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Monarchies of Europe

Name the countries of Europe that are still, technically speaking, monarchies.
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Last updated: June 28, 2019
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Country
Andorra
Belgium
Denmark
Liechtenstein
Luxembourg
Monaco
Country
Netherlands
Norway
Spain
Sweden
United Kingdom
Vatican City
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level 80
Jun 28, 2019
Interesting -- Pope Francis is the sovereign of one of these, and also the boss of a sovereign of another one of these (Andorra)
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level 66
Jun 28, 2019
Does Andorra count as a monarchy since it has two equal heads of state? "Monarchy" implies one.
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level 69
Jun 28, 2019
And both of them are elected!
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level 70
Jun 29, 2019
Paradox.
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level 62
Sep 8, 2019
Only one of them is elected (the French President). The other one is not (the Spanish King).
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level 68
Sep 8, 2019
@HBK97 the second co-prince is the Bishop of Urgell, not the King of Spain
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level 61
Jul 1, 2019
Andorra is not a "pure" monarchy but I'm sure it still counts, as it is a parliamentary monarchy.
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level 70
Jul 1, 2019
I think DrWatson was just wondering if it fitted in this category because there are two co-princes and it's therefore a form of diarchy instead of monarchy.
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level 45
Sep 8, 2019
I agree. Since the description explicitly states "technically speaking", Andorra should not be there as it's a diarchy, which can be considered an oligarchy, but for sure not a monarchy, as there is no single head of state.
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level 83
Jun 28, 2019
Oof, 2 seconds left. That's closer than I've cut one in a looong time.
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level 67
Jun 29, 2019
The Pope counts as a monarch? Hhhmmmmmm
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level 61
Jul 1, 2019
Why not? He fits the definition. No need to be a royal heir.
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level 69
Jul 3, 2019
Elected for life - that's better than the king of Malaysia.
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level 38
Sep 13, 2019
Elected for life. Would that make him a benevolent dictator?
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level 47
Jul 7, 2019
Would love to see one of these for the rest of the world!
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level 57
Sep 8, 2019
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level 50
Sep 8, 2019
Never would have guessed Vatican City, but fortunately it is the only European country that comes after the UK alphabetically, so it was implied by the UK being the second to last answer. :-)
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level 66
Sep 8, 2019
Why the word "still", in the title? It's very suggestive, even though I fully recognize that the number of monarchies is less than a few centuries ago.
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level 55
Sep 11, 2019
God save the Queen - probably the best Queen in the world (or at least top 3)