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It's tough to keep track of all the different systems of government, so this is a list of countries, nations, and states governed or ruled by a republic. Some nations may have multiple ruling bodies or government types, meaning they're not exclusively countries that are governed by republic, but every entry here is built at least partially on a Republican model. This list of countries that use the republic as their form of government also boasts other facts about each nation, including the official language and currency in each republican country today. There are many, many countries with republic governments in the world, and now you can keep track of them all.

Examples of sovereign states on this list include Colombia and the Marshall Islands, as well as Mozambique and the United States of America. These Republican countries may be different in countless respects, but all incorporate republican representation in their civic structures. This list answers the question, "Which countries are ruled by republic?" It's the perfect resource if you've been wondering, "Which countries are governed by republic?"
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Angola is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Countries Ruled by a Republic
Luanda
Angola, officially the Republic of Angola, is a country in Southern Africa. It is the seventh largest country in Africa, and is bordered by Namibia on the south, the Democratic Republic of the ...more
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Bolivia is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Countries Ruled by a Republic
Sucre
Bolivia, officially known as the Plurinational State of Bolivia, is a landlocked country located in western-central South America. It is bordered by Brazil to the north and east, Paraguay and ...more
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Bosnia and Herzegovina is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Countries Ruled by a Republic
Sarajevo
Bosnia and Herzegovina, sometimes called Bosnia-Herzegovina, abbreviated BiH, and in short often known informally as Bosnia, is a country in Southeastern Europe located on the Balkan Peninsula. ...more
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Burkina Faso is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Countries Ruled by a Republic
Ouagadougou
Burkina Faso is a landlocked country in West Africa around 274,200 square kilometres in size. It is surrounded by six countries: Mali to the north; Niger to the east; Benin to the southeast; ...more
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Burundi is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Countries Ruled by a Republic
Bujumbura
Burundi or, officially the Republic of Burundi, is a landlocked country in the African Great Lakes region of Southeast Africa, bordered by Rwanda to the north, Tanzania to the east and south, ...more
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Cameroon is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Countries Ruled by a Republic
Yaoundé
Cameroon, officially the Republic of Cameroon, is a country in Central Africa. It is bordered by Nigeria to the west; Chad to the northeast; the Central African Republic to the east; and ...more
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Cape Verde is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Countries Ruled by a Republic
Praia
Cape Verde or Cabo Verde, officially the Republic of Cabo Verde, is an island country spanning an archipelago of 10 volcanic islands in the central Atlantic Ocean. Located 570 kilometres off the ...more
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Central African Republic is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Countries Ruled by a Republic
Bangui
The Central African Republic is a landlocked country in Central Africa. It is bordered by Chad to the north, Sudan to the northeast, South Sudan to the east, the Democratic Republic of the Congo ...more
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Chad is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Countries Ruled by a Republic
N'Djamena
Chad, officially the Republic of Chad, is a landlocked country in Central Africa. It is bordered by Libya to the north, Sudan to the east, the Central African Republic to the south, Cameroon and ...more
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Chile is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Countries Ruled by a Republic
Santiago
Chile, officially the Republic of Chile, is a American country in the south-west point of South America occupying a long, narrow strip of land between the Andes mountains to the east and the ...more
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Colombia is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Countries Ruled by a Republic
Bogotá
Colombia, officially the Republic of Colombia, is a country situated in the northwest of South America, bordered to the northwest by Panama; to the east by Venezuela and Brazil; to the south by ...more
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Costa Rica is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Countries Ruled by a Republic
San José
Costa Rica, officially the Republic of Costa Rica, is a country in Central America, bordered by Nicaragua to the north, Panama to the southeast, the Pacific Ocean to the west, the Caribbean Sea ...more
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Côte d’Ivoire is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Countries Ruled by a Republic
Yamoussoukro
Ivory Coast or Côte d'Ivoire, officially the Republic of Côte d'Ivoire, is a country in West Africa. Ivory Coast's de jure capital is Yamoussoukro and the biggest city is the port ...more
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Democratic Republic of the Con... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Countries Ruled by a Republic
Kinshasa
The Democratic Republic of the Congo, also known as DR Congo, DRC, Congo, Congo-Kinshasa, DROC, or RDC, is a country located in Central Africa. It borders the Republic of the Congo, the Central ...more
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Djibouti is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Countries Ruled by a Republic
Djibouti
Djibouti, officially the Republic of Djibouti, is a country located in the Horn of Africa. It is bordered by Eritrea in the north, Ethiopia in the west and south, and Somalia in the southeast. ...more
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Ecuador is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Countries Ruled by a Republic
Quito
Ecuador, officially the Republic of Ecuador, is a representative democratic republic in northwestern South America, bordered by Colombia on the north, Peru on the east and south, and the Pacific ...more
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Egypt is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Countries Ruled by a Republic
Cairo
Egypt is a transcontinental country spanning the northeast corner of Africa and southwest corner of Asia, via a land bridge formed by the Sinai Peninsula. It is the world's only contiguous ...more
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El Salvador is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Countries Ruled by a Republic
San Salvador
El Salvador, officially the Republic of El Salvador, is the smallest and the most densely populated country in Central America. The country's capital city and largest city is San Salvador, with ...more
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Equatorial Guinea is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Countries Ruled by a Republic
Malabo
Equatorial Guinea, officially the Republic of Equatorial Guinea, is a country located in Central Africa, with an area of 28,000 square kilometres. Formerly the colony of Spanish Guinea, its ...more
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Federated States of Micronesia is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Countries Ruled by a Republic
Palikir
The Federated States of Micronesia is an independent sovereign island nation and a United States associated state consisting of four states – from west to east, Yap, Chuuk, Pohnpei and Kosrae – ...more
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Fiji is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Countries Ruled by a Republic
Suva
Fiji, officially the Republic of Fiji, is an island country in Melanesia in the South Pacific Ocean about 1,100 nautical miles northeast of New Zealand's North Island. Its closest neighbours are ...more
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Finland is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Countries Ruled by a Republic
Helsinki
Finland, officially the Republic of Finland, is a Nordic country in Northern Europe bordered by Sweden to the west, Norway to the north and Russia to the east; Estonia lies to the south across ...more
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France is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Countries Ruled by a Republic
Paris
France, officially the French Republic, is a unitary sovereign state comprising territory in western Europe and several overseas regions and territories. Metropolitan France extends from the ...more
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French First Republic is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Countries Ruled by a Republic
French First Republic Paris
In the history of France, the First Republic, officially the French Republic, was founded on 22 September 1792 during the French Revolution. The First Republic lasted until the declaration of ...more
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Gabon is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Countries Ruled by a Republic
Libreville
Gabon, officially the Gabonese Republic, is a sovereign state on the west coast of Central Africa. Located on the equator, Gabon is bordered by Equatorial Guinea to the northwest, Cameroon to ...more