List of current monarchies by continent -

List of current monarchies by continent

This is a list of current monarchies by continent. There are 14 monarchies in Asia, 3 in Africa, 12 in Europe, 10 in North America and 6 in Oceania, total 45 monarchies around the world. South America has no monarchies and is the only populated continent in the world not to have any.


Current monarchies

By continent


Monarchy Official native name Head of state Head of government Type
 Kingdom of Bahrain In Arabic; Mamlakat al- Baḥrayn King Prime Minister Mixed
 Kingdom of Bhutan In Dzongkha; Druk Yul Constitutional
 Brunei Darussalam In Malay; Negara Brunei Darussalam Absolute
 Japan In Japanese; Nippon-koku/Nihon-koku Emperor Prime Minister Constitutional
 Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan In Arabic; al-Mamlakah al-Urdunīyah al-Hāshimīyah King
 Kingdom of Cambodia In Khmer; Preăh Réachéanachâk Kâmpŭchéa
 State of Kuwait In Arabic; Dawlat al-Kuwayt Emir
 Malaysia In Malay; Malaysia Yang di-Pertuan Agong
 Sultanate of Oman In Arabic; Salṭanat ‘Umān Absolute
 State of Qatar In Arabic; Dawlat Qaṭar Emir Prime Minister Mixed
 Kingdom of Saudi Arabia In Arabic; Al-Mamlakah al-Arabiyah as-Sa'ūdiyah Absolute
 Kingdom of Thailand In Thai; Ratcha Anachak Thai King Prime Minister Constitutional
 United Arab Emirates In Arabic; Dawlat al-ʾImārāt al-ʿArabiyyah al-Muttaḥidah President Mixed


 Kingdom of Lesotho In Sotho; Muso oa Lesotho
In English; Kingdom of Lesotho
King Prime Minister Constitutional
 Kingdom of Morocco In Arabic; al-Mamlaka al-Maghribiyya
In Berber; Tageldit n Lmaɣrib
 Kingdom of Eswatini In Swazi; Umbuso weSwatini
In English; Kingdom of Eswatini

North America

 Antigua and Barbuda In English; Antigua and Barbuda Queen Prime Minister Constitutional
 Commonwealth of the Bahamas In English; Commonwealth of the Bahamas
 Barbados In English; Barbados
 Belize In English; Belize
 Grenada In English; Grenada
 Jamaica In English; Jamaica
 Canada In English and French; Canada
In Scots Gaelic; Chanada
 Federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis In English; Federation of Saint Christopher and Nevis
 Saint Lucia In English; Saint Lucia
 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines In English; Saint Vincent and the Grenadines


 Kingdom of the Netherlands In Dutch; Koninkrijk der Nederlanden King Prime Minister Constitutional
 Principality of Andorra In Catalan; Principat d'Andorra Co-Princes
 Kingdom of Belgium In Dutch; Koninkrijk België
In French; Royaume de Belgique
In German; Königreich Belgien
 Sovereign Military Hospitaller Order of Saint John of Jerusalem of Rhodes and of Malta In Italian; Sovrano Militare Ordine Ospedaliero di San Giovanni di Gerusalemme di Rodi e di Malta
In Latin; Supremus Militaris Ordo Hospitalarius Sancti Ioannis Hierosolymitani Rhodiensis et Melitensis
Prince and Grand Master Grand Chancellor
 United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland In English; United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
In Welsh: Teyrnas Unedig Prydain Fawr a Gogledd Iwerddon
In Irish: Ríocht Aontaithe na Breataine Móire agus Thuaisceart Éireann
In Scots Gaelic: Rìoghachd Aonaichte Bhreatainn agus Èirinn a Tuath
Queen Prime Minister
 Kingdom of Spain In Spanish; Reino de España King
 Grand Duchy of Luxembourg In French; Grand-Duché de Luxembourg
In German;Großherzogtum Luxemburg
In Luxembourgish; Groussherzogtum Lëtzebuerg
Grand Duke
 Principality of Liechtenstein In German; Fürstentum Liechtenstein Sovereign Prince
 Kingdom of Norway In Bokmål; Kongeriket Norge
In Nynorsk; Kongeriket Noreg
 Principality of Monaco In French; Principauté de Monaco
In Monégasque; Principatu de Múnegu
Sovereign Prince Minister of State
 Kingdom of Sweden In Swedish; Konungariket Sverige King Prime Minister
 Kingdom of Denmark In Danish; Kongeriget Danmark Queen
  Vatican City State In Latin; Status Civitatis Vaticanae
In Italian; Stato della Città del Vaticano
Pope President of the Pontifical Commission Absolute


 Commonwealth of Australia In English; Commonwealth of Australia Queen Prime Minister Constitutional
 Independent State of Papua New Guinea In English; Independent State of Papua New Guinea
In Tok Pisin; Independen Stet bilong Papua Niugini
In Hiri Motu Papua Niu Gini
 Solomon Islands In English; Solomon Islands
 Tuvalu In English; Tuvalu
 Kingdom of Tonga In Tonga; Puleʻanga Fakatuʻi ʻo Tonga
In English; Kingdom of Tonga
 New Zealand In English; New Zealand
In Maori; Aotearoa


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