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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 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Countries Ruled by A Parliamentary System
Tirana Albania, officially known as the Republic of Albania, is a country in Southeastern Europe. It is bordered by Montenegro to the northwest, Kosovo to the northeast, the Republic of Macedonia to ...more

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Andorra is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Countries Ruled by A Parliamentary System
Andorra la Vella 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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Antigua and Barbuda is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Countries Ruled by A Parliamentary System
St. John's Antigua and Barbuda is a twin-island country lying between the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean. It consists of two major inhabited islands, Antigua and Barbuda, and a number of smaller ...more

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Australia is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Countries Ruled by A Parliamentary System
Canberra 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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Bangladesh is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Countries Ruled by A Parliamentary System
Dhaka Bangladesh, officially the People's Republic of Bangladesh, is a country in South Asia; and is bordered by India to its west, north and east; Burma to its southeast and separated from Nepal and ...more

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Barbados is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Countries Ruled by A Parliamentary System
Bridgetown Barbados is a sovereign island country in the Lesser Antilles. It is 34 kilometres in length and up to 23 kilometres in width, covering an area of 432 square kilometres. It is situated in the ...more

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Belize is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Countries Ruled by A Parliamentary System
Belmopan 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) 8 on the list Countries Ruled by A Parliamentary System
Thimphu 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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Bulgaria is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Countries Ruled by A Parliamentary System
Sofia Bulgaria, officially the Republic of Bulgaria, is a country in southeastern Europe. It is bordered by Romania to the north, Serbia and Macedonia to the west, Greece and Turkey to the south, and ...more

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Cambodia is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Countries Ruled by A Parliamentary System
Phnom Penh 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) 11 on the list Countries Ruled by A Parliamentary System
Ottawa Canada is a country in North America consisting of ten provinces and three territories. Located in the northern part of the continent, it extends from the Atlantic to the Pacific and northward ...more

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Denmark is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Countries Ruled by A Parliamentary System
Copenhagen 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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Flanders is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Countries Ruled by A Parliamentary System
Flanders Flanders today normally refers to the Dutch-speaking northern portion of Belgium. It is one of the communities, regions and language areas of Belgium. Historically, the name referred to a region ...more

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Grenada is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Countries Ruled by A Parliamentary System
St. George's Grenada is an island country consisting of Grenada itself and six smaller islands at the southern end of the Grenadines in the southeastern Caribbean Sea. Grenada is located northwest of ...more

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India is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Countries Ruled by A Parliamentary System
New Delhi India, officially the Republic of India, is a country in South Asia. It is the seventh-largest country by area, the second-most populous country with over 1.2 billion people, and the most ...more

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Iraqi Kurdistan is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Countries Ruled by A Parliamentary System
Erbil Iraqi Kurdistan or Southern Kurdistan, also known as the Kurdistan Region, is the autonomous region of Iraq. It borders the Kurdish regions of Iran to the east, Turkey to the north, and Syria to ...more

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Isle of Man is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Countries Ruled by A Parliamentary System
Douglas The Isle of Man, otherwise known simply as Mann, is a self-governing British Crown dependency located in the Irish Sea between the islands of Great Britain and Ireland. The head of state is ...more

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Israel is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Countries Ruled by A Parliamentary System
Jerusalem Israel or, officially the State of Israel, is a country in Western Asia, situated at the southeastern shore of the Mediterranean Sea. It shares land borders with Lebanon to the north, Syria in ...more

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Jamaica is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Countries Ruled by A Parliamentary System
Kingston Jamaica is an island country situated in the Caribbean Sea, comprising the third-largest island of the Greater Antilles. The island, 10,990 square kilometres in area, lies about 145 kilometres ...more

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Japan is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Countries Ruled by A Parliamentary System
Tokyo Japan is an island nation in East Asia. Located in the Pacific Ocean, it lies to the east of the Sea of Japan, China, North Korea, South Korea and Russia, stretching from the Sea of Okhotsk in ...more

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Jersey is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Countries Ruled by A Parliamentary System
Saint Helier Jersey, officially the Bailiwick of Jersey, is a possession of the Crown in right of Jersey, off the coast of Normandy, France. The bailiwick consists of the island of Jersey, along with ...more

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Kingdom of the Netherlands is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Countries Ruled by A Parliamentary System
Amsterdam 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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Lebanon is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Countries Ruled by A Parliamentary System
Beirut Lebanon, officially the Lebanese Republic, is a country in Western Asia. It is bordered by Syria to the north and east and Israel to the south. Lebanon's location at the crossroads of the ...more

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Lesotho is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Countries Ruled by A Parliamentary System
Maseru 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) 25 on the list Countries Ruled by A Parliamentary System
Vaduz 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) 26 on the list Countries Ruled by A Parliamentary System
Luxembourg 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) 27 on the list Countries Ruled by A Parliamentary System
Kuala Lumpur 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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Netherlands is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Countries Ruled by A Parliamentary System
Amsterdam The Netherlands is the main constituent country of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. It is a small, densely populated country, lying mainly in Western Europe, but also including three islands in ...more

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New Zealand is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Countries Ruled by A Parliamentary System
Wellington New Zealand is an island country in the southwestern Pacific Ocean. The country geographically comprises two main landmasses – that of the North Island, or Te Ika-a-Māui, and the South Island, ...more

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Niger is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Countries Ruled by A Parliamentary System
Niamey Niger, officially the Republic of Niger, is a landlocked country in Western Africa, named after the Niger River. Niger covers a land area of almost 1,270,000 km², making it the largest ...more

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Norway is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Countries Ruled by A Parliamentary System
Oslo Norway, officially the Kingdom of Norway, is a sovereign and unitary monarchy whose territory comprises the western portion of the Scandinavian Peninsula plus Jan Mayen and the Arctic ...more

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Pakistan is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Countries Ruled by A Parliamentary System
Islamabad Pakistan, officially the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, is a sovereign country in South Asia. With a population exceeding 180 million people, it is the sixth most populous country and with an ...more

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Palestinian National Authority is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Countries Ruled by A Parliamentary System
Ramallah The Palestinian National Authority was the interim self-government body established to govern Areas A and B of the West Bank and Gaza Strip as a consequence of the 1993 Oslo Accords. Following ...more

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Papua New Guinea is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Countries Ruled by A Parliamentary System
Port Moresby Papua New Guinea, officially the Independent State of Papua New Guinea, is an Oceanian country that occupies the eastern half of the island of New Guinea and its offshore islands in Melanesia, a ...more

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Portugal is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Countries Ruled by A Parliamentary System
Lisbon Portugal, officially the Portuguese Republic, is a country in southwest Europe. It is located on the Iberian Peninsula, and it is the westernmost country of mainland Europe, being bordered by ...more

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Republic of Ireland is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Countries Ruled by A Parliamentary System
Dublin Ireland, also known as the Republic of Ireland, is a sovereign state in western Europe occupying about five-sixths of the island of Ireland. The capital and largest city is Dublin, located in ...more

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Saint Kitts and Nevis is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Countries Ruled by A Parliamentary System
Basseterre The Federation of Saint Christopher and Nevis, located in the Leeward Islands, is a federal two-island country in the West Indies. It is the smallest sovereign state in the Americas, in both ...more

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Saint Lucia is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Countries Ruled by A Parliamentary System
Castries Saint Lucia is a sovereign island country in the eastern Caribbean Sea on the boundary with the Atlantic Ocean. Part of the Lesser Antilles, it is located north/northeast of the island of Saint ...more

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Saint Vincent and the Grenadin... is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Countries Ruled by A Parliamentary System
Kingstown Saint Vincent and the Grenadines is an island country in the Lesser Antilles Island arc, in the southern portion of the Windward Islands, which lie at the southern end of the eastern border of ...more

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Samoa is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Countries Ruled by A Parliamentary System
Apia Samoa, officially the Independent State of Samoa, formerly known as Western Samoa, is an Oceanian country encompassing the western part of the Samoan Islands in the South Pacific Ocean. It ...more

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Serbia is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Countries Ruled by A Parliamentary System
Belgrade Serbia, officially the Republic of Serbia, is a sovereign state situated at the crossroads between Central and Southeast Europe, covering the southern part of the Pannonian Plain and the central ...more

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South Africa is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Countries Ruled by A Parliamentary System
Bloemfontein, Cape Town, Pretoria South Africa, officially the Republic of South Africa, is a country located in Southern Africa. It has 2,798 kilometres of coastline that stretches along the South Atlantic and Indian oceans. To ...more

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Spain is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Countries Ruled by A Parliamentary System
Madrid Spain, officially the Kingdom of Spain, is a sovereign state located on the Iberian Peninsula in southwestern Europe. Its mainland is bordered to the south and east by the Mediterranean Sea ...more

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Sweden is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Countries Ruled by A Parliamentary System
Stockholm Sweden, officially the Kingdom of Sweden, is a Scandinavian country in Northern Europe. Sweden borders Norway and Finland, and is connected to Denmark by a bridge-tunnel across the Öresund. ...more

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Switzerland is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Countries Ruled by A Parliamentary System
Bern Switzerland, officially the Swiss Confederation, is a federal parliamentary republic consisting of 26 cantons, with Bern as the seat of the federal authorities, the so-called Bundesstadt. The ...more

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Thailand is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Countries Ruled by A Parliamentary System
Bangkok Thailand, officially the Kingdom of Thailand, formerly known as Siam, is a country at the centre of the Indochina peninsula in Southeast Asia. It is bordered to the north by Burma and Laos, to ...more

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Bahamas is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Countries Ruled by A Parliamentary System
Nassau The Bahamas, officially the Commonwealth of The Bahamas, is an island country of the Lucayan Archipelago consisting of more than 700 islands, cays, and islets in the Atlantic Ocean; north of ...more

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Tuvalu is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Countries Ruled by A Parliamentary System
Funafuti Tuvalu, formerly known as the Ellice Islands, is a Polynesian island nation located in the Pacific Ocean, midway between Hawaii and Australia. It comprises three reef islands and six true atolls ...more

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Ukraine is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Countries Ruled by A Parliamentary System
Kiev Ukraine is a country in Eastern Europe. It has an area of 603,628 km², making it the largest country entirely within Europe. Ukraine borders Russia to the east and northeast, Belarus to the ...more

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United Kingdom is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Countries Ruled by A Parliamentary System
London The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom or Britain, is a sovereign state in Europe. Lying off the north-western coast of the European ...more