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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.

Hungary and Austria are a great starting point for your to rank your favorites on this list

This list answers the questions, "Which countries are ruled by parliamentary republic?" and "Which countries are governed by parliamentary republic?"
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  • 1
    Albania

    Albania

    Tirana

    LanguageAlbanian language

    Founded1912-11-28

    CurrencyAlbanian lek

    Area28748.0

    GovernmentParliamentary system, Parliamentary republic

    AnthemHimni i Flamurit

    DivisionsLezhë County, Lushnjë District, Elbasan County, Dibër District, Kavajë District

    Albania, officially known as the Republic of Albania, is a country in Southeastern Europe. It... more on Wikipedia
  • 2
    Austria

    Austria

    Vienna

    LanguageGerman Language

    Founded1955-07-27

    CurrencyEuro

    Area83855.0

    GovernmentFederal republic, Federation, Parliamentary republic

    AnthemLand der Berge, Land am Strome

    DivisionsSalzburg, Vorarlberg, Upper Austria, Burgenland, Vienna

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  • 3
    Azerbaijan

    LanguageAzerbaijani language

    Founded1991-08-30

    CurrencyAzerbaijani manat

    Area86600.0

    GovernmentPresidential system, Republic, Constitutional republic, Unitary state

    AnthemAzərbaycan marşı

    DivisionsShabran District, Ağcabədi, Saatly District, Qazax, Jabrayil District

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  • 4
    Bangladesh

    LanguageBengali Language

    Founded1971-03-26

    CurrencyBangladeshi taka

    Area147570.0

    GovernmentUnitary republic, Parliamentary system

    AnthemAmar Shonar Bangla

    DivisionsPanchagarh District, Sylhet District, Jaipurhat District, Bhola District, Rajbari District

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  • 5
    Bosnia and Herzegovina

    LanguageBosnian language, Croatian language, Serbian language

    Founded1189-08-29

    CurrencyBosnia and Herzegovina convertible mark

    Area51129.0

    GovernmentFederal republic, Republic, Federation, Parliamentary republic

    AnthemDržavna himna Bosne i Hercegovine, Jedna si jedina

    DivisionsFederation of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Republika Srpska

    Bosnia and Herzegovina, sometimes called Bosnia-Herzegovina, abbreviated BiH, and in short... more on Wikipedia
  • 6
    Botswana

    Botswana

    Gaborone

    LanguageEnglish Language, Tswana Language

    Founded1966-09-30

    CurrencyBotswana pula

    Area600370.0

    GovernmentParliamentary republic

    AnthemFatshe leno la rona

    DivisionsSouth-East District, North-East District, Southern District, Ghanzi District, North-West District

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  • 7
    Bulgaria

    LanguageBulgarian Language

    Founded0681

    CurrencyBulgarian lev

    Area110994.0

    GovernmentParliamentary system, Parliamentary republic

    AnthemMila Rodino

    DivisionsSofia, Veliko Tarnovo Province, Silistra Province, Haskovo Province, Pleven Province

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  • 8
    Croatia

    Croatia

    Zagreb

    LanguageCroatian language

    CurrencyCroatian kuna

    Area56594.0

    GovernmentParliamentary system, Parliamentary republic

    AnthemLijepa naša domovino

    DivisionsBjelovar-Bilogora County, Sisak-Moslavina County, Karlovac County, Virovitica-Podravina County, Vukovar-Syrmia County

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  • 9
    Czech Republic

    LanguageCzech Language

    Founded1993-01-01

    CurrencyCzech koruna

    Area78866.0

    GovernmentParliamentary republic

    AnthemKde domov můj?

    DivisionsPrague, Moravian-Silesian Region, South Moravian Region, Olomouc Region, Karlovy Vary Region

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  • 10
    Dominica

    Dominica

    Roseau

    LanguageEnglish Language

    Founded1978-11-03

    CurrencyEast Caribbean dollar

    Area754.0

    GovernmentParliamentary republic

    AnthemIsle of Beauty, Isle of Splendour

    DivisionsSaint John Parish, Saint Luke Parish, Saint Paul Parish, Saint Mark Parish, Saint Joseph Parish

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    Timor-Leste

    LanguagePortuguese Language, Tetun Language

    Founded1975-11-28

    CurrencyUnited States dollar

    Area15007.0

    GovernmentRepublic, Democracy, Unitary state, Parliamentary system

    AnthemPátria

    DivisionsLautém District, Baucau District, Manufahi District, Aileu District, Ermera

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    Estonia

    Estonia

    Tallinn

    LanguageEstonian Language

    CurrencyEuro

    Area45226.0

    GovernmentParliamentary republic

    AnthemMu isamaa, mu õnn ja rõõm

    DivisionsVõru County, Harju County, Põlva County, Lääne County, Hiiu County

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  • 13
    Ethiopia

    Ethiopia

    Addis Ababa

    LanguageAmharic Language

    Founded-0979

    CurrencyEthiopian birr

    Area1127127.0

    GovernmentFederal republic, Parliamentary republic

    AnthemMarch Forward, Dear Mother Ethiopia

    DivisionsOromia Region, Addis Ababa, Udet, Harari Region, Benishangul-Gumuz Region

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  • 14
    Fiji

    Fiji

    Suva

    LanguageFiji Hindi, English Language, Fijian Language

    Founded1970-10-10

    CurrencyFijian dollar

    Area18270.0

    GovernmentMilitary dictatorship, Military junta, Parliamentary republic

    AnthemGod Bless Fiji

    DivisionsCentral Division, Fiji, Eastern Division, Fiji, Northern Division

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    Finland

    Finland

    Helsinki

    LanguageSwedish Language, Finnish Language

    Founded1809-03-29

    CurrencyEuro

    Area338424.0

    GovernmentFederacy, Parliamentary republic

    AnthemMaamme

    DivisionsLapland, Western Finland Province, Southern Finland Province, Oulu Province, Eastern Finland Province

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  • 16
    Germany

    Germany

    Berlin

    LanguageGerman Language

    Founded1949-05-23

    CurrencyEuro

    Area357021.0

    GovernmentRepresentative democracy, Federal republic, Constitutional republic, Parliamentary republic

    AnthemDeutschlandlied

    DivisionsMunich, Bremen, Haan, Hanover, Hesse

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    Greece

    Greece

    Athens

    LanguageGreek Language

    Founded1821-03-25

    CurrencyEuro

    Area131940.0

    GovernmentConstitutional republic, Parliamentary system

    AnthemHymn to Liberty

    DivisionsChios, Phthiotis, Argolis, Pella, Dodecanese Prefecture

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    Haiti

    Haiti

    Port-au-Prince

    LanguageFrench Language, Haitian Creole French Language

    Founded1697

    CurrencyHaitian gourde

    Area27751.0

    GovernmentRepublic, Semi-presidential system, Unitary state

    AnthemLa Dessalinienne

    DivisionsSud Department, Ouest Department, Centre Department, Nippes Department, Artibonite Department

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  • 19
    Hungary

    Hungary

    Budapest

    LanguageHungarian language

    Founded0895

    CurrencyHungarian forint

    Area93030.0

    GovernmentParliamentary republic

    AnthemHimnusz

    DivisionsFejér County, Somogy County, Tolna County, Jász-Nagykun-Szolnok County, Szabolcs-Szatmár-Bereg County

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  • 20
    Iceland

    Iceland

    Reykjavik

    LanguageIcelandic Language

    Founded1904-02-01

    CurrencyIcelandic króna

    Area103001.0

    GovernmentConstitutional republic, Parliamentary republic

    AnthemLofsöngur

    DivisionsWestfjords, Norðurland vestra, Eastern Region, Iceland, Capital Region

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    Iraq

    Iraq

    Baghdad

    LanguageArabic Language, Kurdish language

    Founded1919-10-01

    CurrencyIraqi dinar

    Area437072.0

    GovernmentFederal republic, Republic, Parliamentary system, Parliamentary republic

    AnthemArdulfurataini Watan, Mawtini

    DivisionsMaysan Province, Al-Qādisiyyah Governorate, Saladin Province, Muthanna Province, Dhi Qar Province

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    Italy

    Italy

    Rome

    LanguageItalian Language

    Founded1861-03-17

    CurrencyEuro

    Area301230.0

    GovernmentConstitutional republic, Unitary republic, Parliamentary republic

    AnthemIl Canto degli Italiani

    DivisionsProvince of Medio Campidano, Province of Genoa, Province of La Spezia, Province of Pavia, Province of Catanzaro

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  • 23
    Kyrgyzstan

    Kyrgyzstan

    Bishkek

    LanguageKyrgyz language, Russian Language

    Founded1991-08-31

    CurrencyKyrgyzstani som

    Area199900.0

    GovernmentPresidential system, Republic, Parliamentary republic

    AnthemNational Anthem of the Kyrgyz Republic

    DivisionsChuy Province, Issyk Kul Province, Osh Province, Jalal-Abad Province, Talas Province

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  • 24
    Latvia

    Latvia

    Riga

    LanguageLatvian Language

    Founded1918-11-18

    CurrencyLatvian lats

    Area64589.0

    GovernmentParliamentary republic

    AnthemDievs, svētī Latviju!

    DivisionsTukums District, Riga District, Balvi District, Ludza District, Liepāja District

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  • 25
    Lebanon

    Lebanon

    Beirut

    LanguageArabic Language

    Founded1941-11-26

    CurrencyLebanese pound

    Area10400.0

    GovernmentRepublic, Unitary state, Parliamentary republic, Confessionalism

    AnthemLebanese National Anthem

    DivisionsNorth Governorate, Mount Lebanon Governorate, South Governorate, Nabatieh District, Baalbek District

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