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

Items include everything from São Tomé and Príncipe to Lithuania.

This list answers the questions, "Which countries are ruled by semi-presidential system?" and "Which countries are governed by semi-presidential system?"

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Algeria is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Countries Ruled by Semi-presidential System
Algeria Algiers Algeria, officially People's Democratic Republic of Algeria, is a country in North Africa on the Mediterranean coast. Its capital and most populous city is Algiers. With a total area of ...more

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Burkina Faso is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Countries Ruled by Semi-presidential System
Burkina Faso 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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Côte d’Ivoire is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Countries Ruled by Semi-presidential System
Côte d’Ivoire 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) 4 on the list Countries Ruled by Semi-presidential System
Democratic Republic of the Congo 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) 5 on the list Countries Ruled by Semi-presidential System
Djibouti 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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Egypt is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Countries Ruled by Semi-presidential System
Egypt 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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Finland is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Countries Ruled by Semi-presidential System
Finland 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) 8 on the list Countries Ruled by Semi-presidential System
France 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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Georgia is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Countries Ruled by Semi-presidential System
Georgia Tbilisi Georgia is a country in the Caucasus region of Eurasia. Located at the crossroads of Western Asia and Eastern Europe, it is bounded to the west by the Black Sea, to the north by Russia, to the ...more

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Guinea-Bissau is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Countries Ruled by Semi-presidential System
Guinea-Bissau Bissau Guinea-Bissau, officially the Republic of Guinea-Bissau, GI-nee-bi-SOW, is a country in West Africa. It covers 36,125 km² with an estimated population of 1,704,000. Guinea-Bissau was once ...more

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Guyana is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Countries Ruled by Semi-presidential System
Guyana Georgetown Guyana, officially the Co-operative Republic of Guyana, is a sovereign state on the Caribbean coast of South America. Although Guyana is part of the Anglophone Caribbean, it is one of the few ...more

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Haiti is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Countries Ruled by Semi-presidential System
Haiti Port-au-Prince Haiti, officially the Republic of Haïti, is a Caribbean country. It occupies the western, smaller portion of the island of Hispaniola, in the Greater Antillean archipelago, which it shares ...more

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Kenya is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Countries Ruled by Semi-presidential System
Kenya Nairobi Kenya, officially the Republic of Kenya, is a country in Africa. Its capital and largest city is Nairobi. Kenya lies on the equator with the Indian Ocean to the south-east, Tanzania to the ...more

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Lithuania is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Countries Ruled by Semi-presidential System
Lithuania Vilnius Lithuania, officially the Republic of Lithuania, is a country in Northern Europe, one of the three Baltic states. It is situated along the southeastern shore of the Baltic Sea, to the east of ...more

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Mali is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Countries Ruled by Semi-presidential System
Mali Bamako Mali, officially the Republic of Mali, is a landlocked country in West Africa. Mali is the eighth largest country in Africa, with an area of just over 1,240,000 square kilometres. The population ...more

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Mongolia is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Countries Ruled by Semi-presidential System
Mongolia Ulan Bator Mongolia is a landlocked country in east-central Asia. It is bordered by Russia to the north and China to the south, east and west. Ulaanbaatar, the capital and also the largest city, is home to ...more

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Montenegro is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Countries Ruled by Semi-presidential System
Montenegro Podgorica Montenegro is a country in Southeastern Europe. It has a coast on the Adriatic Sea to the south-west and is bordered by Croatia to the west, Bosnia and Herzegovina to the northwest, Serbia to ...more

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Pakistan is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Countries Ruled by Semi-presidential System
Pakistan 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) 19 on the list Countries Ruled by Semi-presidential System
Palestinian National Authority 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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Portugal is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Countries Ruled by Semi-presidential System
Portugal 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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Taiwan is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Countries Ruled by Semi-presidential System
Taiwan Taipei Taiwan, officially the Republic of China, is a sovereign state in East Asia. The Republic of China, originally based in mainland China, now governs the island of Taiwan, which makes up over 99% ...more

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Romania is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Countries Ruled by Semi-presidential System
Romania Bucharest Romania, is a unitary semi-presidential republic located in Southeastern-Central Europe, bordering the Black Sea, between Bulgaria and Ukraine. It also borders Hungary, Serbia, and Moldova. It ...more

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Russia is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Countries Ruled by Semi-presidential System
Russia Moscow Russia, also officially known as the Russian Federation, is a country in northern Eurasia. It is a federal semi-presidential republic. At 17,075,400 square kilometres, Russia is the largest ...more

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São Tomé and Príncipe is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Countries Ruled by Semi-presidential System
São Tomé and Príncipe São Tomé São Tomé and Príncipe officially the Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe, is a Portuguese-speaking island nation in the Gulf of Guinea, off the ...more

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Senegal is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Countries Ruled by Semi-presidential System
Senegal Dakar Senegal, officially the Republic of Senegal, is a country in West Africa. It is the westernmost country in the mainland of the Old World or Eurafrasia and owes its name to the ...more

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Somalia is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Countries Ruled by Semi-presidential System
Somalia Mogadishu Somalia, officially the Federal Republic of Somalia, is a country located in the Horn of Africa. It is bordered by Ethiopia to the west, Djibouti to the northwest, the Gulf of Aden to the north, ...more

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South Korea is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Countries Ruled by Semi-presidential System
South Korea Seoul South Korea, officially the Republic of Korea, and commonly referred to as Korea, is a sovereign state in East Asia, constituting the southern part of the Korean Peninsula. The name Korea is ...more

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Taiwan is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Countries Ruled by Semi-presidential System

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Tajikistan is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Countries Ruled by Semi-presidential System
Tajikistan Dushanbe Tajikistan, officially the Republic of Tajikistan, is a mountainous landlocked sovereign country in Central Asia. With an estimated 8 million people in 2013, it is the 98th most populous country ...more

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Ukraine is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Countries Ruled by Semi-presidential System
Ukraine 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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Western Sahara is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Countries Ruled by Semi-presidential System
Western Sahara El Aaiún The Western Sahara is a disputed territory in the Maghreb region of North Africa, bordered by Morocco to the north, Algeria to the extreme northeast, Mauritania to the east and south, and the ...more

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Zimbabwe is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Countries Ruled by Semi-presidential System
Zimbabwe Harare Zimbabwe, officially the Republic of Zimbabwe, is a landlocked country located in southern Africa, between the Zambezi and Limpopo rivers. It is bordered by South Africa to the south, Botswana ...more