Earlier, Origo wrote that there are currently seven countries in Europe in which kings or queens rule. But how many kingdoms are there outside Europe? In this compilation, we show countries that have the kingdom as their form of state.
There are currently 44 kingdoms in the world and a total of 29 rulers on the throne. Among the monarchies, 13 are in Asia, 12 in Europe, 10 in North America, 6 in Oceania, and 3 in Africa. Most importantly, not all kingdoms are kingdoms, in addition to the previously mentioned seven European countries, there are 27 other countries LocatedThe form of the state which is the kingdom. The ruler of 16 of them, on the other hand, the second. Queen Elizabeth of Great Britain.
In addition, kings or queens rule: Bahrain, Bhutan, Cambodia, Swaziland (ie Swatini), Jordan, Lesotho, Morocco, Saudi Arabia, Thailand, Tonga and Malaysia. In addition, there are 16 member states of the Commonwealth (British): United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Grenada, Jamaica, Papua New Guinea, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Solomon Islands, and Tuvalu, where the current British King or Queen (currently: Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom) rules.
Only rulers of kingdoms can be found in the gallery below, so countries where the monarchy is headed by a sultan, prince, emperor or chief are not in the list. In the exhibition, we collected the current rulers of the countries of the world (except for Europe), the beginning of the accession to the throne, and other interesting facts about the monarchies, including the heirs to the throne. Person he is.
Click on the image to open the gallery of the current kings and queens of the world: