How many countries in the world are ruled a by monarchy?

Loading output library...

Currently there are 45 Kingdoms ruled by a monarchical form of government.

The following map shows existing monarchies in the world by type of monarchy.

Wikipedia differentiates between four types of monarchies:

  • Absolute - Monarch holds absolute power.

  • Absolute theocracy - Religious monarch with absolute power.

  • Mixed - Monarchy is constitutional by law, but remains absolute in practice.

  • Constitutional - Monarchy powers are limited by a legal framework.

Loading output library...