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Government > Republic establishment date: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: The date on which each country (or its precursor) changed its form of government to a republic. In a republic, the power resides in the country’s people, the government and legislature is elected and the country is ruled according to its laws.
COUNTRY DESCRIPTION
Afghanistan July 17, 1973
Albania January 1, 1946
Angola October 5, 1910
Argentina July 9, 1816
Armenia September 14, 1917
Austria November 12, 1918
Bangladesh March 23, 1956
Bolivia August 6, 1825
Bosnia and Herzegovina November 29, 1945
Botswana September 30, 1966
Brazil November 15, 1889
Bulgaria September 15, 1946
Burma January 4, 1948
Burundi November 28, 1966
Cambodia March 18, 1970
Central African Republic September 21, 1979
Chile February 12, 1818
China October 10, 1911
Colombia December 17, 1819
Comoros 1912
Costa Rica July 1, 1823
Cyprus August 16, 1960
Czech Republic October 18, 1918
Democratic Republic of the Congo June 30, 1960
Dominica November 3, 1978
Dominican Republic March 25, 1865
Ecuador May 24, 1822
Egypt June 18, 1953
England May 19, 1649
Equatorial Guinea October 12, 1968
Eritrea March 21, 1975
Fiji October 6, 1987
Finland December 14, 1918
France September 4, 1870
Germany November 9, 1918
Ghana July 1, 1960
Greece December 8, 1974
Guyana February 23, 1970
Haiti January 15, 1859
Hungary February 1, 1946
Iceland June 17, 1944
India January 26, 1950
Indonesia August 17, 1945
Iran February 11, 1979
Iraq July 14, 1958
Ireland April 18, 1949
Israel May 14, 1948
Italy June 12, 1946
Kenya December 12, 1964
Kiribati July 12, 1979
Laos December 2, 1975
Lebanon July 23, 1920
Liberia July 26, 1847
Libya September 1, 1969
Lithuania November 2, 1918
Madagascar February 28, 1897
Malawi July 6, 1966
Maldives November 11, 1968
Malta December 13, 1974
Marshall Islands July 18, 1947
Mauritius March 12, 1992
Mexico July 15, 1867
Moldova August 2, 1940
Mongolia November 25, 1925
Nauru January 31, 1968
Nepal May 28, 2008
Netherlands July 26, 1581
Nigeria October 1, 1963
Paraguay May 15, 1811
Peru December 9, 1824
Philippines July 1, 1902
Poland November 14, 1918
Portugal October 5, 1910
Romania December 30, 1947
Rwanda July 1, 1962
San Marino September 3, 301
Seychelles June 29, 1976
Sierra Leone April 19, 1971
Singapore August 9, 1965
Somalia June 26, 1960
South Africa May 31, 1961
South Korea August 15, 1945
South Sudan January 1, 1956
Spain April 14, 1931
Sri Lanka May 22, 1972
Suriname November 25, 1975
Switzerland October 24, 1648
Tajikistan October 8, 1920
The Gambia April 24, 1970
Togo July 20, 1922
Trinidad and Tobago August 1, 1976
Tunisia July 25, 1957
Turkey October 29, 1923
Turkmenistan April 26, 1920
Uganda October 9, 1963
United States September 3, 1783
Uruguay August 25, 1825
Venezuela August 15, 1819
Vietnam August 25, 1945
Yemen September 27, 1962
Zambia October 24, 1964
Zimbabwe April 17, 1980

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"Countries Compared by Government > Republic establishment date. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", Wikipedia: List of countries by date of transition to republican system of government (List). Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Government/Republic-establishment-date

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