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English (en): World's states coloured by form of government.
 Full presidential republics.
 Semi-presidential republics.
 Republics with an executive presidency elected by or nominated by the legislature.
 Parliamentary republics.
 Parliamentary constitutional monarchies in which the monarch does not personally exercise power (except perhaps reserve powers).
 Dual system constitutional monarchies in which the monarch personally exercises power (often alongside a weak parliament).
 Absolute monarchies.
 Single-party state.
 Countries in which constitutional provisions for government have been suspended (e.g. military dictatorships).
 Countries which do not fit any of the above systems (e.g. transitional governments).
 No government.
Note that several states constitutionally deemed to be multiparty republics are broadly described by outsiders as authoritarian states. This chart aims to represent de jure form of government, not de facto degree of democracy.
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Date25 February 2007
List of countries by system of government for the colo(u)rs and File:BlankMap-World-Microstates.svg for the base map, File:Form of Government.png, for the description page and colo(u)rs
Revised on 11 December 2014, based on File:BlankMap-World6.svg​, with information from en:List of countries by system of government
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current09:56, 24 April 2019
921 × 472 (1.25 MB)JdxFulfilling edit request by User:Tuvalkin.
21:57, 23 April 2019
921 × 472 (1.25 MB)Antemisternot before background database is discussed
15:36, 23 April 2019
921 × 472 (1.25 MB)Fuse809Burundi was left uncoloured for some reason, returning it to its old presidential blue.
15:30, 23 April 2019
921 × 472 (1.25 MB)Fuse809A blue (presidential) path called "xs" was on top of Somalia's polygon, so removing that as there's no separate country there.
14:49, 23 April 2019
921 × 472 (1.25 MB)Fuse809Coloured president-parliamentary and directorial republics with separate colours to premier-presidential and parliamentary with executive presidency systems, respectively.
13:38, 23 April 2019
921 × 472 (1.25 MB)TuvalkinCSS classes repaired (been broekn since 2015.02.02. 21:48:27!); contents synched with en:List of countries by system of government#List of countries, as discussed.
13:12, 13 April 2019
921 × 472 (1.34 MB)AKS471883G
14:27, 11 April 2019
921 × 472 (1.34 MB)AKS471883Sudan
10:20, 10 April 2019
921 × 472 (1.35 MB)Mh26Colour of Austria corrected (semi-presidential system)
09:32, 30 March 2019
921 × 472 (1.34 MB)Fuse809Reverted to version as of 18:04, 13 March 2019 (UTC), seems like the previous revision turned it into a raster image
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