List of monarchies by type

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There are a significant number of monarchies around the OGF-world. These monarchies can vary from a constitutional monarchy, absolute monarchy or a combination of few or several kingdoms that make up a single monarchy.

The following countries are examples of different forms of monarchies:

Constitutional monarchies

Constitutional monarchies are monarchies, where powers of the monarch are limited by a constitution. Likewise, parliamentary monarchies where monarch is the head of state and only has ceremonial powers, while a prime minister is the head of the government are also listed here.

Absolute monarchies

In absolute monarchies, the monarch holds absolute control over the state; parliaments are non-existent or hold only symbolic powers.

Theocracies

Theocracies are states where the head of state is selected by some form of religious hierarchy based on a state religion.

Others

Hybrid monarchies - several monarchs co-ruling together in one nation; dual monarchies(two nations ruled by a monarch)

  • KovatanyFlag.svg Kovatany - semi-constitutional diarchy
  • Lost country.png Jirki - unity of sovereign monarchies
  • Luciano Flag MH.png Mahhal - federation of seven kingdoms
  • Flag of pasundan-padjadjaran.jpeg Pasundan-Padjadjaran - constitutional monarchy and a confederation of two kingdoms

Unspecified monarchies

  • Flag3.jpg Auleus - confederation of states some of which are monarchies
  • Vlag DAG.png Dagelanden - is a confederation of states with different systems of government. Some states are kingdoms; see Koninkrijk (Dagelanden)
  • MauretiaFlag.svg Mauretia - considered a parliamentary monarchy; monarch has executive power but is checked by a bicameral legislative body

Internal governance

Federations, etc

Federal constitutional monarchies that are composed of federation of states, headed by a monarch as the head of state

Unitary states

Unitary constitutional monarchies are a unitary state ruled by a monarch

See also

References and notes

  1. Inara is a diarchy, ruled by a King and a Bishop