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List of countries who have the highest percentages of female legislators, as of 2008. All countries with 25% or more female parliamentarians are listed here, in order. Rwanda has the highest percentage of women in high governing office at 56% (as a comparison, the USA's percentage is 17% and the UK's is 20%). Source: World Bank.

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Rwanda is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Countries With The Most Women Parliamentarians
Rwanda Kigali

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Sweden is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Countries With The Most Women Parliamentarians
Sweden Stockholm

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South Africa is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Countries With The Most Women Parliamentarians
South Africa Bloemfontein, Cape Town, Pretoria

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Cuba is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Countries With The Most Women Parliamentarians
Cuba Havana

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Iceland is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Countries With The Most Women Parliamentarians
Iceland Reykjavik

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Argentina is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Countries With The Most Women Parliamentarians
Argentina Buenos Aires

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Finland is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Countries With The Most Women Parliamentarians
Finland Helsinki

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The Netherlands is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Countries With The Most Women Parliamentarians
The Netherlands

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Norway is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Countries With The Most Women Parliamentarians
Norway Oslo

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Denmark is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Countries With The Most Women Parliamentarians
Denmark Copenhagen

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Angola is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Countries With The Most Women Parliamentarians
Angola Luanda

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Costa Rica is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Countries With The Most Women Parliamentarians
Costa Rica San José

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Spain is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Countries With The Most Women Parliamentarians
Spain Madrid

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Andorra is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Countries With The Most Women Parliamentarians
Andorra Andorra la Vella

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Belgium is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Countries With The Most Women Parliamentarians
Belgium City of Brussels

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Mozambique is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Countries With The Most Women Parliamentarians
Mozambique Maputo

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New Zealand is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Countries With The Most Women Parliamentarians
New Zealand Wellington

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Nepal is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Countries With The Most Women Parliamentarians
Nepal Kathmandu

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Germany is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Countries With The Most Women Parliamentarians
Germany Berlin

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Ecuador is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Countries With The Most Women Parliamentarians
Ecuador Quito

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Belarus is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Countries With The Most Women Parliamentarians
Belarus Minsk

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Uganda is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Countries With The Most Women Parliamentarians
Uganda Kampala

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Burundi is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Countries With The Most Women Parliamentarians
Burundi Bujumbura

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Tanzania is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Countries With The Most Women Parliamentarians
Tanzania Dodoma

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Guyana is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Countries With The Most Women Parliamentarians
Guyana Georgetown

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Timor-Leste is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Countries With The Most Women Parliamentarians
Timor-Leste

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Switzerland is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Countries With The Most Women Parliamentarians

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FYR Macedonia is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Countries With The Most Women Parliamentarians
FYR Macedonia

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Mexico is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Countries With The Most Women Parliamentarians
Mexico Mexico City

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Austria is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Countries With The Most Women Parliamentarians
Austria Vienna

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Afghanistan is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Countries With The Most Women Parliamentarians
Afghanistan Kabul

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Peru is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Countries With The Most Women Parliamentarians
Peru Lima

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Namibia is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Countries With The Most Women Parliamentarians
Namibia Windhoek

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Trinidad and Tobago is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Countries With The Most Women Parliamentarians
Trinidad and Tobago Port of Spain

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Australia is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Countries With The Most Women Parliamentarians
Australia Canberra

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Vietnam is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Countries With The Most Women Parliamentarians
Vietnam Hanoi

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Moldova is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Countries With The Most Women Parliamentarians
Moldova Chișinău

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Kyrgyz Republic is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Countries With The Most Women Parliamentarians
Kyrgyz Republic

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Iraq is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Countries With The Most Women Parliamentarians
Iraq Baghdad

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Suriname is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Countries With The Most Women Parliamentarians
Suriname Paramaribo