quirinal Palace is a historical building in Rome, Italy, the current official residence of the President of the Italian Republic. It is located on the Quirinal Hill, the tallest of the seven hills of Rome...

    , Rome
    Rome
    Rome is the capital of Italy and the country's largest and most populated city and comune, with over 2.7 million residents in . The city is located in the central-western portion of the Italian Peninsula, on the Tiber River within the Lazio region of Italy.Rome's history spans two and a half...

     (President of the Republic
    President of the Italian Republic
    The President of the Italian Republic is the head of state of Italy and, as such, is intended to represent national unity and guarantee that Italian politics comply with the Constitution. The president's term of office lasts for seven years....

    , official residence)
  • Castelporziano (President of the Republic, country residence)
  • Villa Rosebery
    Villa Rosebery
    The Villa Rosebery is one of the three official residences of the President of the Italian Republic ....

    , Naples
    Naples
    Naples is a city in Southern Italy, situated on the country's west coast by the Gulf of Naples. Lying between two notable volcanic regions, Mount Vesuvius and the Phlegraean Fields, it is the capital of the region of Campania and of the province of Naples...

     (President of the Republic, summer residence)
  • Palazzo Chigi
    Palazzo Chigi
    The Palazzo Chigi is a palace or noble residence in Rome, overlooking the Piazza Colonna and the Via del Corso. It was begun in 1562 by Giacomo della Porta and completed by Carlo Maderno in 1580 for the Aldobrandini family. In 1659 it was purchased by the Chigi family. It was then remodelled by...

    , Rome
    Rome
    Rome is the capital of Italy and the country's largest and most populated city and comune, with over 2.7 million residents in . The city is located in the central-western portion of the Italian Peninsula, on the Tiber River within the Lazio region of Italy.Rome's history spans two and a half...

     (the Italian Government)
  • Villa Madama
    Villa Madama
    Villa Madama is situated half way up the slope of Monte Mario Which faces directly north-east and because the hill is curved the part which looks towards Rome faces south and the opposite faces north-west...

     (Ministry of Foreign Affairs
    Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Italy)
    The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is the foreign ministry of the government of the Republic of Italy. It is also known as the Farnesina as a metonym from its headquarters, the Palazzo della Farnesina in Rome...

    )

 Lithuania

  • Presidential Palace
    Presidential Palace, Vilnius
    The Presidential Palace , located in Vilnius Old Town, is the official office and eventual official residence of the President of Lithuania. The palace dates back to the 14th century and during its history it has undergone various reconstructions, supervised by prominent architects, including...


Former

  • Historical Presidential Palace, Kaunas
    Historical Presidential Palace, Kaunas
    The Historical Presidential Palace is a Neo-baroque building in the Old Town of Kaunas, Lithuania that served as the Presidential Palace during the interwar years. Today, the palace is a branch of the M. K. Čiurlionis National Art Museum.-History:...

     (President, formerly; kept as museum)
  • Royal Palace of Lithuania
    Royal Palace of Lithuania
    The Royal Palace of Lithuania was a palace in Vilnius, Lithuania, built in the 15th century for the rulers of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania. The Royal Palace in the Lower Castle evolved over the years and prospered during the 16th and mid-17th centuries. For four centuries the Palace was the...

     (formerly Grand Duke
    Grand Duchy of Lithuania
    The Grand Duchy of Lithuania was a European state from the 12th /13th century until 1569 and then as a constituent part of Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth until 1791 when Constitution of May 3, 1791 abolished it in favor of unitary state. It was founded by the Lithuanians, one of the polytheistic...

    )

 Luxembourg

  • Grand Ducal Palace
    Grand Ducal Palace, Luxembourg
    The Grand Ducal Palace is a palace in Luxembourg City, in southern Luxembourg. It is the official residence of the Grand Duke of Luxembourg, and where he performs most of his duties as head of state of the Grand Duchy.-History:...

     (monarch)
  • Berg Castle
    Berg Castle
    Berg Castle , also called Colmar-Berg, is the principal residence of the Grand Duke of Luxembourg. It is situated in the town of Colmar-Berg, in central Luxembourg, near the confluence of the Alzette and the Attert, two of Luxembourg's most important rivers.-History:The estate at Colmar-Berg first...

     (monarch)
  • Fischbach Castle
    Fischbach Castle
    Fischbach Castle is a castle in Luxembourg. It is situated near the town of Fischbach, in central Luxembourg.-History:...

     (Grand Duke Jean)

 Malta

  • San Anton Palace
    San Anton Palace
    San Anton Palace is a palace located in Attard, Malta. It is the official residence of the President of Malta, and is surrounded by both private and public gardens.-History:...

     (Official Residence of the President)
  • Verdala Palace
    Verdala Palace
    The Verdala Palace is the official summer residence of the President of Malta. It was built by Grandmaster Hughues Loubenx de Verdalle in 1586 on the site of a hunting lodge previously owned by Grandmaster Jean de la Valette-Parisot. The palace is known for its surrounding boschetto, which is a...

     (Summer Residence of the President)

 Monaco

  • Palais Princier de Monaco
    Prince's Palace of Monaco
    The Prince's Palace of Monaco is the official residence of the Prince of Monaco. Built in 1191 as a Genoese fortress, during its long and often dramatic history it has been bombarded and besieged by many foreign powers. Since the end of the 13th century, it has been the stronghold and home of the...

     (monarch
    Prince of Monaco
    The Reigning Prince or Princess of Monaco is the sovereign monarch and head of state of the Principality of Monaco. All Princes or Princesses thus far have taken the name of the House of Grimaldi, but have belonged to various other houses in male line...

    )

 Netherlands

  • The Royal Palace (Official reception palace for foreign dignitaries)
  • Huis ten Bosch
    Huis ten Bosch
    Huis ten Bosch is one of the three official residences of the Dutch Royal Family, located in The Hague in the Netherlands. It has been home to Queen Beatrix since 1981. The other Royal palace in The Hague, Noordeinde Palace, is used for work-related purposes...

     (official residence of the Queen)
  • Noordeinde Palace
    Noordeinde Palace
    Noordeinde Palace is one of the three official palaces of the Dutch royal family. Located in The Hague in the province of South Holland, it has been used as the "working palace" for Queen Beatrix since 1984.-From farmhouse to palace:...

     (official working palace of Queen)
  • Soestdijk Palace
    Soestdijk Palace
    Soestdijk Palace is a former palace of the Dutch royal family. It consists of a central block and two wings.Although named after the village of Soestdijk, which is largely in the municipality of Soest, the Soestdijk Palace is just north of the border in the municipality of Baarn in the province of...

     (former royal residence of Queen Juliana)
  • Villa Eikenhorst (official residence of Crown Prince and his family)
  • Catshuis
    Catshuis
    Catshuis has been the official residence of the prime minister of the Kingdom of the Netherlands since 1963.It lies in the governmental seat The Hague on the road to Scheveningen, and serves to receive official guests.-History:...

     (official residence of the Prime Minister of the Netherlands)

 Norway

  • Royal Palace
    Royal Palace, Oslo
    The Royal Palace in Oslo was built in the first half of the 19th century as the Norwegian residence of Norwegian and Swedish king Charles III and is the official residence of the present Norwegian Monarch. The crown prince couple resides at Skaugum in Asker west of Oslo...

     (Oslo
    Oslo
    Oslo is a municipality, as well as the capital and most populous city in Norway. As a municipality , it was established on 1 January 1838. Founded around 1048 by King Harald III of Norway, the city was largely destroyed by fire in 1624. The city was moved under the reign of Denmark–Norway's King...

    )
  • Bygdøy Royal Estate
    Bygdøy Royal Estate
    Bygdøy Royal Estate occupies a large part of the northwestern part of the Bygdøy peninsula in Oslo, Norway. It is the official summer residence of the King of Norway.- History :The estate originally belonged to the Cistercian monastery on Hovedøya...

     (monarch
    Norwegian monarchy
    The Norwegian monarch or Sovereign is the head of state of Norway, which is a constitutional monarchy with a parliamentary system of government...

    , summer retreat)
  • Oscarshall Castle
  • Akershus Castle
  • Gamlehaugen
    Gamlehaugen
    Gamlehaugen is a mansion in Bergen, Norway, and the residence of the Norwegian Royal Family in the city. Gamlehaugen has a history that goes as far back as the Middle Ages, and the list of previous owners includes many of the wealthiest men in Bergen...

     (monarch, Bergen
    Bergen
    Bergen is the second largest city in Norway with a population of as of , . Bergen is the administrative centre of Hordaland county. Greater Bergen or Bergen Metropolitan Area as defined by Statistics Norway, has a population of as of , ....

    )
  • Ledaal
    Ledaal
    - History :The main building was built between 1799 and 1803. It was then owned by the merchant Gabriel Schanche Kielland. He gave the estate its present name after the last letters of his and his wife's names: Gabriel Schanche Kielland, Johanna Margaretha Bull. Ledaal was bought by Stavanger...

     (monarch, Stavanger
    Stavanger
    Stavanger is a city and municipality in the county of Rogaland, Norway.Stavanger municipality has a population of 126,469. There are 197,852 people living in the Stavanger conurbation, making Stavanger the fourth largest city, but the third largest urban area, in Norway...

    )
  • Stiftsgården
    Stiftsgården
    Stiftsgården is the royal residence in Trondheim, Norway. It is centrally situated on the city’s most important thoroughfare, Munkegaten. At 140 rooms constituting 4000 m² , it is possibly the largest wooden building in Northern Europe, and it has been used by royals and their guests since...

     (monarch, Trondheim
    Trondheim
    Trondheim , historically, Nidaros and Trondhjem, is a city and municipality in Sør-Trøndelag county, Norway. With a population of 173,486, it is the third most populous municipality and city in the country, although the fourth largest metropolitan area. It is the administrative centre of...

    )
  • Skaugum Estate
    Skaugum
    Skaugum is the official residence of Crown Prince Haakon of Norway and of his wife Crown Princess Mette-Marit.The estate is located in Asker municipality, about 15 miles southwest of Oslo. Owned by the Church in the Middle Ages, it passed through several owners until 1909, when Fritz Wedel...

     (crown prince)
  • Inkognitogata 18
    Inkognitogata 18
    Inkognitogata 18 is the official residence of the Prime Minister of Norway. It is located in Oslo the capital of Norway. The residence was completed in 2008 and is a complexe of new and old buildings...

     (Prime Minister
    Heads of government of Norway
    This is a list of heads of government of Norway, who held, inter alia, offices and titles such as steward , viceroy , first minister and prime minister ....

    ), (visiting foreign dignitaries)

 Poland

  • Presidential Palace
    Presidential Palace, Warsaw
    The Presidential Palace in Warsaw, Poland, is the elegant classicist latest version of a building that has stood on the Krakowskie Przedmieście site since 1643. Over the years, it has been rebuilt and remodeled many times...

     in Warsaw
    Warsaw
    Warsaw is the capital and largest city of Poland. It is located on the Vistula River, roughly from the Baltic Sea and from the Carpathian Mountains. Its population in 2010 was estimated at 1,716,855 residents with a greater metropolitan area of 2,631,902 residents, making Warsaw the 10th most...

     (President
    President of the Republic of Poland
    The President of the Republic of Poland is the Polish head of state. His or her rights and obligations are determined in the Constitution of Poland....

    )
  • Belweder
    Belweder
    Belweder is a palace in Warsaw, a few kilometers south of the Royal Castle. The President of the Republic of Poland, Bronisław Komorowski, resides at Belweder.-History:...

     in Warsaw
    Warsaw
    Warsaw is the capital and largest city of Poland. It is located on the Vistula River, roughly from the Baltic Sea and from the Carpathian Mountains. Its population in 2010 was estimated at 1,716,855 residents with a greater metropolitan area of 2,631,902 residents, making Warsaw the 10th most...

     (President's residence until 1994; since then kept for official government functions and visiting foreign dignitaries)
  • Presidential Castle in Wisła
  • Presidential Manor House in Ciechocinek
    Ciechocinek
    Ciechocinek is a spa town in Kuyavian-Pomeranian Voivodeship, Poland, located on the Vistula River about east of Aleksandrów Kujawski and south-east of the city of Toruń.Ciechocinek is known for its unique 'saline graduation towers'....

  • Presidential Residence in Hel
    Hel, Poland
    Hel is a town in Puck County, Pomeranian Voivodeship, Poland, located on the tip of the Hel Peninsula, some 33 kilometres from the Polish mainland.-Early developments:...

  • Presidential Residence in Lucień
    Lucien
    Lucien is a male given name of French origin, meaning light. It is the French form of Luciano or Latin Lucianus, patronymic of Lucius.-Given name:*Lucien or Lucian of Beauvais, Christian saint*Lucien, a band member of Delta-S...

  • Presidential Residence in Ruda Tarnowska
    Ruda Tarnowska
    Ruda Tarnowska is a village in the administrative district of Gmina Wilga, within Garwolin County, Masovian Voivodeship, in east-central Poland. It lies approximately south-west of Garwolin and south-east of Warsaw.The village has a population of 215....

  • Presidential Villa in Klarysew part of Konstancin-Jeziorna
    Konstancin-Jeziorna
    Konstancin-Jeziorna is a town in Piaseczno County, Masovian Voivodeship, Poland, with 16,963 inhabitants . It is located about 20 km south of downtown Warsaw and is a part of the metropolitan area of that city....


 Portugal

  • Belém Palace
    Belém Palace
    The Belém National Palace, or alternately National Palace of Belém, has, overtime, been the official residence of Portuguese monarchs and, after the installation of the First Republic, the Presidents of the Portuguese Republic...

     (President
    President of Portugal
    Portugal has been a republic since 1910, and since that time the head of state has been the president, whose official title is President of the Portuguese Republic ....

    )
  • Palace of São Bento (Prime Minister)
  • Palace of Necessidades
    Palace of Necessidades
    The Palace of Necessidades is a historical building in the Largo do Rilvas, a public square in Lisbon, Portugal...

     (Ministry of Foreign Affairs)

 Kingdom of Romania

  • Cotroceni Palace
    Cotroceni Palace
    Cotroceni Palace is a palace in Bucharest which is the residence of the President of Romania, located at Bulevardul Geniului, nr. 1.On Cotroceni Hill, in 1679, Şerban Cantacuzino built a monastery...

     (President
    President of Romania
    The President of Romania is the head of state of Romania. The President is directly elected by a two-round system for a five-year term . An individual may serve two terms...

    )
  • Vila Lac 3 (President
    President of Romania
    The President of Romania is the head of state of Romania. The President is directly elected by a two-round system for a five-year term . An individual may serve two terms...

    )
  • Elisabeta Palace
    Elisabeta Palace
    The Palace of Elisabeta , in Bucharest, Romania, is currently the stately home of King Michael I of Romania.The palace was designed in 1930 by the architect Marcu and built in 1936 for Princess Elisabeta, the former queen of Greece and sister of King Carol II...

     (official residence of the former King Michael I of Romania
    Michael I of Romania
    Michael was the last King of Romania. He reigned from 20 July 1927 to 8 June 1930, and again from 6 September 1940 until 30 December 1947 when he was forced, by the Communist Party of Romania , to abdicate to the Soviet armies of occupation...

    )

 Russia

  • Kremlin
    Moscow Kremlin
    The Moscow Kremlin , sometimes referred to as simply The Kremlin, is a historic fortified complex at the heart of Moscow, overlooking the Moskva River , Saint Basil's Cathedral and Red Square and the Alexander Garden...

     (President)
  • Zavidovo
    Zavidovo
    Zavidovo is a village in Konakovsky District of Tver Oblast, Russia. It is used as an official residence place for the President of Russia, and was also used by the Soviet leaders. The residence is situated in the Zavidovo nature reserve. According to UNESCO, Zavidovo is one of the most...

     (President)
  • Novo-Ogaryovo
    Novo-Ogaryovo
    Novo-Ogaryovo , also Novo-Ogarevo, is an estate in the Odintsovo District of Moscow Oblast to the west of the city, by the Rublyovo-Uspenskoye Highway and is the location of a suburban official residence of the President of Russia, officially recognized as such in 2000.The residence was constructed...

     (President)
  • White house (Prime Minister
    Prime Minister of Russia
    The Chairman of the Government of the Russian Federation The use of the term "Prime Minister" is strictly informal and is not allowed for by the Russian Constitution and other laws....

    )

Former

  • Alexander Palace
    Alexander Palace
    The Alexander Palace is a former imperial residence at Tsarskoye Selo, on a plateau around 30 minutes by train from St Petersburg. It is known as the favourite residence of the last Russian Emperor, Nicholas II, and his family and their initial place of imprisonment after the revolution that...

     (Tsar, formerly; kept as museum)
  • Anichkov Palace
    Anichkov Palace
    Anichkov Palace is a former imperial palace in Saint Petersburg, at the intersection of Nevsky Avenue and the Fontanka.-History:The palace, situated on the plot formerly owned by Antonio de Vieira, takes its name from the nearby Anichkov Bridge across the Fontanka...

     (Tsar, formerly; kept as Pioneers Palace)
  • Catherine Palace
    Catherine Palace
    The Catherine Palace was the Rococo summer residence of the Russian tsars, located in the town of Tsarskoye Selo , 25 km south-east of St. Petersburg, Russia.- History :...

     (Tsar, summer retreat, formerly; kept as museum)
  • Nicholas Palace
    Nicholas Palace
    Nicholas Palace was one of several St Petersburg palaces designed by Andreas Stackensneider for the children of Nicholas I of Russia...

     (Tsar, formerly; kept as commercial offices)
  • Oraniembaum
    Oranienbaum, Russia
    Oranienbaum is a Russian royal residence, located on the Gulf of Finland west of St. Petersburg. The Palace ensemble and the city centre are UNESCO World Heritage Sites.-History:...

     (Tsar, formerly; kept as museum)
  • Pavlovsk
    Pavlovsk Palace
    Pavlovsk Palace is an 18th-century Russian Imperial residence built by Paul I of Russia near Saint Petersburg. After his death, it became the home of his widow, Maria Feodorovna...

     (Tsar, formerly; kept as museum)
  • Peterhof Palace
    Peterhof Palace
    The Peterhof Palace in Russian, so German is transliterated as "Петергoф" Petergof into Russian) for "Peter's Court") is actually a series of palaces and gardens located in Saint Petersburg, Russia, laid out on the orders of Peter the Great. These Palaces and gardens are sometimes referred as the...

     (Tsar, formerly; kept as museum)
  • Pella Palace
    Pella Palace
    Pella Palace was a former summer residence built in the reigh of Catherine II of Russia for her grandson, future emperor Alexander. It was situated on the left bank of the Neva River, 30 km east of Saint Petersburg, where the town of Otradnoye now stands. If completed, it would have been Russia's...

     (Tsar, summer retreat, formerly; demolished)
  • Summer Palace (Tsar, summer retreat, formerly; demolished)
  • Tauride Palace
    Tauride Palace
    Tauride Palace is one of the largest and most historic palaces in Saint Petersburg, Russia.- Potemkin :...

     (Tsar, formerly; kept as offices for Interparliamentary Assembly of Member Nations of the Commonwealth of Independent States)
  • Vladimir Palace
    Vladimir Palace
    The Vladimir Palace was the last imperial palace to be constructed in Saint Petersburg, Russia. It was designed by a team of architects for Alexander II's son, Grand Duke Vladimir Alexandrovich of Russia...

     (Tsar, formerly; kept as Academics' House)
  • Winter Palace
    Winter Palace
    The Winter Palace in Saint Petersburg, Russia, was, from 1732 to 1917, the official residence of the Russian monarchs. Situated between the Palace Embankment and the Palace Square, adjacent to the site of Peter the Great's original Winter Palace, the present and fourth Winter Palace was built and...

     (Tsar, winter retreat, formerly; kept as museum)
  • Yelagin Palace
    Yelagin Palace
    Yelagin Palace completed in 1822 is a palace in Saint Petersburg which is situated on Yelagin Island in the Neva River and served as a royal summer palace during the reign of Tsar Alexander I...

     (Tsar, summer retreat, formerly; kept as museum)

 Serbia

  • Novi Dvor (New Palace) (President of Serbia
    President of Serbia
    The President of Serbia is the head of state of Serbia. Presently serving as the head of state is Boris Tadić. He was elected with a narrow majority of 50.31% in the 2008 Serbian presidential elections.-Authority, legal and constitutional rights:...

    )
  • Beli Dvor
    Beli Dvor
    Beli Dvor is a mansion located in Belgrade, Serbia. The mansion is part of the Royal Compound, a real estate of royal residences and parklands located in Dedinje, an exclusive area of Belgrade....

     (White Palace) (Crown Prince)

Former

  • Old Palace (King
    House of Obrenovic
    The House of Obrenović was a Serbian dynasty that ruled Serbia from 1815 to 1842, and again from 1858 to 1903. They came to power through the leadership of their progenitor Miloš Obrenović in the Second Serbian uprising against the Ottoman Empire, which led to the formation of the Principality of...

    , formerly; kept as City Assembly of Belgrade)

 Slovakia

  • Grassalkovich Palace
    Grassalkovich Palace
    The Grassalkovich Palace is a palace in Bratislava and the residence of the president of Slovakia. It is situated on Hodžovo námestie, near the Summer Archbishop's Palace....

     (President)

 Spain

  • Palacio Real de Madrid (Official residence of Spanish Monarchs
    Spanish Royal Family
    The Royal Family of the Kingdom of Spain consists of the current king, Juan Carlos, his spouse, Queen Sofia of Spain and their direct descendants. The Spanish royal family belongs to the House of Borbón...

    , but used only for state ceremonies. In Madrid
    Madrid
    Madrid is the capital and largest city of Spain. The population of the city is roughly 3.3 million and the entire population of the Madrid metropolitan area is calculated to be 6.271 million. It is the third largest city in the European Union, after London and Berlin, and its metropolitan...

    's city center)
  • Palacio de la Zarzuela
    Palacio de la Zarzuela
    Zarzuela Palace is the principal residence of King Juan Carlos of Spain and Queen Sofia and their family. The palace is on the outskirts of Madrid, near the Royal Palace of El Pardo. The complex also houses the official residence of the Prince and Princess of Asturias in a nearby mansion...

     (De facto residence of the Monarch. Also his office. A few kilometers outside of Madrid)
  • Palacio de Marivent (Summer retreat of the Monarch. In Majorca, Balearic Islands
    Balearic Islands
    The Balearic Islands are an archipelago of Spain in the western Mediterranean Sea, near the eastern coast of the Iberian Peninsula.The four largest islands are: Majorca, Minorca, Ibiza and Formentera. The archipelago forms an autonomous community and a province of Spain with Palma as the capital...

    )
  • Reales Alcázares de Sevilla
    Alcázar of Seville
    thumb|right|250px|Baths of Lady María de PadillaThe Alcázar of Seville is a royal palace in Seville, Spain, originally a Moorish fort....

     (official residence of the Monarch in Andalusia
    Andalusia
    Andalusia is the most populous and the second largest in area of the autonomous communities of Spain. The Andalusian autonomous community is officially recognised as a nationality of Spain. The territory is divided into eight provinces: Huelva, Seville, Cádiz, Córdoba, Málaga, Jaén, Granada and...

    )
  • Palacio de Albéniz (official residence of the Monarch in Catalonia
    Catalonia
    Catalonia is an autonomous community in northeastern Spain, with the official status of a "nationality" of Spain. Catalonia comprises four provinces: Barcelona, Girona, Lleida, and Tarragona. Its capital and largest city is Barcelona. Catalonia covers an area of 32,114 km² and has an...

    . In Barcelona
    Barcelona
    Barcelona is the second largest city in Spain after Madrid, and the capital of Catalonia, with a population of 1,621,537 within its administrative limits on a land area of...

    )
  • Palacio de la Moncloa
    Palacio de la Moncloa
    The Palace of Moncloa or Moncloa Palace , located in the Ciudad Universitaria ward of Madrid , has been the official residence for the Prime Minister of Spain since 1977, when Adolfo Suárez moved the residence from the Villamejor Palace on the Paseo de la Castellana...

     (President of the Government
    Prime Minister of Spain
    The President of the Government of Spain , sometimes known in English as the Prime Minister of Spain, is the head of Government of Spain. The current office is established under the Constitution of 1978...

    . Also his office)
  • Palacio de Viana :es:Palacio de Viana (Madrid) (Minister of Foreign Affairs)
  • Palacio de El Pardo (visiting foreign dignitaries, former Head of State Francisco Franco
    Francisco Franco
    Francisco Franco y Bahamonde was a Spanish general, dictator and head of state of Spain from October 1936 , and de facto regent of the nominally restored Kingdom of Spain from 1947 until his death in November, 1975...

    's residence)

Autonomous communities

  • Andalusia
    Andalusia
    Andalusia is the most populous and the second largest in area of the autonomous communities of Spain. The Andalusian autonomous community is officially recognised as a nationality of Spain. The territory is divided into eight provinces: Huelva, Seville, Cádiz, Córdoba, Málaga, Jaén, Granada and...

    :
    Palacio de San Telmo (President of the Junta)
  • Basque Country
    Basque Country (autonomous community)
    The Basque Country is an autonomous community of northern Spain. It includes the Basque provinces of Álava, Biscay and Gipuzkoa, also called Historical Territories....

    :
    Ajuria Enea
    Ajuria Enea
    The Palace of Ajuria Enea is a building in Vitoria-Gasteiz, northern Spain. It is the official residence of the Lehendakari of the Basque Country....

     (Lehendakari)
  • Catalonia
    Catalonia
    Catalonia is an autonomous community in northeastern Spain, with the official status of a "nationality" of Spain. Catalonia comprises four provinces: Barcelona, Girona, Lleida, and Tarragona. Its capital and largest city is Barcelona. Catalonia covers an area of 32,114 km² and has an...

    :
    Casa dels Canonges (President of the Generalitat)
  • Galicia:
    Monte Pío (President of the Xunta)

 Sweden

  • Royal Palace (Monarch, used for formal entertaining)
  • Drottningholm Palace
    Drottningholm Palace
    The Drottningholm Palace is the private residence of the Swedish royal family. It is located in Drottningholm. It is built on the island Lovön , and is one of Sweden's Royal Palaces. It was originally built in the late 16th century. It served as a residence of the Swedish royal court for most of...

     (Official residence of the Monarch)
  • Solliden Palace
    Solliden Palace
    Solliden Palace is the summer residence of the Swedish Royal Family. It is situated on the island of Öland, southern Sweden....

     (Official summer residence of the Monarch)
  • Stenhammar Castle
    Stenhammar Castle
    Stenhammar is a royal castle in Sweden.It is situated outside the town of Flen in Södermanland about 120 kilometers south of Stockholm and is the summer residence of the Swedish king....

     (Official country residence of the Monarch)
  • Storlien
    Storlien
    Storlien is a village and ski resort in the Åre municipality, in Jämtland, Sweden, a kilometre from the Swedish-Norwegian border.The village has only 78 permanent inhabitants. The work opportunities are based on tourism and shopping. Most tourists are Norwegians or Swedes. Shopping tourists arrive...

     (Winter retreat of the Monarch)
  • Villa Mirage (Retreat in St Maxime, France)
  • Haga Palace
    Haga Palace
    Haga Palace , formerly known as the Queen's Pavilion , is located in Hagaparken, Solna Municipality in Metropolitan Stockholm, Sweden. The palace, built in 1802 1805, was modelled after ballet-master Gallodiers Italian villa in Drottningholm by architect Carl Christoffer Gjörwell on appointment by...

     (Official residence of HRH The Crown Princess and HRH The Duke of Västergötland)
  • Villa Solbacken (Official residence of HRH The Duchess of Halland)
  • Koberg Castle
    Koberg Castle
    Koberg Castle is a castle in Västergötland, Sweden. It is located near the lake Vanderydsvattnet, about 10 km south of Trollhättan.-External links:**http://www.slottsguiden.info/slottdetalj.asp?id=35...

     (Official residence of Princess Désirée, Baroness Silfverschiöld and Baron Nils August Silfverschiöld)
  • Villa Beylon (Official residence of Princess Christina, Mrs. Magnuson and Mr. Tord Magnuson)
  • Sager House
    Sager House
    The Sager House or Sager Palace is the official residence of the Prime Minister of Sweden at Strömgatan 18 in Sweden's capital Stockholm.- Location and Environment :...

     (Official residence of the Prime Minister
    Prime Minister of Sweden
    The Prime Minister is the head of government in the Kingdom of Sweden. Before the creation of the office of a Prime Minister in 1876, Sweden did not have a head of government separate from its head of state, namely the King, in whom the executive authority was vested...

    )
  • Harpsund
    Harpsund
    Harpsund is a manor house located in Flen Municipality, Södermanland County, Sweden. Since May 22, 1953 Harpsund has been used as a country residence for the Prime Minister of Sweden.-History:...

     (Country House of the Prime Minister)

 Ukraine

  • Mariyinsky Palace
    Mariyinsky Palace
    Mariyinsky Palace is an official ceremonial residence of the President of Ukraine in Kiev and adjoins the neo-classical building of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine...

     (President
    President of Ukraine
    Prior to the formation of the modern Ukrainian presidency, the previous Ukrainian head of state office was officially established in exile by Andriy Livytskyi. At first the de facto leader of nation was the president of the Central Rada at early years of the Ukrainian People's Republic, while the...

    )
  • House with Chimaeras
    House with Chimaeras
    House with Chimaeras or Gorodetsky House is an Art Nouveau building located in the historic Lypky neighborhood of Kiev, the capital of Ukraine. Situated across the street from the President of Ukraine's office at No. 10, Bankova Street, the building has been used as a presidential residence for...

     (President)
  • House of the Weeping Widow
    House of the Weeping Widow
    The House of the Weeping Widow is an architectural landmark in the city of Kiev, capital of Ukraine, located at 23 Lyuteranska Street.-History:...

     (President)
  • Massandra Palace
    Massandra
    Massandra is a townlet in the Yalta region of Crimea. Occupying the spot of an ancient Greek settlement, Massandra was acquired by Counts Potocki in 1783....

     (President)
  • Potocki Palace, Lviv
    Potocki Palace, Lviv
    The Potocki Palace in Lviv was built in the 1880s as an urban seat of Alfred Józef Potocki, Minister-President of Austria. No cost was spared to make it the grandest nobleman's residence in the city....

     (President)

 United Kingdom

  • Buckingham Palace
    Buckingham Palace
    Buckingham Palace, in London, is the principal residence and office of the British monarch. Located in the City of Westminster, the palace is a setting for state occasions and royal hospitality...

     (Official London Residence of the Monarch, the Duke of Edinburgh
    Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh
    Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh is the husband of Elizabeth II. He is the United Kingdom's longest-serving consort and the oldest serving spouse of a reigning British monarch....

    , the Duke of York
    Prince Andrew, Duke of York
    Prince Andrew, Duke of York KG GCVO , is the second son, and third child of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh...

     and the Earl
    Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex
    Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex KG GCVO is the third son and fourth child of Elizabeth II and The Duke of Edinburgh...

     and Countess of Wessex)
  • Windsor Castle
    Windsor Castle
    Windsor Castle is a medieval castle and royal residence in Windsor in the English county of Berkshire, notable for its long association with the British royal family and its architecture. The original castle was built after the Norman invasion by William the Conqueror. Since the time of Henry I it...

     (Official Residence of the Monarch)
  • Holyrood Palace
    Holyrood Palace
    The Palace of Holyroodhouse, commonly referred to as Holyrood Palace, is the official residence of the monarch in Scotland. The palace stands at the bottom of the Royal Mile in Edinburgh, at the opposite end to Edinburgh Castle...

     (Official Residence of the Monarch in Scotland
    Scotland
    Scotland is a country that is part of the United Kingdom. Occupying the northern third of the island of Great Britain, it shares a border with England to the south and is bounded by the North Sea to the east, the Atlantic Ocean to the north and west, and the North Channel and Irish Sea to the...

    )
  • Hillsborough Castle
    Hillsborough Castle
    Hillsborough Castle is an official government residence in Northern Ireland. It is the residence of the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, and the official residence in Northern Ireland of HM Queen Elizabeth II The Secretary of State combines two roles...

     (Residence of the Monarch in Northern Ireland
    Northern Ireland
    Northern Ireland is one of the four countries of the United Kingdom. Situated in the north-east of the island of Ireland, it shares a border with the Republic of Ireland to the south and west...

     when in region, otherwise, the Official Residence of the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland
    Secretary of State for Northern Ireland
    The Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, informally the Northern Ireland Secretary, is the principal secretary of state in the government of the United Kingdom with responsibilities for Northern Ireland. The Secretary of State is a Minister of the Crown who is accountable to the Parliament of...

    )
  • Clarence House
    Clarence House
    Clarence House is a royal home in London, situated on The Mall, in the City of Westminster. It is attached to St. James's Palace and shares the palace's garden. For nearly 50 years, from 1953 to 2002, it was home to Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother, but is since then the official residence of The...

     (Official Residence of the Prince of Wales
    Charles, Prince of Wales
    Prince Charles, Prince of Wales is the heir apparent and eldest son of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. Since 1958 his major title has been His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales. In Scotland he is additionally known as The Duke of Rothesay...

     and the Duchess of Cornwall)
  • Kensington Palace
    Kensington Palace
    Kensington Palace is a royal residence set in Kensington Gardens in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea in London, England. It has been a residence of the British Royal Family since the 17th century and is the official London residence of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, the Duke and...

     (Residence of the Duke of Gloucester
    Prince Richard, Duke of Gloucester
    Prince Richard, Duke of Gloucester is a member of the British Royal Family. Prince Richard is the youngest grandchild of King George V and Queen Mary. He has been Duke of Gloucester since his father's death in 1974. He is currently 20th in the line of succession...

    , the Duke of Kent
    Prince Edward, Duke of Kent
    The Duke of Kent graduated from the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst on 29 July 1955 as a Second Lieutenant in the Royal Scots Greys, the beginning of a military career that would last over 20 years. He was promoted to captain on 29 July 1961. The Duke of Kent saw service in Hong Kong from 1962–63...

    , the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and other members of the British Royal Family
    British Royal Family
    The British Royal Family is the group of close relatives of the monarch of the United Kingdom. The term is also commonly applied to the same group of people as the relations of the monarch in her or his role as sovereign of any of the other Commonwealth realms, thus sometimes at variance with...

    )
  • St. James's Palace
    St. James's Palace
    St. James's Palace is one of London's oldest palaces. It is situated in Pall Mall, just north of St. James's Park. Although no sovereign has resided there for almost two centuries, it has remained the official residence of the Sovereign and the most senior royal palace in the UK...

     (Seat of the Royal Court and Senior Palace of the Sovereign, London Residence of the Princess Royal
    Anne, Princess Royal
    Princess Anne, Princess Royal , is the only daughter of Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh...

     and VAdm Sir Timothy Laurence
    Timothy Laurence
    Vice Admiral Sir Timothy James Hamilton Laurence, KCVO, CB, ADC is a senior British naval officer and the second husband of HRH The Princess Royal, the only daughter of HM The Queen...

    , Princess Alexandra, The Hon Lady Ogilvy
    Princess Alexandra, The Honourable Lady Ogilvy
    Princess Alexandra, The Honourable Lady Ogilvy is the youngest granddaughter of King George V of the United Kingdom and Mary of Teck. She is the widow of Sir Angus Ogilvy...

     and Prince Harry of Wales
    Prince Harry of Wales
    Prince Henry of Wales , commonly known as Prince Harry, is the younger son of Charles, Prince of Wales and the late Diana, Princess of Wales, and fourth grandchild of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh...

    )

  • 10 Downing Street
    10 Downing Street
    10 Downing Street, colloquially known in the United Kingdom as "Number 10", is the headquarters of Her Majesty's Government and the official residence and office of the First Lord of the Treasury, who is now always the Prime Minister....

     (Prime Minister
    Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
    The Prime Minister of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland is the Head of Her Majesty's Government in the United Kingdom. The Prime Minister and Cabinet are collectively accountable for their policies and actions to the Sovereign, to Parliament, to their political party and...

    , in his or her capacity as First Lord of the Treasury
    First Lord of the Treasury
    The First Lord of the Treasury is the head of the commission exercising the ancient office of Lord High Treasurer in the United Kingdom, and is now always also the Prime Minister...

    )
  • 11 Downing Street
    11 Downing Street
    11 Downing Street , is the official residence of the Second Lord of the Treasury in Britain, who in modern times has always been the Chancellor of the Exchequer...

     (Chancellor of the Exchequer
    Chancellor of the Exchequer
    The Chancellor of the Exchequer is the title held by the British Cabinet minister who is responsible for all economic and financial matters. Often simply called the Chancellor, the office-holder controls HM Treasury and plays a role akin to the posts of Minister of Finance or Secretary of the...

    , in his capacity as Second Lord of the Treasury
    Second Lord of the Treasury
    The Second Lord of the Treasury is a member of the commission exercising the ancient office of Lord High Treasurer in the United Kingdom. Since 1827, the Chancellor of the Exchequer has always simultaneously held the office of Second Lord of the Treasury when he has not also been the Prime Minister...

    )
  • 12 Downing Street
    12 Downing Street
    12 Downing Street is the official residence of the Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasury. This is the post held by the Chief Whip of the governing party of the UK Parliament....

     (Government Chief Whip but currently houses the Offices of the Prime Minister)
  • Chequers Court
    Chequers
    Chequers, or Chequers Court, is a country house near Ellesborough, to the south of Aylesbury in Buckinghamshire, England, at the foot of the Chiltern Hills...

     (Country Retreat of the Prime Minister
    Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
    The Prime Minister of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland is the Head of Her Majesty's Government in the United Kingdom. The Prime Minister and Cabinet are collectively accountable for their policies and actions to the Sovereign, to Parliament, to their political party and...

    )
  • Carlton Gardens, St. James's
    St. James's
    St James's is an area of central London in the City of Westminster. It is bounded to the north by Piccadilly, to the west by Green Park, to the south by The Mall and St. James's Park and to the east by The Haymarket.-History:...

     (No. 1 is the Official Residence of the Foreign Secretary and No. 2 houses the Privy Council
    Privy council
    A privy council is a body that advises the head of state of a nation, typically, but not always, in the context of a monarchic government. The word "privy" means "private" or "secret"; thus, a privy council was originally a committee of the monarch's closest advisors to give confidential advice on...

     Office)
  • Admiralty House
    Admiralty House (London)
    Admiralty House in London is a Grade I listedbuilding facing Whitehall, currently used for UK government functions and as ministerial flats. It was opened in 1788 and until 1964 was the official residence of First Lords of the Admiralty.-Description:...

     (Three Ministerial Flats for use by Ministers of the Crown)
  • Chevening House
    Chevening
    Chevening, also known as Chevening House, is a country house at Chevening in the Sevenoaks District of Kent, in England. It is an official residence of the Foreign Secretary of the United Kingdom...

     (Country Residence of the Foreign Secretary although it may be given by the discretion of the Prime Minister to a Cabinet Minister. Currently the Foreign Secretary and the Deputy Prime Minister
    Deputy Prime Minister
    A deputy prime minister or vice prime minister is, in some counties, a government minister who can take the position of acting prime minister when the prime minister is temporarily absent. The position is often likened to that of a vice president, but is significantly different, though both...

     share Chevening House)
  • Dorneywood
    Dorneywood
    Dorneywood is a moderately large Queen Anne style house built in 1920, near Burnham in the South Bucks District of Buckinghamshire, England. It was given to the National Trust by Lord Courtauld-Thomson in 1947 as a country home for a senior member of the Government, usually a Secretary of State or...

     (Country Residence of a Minister of the Crown nominated by the Prime Minister, which is by tradition given to the Chancellor of the Exchequer
    Chancellor of the Exchequer
    The Chancellor of the Exchequer is the title held by the British Cabinet minister who is responsible for all economic and financial matters. Often simply called the Chancellor, the office-holder controls HM Treasury and plays a role akin to the posts of Minister of Finance or Secretary of the...

    )
  • Bute House
    Bute House
    Bute House is the official residence of the First Minister of Scotland, who is the head of the Scottish Government, the country's devolved government established in 1999...

     (Official Residence of the Scottish First Minister
    First Minister of Scotland
    The First Minister of Scotland is the political leader of Scotland and head of the Scottish Government. The First Minister chairs the Scottish Cabinet and is primarily responsible for the formulation, development and presentation of Scottish Government policy...

    )
  • Lambeth Palace
    Lambeth Palace
    Lambeth Palace is the official London residence of the Archbishop of Canterbury in England. It is located in Lambeth, on the south bank of the River Thames a short distance upstream of the Palace of Westminster on the opposite shore. It was acquired by the archbishopric around 1200...

     (Official London residence of the Archbishop of Canterbury
    Archbishop of Canterbury
    The Archbishop of Canterbury is the senior bishop and principal leader of the Church of England, the symbolic head of the worldwide Anglican Communion, and the diocesan bishop of the Diocese of Canterbury. In his role as head of the Anglican Communion, the archbishop leads the third largest group...

    )
  • Bishopthorpe Palace
    Bishopthorpe Palace
    Bishopthorpe Palace is a stately home and historic house at Bishopthorpe south of York in the City of York unitary authority and ceremonial county of North Yorkshire, England...

     (Official Residence of the Archbishop of York
    Archbishop of York
    The Archbishop of York is a high-ranking cleric in the Church of England, second only to the Archbishop of Canterbury. He is the diocesan bishop of the Diocese of York and metropolitan of the Province of York, which covers the northern portion of England as well as the Isle of Man...

    )
  • Palace of Westminster
    Palace of Westminster
    The Palace of Westminster, also known as the Houses of Parliament or Westminster Palace, is the meeting place of the two houses of the Parliament of the United Kingdom—the House of Lords and the House of Commons...

     (Grand State apartments for the Lord Speaker
    Lord Speaker
    The Lord Speaker is the speaker of the House of Lords in the Parliament of the United Kingdom. The office is analogous to the Speaker of the House of Commons: the Lord Speaker is elected by the members of the House of Lords and is expected to be politically impartial.Until July 2006, the role of...

     of the House of Lords
    House of Lords
    The House of Lords is the upper house of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. Like the House of Commons, it meets in the Palace of Westminster....

    , Speaker of the House of Commons and the Lord High Chancellor)

Former

  • Bridewell Palace
    Bridewell Palace
    Bridewell Palace in London, originally a residence of King Henry VIII, later became a poorhouse and prison. The name "Bridewell" subsequently became synonymous with police stations and detention facilities in England and in Ireland...

     (King
    Edward VI of England
    Edward VI was the King of England and Ireland from 28 January 1547 until his death. He was crowned on 20 February at the age of nine. The son of Henry VIII and Jane Seymour, Edward was the third monarch of the Tudor dynasty and England's first monarch who was raised as a Protestant...

    , formerly; demolished)
  • Carlton House, London (Prince
    Prince Regent
    A prince regent is a prince who rules a monarchy as regent instead of a monarch, e.g., due to the Sovereign's incapacity or absence ....

    , formerly; demolished)
  • Cumberland House
    Cumberland House
    Cumberland House was a mansion on the south side of Pall Mall in London, England. It was built in the 1760s by Matthew Brettingham for Prince Edward, Duke of York and Albany and was originally called York House...

     (Prince, formerly; demolished)
  • Hampton Court Palace
    Hampton Court Palace
    Hampton Court Palace is a royal palace in the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames, Greater London; it has not been inhabited by the British royal family since the 18th century. The palace is located south west of Charing Cross and upstream of Central London on the River Thames...

     (King
    George III of the United Kingdom
    George III was King of Great Britain and King of Ireland from 25 October 1760 until the union of these two countries on 1 January 1801, after which he was King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland until his death...

    , formerly; kept as museum)
  • Kew Palace
    Kew Palace
    Kew Palace is a British Royal Palace in Kew Gardens on the banks of the Thames up river from London. There have been at least four Palaces at Kew, and three have been known as Kew Palace; the first building may not have been known as Kew as no records survive other than the words of another...

     (Queen
    Victoria of the United Kingdom
    Victoria was the monarch of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland from 20 June 1837 until her death. From 1 May 1876, she used the additional title of Empress of India....

    , formerly; kept as museum)
  • Marlborough House
    Marlborough House
    Marlborough House is a mansion in Westminster, London, in Pall Mall just east of St James's Palace. It was built for Sarah Churchill, Duchess of Marlborough, the favourite and confidante of Queen Anne. The Duchess wanted her new house to be "strong, plain and convenient and good"...

     (Queen
    Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom
    Elizabeth II is the constitutional monarch of 16 sovereign states known as the Commonwealth realms: the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Jamaica, Barbados, the Bahamas, Grenada, Papua New Guinea, the Solomon Islands, Tuvalu, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Belize,...

    , formerly; kept for headquarters for Commonwealth Secretariat
    Commonwealth Secretariat
    The Commonwealth Secretariat is the main intergovernmental agency and central institution of the Commonwealth of Nations. It is responsible for facilitating cooperation between members; organising meetings, including the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meetings ; assisting and advising on policy...

    )
  • Palace of Placentia
    Palace of Placentia
    The Palace of Placentia was an English Royal Palace built by Humphrey, Duke of Gloucester in 1447, in Greenwich, on the banks of the River Thames, downstream from London...

     (King
    Charles II of England
    Charles II was monarch of the three kingdoms of England, Scotland, and Ireland.Charles II's father, King Charles I, was executed at Whitehall on 30 January 1649, at the climax of the English Civil War...

    , formerly; demolished)
  • Queen's House
    Queen's House
    The Queen's House, Greenwich, is a former royal residence built between 1614-1617 in Greenwich, then a few miles downriver from London, and now a district of the city. Its architect was Inigo Jones, for whom it was a crucial early commission, for Anne of Denmark, the queen of King James I of England...

     (Queen
    Anne of Denmark
    Anne of Denmark was queen consort of Scotland, England, and Ireland as the wife of King James VI and I.The second daughter of King Frederick II of Denmark, Anne married James in 1589 at the age of fourteen and bore him three children who survived infancy, including the future Charles I...

    , formerly; kept as museum)
  • Richmond Palace
    Richmond Palace
    Richmond Palace was a Thameside royal residence on the right bank of the river, upstream of the Palace of Westminster, to which it lay 9 miles SW of as the crow flies. It it was erected c. 1501 within the royal manor of Sheen, by Henry VII of England, formerly known by his title Earl of Richmond,...

     (King
    Charles I of England
    Charles I was King of England, King of Scotland, and King of Ireland from 27 March 1625 until his execution in 1649. Charles engaged in a struggle for power with the Parliament of England, attempting to obtain royal revenue whilst Parliament sought to curb his Royal prerogative which Charles...

    , formerly; demolished)
  • Tower of London
    Tower of London
    Her Majesty's Royal Palace and Fortress, more commonly known as the Tower of London, is a historic castle on the north bank of the River Thames in central London, England. It lies within the London Borough of Tower Hamlets, separated from the eastern edge of the City of London by the open space...

     (King
    Charles I of England
    Charles I was King of England, King of Scotland, and King of Ireland from 27 March 1625 until his execution in 1649. Charles engaged in a struggle for power with the Parliament of England, attempting to obtain royal revenue whilst Parliament sought to curb his Royal prerogative which Charles...

    , formerly; kept as barracks and vault)
  • Palace of Westminster
    Palace of Westminster
    The Palace of Westminster, also known as the Houses of Parliament or Westminster Palace, is the meeting place of the two houses of the Parliament of the United Kingdom—the House of Lords and the House of Commons...

     (King
    Henry VIII of England
    Henry VIII was King of England from 21 April 1509 until his death. He was Lord, and later King, of Ireland, as well as continuing the nominal claim by the English monarchs to the Kingdom of France...

    , formerly; kept to serve as the Houses of Parliament
    Parliament of the United Kingdom
    The Parliament of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland is the supreme legislative body in the United Kingdom, British Crown dependencies and British overseas territories, located in London...

    )
  • Palace of Whitehall
    Palace of Whitehall
    The Palace of Whitehall was the main residence of the English monarchs in London from 1530 until 1698 when all except Inigo Jones's 1622 Banqueting House was destroyed by fire...

     (King
    James II of England
    James II & VII was King of England and King of Ireland as James II and King of Scotland as James VII, from 6 February 1685. He was the last Catholic monarch to reign over the Kingdoms of England, Scotland, and Ireland...

    ; destroyed in fire)

Territorial

  • Anguilla
    Anguilla
    Anguilla is a British overseas territory and overseas territory of the European Union in the Caribbean. It is one of the most northerly of the Leeward Islands in the Lesser Antilles, lying east of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands and directly north of Saint Martin...

    :
    Government House
    Government House, Anguilla
    Government House is the official residence of the Governor of Anguilla, located in Old Ta in Anguilla.The building was first constructed in 1969, but was substantially modernised in 1974....

     (Governor
    Governor of Anguilla
    The Governor of Anguilla is the representative of the British monarch in the United Kingdom's overseas territory of Anguilla. The Governor is appointed by the monarch on the advice of the British government...

    )
  • Bermuda
    Bermuda
    Bermuda is a British overseas territory in the North Atlantic Ocean. Located off the east coast of the United States, its nearest landmass is Cape Hatteras, North Carolina, about to the west-northwest. It is about south of Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, and northeast of Miami, Florida...

    :
    Government House
    Government House, Bermuda
    Government House is the official residence of the Governor of Bermuda. It is located on Langton Hill, overlooking the North Shore in Hamilton, Pembroke...

     (Governor
    Governor of Bermuda
    The Governor of Bermuda is the representative of the British monarch in the British overseas territory of Bermuda. The Governor is appointed by the monarch on the advice of the British government...

    )
  • British Virgin Islands
    British Virgin Islands
    The Virgin Islands, often called the British Virgin Islands , is a British overseas territory and overseas territory of the European Union, located in the Caribbean to the east of Puerto Rico. The islands make up part of the Virgin Islands archipelago, the remaining islands constituting the U.S...

    :
    Government House
    Government House, British Virgin Islands
    Government House, located in Road Town, Tortola is the official residence of the Governor of the British Virgin Islands.The original structure dating back to 1899 was destroyed by a hurricane in 1924. The present structure was built on the same site in 1925-26 and was the home of Commissioners,...

     (Governor
    Governor of the British Virgin Islands
    The Governor of the British Virgin Islands is the representative of the British monarch in the United Kingdom's overseas territory of British Virgin Islands. The Governor is appointed by the monarch on the advice of the British government...

    )
  • Cayman Islands
    Cayman Islands
    The Cayman Islands is a British Overseas Territory and overseas territory of the European Union located in the western Caribbean Sea. The territory comprises the three islands of Grand Cayman, Cayman Brac, and Little Cayman, located south of Cuba and northwest of Jamaica...

    :
    Government House
    Government House, Cayman Islands
    Government House is the official residence of the Governor of the Cayman Islands, located in Seven Mile Beach in Grand Cayman.The building was constructed in 1964 as a replacement to the older Government House which was located in George Town...

     (Governor
    Governor of the Cayman Islands
    The Governor of the Cayman Islands is the representative of the British monarch in the United Kingdom's overseas territory of the Cayman Islands. The Governor is appointed by the monarch on the advice of the British government...

    )
  • Falkland Islands
    Falkland Islands
    The Falkland Islands are an archipelago in the South Atlantic Ocean, located about from the coast of mainland South America. The archipelago consists of East Falkland, West Falkland and 776 lesser islands. The capital, Stanley, is on East Falkland...

    :
    Government House
    Government House (Falkland Islands)
    Government House in Stanley has been the home of the Falkland Islands' London-appointed Governors since the mid-19th century. The official residence was built in 1845....

     (Governor
    Governor of the Falkland Islands
    The Governor of the Falkland Islands is the representative of the British Crown in the Falkland Islands, acting "in Her Majesty's name and on Her Majesty's behalf" as the islands' de facto head of state in the absence of the British monarch...

    )
  • Gibraltar
    Gibraltar
    Gibraltar is a British overseas territory located on the southern end of the Iberian Peninsula at the entrance of the Mediterranean. A peninsula with an area of , it has a northern border with Andalusia, Spain. The Rock of Gibraltar is the major landmark of the region...

    :
    The Convent
    The Convent (Gibraltar)
    The Convent has been the official residence of the Governor of Gibraltar since 1728. It was originally a convent of Franciscan friars, hence its name, and was completed in 1531....

     (Governor
    Governor of Gibraltar
    The Governor and Commander-in-Chief of Gibraltar is the representative of the British monarch in the British overseas territory of Gibraltar. The Governor is appointed by the British Monarch on the advice of the British Government...

    )
    6 Convent Place (Chief Minister
    Chief Minister of Gibraltar
    The Chief Minister of Gibraltar is the leader of the largest party elected to the Gibraltar Parliament, and is formally appointed by the Governor of Gibraltar, representative of the British Crown.-List of Chief Ministers:...

    )
  • Guernsey
    Guernsey
    Guernsey, officially the Bailiwick of Guernsey is a British Crown dependency in the English Channel off the coast of Normandy.The Bailiwick, as a governing entity, embraces not only all 10 parishes on the Island of Guernsey, but also the islands of Herm, Jethou, Burhou, and Lihou and their islet...

    :
    Government House (Lieutenant Governor
    Lieutenant Governor of Guernsey
    The Lieutenant Governor of Guernsey is the representative of the British monarch in the Bailiwick of Guernsey, a Crown dependency of the British Crown. The role of the Lieutenant Governor is to act as the de facto head of state in Guernsey and as liaison between the governments of Guernsey and the...

    )
  • Jersey
    Jersey
    Jersey, officially the Bailiwick of Jersey is a British Crown Dependency off the coast of Normandy, France. As well as the island of Jersey itself, the bailiwick includes two groups of small islands that are no longer permanently inhabited, the Minquiers and Écréhous, and the Pierres de Lecq and...

    :
    Government House
    Government House, Jersey
    Government House is the official residence of the Lieutenant Governor of Jersey. The building is situated in the parish of St Saviour in Jersey. It is also used for ceremonial functions, receptions and meetings with visiting foreign dignitaries and heads of state...

     (Lieutenant Governor
    Lieutenant Governor of Jersey
    The Lieutenant Governor of Jersey is the representative of the British monarch in the Bailiwick of Jersey, a Crown dependency of the British Crown....

    )
  • Isle of Man
    Isle of Man
    The Isle of Man , otherwise known simply as Mann , is a self-governing British Crown Dependency, located in the Irish Sea between the islands of Great Britain and Ireland, within the British Isles. The head of state is Queen Elizabeth II, who holds the title of Lord of Mann. The Lord of Mann is...

    :
    Government House
    Government House, Isle of Man
    Government House is the official residence of the Lieutenant Governor of the Isle of Man. It is situated on Governor's Road in Onchan, Isle of Man....

     (Lieutenant Governor
    Lieutenant Governor of the Isle of Man
    The Lieutenant Governor is the representative on the Isle of Man of the Lord of Mann . He/she has the power to grant Royal Assent and is styled His Excellency. In recent times the Governor has either been a retired diplomat or senior military officer...

    )
  • Montserrat
    Montserrat
    Montserrat is a British overseas territory located in the Leeward Islands, part of the chain of islands called the Lesser Antilles in the West Indies. This island measures approximately long and wide, giving of coastline...

    :
    Government House
    Government House, Montserrat
    Government House is the official residence of the Governor of Montserrat, located in Woodlands in Montserrat.The original Government House, located in Plymouth, was abandoned due to activity from the Soufrière Hills volcano...

     (Governor
    Governor of Montserrat
    The Governor of Montserrat is the representative of the British monarch in the United Kingdom's overseas territory of Montserrat. The Governor is appointed by the monarch on the advice of the British government...

    )
  • Pitcairn Islands
    Pitcairn Islands
    The Pitcairn Islands , officially named the Pitcairn, Henderson, Ducie and Oeno Islands, form a group of four volcanic islands in the southern Pacific Ocean. The islands are a British Overseas Territory and overseas territory of the European Union in the Pacific...

    :
    Government House (Governor
    Governor of the Pitcairn Islands
    The Governor of the Pitcairn Islands is the representative of the British crown in the Pitcairn Islands, which are the last remaining British territory in the Pacific Ocean...

    )
  • Saint Helena
    Saint Helena
    Saint Helena , named after St Helena of Constantinople, is an island of volcanic origin in the South Atlantic Ocean. It is part of the British overseas territory of Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha which also includes Ascension Island and the islands of Tristan da Cunha...

    :
    Plantation House
    Plantation House (Saint Helena)
    Plantation House is the official residence of the Governor of Saint Helena. It is located 2 miles to the south of the capital, Jamestown, on the island of Saint Helena.-History:...

     (Governor
    Governor of Saint Helena
    The Governor of Saint Helena is the representative of the British monarch in the United Kingdom's overseas territory of Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha...

    )
    The Castle
    The Castle (Saint Helena)
    The Castle is the main government buildings on the island of Saint Helena, located in the historic centre of the capital Jamestown, close to James Bay and the old town gate. The oldest parts of the complex date to 1710 but it was largely reconstructed in the 1860s because of termite damage...

     (former official residence of the Governor, now used as the Governor's office)
  • Turks and Caicos Islands
    Turks and Caicos Islands
    The Turks and Caicos Islands are a British Overseas Territory and overseas territory of the European Union consisting of two groups of tropical islands in the Caribbean, the larger Caicos Islands and the smaller Turks Islands, known for tourism and as an offshore financial centre.The Turks and...

    :
    Government House (Governor
    Governor of the Turks and Caicos Islands
    The Governor of the Turks and Caicos Islands is the representative of the British monarch in the United Kingdom's overseas territory of Turks and Caicos Islands. The Governor is appointed by the monarch on the advice of the British government...

    )

 Vatican City

  • Apostolic Palace
    Apostolic Palace
    The Apostolic Palace is the official residence of the Pope, which is located in Vatican City. It is also known as the Sacred Palace, the Papal Palace and the Palace of the Vatican...

     (Pope
    Pope
    The Pope is the Bishop of Rome, a position that makes him the leader of the worldwide Catholic Church . In the Catholic Church, the Pope is regarded as the successor of Saint Peter, the Apostle...

    )
  • Castel Gandolfo
    Castel Gandolfo
    Castel Gandolfo is a small Italian town or comune in Lazio that occupies a height overlooking Lake Albano about 15 miles south-east of Rome, on the Alban Hills. It is best known as the summer residence of the Pope. It is an Italian town with the population of 8834...

     (Pope, retreat)

Former

  • Lateran Palace
    Lateran Palace
    The Lateran Palace , formally the Apostolic Palace of the Lateran , is an ancient palace of the Roman Empire and later the main Papal residence....

     (Pope, formerly; kept as Pontifical Museum of Christian Antiquities
    Pontifical Museum of Christian Antiquities
    The Lateran Museum was a museum founded by the Popes and housed in the Lateran Palace, adjacent to the Basilica of St. John Lateran in Rome, Italy. It ceased to exist in 1970....

    )
  • Castel Sant'Angelo
    Castel Sant'Angelo
    The Mausoleum of Hadrian, usually known as the Castel Sant'Angelo, is a towering cylindrical building in Parco Adriano, Rome, Italy. It was initially commissioned by the Roman Emperor Hadrian as a mausoleum for himself and his family...

     (Pope, formerly; kept as Museo Nazionale di Castel Sant'Angelo)

Federal

  • Government House
    Government House, Canberra
    Government House, Canberra, commonly known as Yarralumla, is the official residence of the Governor-General of Australia. It is located in the suburb of Yarralumla, in the City of Canberra, in the Australian Capital Territory....

     (Governor-General
    Governor-General of Australia
    The Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia is the representative in Australia at federal/national level of the Australian monarch . He or she exercises the supreme executive power of the Commonwealth...

    )
  • Admiralty House (Governor-General, Sydney
    Sydney
    Sydney is the most populous city in Australia and the state capital of New South Wales. Sydney is located on Australia's south-east coast of the Tasman Sea. As of June 2010, the greater metropolitan area had an approximate population of 4.6 million people...

     residence)
  • The Lodge (Prime Minister
    Prime Minister of Australia
    The Prime Minister of the Commonwealth of Australia is the highest minister of the Crown, leader of the Cabinet and Head of Her Majesty's Australian Government, holding office on commission from the Governor-General of Australia. The office of Prime Minister is, in practice, the most powerful...

    )
  • Kirribilli House
    Kirribilli House
    Kirribilli House is the official Sydney residence of the Australian Prime Minister. The house is located at the far eastern end of Kirribilli Avenue in the harbourside suburb of Kirribilli...

     (Prime Minister, Sydney
    Sydney
    Sydney is the most populous city in Australia and the state capital of New South Wales. Sydney is located on Australia's south-east coast of the Tasman Sea. As of June 2010, the greater metropolitan area had an approximate population of 4.6 million people...

     residence)

State

  • New South Wales
    New South Wales
    New South Wales is a state of :Australia, located in the east of the country. It is bordered by Queensland, Victoria and South Australia to the north, south and west respectively. To the east, the state is bordered by the Tasman Sea, which forms part of the Pacific Ocean. New South Wales...

    :
    Government House
    Government House, Sydney
    Government House is located in Sydney, Australia alongside the Royal Botanic Gardens, overlooking Sydney Harbour, just south of the Sydney Opera House...

     (Governor
  • Queensland
    Queensland
    Queensland is a state of Australia, occupying the north-eastern section of the mainland continent. It is bordered by the Northern Territory, South Australia and New South Wales to the west, south-west and south respectively. To the east, Queensland is bordered by the Coral Sea and Pacific Ocean...

    :
    Government House
    Government House, Queensland
    Government House, or 'Fernberg', is located in the Brisbane suburb of Paddington, in Queensland, Australia.Government House is the official residence of the Governor of Queensland, and is commonly known as 'Fernberg'. The Governor of Queensland is the representative of Queen Elizabeth II in...

     (Governor)
  • South Australia
    South Australia
    South Australia is a state of Australia in the southern central part of the country. It covers some of the most arid parts of the continent; with a total land area of , it is the fourth largest of Australia's six states and two territories.South Australia shares borders with all of the mainland...

    :
    Government House
    Government House, Adelaide
    Government House, located in Adelaide on the corner of North Terrace and King William Road, is the official residence of the Governor of South Australia.-History:The original 'Government Hut' was a thatched hut constructed by the seamen of the HMS Buffalo...

     (Governor)
  • Tasmania
    Tasmania
    Tasmania is an Australian island and state. It is south of the continent, separated by Bass Strait. The state includes the island of Tasmania—the 26th largest island in the world—and the surrounding islands. The state has a population of 507,626 , of whom almost half reside in the greater Hobart...

    :
    Government House
    Government House, Hobart
    Government House, Hobart is the home and official residence of the Governor of Tasmania, Australia.The palatial house is located on Lower Domain Road in the Queens Domain, near the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, and is the official residence of the governor of Tasmania...

     (Governor)
  • Victoria
    Victoria (Australia)
    Victoria is the second most populous state in Australia. Geographically the smallest mainland state, Victoria is bordered by New South Wales, South Australia, and Tasmania on Boundary Islet to the north, west and south respectively....

    :
    Government House
    Government House, Melbourne
    Government House, Melbourne is the office and official residence of the Governor of Victoria. It is set next to the Royal Botanic Gardens and surrounded by Kings Domain in Melbourne. It was the official residence of the Governor-General of Australia from 1901 to 1930...

     (Governor)
  • Western Australia
    Western Australia
    Western Australia is a state of Australia, occupying the entire western third of the Australian continent. It is bounded by the Indian Ocean to the north and west, the Great Australian Bight and Indian Ocean to the south, the Northern Territory to the north-east and South Australia to the south-east...

    :
    Government House
    Government House, Perth
    Government House in Perth is the official residence of the governor of Western Australia and was built between 1859 and 1864. The buildings and gardens are listed on the Western Australian Register of Heritage Places and are open to the public from time to time.-Description:The building is a two...

     (Governor
    Governor of Western Australia
    The Governor of Western Australia is the representative in Western Australia of Australia's Monarch, Queen Elizabeth II. The Governor performs important constitutional, ceremonial and community functions, including:* presiding over the Executive Council;...

    )

State, former
  • New South Wales
    New South Wales
    New South Wales is a state of :Australia, located in the east of the country. It is bordered by Queensland, Victoria and South Australia to the north, south and west respectively. To the east, the state is bordered by the Tasman Sea, which forms part of the Pacific Ocean. New South Wales...

    :
    Old Government House
    Old Government House, Parramatta
    Old Government House is a former "country" residence of 10 early governors of New South Wales, located in Parramatta Park in Parramatta, New South Wales, now a suburb of Sydney...

     (Governor country residence at Parramatta
    Parramatta, New South Wales
    Parramatta is a suburb of Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, Australia. It is located in Greater Western Sydney west of the Sydney central business district on the banks of the Parramatta River. Parramatta is the administrative seat of the Local Government Area of the City of Parramatta...

     (1790–1855) formerly)
    Hillview, (Governor summer residence at Sutton Forest (1882–1958), formerly)
  • Queensland
    Queensland
    Queensland is a state of Australia, occupying the north-eastern section of the mainland continent. It is bordered by the Northern Territory, South Australia and New South Wales to the west, south-west and south respectively. To the east, Queensland is bordered by the Coral Sea and Pacific Ocean...

    :
    Adelaide House, (Governor residence (1859–1862) formerly; now The Deanery of St. John's Anglican Cathedral
    Old Government House
    Old Government House, Queensland
    Queensland's first Government House is located at Gardens Point in the grounds of the Queensland University of Technology at the end of George Street in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia...

     (Governor residence (1862–1909) formerly; kept as headquarters of the National Trust of Australia
    National Trust of Australia
    The Australian Council of National Trusts is the peak body for community-based, non-government organisations committed to promoting and conserving Australia's indigenous, natural and historic heritage....

    )
  • South Australia
    South Australia
    South Australia is a state of Australia in the southern central part of the country. It covers some of the most arid parts of the continent; with a total land area of , it is the fourth largest of Australia's six states and two territories.South Australia shares borders with all of the mainland...

    :
    Old Government House
    Old Government House, South Australia
    The Old Government House of South Australia is a historic building located in Belair National Park. It was the summer residence of the Governor of South Australia from 1860-1880, and was used by governors Richard Graves MacDonnell and Dominick Daly...

     (Governor summer residence (1860–1880), formerly)
    Marble Hill
    Marble Hill, South Australia
    Marble Hill was the Vice-Regal summer residence for the Governor of South Australia from 1880 to 1955. It is also the name of a district of the Adelaide Hills Council, named after the residence and in which the residence is located...

     (Governor summer residence (1880–1955), formerly; destroyed in the Black Sunday Bushfire of 1955)
  • Victoria
    Victoria (Australia)
    Victoria is the second most populous state in Australia. Geographically the smallest mainland state, Victoria is bordered by New South Wales, South Australia, and Tasmania on Boundary Islet to the north, west and south respectively....


    La Trobe's Cottage
    La Trobe's Cottage
    La Trobe’s Cottage is a historic cottage in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, built in 1839 for the first superintendent of the Port Phillip District of New South Wales, Charles La Trobe, and his family. The cottage was constructed out of prefabricated materials imported from England on 50,000 square...

     (Lieutenant Governor, residence (1840–1854) formerly; kept as museum)
    Toorak House
    Toorak House
    Toorak House is a mansion located in Melbourne, Australia built in 1849 by well-known Melbourne merchant James Jackson. It is notable for its use as Melbourne's first Government House and having inspired the name for the suburb of Toorak....

     (Governor residence (1854–1874), formerly; currently being used as a church)
    Bishopscourt
    Bishopscourt, East Melbourne
    Bishopscourt is a large colonial mansion, located on Clarendon Street in East Melbourne, Australia.Designed by Newson & Blackburn using blue stone in a style of gothic architecture, it was completed in 1853. The red brick wing was added in 1903....

     (Governor residence (1874–1876), formerly.)
    Stonnington Mansion (Governor residence (1901–1931) formerly; currently being restored as private home)

Territorial

  • Norfolk Island
    Norfolk Island
    Norfolk Island is a small island in the Pacific Ocean located between Australia, New Zealand and New Caledonia. The island is part of the Commonwealth of Australia, but it enjoys a large degree of self-governance...

    :
    Government House (Administrator
    Administrative heads of Norfolk Island
    The Administrator of Norfolk Island acts as a representative both of the Crown and of the Australian Federal Government, as well as carrying out other duties according to the Norfolk Island Act 1979....

    )
  • Northern Territory
    Northern Territory
    The Northern Territory is a federal territory of Australia, occupying much of the centre of the mainland continent, as well as the central northern regions...

    :
    Government House
    Government House, Darwin
    Government House, Darwin is the office and official residence of the Administrator of the Northern Territory. Built between 1870 and 1878, the building is set on 13,000 square metres of hillside gardens in the centre of the Darwin business district, on The Esplanade.-History:Government House is...

     (Administrator
    Administrator of the Northern Territory
    The Administrator of the Northern Territory is an official appointed by the Governor-General of Australia to exercise powers analogous to that of a state governor...

    )
  • Christmas Island
    Christmas Island
    The Territory of Christmas Island is a territory of Australia in the Indian Ocean. It is located northwest of the Western Australian city of Perth, south of the Indonesian capital, Jakarta, and ENE of the Cocos Islands....

    :
    Government House (Administrator)
  • Cocos (Keeling) Islands
    Cocos (Keeling) Islands
    The Territory of the Cocos Islands, also called Cocos Islands and Keeling Islands, is a territory of Australia, located in the Indian Ocean, southwest of Christmas Island and approximately midway between Australia and Sri Lanka....

    :
    Government House (Administrator)

Former

  • State House
    State House (Nauru)
    The State House in Nauru is the official residence of the president of The Republic of Nauru. It was formerly a detention center for detainees from Australia. Located in the Anetan District, in the northern part of the country, the State House is currently home to President Marcus Stephen....

     (President
    President of Nauru
    The President of Nauru is elected by Parliament from amongst its members. He is both the head of state and head of government of Nauru. Nauru's unicameral Parliament has 18 members, with an electoral term of 3 years. Political parties only play a minor role in Nauru politics, and there has often...

    , formerly; kept as immigration detention center)

 New Zealand

  • Government House
    Government House, Wellington
    Government House in Newtown, Wellington, New Zealand is the principal residence of the Governor-General of New Zealand. It was designed by Claude Paton in the office of John Campbell, Government Architect. Built between 1908 and 1910, the house's grounds total 12 ha, and the house is 4200 m²...

     (Governor-General
    Governor-General of New Zealand
    The Governor-General of New Zealand is the representative of the monarch of New Zealand . The Governor-General acts as the Queen's vice-regal representative in New Zealand and is often viewed as the de facto head of state....

    )
  • Government House
    Government House, Auckland
    The site of the present day Government House, Auckland was first built upon in the 1880s or 1890s, although some of the trees are slightly older, dating from the 1870s...

     (Governor-General, Auckland residence)
  • Premier House
    Premier House
    Premier House, on Tinakori Road in Wellington, New Zealand, is the official residence of the Prime Minister of New Zealand.The original building, constructed in the early days of the New Zealand colony in 1843 is located at the southern end of the current building, and was greatly expanded two...

     (Prime Minister
    Prime Minister of New Zealand
    The Prime Minister of New Zealand is New Zealand's head of government consequent on being the leader of the party or coalition with majority support in the Parliament of New Zealand...

    )



An official residence is the residence
House
A house is a building or structure that has the ability to be occupied for dwelling by human beings or other creatures. The term house includes many kinds of different dwellings ranging from rudimentary huts of nomadic tribes to free standing individual structures...

 at which heads of state, heads of government, gubernatorial or other senior figures officially reside. They may or may not be the same location where they conduct their work-related functions, or even actually live.

  Congo, Democratic Republic of the
Democratic Republic of the Congo
The Democratic Republic of the Congo is a state located in Central Africa. It is the second largest country in Africa by area and the eleventh largest in the world...

  • Kinshasa Presidential Palace Palais de la Nation

  Congo, Republic of the
Republic of the Congo
The Republic of the Congo , sometimes known locally as Congo-Brazzaville, is a state in Central Africa. It is bordered by Gabon, Cameroon, the Central African Republic, the Democratic Republic of the Congo , the Angolan exclave province of Cabinda, and the Gulf of Guinea.The region was dominated by...

  • Brazzaville Presidential Palace

 Côte d'Ivoire

  • Le Palais de la Présidence (President
    Heads of state of Côte d'Ivoire
    -Presidents of Côte d'Ivoire :-Affiliations:-See also:*Côte d'Ivoire**Heads of government of Côte d'Ivoire**Colonial heads of the Côte d'Ivoire...

    )

 Egypt

  • Abdeen Palace
    Abdeen Palace
    Abdeen Palace is a historic Cairo palace, and one of the official residences and the principal workplace of the President of Egypt, located above Qasr el-Nil Street in eastern Downtown Cairo, Egypt.- Overview :...

     (President
    President of Egypt
    The President of the Arab Republic of Egypt is the head of state of Egypt.Under the Constitution of Egypt, the president is also the supreme commander of the armed forces and head of the executive branch of the Egyptian government....

    )
  • Heliopolis Palace (President
    President of Egypt
    The President of the Arab Republic of Egypt is the head of state of Egypt.Under the Constitution of Egypt, the president is also the supreme commander of the armed forces and head of the executive branch of the Egyptian government....

    )
  • Ras Al-Teen Palace
    Ras Al-Teen Palace
    Ras el–Tin Palace, is located at the coast of the Mediterranean Sea, in Alexandria, Egypt. It was a royal a palace, and is one of the official residences for a serving President of Egypt. Ras el–Tin Palace is the oldest royal Egyptian palace still in use....

     (President)
  • Koubbeh Palace
    Koubbeh Palace
    Koubbeh Palace, is one of the various Egyptian palaces which currently serve as the country's official guest house for visiting dignitaries....

     (visiting foreign dignitaries)

Former

  • Montaza Palace
    Montaza Palace
    Montaza Palace is a palace and extensive gardens in the Montaza district of Alexandria, Egypt. It was built on a low plateau east of central Alexandria overlooking a beach on the Mediterranean Sea.-History:Palaces and gardens...

     (King
    King of Egypt
    King of Egypt was the title used by the ruler of Egypt between 1922 and 1951. When the United Kingdom ended its protectorate over Egypt on 28 February 1922, Egypt's Sultan Fouad I issued a decree on 15 March 1922 whereby he adopted the title of King of Egypt...

    , formerly; kept as a hotel)
  • Ras el-Tin Palace (King, formerly)

 The Gambia

  • State House (President
    Heads of state of the Gambia
    -Heads of State of The Gambia :-Affiliations:*PPP - People's Progressive Party*APRC - Alliance for Patriotic Reorientation and Construction*Mil - Military of the Gambia...

    )

 Ghana

  • Osu Castle
    Osu Castle
    Osu Castle, also known as Fort Christiansborg or simply the Castle, is a castle located in Osu, Accra, on the coast of the Atlantic Ocean's Gulf of Guinea. The first substantial fort was built by the Danish in the 1660s, though the castle has changed hands between Denmark, Portugal, the Akwamu, the...

     formal (Presidential
    President of Ghana
    The President of Ghana is the elected head of state and head of government of Ghana. Officially styled President of the Republic of Ghana and Commander-in-Chief of the Ghanaian Armed Forces. The current President of Ghana is Prof. John Atta Mills, who took office in January...

    ) residence
  • Golden Jubilee House
    Golden Jubilee House
    The Golden Jubilee House is a presidential palace in Accra which serves as a residence and office to the President of Ghana. It replaced the seat of government at Osu Castle. The original budget of $30m was a loan from the Indian government. However BBC journalist David Amanor reported the...

     current (Presidential
    President of Ghana
    The President of Ghana is the elected head of state and head of government of Ghana. Officially styled President of the Republic of Ghana and Commander-in-Chief of the Ghanaian Armed Forces. The current President of Ghana is Prof. John Atta Mills, who took office in January...

    ) residence

Former

  • Belle Vue (demolished; former summer residence of the President)

 Libya

  • Bab al-Azizia
    Bab al-Azizia
    Bab al-Azizia was a military barracks and compound, situated in the southern suburbs of Tripoli, the capital of Libya. It served as the main base for the Libyan leader Colonel Muammar Gaddafi until its capture by anti-Gaddafi rebels on 23 August 2011, during the Battle of Tripoli in the Libyan...

     (Leader and Guide of the Revolution, formerly)

 Madagascar

  • Iavoloha
    Iavoloha Palace
    Iavoloha Palace is the official residence of the President of Madagascar. It is situated 15 km to the south from the capital Antananarivo.-See also:* Ambohitsorohitra Palace, another office of the president...

  • Ambohitsorohitra
    Ambohitsorohitra Palace
    The Ambohitsorohitra Palace is a presidential palace in the capital of Madagascar, Antananarivo. It has only a symbolic role and is not a residence of the president.-Political events:...


 Morocco

  • Palais Royal, Rabat
    Rabat
    Rabat , is the capital and third largest city of the Kingdom of Morocco with a population of approximately 650,000...

     (main residence)
  • Dar el Makzhen, Fes
    Fes
    Fes or Fez is the second largest city of Morocco, after Casablanca, with a population of approximately 1 million . It is the capital of the Fès-Boulemane region....

  • Bahia Palace, Marrakech
    Marrakech
    Marrakech or Marrakesh , known as the "Ochre city", is the most important former imperial city in Morocco's history...

  • Dar el Makzhen, Tangier
    Tangier
    Tangier, also Tangiers is a city in northern Morocco with a population of about 700,000 . It lies on the North African coast at the western entrance to the Strait of Gibraltar where the Mediterranean meets the Atlantic Ocean off Cape Spartel...

  • El Badi Palace, Marrakech
    Marrakech
    Marrakech or Marrakesh , known as the "Ochre city", is the most important former imperial city in Morocco's history...


 Mozambique

  • Palácio da Ponta Vermelha
    Palácio da Ponta Vermelha
    The Palácio da Ponta Vermelha is the official residence of the President of Mozambique in Maputo. Ponta Vermelha refers to the area of Maputo where it is located rather than to any feature of the building...

     (President
    Heads of state of Mozambique
    -Presidents of Mozambique :-Affiliations:FRELIMO = Frente de Libertação de Moçambique...

    )

 Namibia

  • State House
    State House of Namibia
    The State House of the Republic of Namibia is the administrative capital of Namibia, as well the official residence of the President of Namibia. Located in the Auasblick suburb of Windhoek, the State House was constructed by Mansudae Overseas Projects of North Korea from September 2002 to March...

     (President)

 Seychelles

  • State House
    State House (Seychelles)
    State House is the official residence of the President of the Seychelles.The State House was designed and built in 1910, when Seychelles was still a British colony. Then known as the "Government House", it was the residence of the Governor General, beginning with Sir Walter Davidson in 1912...

     (President)

 South Africa

  • Union Buildings
    Union Buildings
    The Union Buildings form the official seat of the South African government and also house the offices of the President of South Africa. The imposing buildings are located in Pretoria, atop Meintjieskop at the Northern end of Arcadia, close to historic Church Square and the Voortrekker Monument...

    , Pretoria
    Pretoria
    Pretoria is a city located in the northern part of Gauteng Province, South Africa. It is one of the country's three capital cities, serving as the executive and de facto national capital; the others are Cape Town, the legislative capital, and Bloemfontein, the judicial capital.Pretoria is...

     (President
    President of South Africa
    The President of the Republic of South Africa is the head of state and head of government under South Africa's Constitution. From 1961 to 1994, the head of state was called the State President....

    )
  • Groote Schuur
    Groote Schuur
    Groote Schuur is an estate in Cape Town, South Africa.Cecil Rhodes took out a lease on the house in 1891. He later bought it in 1893, and had it converted and refurbished by the architect Sir Herbert Baker...

    , official Cape Town
    Cape Town
    Cape Town is the second-most populous city in South Africa, and the provincial capital and primate city of the Western Cape. As the seat of the National Parliament, it is also the legislative capital of the country. It forms part of the City of Cape Town metropolitan municipality...

     residence

Provincial, former

  • Cape Province
    Cape Province
    The Province of the Cape of Good Hope was a province in the Union of South Africa and subsequently the Republic of South Africa...

    :
    Government House
    Government House, Cape Province
    De Tuynhuys , the Cape Town office of the Presidency of the Republic of South Africa, has in various guises been associated with the seat of the highest political authority in the land for almost two and a half centuries...

     (Governor, formerly; kept as offices for Prime Minister)
  • Transvaal
    Transvaal Province
    Transvaal Province was a province of the Union of South Africa from 1910 to 1961, and of its successor, the Republic of South Africa, from 1961 until the end of apartheid in 1994 when a new constitution subdivided it.-History:...

    :
    Government House
    Government House, Pretoria
    Government House was built between 1902 and 1906 as the official residence of the Governor of the Transvaal Colony.The Cape vernacular style was taken on as a national building style promoted not only by the Cape coteries but also by proponents of Dutch-speaking republican independence or of...

     (Lieutenant General, formerly)
  • Natal
    Colony of Natal
    The Colony of Natal was a British colony in south-eastern Africa. It was proclaimed a British colony on May 4, 1843 after the British government had annexed the Boer Republic of Natalia, and on 31 May 1910 combined with three other colonies to form the Union of South Africa, as one of its...

    :
    Government House
    Government House, Natal
    The Old Government House, located in Pietermaritzburg, was the official residence of the Lieutenant-Governor of Natal, South Africa, Benjamin Pine, who arrived in Natal in 1851...

     (Lieutenant-Governor, formerly)
  • Orange Free State
    Orange Free State
    The Orange Free State was an independent Boer republic in southern Africa during the second half of the 19th century, and later a British colony and a province of the Union of South Africa. It is the historical precursor to the present-day Free State province...

    :
    Government House
    Government House, Orange Free State
    Government House, located in Bloemfontein, was the official residence of the Governor of the Orange Free State, South Africa.Oliewenhuis, a Neo-Dutch style mansion was designed in 1935...

     (Governor, formerly)

 Antigua and Barbuda

  • Government House
    Government House (Antigua & Barbuda)
    Government House, Saint John's, Antigua & BarbudaThe official residence as well as office of the Governor-General of Antigua and Barbuda, was built in the 17th Century Colonial style with Georgian architecture and extensive gardens. The residence is not open to the public.In 1801 a proposal for the...

     (Governor General)

 The Bahamas

  • Government House
    Government House, The Bahamas
    Government House is the official residence of the Governor General of the Bahamas.Built on a hill known as Mount Fitzwilliam and completed in 1806, this imposing stuccoed-coral-rock building on Duke Street is the Bahamian archipelago's foremost example of Georgian Colonial architecture...

     (Governor-General)

 Barbados

  • Government House
    Government House, Barbados
    The Government House is the official residence and office of the Governor-General of Barbados. It was built in the colonial days and was the residence of the Governor of Barbados. It later continued in the role of official residence and office of the Governor-General following political...

     (Governor-General)
  • Ilaro Court
    Ilaro court
    Ilaro Court is the official residence of the Prime Minister of Barbados. Ilaro Court was designed and built in the early 1920s by Lady Gilbert Carter, an accomplished American artist whose husband Sir Gilbert Thomas Carter was Governor of Barbados from 1904 to 1911. The name Ilaro was derived from...

     (Prime Minister)

 Dominica

  • Government House
    Government House, Dominica
    Government House, located in Roseau, was the official residence of the Governors of Dominica.The residence of the British governors of the island, and for a time the French, is situated on a low hill to the south of the commercial center of Roseau. Written accounts from the 1790s make mention of...

     (President)

 Dominican Republic

  • Palacio Nacional, Dominican Republic (President)

 Grenada


 Haiti

  • National Palace
    National Palace (Haiti)
    The National Palace is located in Port-au-Prince—facing Place L'Ouverture near the Champs de Mars—and is the official residence of the Haitian president. It was almost completely destroyed in the 2010 Haiti earthquake...

     (destroyed by the 2010 earthquake
    2010 Haiti earthquake
    The 2010 Haiti earthquake was a catastrophic magnitude 7.0 Mw earthquake, with an epicentre near the town of Léogâne, approximately west of Port-au-Prince, Haiti's capital. The earthquake occurred at 16:53 local time on Tuesday, 12 January 2010.By 24 January, at least 52 aftershocks...

    )

 Jamaica

  • King's House
    King's House, Jamaica
    King's House is the official residence of the Governor-General of Jamaica, who represents the Jamaican Monarch, and head of state....

    , also Government House (Governor-General
    Governor-General of Jamaica
    The Governor-General of Jamaica represents the Jamaican monarch, and head of state, who holds the title of King or Queen of Jamaica ....

    )
  • Jamaica House (Prime Minister's office
    Prime Minister of Jamaica
    The Prime Minister of Jamaica is Jamaica's head of government, currently Andrew Holness. Andrew Holness was elected as the new leader of the governing Jamaica Labour Party and succeeded Bruce Golding to become Jamaica's ninth Prime Minister on 23 October 2011...

    )
  • Vale Royal (Prime Minister
    Prime Minister of Jamaica
    The Prime Minister of Jamaica is Jamaica's head of government, currently Andrew Holness. Andrew Holness was elected as the new leader of the governing Jamaica Labour Party and succeeded Bruce Golding to become Jamaica's ninth Prime Minister on 23 October 2011...

    )

 Saint Kitts and Nevis


 Saint Lucia

  • Government House
    Government House, Saint Lucia
    Government House is the official residence of the Governor-General of Saint Lucia. The house is located on the crest of Morne Fortune, near Castries....

     (Governor-General)

 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines


 Trinidad and Tobago


Former
  • Government House
    Government House, Belize
    The finest colonial structure in Belize City, Government House is said to have been built to plans by the illustrious British architect Sir Christopher Wren with a combination of Caribbean Vernacular and English Urban architecture. Erected in 1812, it was once the residence of the Governor...

     (Governor-General, formerly; kept for official government functions, visiting foreign dignitaries, and as House of Culture Museum)

 Canada

Federal
  • Rideau Hall
    Rideau Hall
    Rideau Hall is, since 1867, the official residence in Ottawa of both the Canadian monarch and the Governor General of Canada. It stands in Canada's capital on a 0.36 km2 estate at 1 Sussex Drive, with the main building consisting of 170 rooms across 9,500 m2 , and 24 outbuildings around the...

     (Monarch; Governor General
    Governor General of Canada
    The Governor General of Canada is the federal viceregal representative of the Canadian monarch, Queen Elizabeth II...

    , Ottawa
    Ottawa
    Ottawa is the capital of Canada, the second largest city in the Province of Ontario, and the fourth largest city in the country. The city is located on the south bank of the Ottawa River in the eastern portion of Southern Ontario...

     residence)
  • Citadelle of Quebec
    Citadelle of Quebec
    The Citadelle — the French name is used both in English and French — is a military installation and official residence located atop Cap Diamant, adjoining the Plains of Abraham in Quebec City, Quebec, Canada...

     (Governor General, Quebec City
    Quebec City
    Quebec , also Québec, Quebec City or Québec City is the capital of the Canadian province of Quebec and is located within the Capitale-Nationale region. It is the second most populous city in Quebec after Montreal, which is about to the southwest...

     residence)
  • 24 Sussex Drive
    24 Sussex Drive
    24 Sussex Drive is the official residence of the Prime Minister of Canada, located in the New Edinburgh neighbourhood of Ottawa, Ontario. Built between 1866 and 1868 by Joseph Merrill Currier, it has been the official home of the Canadian prime minister since 1951.-History:The house at 24 Sussex...

     (Prime Minister
    Prime Minister of Canada
    The Prime Minister of Canada is the primary minister of the Crown, chairman of the Cabinet, and thus head of government for Canada, charged with advising the Canadian monarch or viceroy on the exercise of the executive powers vested in them by the constitution...

    )
  • Harrington Lake
    Harrington Lake
    Harrington Lake estate is the name of the official country retreat of the Prime Minister of Canada and also the name of the land which surrounds it. It is located near Meech Lake where the Meech Lake Accord was negotiated in 1987approximately 35 kilometers northwest of Ottawa, in an area known as...

     (Prime Minister, country retreat)
  • Stornoway
    Stornoway (residence)
    Stornoway is the name of the official residence of the Leader of the Opposition in Canada, and has been used as such since 1950. It is provided in recognition of the opposition leader's position...

     (Leader of Opposition
    Leader of the Opposition (Canada)
    The Leader of Her Majesty's Loyal Opposition , or simply the Leader of the Opposition is the leader of Canada's Official Opposition, the party with the most seats in the House of Commons that is not a member of the government...

    )
  • The Farm, Gatineau Park
    The Farm (Canada)
    The Farm is the official residence of the Speaker of the Canadian House of Commons. It is located in Gatineau Park in the community of Kingsmere, part of Chelsea, Quebec, Canada, near the capital Ottawa....

     (Speaker of the House of Commons
    Speaker of the Canadian House of Commons
    The Speaker of the House of Commons of Canada is the presiding officer of the lower house of the Parliament of Canada and is elected at the beginning of each new parliament by fellow Members of Parliament...

    )
  • 7 Rideau Gate
    7 Rideau Gate
    7 Rideau Gate is the Canadian government's official guest house for distinguished visitors, such as heads of state and high-level government officials...

     (visiting foreign dignitaries)

Provincial
  • British Columbia
    British Columbia
    British Columbia is the westernmost of Canada's provinces and is known for its natural beauty, as reflected in its Latin motto, Splendor sine occasu . Its name was chosen by Queen Victoria in 1858...

    :
    Government House
    Government House (British Columbia)
    Government House of British Columbia is the official residence of the Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia, as well as that in Victoria of the Canadian monarch, and has casually been described as "the Ceremonial Home of all British Columbians." It stands in the provincial capital on a 8.9 ha ...

     (Lieutenant Governor
    Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia
    The Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia is the viceregal representative in British Columbia of the Canadian monarch, Queen Elizabeth II, who operates distinctly within the province but is also shared with equally the ten other jurisdictions of Canada and resides predominantly in her oldest...

    )
  • Manitoba
    Manitoba
    Manitoba is a Canadian prairie province with an area of . The province has over 110,000 lakes and has a largely continental climate because of its flat topography. Agriculture, mostly concentrated in the fertile southern and western parts of the province, is vital to the province's economy; other...

    :
    Government House
    Government House (Manitoba)
    Government House of Manitoba is the official residence of the Lieutenant Governor of Manitoba, as well as that in Winnipeg of the Canadian monarch...

     (Lieutenant Governor
    Lieutenant Governor of Manitoba
    The Lieutenant Governor of Manitoba is the viceregal representative in Manitoba of the Canadian monarch, Queen Elizabeth II, who operates distinctly within the province but is also shared equally with the ten other jurisdictions of Canada and resides predominantly in her oldest realm, the United...

    )
  • New Brunswick
    New Brunswick
    New Brunswick is one of Canada's three Maritime provinces and is the only province in the federation that is constitutionally bilingual . The provincial capital is Fredericton and Saint John is the most populous city. Greater Moncton is the largest Census Metropolitan Area...

    :
    Old Government House, Fredericton
    O