The main difference between Embassy and Consulate is that the permanent diplomatic mission of higher level, representing its operator in the country the embassy is in and Consulate is a small official office of one country in another country
The consulate is a diplomatic mission, the office of a consul and is usually subordinate to the state’s main representation in the capital of that foreign country (host state), usually an embassy or – between Commonwealth countries – high commission. Like the terms embassy or high commission, consulate may refer not only to the office of consul, but also to the building occupied by the consul and the consul’s staff. The consulate may share premises with the embassy itself.
The function or duty of an ambassador.
An organization or group of officials who permanently represent a sovereign state in a second sovereign state or with respect to an international organization such as the United Nations.
“The American embassy to France is located in Paris.”
A temporary mission representing a sovereign state.
“The Japanese embassy to the United States traveled to Washington, D.C., where it was received by w|James Buchanan, before continuing on to New York and then returning to Japan, making several stops on the way.”
The official residence of such a group, or of an ambassador.
Rule by consuls, as during most periods of the Roman Republic or in France between 1799 and 1804.
The office of a consul, in its various senses.
The term of office of a consul.
The business office of a consul; a minor embassy.
Any town or city council.