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Unicameral and Bicameral List

In December 2001, the international organisation, the Inter-Parliamentary Union recognised 115 Unicameral Parliaments around the world:

Albania, Andorra, Angola, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Benin, Bhutan, Botswana, Bulgaria, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verdi, Central African Republic, Chad, China, Congo, Costa Rica, Cote D'Ivoire, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Democratic People's Republic of Korea, Denmark, Djibouti, Dominica, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Estonia, Finland, Gambia, Georgia, Ghana, Greece, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Honduras, Hungary, Iceland, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Kenya, Kiribati, Kuwait, People's Democratic Republic of Laos, Latvia, Lebanon, Libya, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malawi, Maldives, Mali, Malta, Marshall Islands, Mauritius, Federated States of Micronesia, Monaco, Mongolia, Mozambique, Nauru, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Niger, Norway, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Peru, Portugal, Republic of Korea, Republic of Moldova, Rwanda, St Kitts and St Nevis, St Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, San Marino, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Suriname, Sweden, Syria, Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Togo, Tonga, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Republic of Tanzania, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe.

The IPU recognised 64 Bicameral Parliaments:

Algeria, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Bahamas, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Bolivia, Bosnia Herzegovina, Brazil, Burkina Faso, Cambodia, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Croatia, Czech Republic, Dominican Republic, Ethiopia, Fiji Islands, France, Gabon, Germany, Grenada, Haiti, India, Ireland, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malaysia, Mauritania, Mexico, Morocco, Namibia, Nepal, Netherlands, Nigeria, Palau, Paraguay, Philippines, Poland, Romania, Russian Federation, Saint Lucia, South Africa, Spain, Swaziland, Switzerland, Tajikistan, Thailand, Trinidad and Tobago, United Kingdom, United States of America, Uruguay, Yugoslavia.

All information from the Inter-Parliamentary Union

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