A congress is different from a parliament in that it has no Prime Minister as its leader, and rarely has a sitting member as the nation's Head of State or Head of Government.
Countries with Congresses:
Congress has also been used to describe certain historical gatherings of independence-minded nationalists or revolutionaries:
Centuries: 5th century - 6th century - 7th century
Decades: 480s - 490s - 500s - 510s - 520s - 530s - 540s - 550s - 560s - 570s - 580s
Years: 534 535 536 ...
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