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List of Democratic Republics – Does Democratic Socialism work ?

Democratic Republics –   list 2018 

These are republics that use the word “democratic” in their official name.


  •  Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (1948–present)
  •  Democratic Republic of the Congo (1966–1971, 1997–present)
  •  Democratic Republic of São Tomé and Príncipe (1975–present)
  •  Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste (1975–present)
  •  Democratic Republic of Vietnam (1945–1975)
  •  Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka (1978–present)
  •  Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia (1991–present)
  •  Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal (2008–present)
  •  German Democratic Republic (1949–1990)
  •  Lao People’s Democratic Republic (1975–present)
  •  People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria (1962–present)
  •  People’s Democratic Republic of Yemen (1967–1990)

Democratic socialism is a political philosophy that advocates achieving socialist goals within a democratic system as opposed to what it perceives as undemocratic socialist ideologies such as Marxist–Leninist-inspired socialism which is viewed as being non-democratic in practice
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