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America may be one of the most famous democracies, but it far from the only democratic country. This is a list of countries, nations, and states governed or ruled by a democracy, sorted alphabetically. In some cases, nations may have multiple ruling bodies or government types, meaning they're not exclusively countries that are governed by democracy. Still, they are all democratic countries in some sense of the word. This list of countries that use democracy as their form of government contains various bits of information about each nation, such as the official language or currency of the country. If you're looking for the names of countries with democracy governments, then you're in the right place.

What is a democracy? Democratic governments are characterized by the fact that power rests in the hands of the people, who may elect official representatives to rule directly or indirectly. This list answers the questions, "Which countries are ruled by democracy?" and "Which countries are governed by democracy?" You'll find examples of democracies everywhere from the Republic of Ireland to Uganda.

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Bhutan is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Countries Ruled by A Democracy
Bhutan Thimphu

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Central Tibetan Administration is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Countries Ruled by A Democracy

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Dominican Republic is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Countries Ruled by A Democracy
Dominican Republic Santo Domingo

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Germany is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Countries Ruled by A Democracy
Germany Berlin

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India is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Countries Ruled by A Democracy
India New Delhi

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Kingdom of the Netherlands is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Countries Ruled by A Democracy

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Malawi is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Countries Ruled by A Democracy
Malawi Lilongwe

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Mexico is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Countries Ruled by A Democracy
Mexico Mexico City

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Pakistan is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Countries Ruled by A Democracy
Pakistan Islamabad

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Poland is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Countries Ruled by A Democracy
Poland Warsaw

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Puerto Rico is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Countries Ruled by A Democracy
Puerto Rico San Juan

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Republic of Ireland is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Countries Ruled by A Democracy

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South Africa is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Countries Ruled by A Democracy
South Africa Bloemfontein, Cape Town, Pretoria

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Sudan is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Countries Ruled by A Democracy
Sudan Khartoum

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Uganda is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Countries Ruled by A Democracy
Uganda Kampala

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United States of America is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Countries Ruled by A Democracy
United States of America Washington, D.C.