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Countries Ruled by Representative Democracy

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

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This list answers the questions, "Which countries are ruled by representative democracy?" and "Which countries are governed by representative democracy?"
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  • 1
    Cambodia is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Countries Ruled by Representative Democracy

    Cambodia

    Phnom Penh

    LanguageKhmer language

    Founded1953-11-09

    CurrencyCambodian riel

    Area181035.0

    GovernmentUnitary state, Parliamentary system, Constitutional monarchy

    AnthemNokor Reach

    DivisionsSiem Reap Province, Preah Vihear, Battambang Province, Sihanoukville, Phnom Penh

    Cambodia, officially known as the Kingdom of Cambodia and once known as the Khmer Empire, is a... more on Wikipedia
  • 2
    Chile is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Countries Ruled by Representative Democracy

    Chile

    Santiago

    LanguageSpanish Language

    Founded1810-09-18

    CurrencyChilean peso

    Area756096.3

    GovernmentPresidential system, Democratic republic, Constitutional republic, Unitary state

    AnthemNational Anthem of Chile

    DivisionsSantiago Metropolitan Region, San Felipe de Aconcagua Province, Coquimbo Region, Maule Region, Ranco Province

    Chile, officially the Republic of Chile, is a American country in the south-west point of... more on Wikipedia

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  • 3
    Dominican Republic is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Countries Ruled by Representative Democracy

    Dominican Republic

    Santo Domingo

    LanguageSpanish Language

    Founded1844-02-27

    CurrencyDominican peso

    Area48442.0

    GovernmentRepresentative democracy, Republic, Democracy, Unitary state

    AnthemValiant Quisqueyans

    DivisionsSantiago Province, Santiago Rodríguez Province, Monte Plata Province, San Juan Province, La Romana Province

    The Dominican Republic is a nation on the island of Hispaniola, part of the Greater Antilles... more on Wikipedia

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    #79 of 209 World Population List#77 of 90 The Best Soccer Countries in the World

  • 4
    Federated States of Micronesia is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Countries Ruled by Representative Democracy

    LanguageEnglish Language

    Founded1986-11-03

    CurrencyUnited States dollar

    Area702.0

    GovernmentRepresentative democracy, Presidential system, Republic, Federation, Non-partisan democracy

    AnthemPatriots of Micronesia

    DivisionsChuuk State, Kosrae State, Kosrae, Pohnpei State, Federated States of Micronesia

    The Federated States of Micronesia is an independent sovereign island nation and a United... more on Wikipedia
  • 5
    Guam is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Countries Ruled by Representative Democracy

    Guam

    Hagåtña

    LanguageChamorro Language, English Language

    CurrencyUnited States dollar

    Area549.0

    GovernmentRepresentative democracy, Presidential system

    AnthemStand Ye Guamanians

    Guam is an organized, unincorporated territory of the United States in the western Pacific... more on Wikipedia
  • 6
    Marshall Islands is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Countries Ruled by Representative Democracy

    LanguageMarshallese Language, English Language

    Founded1986-10-21

    CurrencyUnited States dollar

    Area181.0

    GovernmentRepresentative democracy, Presidential system, Republic, Unitary state

    AnthemForever Marshall Islands

    The Marshall Islands, officially the Republic of the Marshall Islands, is an island country... more on Wikipedia

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  • 7
    Northern Cyprus is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Countries Ruled by Representative Democracy

    Northern Cyprus

    North Nicosia

    LanguageTurkish Language

    Founded1983-11-15

    CurrencyTurkish lira

    Area3355.0

    GovernmentRepublic

    Anthemİstiklâl Marşı

    Northern Cyprus, officially the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, is a self-declared state... more on Wikipedia

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    #57 of 58 The Countries In Asia#36 of 57 The Best Asian Countries to Visit

  • 8
    Northern Mariana Islands is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Countries Ruled by Representative Democracy

    LanguageChamorro Language, English Language, Carolinian Language

    Founded1975

    CurrencyUnited States dollar

    Area477.0

    GovernmentRepresentative democracy, Presidential system

    AnthemGi Talo Gi Halom Tasi

    The Northern Mariana Islands, officially the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, is... more on Wikipedia
  • 9
    Palau is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Countries Ruled by Representative Democracy

    Palau

    Melekeok

    LanguageEnglish Language, Palauan Language

    Founded1994-10-01

    CurrencyUnited States dollar

    Area458.0

    GovernmentRepresentative democracy, Presidential system, Republic, Unitary state, Non-partisan democracy

    AnthemBelau rekid

    Palau, officially the Republic of Palau, is an island country located in the western Pacific... more on Wikipedia

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  • 10
    São Tomé and Príncipe is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Countries Ruled by Representative Democracy

    LanguagePortuguese Language

    Founded1975-07-12

    CurrencySão Tomé and Príncipe dobra

    Area964.0

    GovernmentRepresentative democracy, Democracy, Semi-presidential system

    AnthemIndependência total

    DivisionsPríncipe Province

    São Tomé and Príncipe officially the Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe, is a... more on Wikipedia

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  • 11
    Somaliland is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Countries Ruled by Representative Democracy

    Somaliland

    Hargeisa

    LanguageArabic Language, Somali Language, English Language

    Founded1991-05-18

    CurrencySomaliland shilling

    Area137600.0

    GovernmentPresidential Republic, Constitutional republic

    AnthemSamo ku waar

    Somaliland is a self-declared independent state that is internationally recognized as an... more on Wikipedia

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    #4 of 4 Countries Where Somali is the Official Language#56 of 56 The Countries In Africa

  • 12
    Sudan is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Countries Ruled by Representative Democracy

    Sudan

    Khartoum

    LanguageArabic Language, English Language

    Founded1956-01-01

    CurrencySudanese pound

    Area2505813.0

    GovernmentRepresentative democracy, Presidential system, Federal republic

    AnthemNahnu Jund Allah Jund Al-watan

    DivisionsDarfur Regional Authority, River Nile, Darfur, Sennar, Northern

    Sudan, officially the Republic of the Sudan, is an Arab republic in the Nile Valley of North... more on Wikipedia
  • 13
    Tuvalu is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Countries Ruled by Representative Democracy

    Tuvalu

    Funafuti

    LanguageTuvaluan Language, English Language

    Founded1978-10-01

    CurrencyAustralian dollar, Tuvaluan dollar

    Area26.0

    GovernmentRepresentative democracy, Parliamentary system, Non-partisan democracy, Constitutional monarchy

    AnthemTuvalu mo te Atua

    DivisionsNukulaelae, Niutao, Nui, Funafuti, Nukufetau

    Tuvalu, formerly known as the Ellice Islands, is a Polynesian island nation located in the... more on Wikipedia
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