Have you ever wondered which countries still have a monarch ruling over them? Despite the rise of democratic governments across the world, there are still dozens of nations that have a king or queen as their head of state. From the opulent palaces of Europe to the tropical islands of the Pacific, these monarchs hold a significant place in their country’s history and culture. Some of these monarchies have been in place for centuries, while others are relatively new. Each country has its own unique traditions and customs that make their monarchy distinct. Get ready to take a tour of the world’s remaining monarchies and discover the fascinating stories behind their reigns.
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