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Countries Ruled by A Parliamentary System

Updated June 8, 2017 107.1k views51 items

List of countries, nations and states governed or ruled by a parliamentary system, 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 system. This list of countries that use parliamentary system 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 system governments then you're in the right place.

List features items like Israel and Luxembourg.

This list answers the questions, "Which countries are ruled by parliamentary system?" and "Which countries are governed by parliamentary system?"
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    Albania, officially known as the Republic of Albania, is a country in Southeastern Europe. It...  more

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    Andorra la Vella
    Andorra, officially the Principality of Andorra, also called the Principality of the Valleys...  more
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    Antigua and Barbuda is a twin-island country lying between the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic...  more
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    Australia, officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is an Oceanian country comprising the...  more

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    Bangladesh, officially the People's Republic of Bangladesh, is a country in South Asia; and is...  more

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    Barbados is a sovereign island country in the Lesser Antilles. It is 34 kilometres in length...  more
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    Belize is a nation-state on the eastern coast of Central America. It is the only country in...  more

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    Bhutan, officially the Kingdom of Bhutan, is a landlocked country in South Asia at the eastern...  more

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    Bulgaria, officially the Republic of Bulgaria, is a country in southeastern Europe. It is...  more
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    Phnom Penh
    Cambodia, officially known as the Kingdom of Cambodia and once known as the Khmer Empire, is a...  more

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    Canada is a country in North America consisting of ten provinces and three territories....  more

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    Denmark is a Scandinavian country in Northern Europe. The southernmost of the Nordic...  more

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    Flanders today normally refers to the Dutch-speaking northern portion of Belgium. It is one of...  more
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    St. George's
    Grenada is an island country consisting of Grenada itself and six smaller islands at the...  more
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    New Delhi
    India, officially the Republic of India, is a country in South Asia. It is the seventh-largest...  more

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    Iraqi Kurdistan or Southern Kurdistan, also known as the Kurdistan Region, is the autonomous...  more
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    The Isle of Man, otherwise known simply as Mann, is a self-governing British Crown dependency...  more
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    Israel or, officially the State of Israel, is a country in Western Asia, situated at the...  more

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    Jamaica is an island country situated in the Caribbean Sea, comprising the third-largest...  more

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    Japan is an island nation in East Asia. Located in the Pacific Ocean, it lies to the east of...  more

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    Saint Helier
    Jersey, officially the Bailiwick of Jersey, is a possession of the Crown in right of Jersey,...  more
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    The Kingdom of the Netherlands, commonly known as the Netherlands, is a sovereign state and...  more
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    Lebanon, officially the Lebanese Republic, is a country in Western Asia. It is bordered by...  more

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    Lesotho, officially the Kingdom of Lesotho, is an enclaved landlocked country completely...  more
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    Liechtenstein, officially the Principality of Liechtenstein, is a doubly landlocked...  more

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