Dual system constitutional monarchies in which the monarch personally exercises power (often alongside a weak parliament).
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 jureform of government, not
de factodegree of democracy.
Please see the legend for more details.
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