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Royal Residencies: Exploring the Monarchies & Reigning Kings and Queens of the World

Have you ever wondered how many countries in the world still have a king or queen as their head of state? Although many countries have moved towards democracy and abolished monarchies, there are still a surprising number of nations that maintain their royal families. From the United Kingdom to Japan, these monarchies range from constitutional to absolute, and their traditions and customs have been passed down for generations. While some may argue that monarchies are outdated and unnecessary, others see them as a vital part of their country’s culture and identity. In this article, we’ll take a closer look at some of the countries that still have a king or queen and explore the history and significance of their monarchies. So, let’s dive in and discover the fascinating world of royal families and their continued presence in today’s modern world.

Read the full article on our sister site, the Village Voice, here

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