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List of national constitutions

The following is a list of existing or former national constitutions by country, semi-recognized countries, and by codification.

Contents

  • Codified constitutions (most recently adopted, remaining in use today) 1
    • Sovereign states 1.1
    • Partially recognized countries 1.2
    • Dependent territories 1.3
  • Uncodified constitutions 2
  • Constitutions of former countries 3
  • See also 4
  • References 5

Codified constitutions (most recently adopted, remaining in use today)

Sovereign states

State Date
Constitution of Afghanistan January 4, 2004
Constitution of Albania November 28, 1998
Constitution of Algeria September 8, 1963
Constitution of Andorra February 2, 1993
Constitution of Angola January 21, 2010
Constitution of Argentina May 1, 1853
Constitution of Armenia July 5, 1995
Constitution of Australia January 1, 1901
Constitution of Austria October 1, 1920
Constitution of Azerbaijan November 12, 1995
Constitution of Bangladesh December 16, 1972
Constitution of Bahrain February 14, 2002
Constitution of Barbados November 30, 1966
Constitution of Belarus March 15, 1994
Constitution of Belize September 21, 1981
Constitution of Benin December 2, 1990
Constitution of Belgium February 7, 1831
Constitution of Bolivia February 7, 2009
Constitution of Bosnia and Herzegovina December 14, 1995
Constitution of Botswana September 30, 1966
Constitution of Bhutan July 18, 2008
Constitution of Brazil October 5, 1988
Constitution of Bulgaria July 12, 1991
Constitution of Burma May 29, 2008
Constitution of Burundi March 9, 1992
Constitution of Cameroon January 18, 1996
Constitution of Chad March 31, 1996
Constitution of Chile March 11, 1981
Constitution of the People's Republic of China December 4, 1982
Constitution of Colombia July 4, 1991
Constitution of the Democratic Republic of the Congo February 18, 2006
Constitution of Croatia December 22, 1990
Constitution of Cuba February 24, 1976
Constitution of Cyprus August 16, 1960
Constitution of the Czech Republic December 16, 1992
Constitution of Denmark June 5, 1849
Constitution of the Dominican Republic January 26, 2010
Constitution of East Timor May 20, 2002
Constitution of Ecuador October 20, 2008
Constitution of El Salvador December 20, 1983
Constitution of Egypt January 18, 2014
Constitution of Equatorial Guinea November 17, 1991
Constitution of Eritrea May 23, 1997
Constitution of Estonia June 28, 1992
Constitution of Ethiopia August 21, 1995
Constitution of Fiji September 2013
Constitution of Finland March 1, 2000
Constitution of France October 4, 1958
Constitution of the Gambia January 16, 1997
Constitution of Georgia August 24, 1995
Basic Law for the Federal Republic of Germany May 8, 1949
Constitution of Ghana April 28, 1992
Constitution of Greece June 11, 1975
Constitution of Guatemala January 14, 1986
Constitution of Guyana October 6, 1980
Constitution of Haiti June 20, 2012
Constitution of Hungary April 18, 2011
Constitution of Honduras January 20, 1982
Constitution of Iceland June 17, 1944
Constitution of India January 26, 1950
Constitution of Indonesia August 18, 1945
Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Iran December 3, 1979
Constitution of Iraq October 15, 2005
Constitution of Ireland December 29, 1937
Constitution of Italy December 22, 1947
Constitution of Ivory Coast July 23, 2000
Constitution of Jamaica 1962
Japan Constitution May 3, 1947
Constitution of Jordan January 11, 1952
Constitution of Kazakhstan August 30, 1995
Constitution of Kenya August 27, 2010
Constitution of Kyrgyzstan June 27, 2010
Constitution of the Republic of Korea July 17, 1948
Socialist Constitution of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea December 25, 1972
Constitution of Kuwait November 11, 1962
Constitution of Laos August 14, 1991
Constitution of Latvia November 7, 1922
Constitution of Lebanon May 23, 1926
Constitution of Luxembourg October 17, 1868
Constitution of Liberia January 6, 1986
Libyan interim Constitutional Declaration August 3, 2011
Constitution of Lithuania October 25, 1992
Constitution of Liechtenstein October 5, 1921
Constitution of the Republic of Macedonia November 17, 1991
Constitution of Madagascar November 14, 2010
Constitution of Malaysia August 27, 1957
Constitution of the Maldives August 7, 2008
Constitution of Mali January 12, 1992
Constitution of Malta September 21, 1964
Constitution of Mauritania July 12, 1991
Constitution of Mauritius March 12, 1968
Constitution of Mexico February 5, 1917
Constitution of the Federated States of Micronesia October 1, 1978
Constitution of Moldova July 29, 1994
Constitution of Monaco December 17, 1962
Constitution of Mongolia January 13, 1992
Constitution of Montenegro October 19, 2007
Constitution of Morocco December 14, 1962
Constitution of Namibia February 9, 1990
Constitution of Nauru January 31, 1968
Constitution of the Netherlands[1] March 29, 1814
Constitution of Nepal September 20, 2015
Constitution of Nicaragua January 1, 1987
Constitution of Niger November 25, 2010
Constitution of Nigeria May 29, 1999
Constitution of the Kingdom of Norway May 17, 1814
Basic Statute of Oman November 6, 1996[2]
Constitution of Pakistan August 14, 1973
Constitution of Paraguay June 20, 1992
Palestinian National Covenant May 28, 1964
Constitution of Papua New Guinea September 16, 1975
Constitution of Peru December 31, 1993
Constitution of the Philippines February 2, 1987
Constitution of Poland April 2, 1997
Portuguese Constitution April 25, 1976
Romanian Constitution November 21, 1991
Constitution of Russia December 12, 1993
Constitution of Rwanda May 26, 2003
Constitution of Samoa 1960
Constitution of Saint Kitts and Nevis June 23, 1983
Constitution of San Marino October 8, 1600
Constitution of Senegal January 1, 2001
Constitution of Serbia November 8, 2006
Constitution of Singapore August 9, 1965
Constitution of Slovakia October 1, 1992
Constitution of Slovenia December 23, 1991
Constitution of Somalia August 1, 2012
Constitution of South Africa February 4, 1997
Constitution of South Sudan July 9, 2011
Constitution of Spain December 6, 1978
Constitution of Sri Lanka September 7, 1978
Constitution of Sudan July 9, 2005
Constitution of Suriname September 30, 1987
Constitution of Sweden 1974
Swiss Federal Constitution April 18, 1999
Constitution of Syria March 13, 1973
Constitution of Tajikistan November 6, 1994
Constitution of Tanzania April 25, 1977
Constitution of Thailand August 24, 2007
Constitution of Tonga November 4, 1875
Constitution of Tunisia January 26, 2014
Constitution of Turkey November 7, 1982
Constitution of Turkmenistan May 18, 1992
Constitution of Uganda October 8, 1995
Constitution of Ukraine June 28, 1996
Constitution of the United Arab Emirates December 2, 1971
United States Constitution June 21, 1788
Constitution of Uruguay February 15, 1967
Constitution of Uzbekistan December 8, 1992
Constitution of Vanuatu July 30, 1980
Fundamental Law of Vatican City State November 26, 2000
Constitution of Venezuela December 20, 1999
Constitution of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam November 28, 2013
Constitution of Yemen May 16, 1991
Constitution of Zimbabwe May 9, 2013

Partially recognized countries

Country Date
Constitution of Abkhazia October 3, 1999
Constitution of the Republic of China December 25, 1947
Constitution of Kosovo June 15, 2008
Constitution of Nagorno-Karabakh December 10, 2006
Constitution of Northern Cyprus May 5, 1985
Constitution of the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic August 1976
Constitution of Somaliland May 31, 2001
Constitution of South Ossetia April 8, 2001
Constitution of Transnistria January 17, 1996

Dependent territories

Territory Date
Constitution of American Samoa October 17, 1960
Constitution of Aruba January 1, 1986
Constitution of the British Virgin Islands June 15, 2007
Constitution of Curaçao October 10, 2010
Constitution of the Falkland Islands January 1, 2009
Constitution of Gibraltar January 2, 2007
Hong Kong Basic Law April 4, 1990
Macau Basic Law December 20, 1999
Niue Constitution Act October 19, 1974
Northern Mariana Islands Commonwealth Constitution January 1, 1978
Constitution of Puerto Rico July 25, 1952
Constitution of Sint Maarten October 10, 2010
Constitution of the Turks and Caicos Islands October 15, 2012

Uncodified constitutions

An uncodified constitution is one where not all elements are written into law: typically some elements, such as constitutional conventions, are not written into law, although such elements are almost always written down (perhaps across multiple documents and/or publications), although written in documents that are not enforceable in law.

Constitutions of former countries

See also

References

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