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Countries Ruled by a Republic

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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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  • Angola1

    Angola

    Luanda

    LanguagePortuguese Language

    Founded1975-11-11

    CurrencyAngolan kwanza

    Area1246700.0

    GovernmentPresidential system, Republic, Unitary state

    AnthemAngola Avante

    DivisionsCabinda Province, Lunda Norte Province, Moxico Province, Huambo Province, Huíla Province

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  • Bolivia2

    Bolivia

    Sucre

    LanguageBaure Language, Quechua, Ayoreo language, Yaminawa language, Chimane language

    Founded1825-08-06

    CurrencyBolivian boliviano

    Area1098580.0

    GovernmentPresidential system, Republic, Unitary state

    AnthemNational Anthem of Bolivia

    DivisionsBeni Department, Santa Cruz Department, Potosí, Cochabamba, Chuquisaca

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  • Bosnia and Herzegovina3

    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

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  • Burkina Faso4

    Burkina Faso

    Ouagadougou

    LanguageFrench Language

    Founded1960-08-05

    CurrencyWest African CFA franc

    Area274200.0

    GovernmentRepublic, Semi-presidential system

    AnthemUne Seule Nuit

    DivisionsSanmatenga Province, Bougouriba Province, Kouritenga Province, Gnagna Province, Oudalan Province

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  • Burundi5

    Burundi

    Bujumbura

    LanguageKirundi language, French Language

    Founded1962-07-01

    CurrencyBurundian franc

    Area27830.0

    GovernmentRepublic

    AnthemBurundi Bwacu

    DivisionsRutana Province, Mwaro Province, Kayanza Province, Ngozi Province, Cibitoke Province

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  • Cameroon6

    Cameroon

    Yaoundé

    LanguageFrench Language, English Language

    Founded1960-01-01

    CurrencyCentral African CFA franc

    Area475440.0

    GovernmentRepublic

    AnthemO Cameroon, Cradle of Our Forefathers

    DivisionsNorth Region, Cameroon, South Region, East Region, West Region

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  • Cape Verde7

    LanguagePortuguese Language

    Founded1975-07-05

    CurrencyCape Verdean escudo

    Area4033.0

    GovernmentRepublic, Parliamentary republic

    AnthemCântico da Liberdade

    DivisionsMosteiros, Cape Verde, Sal, Santa Cruz, Cape Verde

    Cape Verde or Cabo Verde, officially the Republic of Cabo Verde, is an island country spanning...  more

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  • Central African Republic8

    LanguageFrench Language, Sango Language

    Founded1960-08-13

    CurrencyCentral African CFA franc

    Area622984.0

    GovernmentRepublic

    AnthemLa Renaissance

    DivisionsVakaga, Nana-Mambéré, Ombella-M'Poko, Sangha-Mbaéré, Mambéré-Kadéï

    The Central African Republic is a landlocked country in Central Africa. It is bordered by Chad...  more
  • Chad9

    Chad

    N'Djamena

    LanguageArabic Language, French Language

    Founded1960-08-11

    CurrencyCentral African CFA franc

    Area1284000.0

    GovernmentPresidential system

    AnthemLa Tchadienne

    DivisionsLac Prefecture, Salamat Prefecture, Guéra Prefecture, Logone Oriental Prefecture, Mayo-Kébbi Prefecture

    Chad, officially the Republic of Chad, is a landlocked country in Central Africa. It is...  more

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  • Chile10

    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

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  • Colombia11

    Colombia

    Bogotá

    LanguageSpanish Language

    Founded1810-07-20

    CurrencyColombian peso

    Area1138910.0

    GovernmentPresidential system, Constitutional republic, Unitary state

    AnthemNational Anthem of Colombia

    DivisionsAntioquia department, Nariño department, Cesar department, Archipelago of San Andrés, Providencia and Santa Catalina

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  • Costa Rica12

    Costa Rica

    San José

    LanguageSpanish Language

    Founded1821-09-15

    CurrencyCosta Rican colón

    Area51100.0

    GovernmentLiberal democracy, Presidential system, Constitutional republic, Unitary state

    AnthemNoble patria, tu hermosa bandera

    DivisionsGuanacaste Province, Talamanca Canton, Puntarenas Province, Limón Province, San José Province

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  • Côte d’Ivoire13

    Côte d’Ivoire

    Yamoussoukro

    LanguageFrench Language

    Founded1960-08-07

    CurrencyWest African CFA franc

    Area322460.0

    GovernmentPresidential system, Republic

    AnthemL'Abidjanaise

    DivisionsWorodougou, Sud-Bandama, Bafing, Dix-Huit Montagnes, Marahoué

    Ivory Coast or Côte d'Ivoire, officially the Republic of Côte d'Ivoire, is a country in West...  more
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo14

    LanguageFrench Language

    Founded1960-06-30

    CurrencyCongolese franc

    Area2345409.0

    GovernmentRepublic, Semi-presidential system

    AnthemDebout Congolais

    DivisionsKasaï-Occidental, Maniema, Bandundu, Sud-Kivu, Katanga Province

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  • Djibouti15

    Djibouti

    Djibouti

    LanguageArabic Language, French Language

    Founded1977-06-27

    CurrencyDjiboutian franc

    Area23200.0

    GovernmentRepublic, Semi-presidential system

    AnthemDjibouti

    DivisionsTadjourah Region, Obock Region, Djibouti, Ali Sabieh Region, Arta Region

    Djibouti, officially the Republic of Djibouti, is a country located in the Horn of Africa. It...  more

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  • Ecuador16

    Ecuador

    Quito

    LanguageSpanish Language

    Founded1822-05-24

    CurrencyUnited States dollar

    Area283520.0

    GovernmentPresidential system, Constitutional republic, Unitary state

    AnthemSalve, Oh Patria

    DivisionsChimborazo Province, Galápagos Province, El Oro, Los Ríos Province, Cotopaxi

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  • Egypt17

    Egypt

    Cairo

    LanguageModern Standard Arabic

    CurrencyEgyptian pound

    Area1001450.0

    GovernmentRepublic, Semi-presidential system, Unitary state

    AnthemBilady, Bilady, Bilady, Walla Zaman Ya Selahy

    DivisionsMatrouh Governorate, Beni Suef, South Sinai Governorate, Minya Governorate, Qalyubia Governorate

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  • El Salvador18

    El Salvador

    San Salvador

    LanguageSpanish Language

    Founded1821-09-15

    CurrencyUnited States dollar

    Area21040.0

    GovernmentPresidential system, Constitutional republic

    AnthemNational Anthem of El Salvador

    DivisionsUsulután Department, Santa Ana Department, Ahuachapán Department, La Libertad Department, Cabañas Department

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  • Equatorial Guinea19

    LanguageFrench Language, Portuguese Language, Spanish Language

    Founded1968-10-12

    CurrencyCentral African CFA franc

    Area28051.0

    GovernmentPresidential system, Republic, Dictatorship, Unitary state

    AnthemCaminemos pisando las sendas de nuestra inmensa felicidad

    DivisionsLitoral Province, Kié-Ntem Province, Bioko Sur Province, Centro Sur Province, Annobón Province

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  • Federated States of Micronesia20

    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
  • Fiji21

    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

    Fiji, officially the Republic of Fiji, is an island country in Melanesia in the South Pacific...  more
  • Finland22

    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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  • France23

    France

    Paris

    LanguageFrench Language

    Founded1792

    CurrencyCFP franc, Euro

    Area674843.0

    GovernmentSemi-presidential system, Constitutional republic, Unitary state

    AnthemLa Marseillaise

    DivisionsHaute-Loire, Cher, Vendée, Hérault, Alsace

    France, officially the French Republic, is a unitary sovereign state comprising territory in...  more

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  • French First Republic24

    French First Republic

    Paris

    Founded1792-09-22

    GovernmentFrench Consulate, Republic, National Convention, French Directory

    In the history of France, the First Republic, officially the French Republic, was founded on...  more
  • Gabon25

    Gabon

    Libreville

    LanguageFrench Language

    Founded1960-08-17

    CurrencyCentral African CFA franc

    Area267668.0

    GovernmentPresidential system, Republic

    AnthemLa Concorde

    DivisionsNgounié Province, Ogooué-Lolo Province, Estuaire Province, Moyen-Ogooué Province, Nyanga Province

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