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Countries Ruled by A Parliamentary Republic

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

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Albania is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Countries Ruled by A Parliamentary Republic
Tirana

Language: Albanian language

Founded: 1912-11-28

Currency: Albanian lek

Area: 28748.0

Government: Parliamentary system, Parliamentary republic

Anthem: Himni i Flamurit

Divisions: Lezhë County, Lushnjë District, Elbasan County, Dibër District, Kavajë District, + more

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Austria is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Countries Ruled by A Parliamentary Republic
Vienna

Language: German Language

Founded: 1955-07-27

Currency: Euro

Area: 83855.0

Government: Federal republic, Federation, Parliamentary republic

Anthem: Land der Berge, Land am Strome

Divisions: Salzburg, Vorarlberg, Upper Austria, Burgenland, Vienna, + more

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Azerbaijan is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Countries Ruled by A Parliamentary Republic
Baku

Language: Azerbaijani language

Founded: 1991-08-30

Currency: Azerbaijani manat

Area: 86600.0

Government: Presidential system, Republic, Constitutional republic, Unitary state

Anthem: Azərbaycan marşı

Divisions: Shabran District, Ağcabədi, Saatly District, Qazax, Jabrayil District, + more

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Bangladesh is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Countries Ruled by A Parliamentary Republic
Dhaka

Language: Bengali Language

Founded: 1971-03-26

Currency: Bangladeshi taka

Area: 147570.0

Government: Unitary republic, Parliamentary system

Anthem: Amar Shonar Bangla

Divisions: Panchagarh District, Sylhet District, Jaipurhat District, Bhola District, Rajbari District, + more

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Bosnia and Herzegovina ... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Countries Ruled by A Parliamentary Republic
Sarajevo

Language: Bosnian language, Croatian language, Serbian language

Founded: 1189-08-29

Currency: Bosnia and Herzegovina convertible mark

Area: 51129.0

Government: Federal republic, Republic, Federation, Parliamentary republic

Anthem: Državna himna Bosne i Hercegovine, Jedna si jedina

Divisions: Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Republika Srpska

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Botswana is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Countries Ruled by A Parliamentary Republic
Gaborone

Language: English Language, Tswana Language

Founded: 1966-09-30

Currency: Botswana pula

Area: 600370.0

Government: Parliamentary republic

Anthem: Fatshe leno la rona

Divisions: South-East District, North-East District, Southern District, Ghanzi District, North-West District, + more

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Bulgaria is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Countries Ruled by A Parliamentary Republic
Sofia

Language: Bulgarian Language

Founded: 0681

Currency: Bulgarian lev

Area: 110994.0

Government: Parliamentary system, Parliamentary republic

Anthem: Mila Rodino

Divisions: Sofia, Veliko Tarnovo Province, Silistra Province, Haskovo Province, Pleven Province, + more

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Croatia is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Countries Ruled by A Parliamentary Republic
Zagreb

Language: Croatian language

Currency: Croatian kuna

Area: 56594.0

Government: Parliamentary system, Parliamentary republic

Anthem: Lijepa naša domovino

Divisions: Bjelovar-Bilogora County, Sisak-Moslavina County, Karlovac County, Virovitica-Podravina County, Vukovar-Syrmia County, + more

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Czech Republic is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Countries Ruled by A Parliamentary Republic
Prague

Language: Czech Language

Founded: 1993-01-01

Currency: Czech koruna

Area: 78866.0

Government: Parliamentary republic

Anthem: Kde domov můj?

Divisions: Prague, Moravian-Silesian Region, South Moravian Region, Olomouc Region, Karlovy Vary Region, + more

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Dominica is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Countries Ruled by A Parliamentary Republic
Roseau

Language: English Language

Founded: 1978-11-03

Currency: East Caribbean dollar

Area: 754.0

Government: Parliamentary republic

Anthem: Isle of Beauty, Isle of Splendour

Divisions: Saint John Parish, Saint Luke Parish, Saint Paul Parish, Saint Mark Parish, Saint Joseph Parish, + more

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Timor-Leste is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Countries Ruled by A Parliamentary Republic
Dili

Language: Portuguese Language, Tetun Language

Founded: 1975-11-28

Currency: United States dollar

Area: 15007.0

Government: Republic, Democracy, Unitary state, Parliamentary system

Anthem: Pátria

Divisions: Lautém District, Baucau District, Manufahi District, Aileu District, Ermera, + more

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Estonia is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Countries Ruled by A Parliamentary Republic
Tallinn

Language: Estonian Language

Currency: Euro

Area: 45226.0

Government: Parliamentary republic

Anthem: Mu isamaa, mu õnn ja rõõm

Divisions: Võru County, Harju County, Põlva County, Lääne County, Hiiu County, + more

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Ethiopia is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Countries Ruled by A Parliamentary Republic
Addis Ababa

Language: Amharic Language

Founded: -0979

Currency: Ethiopian birr

Area: 1127127.0

Government: Federal republic, Parliamentary republic

Anthem: March Forward, Dear Mother Ethiopia

Divisions: Oromia Region, Addis Ababa, Udet, Harari Region, Benishangul-Gumuz Region, + more

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Fiji is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Countries Ruled by A Parliamentary Republic
Suva

Language: Fiji Hindi, English Language, Fijian Language

Founded: 1970-10-10

Currency: Fijian dollar

Area: 18270.0

Government: Military dictatorship, Military junta, Parliamentary republic

Anthem: God Bless Fiji

Divisions: Central Division, Fiji, Eastern Division, Fiji, Northern Division, + more

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Finland is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Countries Ruled by A Parliamentary Republic
Helsinki

Language: Swedish Language, Finnish Language

Founded: 1809-03-29

Currency: Euro

Area: 338424.0

Government: Federacy, Parliamentary republic

Anthem: Maamme

Divisions: Lapland, Western Finland Province, Southern Finland Province, Oulu Province, Eastern Finland Province, + more

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Germany is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Countries Ruled by A Parliamentary Republic
Berlin

Language: German Language

Founded: 1949-05-23

Currency: Euro

Area: 357021.0

Government: Representative democracy, Federal republic, Constitutional republic, Parliamentary republic

Anthem: Deutschlandlied

Divisions: Munich, Bremen, Haan, Hanover, Hesse, + more

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Greece is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Countries Ruled by A Parliamentary Republic
Athens

Language: Greek Language

Founded: 1821-03-25

Currency: Euro

Area: 131940.0

Government: Constitutional republic, Parliamentary system

Anthem: Hymn to Liberty

Divisions: Chios, Phthiotis, Argolis, Pella, Dodecanese Prefecture, + more

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Haiti is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Countries Ruled by A Parliamentary Republic
Port-au-Prince

Language: French Language, Haitian Creole French Language

Founded: 1697

Currency: Haitian gourde

Area: 27751.0

Government: Republic, Semi-presidential system, Unitary state

Anthem: La Dessalinienne

Divisions: Sud Department, Ouest Department, Centre Department, Nippes Department, Artibonite Department, + more

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Hungary is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Countries Ruled by A Parliamentary Republic
Budapest

Language: Hungarian language

Founded: 0895

Currency: Hungarian forint

Area: 93030.0

Government: Parliamentary republic

Anthem: Himnusz

Divisions: Fejér County, Somogy County, Tolna County, Jász-Nagykun-Szolnok County, Szabolcs-Szatmár-Bereg County, + more

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Iceland is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Countries Ruled by A Parliamentary Republic
Reykjavik

Language: Icelandic Language

Founded: 1904-02-01

Currency: Icelandic króna

Area: 103001.0

Government: Constitutional republic, Parliamentary republic

Anthem: Lofsöngur

Divisions: Westfjords, Norðurland vestra, Eastern Region, Iceland, Capital Region, + more

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Iraq is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Countries Ruled by A Parliamentary Republic
Baghdad

Language: Arabic Language, Kurdish language

Founded: 1919-10-01

Currency: Iraqi dinar

Area: 437072.0

Government: Federal republic, Republic, Parliamentary system, Parliamentary republic

Anthem: Ardulfurataini Watan, Mawtini

Divisions: Maysan Province, Al-Qādisiyyah Governorate, Saladin Province, Muthanna Province, Dhi Qar Province, + more

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Italy is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Countries Ruled by A Parliamentary Republic
Rome

Language: Italian Language

Founded: 1861-03-17

Currency: Euro

Area: 301230.0

Government: Constitutional republic, Unitary republic, Parliamentary republic

Anthem: Il Canto degli Italiani

Divisions: Province of Medio Campidano, Province of Genoa, Province of La Spezia, Province of Pavia, Province of Catanzaro, + more

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Kyrgyzstan is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Countries Ruled by A Parliamentary Republic
Bishkek

Language: Kyrgyz language, Russian Language

Founded: 1991-08-31

Currency: Kyrgyzstani som

Area: 199900.0

Government: Presidential system, Republic, Parliamentary republic

Anthem: National Anthem of the Kyrgyz Republic

Divisions: Chuy Province, Issyk Kul Province, Osh Province, Jalal-Abad Province, Talas Province, + more

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Latvia is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Countries Ruled by A Parliamentary Republic
Riga

Language: Latvian Language

Founded: 1918-11-18

Currency: Latvian lats

Area: 64589.0

Government: Parliamentary republic

Anthem: Dievs, svētī Latviju!

Divisions: Tukums District, Riga District, Balvi District, Ludza District, Liepāja District, + more

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Lebanon is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Countries Ruled by A Parliamentary Republic
Beirut

Language: Arabic Language

Founded: 1941-11-26

Currency: Lebanese pound

Area: 10400.0

Government: Republic, Unitary state, Parliamentary republic, Confessionalism

Anthem: Lebanese National Anthem

Divisions: North Governorate, Mount Lebanon Governorate, South Governorate, Nabatieh District, Baalbek District, + more

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