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Countries Ruled by Constitutional Monarchy

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List of countries, nations and states governed or ruled by a constitutional monarchy, sorted alphabetically. In some cases nations may have multiple ruling bodies or government types, meaning they're not exclusively countries that are governed by constitutional monarchy. This list of countries that use constitutional monarchy 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 constitutional monarchy governments then you're in the right place.

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Andorra is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Countries Ruled by Constitutional Monarchy
Andorra la Vella

Language: Catalan language

Currency: Euro

Area: 468.0

Government: Diarchy, Coregency, Monarchy, Principality, Unitary state, + more

Anthem: El Gran Carlemany

Divisions: Andorra la Vella, Canillo, Ordino, La Massana, Encamp, + more

Andorra, officially the Principality of Andorra, also called the Principality of the Valleys of Andorra, is a sovereign landlocked microstate in Southwestern Europe, located in the eastern ...more

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Aruba is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Countries Ruled by Constitutional Monarchy
Oranjestad

Language: Papiamento language, Dutch Language

Founded: 1986-01-01

Currency: Aruban florin

Area: 193.0

Government: Constitutional monarchy

Anthem: Aruba Dushi Tera

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Australia is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Countries Ruled by Constitutional Monarchy
Canberra

Founded: 1901-01-01

Currency: Australian dollar

Area: 7692024.0

Government: Federal monarchy, Parliamentary system, Constitutional monarchy

Anthem: Advance Australia Fair

Divisions: Christmas Island, Town of Claremont, Victoria, South Australia, Melbourne, + more

Australia, officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is an Oceanian country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania, and numerous smaller islands. It is the ...more

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Bahrain is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Countries Ruled by Constitutional Monarchy
Manama

Language: Arabic Language

Founded: 1971-12-16

Currency: Bahraini dinar

Area: 765.3

Government: Monarchy, Constitutional monarchy

Anthem: Bahrainona

Divisions: Isa Town, Rifa and Southern Region, Bahrain, Manama, Hawar Islands, + more

Bahrain, officially the Kingdom of Bahrain, is a small island country situated near the western shores of the Persian Gulf. It is an archipelago with Bahrain Island, the largest land mass, at 55 ...more

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Barbados is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Countries Ruled by Constitutional Monarchy
Bridgetown

Language: English Language

Founded: 1966-11-30

Currency: Barbadian dollar

Area: 431.0

Government: Parliamentary system, Constitutional monarchy

Anthem: In Plenty and In Time of Need

Divisions: Saint Thomas Parish, Saint Peter Parish, Saint James Parish, Saint George Parish, Saint Lucy Parish, + more

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Belize is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Countries Ruled by Constitutional Monarchy
Belmopan

Language: English Language

Founded: 1981-09-21

Currency: Belize dollar

Area: 22966.0

Government: Parliamentary system, Constitutional monarchy

Anthem: Land of the Free

Divisions: Belize District, Corozal District, Toledo District, Stann Creek District, Orange Walk District, + more

Belize is a nation-state on the eastern coast of Central America. It is the only country in Central America whose official language is English, though Belizean Creole and Spanish are also ...more

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Bhutan is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Countries Ruled by Constitutional Monarchy
Thimphu

Language: Dzongkha Language

Founded: 1907-12-17

Currency: Bhutanese ngultrum, Indian rupee

Area: 47000.0

Government: Unitary state, Parliamentary system, Constitutional monarchy

Anthem: Druk tsendhen

Divisions: Lhuntse District, Zhemgang, Chukha District, Punakha District, Paro District, + more

Bhutan, officially the Kingdom of Bhutan, is a landlocked country in South Asia at the eastern end of the Himalayas. It is bordered to the north by China and to the south, east and west by ...more

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Cambodia is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Countries Ruled by Constitutional Monarchy
Phnom Penh

Language: Khmer language

Founded: 1953-11-09

Currency: Cambodian riel

Area: 181035.0

Government: Unitary state, Parliamentary system, Constitutional monarchy

Anthem: Nokor Reach

Divisions: Siem Reap Province, Preah Vihear, Battambang Province, Sihanoukville, Phnom Penh, + more

Cambodia, officially known as the Kingdom of Cambodia and once known as the Khmer Empire, is a country located in the southern portion of the Indochina Peninsula in Southeast Asia. Its total ...more

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Canada is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Countries Ruled by Constitutional Monarchy
Ottawa

Language: French Language, English Language

Founded: 1867

Currency: Canadian dollar

Area: 9984670.0

Government: Federal monarchy, Parliamentary system, Constitutional monarchy

Anthem: O Canada

Divisions: Agassiz, Alberta, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, Manitoba, + more

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Cook Islands is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Countries Ruled by Constitutional Monarchy
Avarua

Language: Rarotongan Language, English Language

Founded: 1965-08-04

Currency: Cook Islands dollar, New Zealand dollar

Area: 237.0

Government: Constitutional monarchy

Anthem: Te Atua Mou E

The Cook Islands is an island country in the South Pacific Ocean in free association with New Zealand. It comprises 15 islands whose total land area is 240 square kilometres. The Cook Islands' ...more
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Denmark is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Countries Ruled by Constitutional Monarchy
Copenhagen

Language: Danish Language

Currency: Danish krone

Area: 43094.0

Government: Representative democracy, Hereditary monarchy, Monarchy, Federacy, Unitary state, + more

Anthem: There is a Lovely Country

Divisions: South Jutland County, Copenhagen County, Capital Region of Denmark, West Zealand County, Frederiksberg, + more

Denmark is a Scandinavian country in Northern Europe. The southernmost of the Nordic countries, it is located southwest of Sweden and south of Norway, and bordered to the south by Germany. The ...more

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England is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Countries Ruled by Constitutional Monarchy
London

Language: English Language

Currency: UK £

Area: 130395.0

Government: Constitutional monarchy, Constituent country

Divisions: East Midlands, South East England, North East England, East of England, Wakefield, + more

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Grenada is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Countries Ruled by Constitutional Monarchy
St. George's

Language: English Language

Founded: 1974-02-07

Currency: East Caribbean dollar

Area: 344.0

Government: Parliamentary system, Constitutional monarchy

Anthem: Hail Grenada

Divisions: Saint Patrick, Saint George, Saint David, Saint Andrew, Saint John, + more

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Isle of Man is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Countries Ruled by Constitutional Monarchy
Douglas

Language: English Language, Manx Language

Founded: 1765

Currency: UK £, Manx pound

Area: 572.0

Government: Parliamentary system, Constitutional monarchy

Anthem: Isle of Man National Anthem, God Save the Queen

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Jamaica is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Countries Ruled by Constitutional Monarchy
Kingston

Language: Jamaican English

Founded: 1962-08-06

Currency: Jamaican dollar

Area: 10991.0

Government: Democracy, Parliamentary system, Constitutional monarchy

Anthem: Jamaica, Land We Love

Divisions: Kingston Parish, Trelawny Parish, Saint Mary Parish, Saint James Parish, Clarendon Parish, + more

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Japan is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Countries Ruled by Constitutional Monarchy
Tokyo

Language: Japanese Language

Currency: Japanese yen

Area: 377944.0

Government: Unitary state, Parliamentary system, Constitutional monarchy

Anthem: Kimigayo

Divisions: Okayama Prefecture, Shimane Prefecture, Hyōgo Prefecture, Shizuoka Prefecture, Hiroshima Prefecture, + more

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Jersey is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Countries Ruled by Constitutional Monarchy
Saint Helier

Language: French Language, English Language

Founded: 1204

Currency: UK £, Jersey pound

Area: 119.49

Government: Parliamentary system, Constitutional monarchy

Anthem: Ma Normandie, God Save the Queen

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Jordan is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Countries Ruled by Constitutional Monarchy
Amman

Language: Arabic Language

Founded: 1946-05-25

Currency: Jordanian dinar

Area: 92300.0

Government: Unitary state, Parliamentary system, Constitutional monarchy

Anthem: The Royal Anthem of Jordan

Divisions: Madaba Governorate, Mafraq Governorate, Karak Governorate, Aqaba Governorate, Irbid Governorate, + more

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Kingdom of the Netherlan... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Countries Ruled by Constitutional Monarchy
Amsterdam

Language: Frisian languages, English Language, Papiamento language, Frisian, Western Language, + more

Founded: 1830-10-04

Currency: Netherlands Antillean guilder, Aruban florin, Euro, United States dollar

Area: 41526.0

Government: Democracy, Parliamentary system, Constitutional monarchy

Anthem: Wilhelmus

Divisions: Aruba, Sint Maarten, Curaçao

The Kingdom of the Netherlands, commonly known as the Netherlands, is a sovereign state and constitutional monarchy with territory in western Europe and in the Caribbean. The Kingdom is ...more
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Kuwait is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Countries Ruled by Constitutional Monarchy
Kuwait City

Language: Arabic Language

Founded: 1961-06-19

Currency: Kuwaiti dinar

Area: 17820.0

Government: Hereditary monarchy, Unitary state, Constitutional monarchy

Anthem: National Anthem of Kuwait

Divisions: Al Asimah Governorate, Al Wafrah, Al Jahra Governorate, Al Ahmadi Governorate

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Lesotho is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Countries Ruled by Constitutional Monarchy
Maseru

Language: English Language, Sotho language

Founded: 1966-10-04

Currency: Lesotho loti

Area: 30355.0

Government: Unitary state, Parliamentary system, Constitutional monarchy

Anthem: Lesotho Fatse La Bontata Rona

Divisions: Qacha's Nek District, Mohale's Hoek District, Mafeteng District, Thaba-Tseka District, Berea District, + more

Lesotho, officially the Kingdom of Lesotho, is an enclaved landlocked country completely surrounded by South Africa. It is just over 30,000 km² in size and has a population slightly over ...more

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Liechtenstein is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Countries Ruled by Constitutional Monarchy
Vaduz

Language: German Language

Founded: 1806

Currency: Swiss franc

Area: 160.0

Government: Unitary state, Parliamentary system, Constitutional monarchy

Anthem: Oben am jungen Rhein

Divisions: Planken, Triesenberg, Triesen, Mauren, Eschen, + more

Liechtenstein, officially the Principality of Liechtenstein, is a doubly landlocked German-speaking microstate in Central Europe. It is a constitutional principality headed by the Prince of ...more
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Luxembourg is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Countries Ruled by Constitutional Monarchy
Luxembourg

Language: Luxembourgish language, French Language, German Language

Founded: 1815-06-09

Currency: Euro

Area: 2586.0

Government: Monarchy, Grand duchy, Democracy, Unitary state, Parliamentary system, + more

Anthem: Ons Heemecht

Divisions: Luxembourg District, Diekirch District, Grevenmacher District

Luxembourg, officially the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, is a landlocked country in Western Europe. It is bordered by Belgium to the west and north, Germany to the east, and France to the south. It ...more

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Malaysia is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Countries Ruled by Constitutional Monarchy
Kuala Lumpur

Language: Malaysian language

Founded: 1957-08-31

Currency: Malaysian ringgit

Area: 329847.0

Government: Democracy, Elective monarchy, Parliamentary system, Constitutional monarchy

Anthem: Negaraku

Divisions: Pending, Kedah, Selangor, Sabah, Johor, + more

Malaysia is a federal constitutional monarchy located in Southeast Asia. It consists of thirteen states and three federal territories and has a total landmass of 329,847 square kilometres ...more

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Monaco is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Countries Ruled by Constitutional Monarchy

Language: French Language

Founded: 1297

Currency: Euro

Government: Principality, Unitary state, Constitutional monarchy

Anthem: Hymne Monégasque

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