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World Leaders

Countries and their leaders

CountryPresidentPrime Minister/ Vice PresidentCapital
Afghanistan Hamid KARZAI (blank) Kabul
Albania Bamir TOPI Sali BERISHA Tirana
Algeria Abdelaziz BOUTEFLIKA Ahmed OUYAHIA Algiers
Andorra Albert PINTAT Joan Enric VIVES i SICILIA ; Jacques CHIRAC Andorra la Vella
Angola Jose Eduardo DOS SANTOS Fernando DOS SANTOS Luanda
Antigua and Barbuda James B. CARLISLE (Gov. General) Baldwin SPENCER St. John's
Argentina Cristina FERNANDEZ DE KIRCHNER Julio COBOS Buenos Aires
Armenia Serzh SARGSIAN Tigran SARGSIAN Yerevan
Aruba Fredis REFENJOL (Gov.) Nelson ODUBER Oranjestad
Australia Michael JEFFERY (Gov. General) Kevin RUDD Canberra
Austria Heinz FISCHER Alfred GUSENBAUER (Chancellor) Vienna
Azerbaijan Ilham ALIYEV Artur RASIZADE Baku
Bahrain HAMAD bin Isa al-Khalifa (King) KHALIFA bin Salman al-Khalifa Manama
Bahamas, The Arthur Dion HANNA (Gov. General) Hubert INGRAHAM Nassau
Bangladesh Iajuddin AHMED Fakhruddin AHMED (Chief CA) Dhaka
Belarus Aleksandr LUKASHENKO Sergei SIDORSKIY Minsk
Belgium ALBERT II (King) Yves LETERME Brussels
Belize Colville YOUNG (Gov. General) Dean BARROW Belmopan
Benin Thomas YAYI Boni (blank) Porto-Novo
Bhutan Jigme Khesar Namgyel WANGCHUCK (King) Jigme THINLEY Thimphu
Cameroon Paul BIYA Ephraim INONI Yaounde
Canada Michaelle JEAN (Gov. General) Stephen HARPER Ottawa
Central African Republic Francois BOZIZE Faustin-Archange TOUADERA Bangui
Cape Verde Pedro PIRES Jose Maria Pereira NEVES Praia
Chad Idriss DEBY Youssof Saleh ABBAS N'Djamena
Chile Michelle BACHELET (blank) Santiago ; Valparaiso (legislative)
China HU Jintao WEN Jiabao (Premier) Beijing
Colombia Alvaro URIBE Velez (blank) Bogota
Comoros Ahmad Adbullah SAMBI (blank) Moroni
Democratic Republic of Congo Joseph KABILA Antoine GIZENGA Kinshasa
Republic of Congo Denis SASSOU-Nguesso Isidore MVOUBA Brazzaville
Cook Islands (blank) Jim MARURAI Avarua
Costa Rica Oscar ARIAS Sanchez (blank) San Jose
Cote d'Ivoire Laurent GBAGBO Guillaume SORO Yamoussoukro (official) ; Abidjan (administrative)
Croatia Stjepan MESIC Ivo SANADER Zagreb
Cuba Raul CASTRO Ruz, Gen. Jose Ramon MACHADO Ventura (1st Vice President of Council of State) Havana
Cyprus Demetris CHRISTOFIAS (blank) Nicosia
Czech Republic Vaclav KLAUS Mirek TOPOLANEK Prague
Denmark MARGRETHE II (Queen) Anders Fogh RASMUSSEN Copenhagen
Djibouti Ismail Omar GUELLEH Mohamed Dileita DILEITA Djibouti
Dominica Nicholas J. O. LIVERPOOL Roosevelt SKERRIT Rouseau
Dominican Republic Leonel FERNANDEZ Reyna (blank) Santo Domingo
East Timor Jose RAMOS-HORTA Kay Rala Xanana GUSMAO Dili
Ecuador Rafael CORREA Delgado (blank) Quito
Egypt Mohammed Hosni MUBARAK Ahmed Mohamed NAZIF Cairo
El Salvador Elias Antonio SACA Gonzalez Ana Vilma de ESCOBAR (VP) San Salvador
Equitorial Guniea Teodoro OBIANG Nguema Mbasogo, Brig. Gen. (Ret.) Ricardo MANGUE Obama Nfube Malabo
Eritrea ISAIAS Afworki (blank) Asmara
Estonia Toomas ILVES Andrus ANSIP Tallinn
Ethiopia GIRMA Woldegiorgis MELES Zenawi Addis Ababa
Fiji Josaia Voreqe BAINIMARAMA, Commodore Suva
Finland Tarja HALONEN Matti Taneli VANHANEN Helsinki
France Nicolas SARKOZY Francois FILLON Paris
Gabon BONGO ODIMBA, El Hadj Omar NTOUTOUME-EMANE , Jean-Francois Libreville
Gambia, The Yahya JAMMEH (blank) Banjul
Georgia Mikheil SAAKASHVILI Zurab NOGHAIDELI Tbilisi
Germany Horst KOEHLER Angela MERKEL (Chancellor) Berlin
Ghana John Agyekum KUFUOR (blank) Accra
Greece Karolos PAPOULIAS Konstandinos KARAMANLIS Athens
Grenada Daniel WILLIAMS (Gov. General) Keith MITCHELL St. George's
Guatemala Oscar BERGER Perdomo (blank) Guatemala City
Guinea Lansana CONTE, Gen. Lansana KOUYATE Conakry
Guinea-Bissau Joao Bernardo VIEIRA Martinho CABI Bissau
Guyana Bharrat JAGDEO Samuel HINDS Georgetown
Haiti Rene Garcia PREVAL Jacques-Edouard ALEXIS Port-au-Prince
Holy See (Vatican City) BENEDICT XVI, Pope (blank) (blank)
Honduras Manuel ZELAYA Rosales Elvin Ernesto SANTOS Ordonez Tegucigalpa
Hungary Laszlo SOLYOM Ferenc GYURCSANY Budapest
Iceland Olafur GRIMSSON Geir H. HAARDE Reykjavik
India Abdul KALAM Manmohan SINGH New Delhi
Indonesia Susilo Bambang YUDHOYONO (blank) Djakarta
Iran Mahmud AHMADI-NEJAD Supreme Leader - Ali Hoseini-KHAMENEI, Ayatollah Tehran
Iraq Jalal TALABANI Nuri al-MALIKI Baghdad
Ireland Mary MCALEESE Bertie AHERN Dublin
Israel Dalia ITZIK Ehud OLMERT Jerusalem
Italy Giorgio NAPOLITANO Romano PRODI Rome
Jamaica Kenneth HALL (Gov. General) Portia SIMPSON-MILLER Kingston
Japan AKIHITO (Emperor) Shinzo ABE Tokyo
Jordan ABDALLAH II (King) Marouf al-BAKHIT Amman
Kazakhstan Nursultan NAZARBAYEV Karim MASIMOV Astana
Kenya Mwai KIBAKI (blank) Nairobi
Kiribati Atone TONG (blank) Tarawa
Korea, North KIM Jong Il (blank) Pyongyang
Korea, South ROH Moo-hyun HAN Duck-soo Seoul
Kuwait SABAH al-Ahmad al-Jabir al-Sabah (Amir) NASIR MUHAMMAD al-Ahmad al-Sabah Kuwait
Kyrgyzstan Kurmanbek BAKIYEV Almaz ATAMBAYEV Bishkek (formerly Frunze)
Laos CHOUMMALI Saignason, Lt. Gen. BOUN-GNANG Volachit Vientiane
Latvia Vaira VIKE-FREIBERGA Aigars KALVITIS Riga
Lebanon Emile LAHUD Fuad SINIORA Beirut
Lesotho LETSIE III (King) Pakalitha Bethuel MOSISILI Maseru
Liberia Ellen JOHNSON SIRLEAF (blank) Monrovia
Libya Muammar Abu Minyar al-QADHAFI, Col. (blank) Tripoli
Liechtenstein HANS ADAM II, Prince (Head of State) Otmar HASLER Vaduz
Lithuania Valdas ADAMKUS Gediminas KIRKILAS Vilnius
Luxembourg HENRI (Grand Duke) Jean-Claude JUNCKER Luxembourg
Macedonia Branko CRVENKOVSKI Nikola GRUEVSKI Skopje
Madagascar Marc RAVALOMANANA Charles RABEMANANJARA, Gen. Antananarivo
Malawi Bingu wa MUTHARIKA (blank) Lilongwe
Malaysia Sultan MIZAN Zainal (Paramount Ruler) ABDULLAH bin Ahmad Badawi Kuala Lumpur
Maldives Maumoon Abdul GAYOOM (blank) Male
Mali Amadou Toumani TOURE Ousmane Issoufi MAIGA Bamako
Malta Edward FENECH ADAMI Lawrence GONZI Valleta
Marshall Islands Kessai Hesa NOTE (blank) Majuro
Mauritania Ely Ould Mohamed VALL, Col. (Chairman of Justice Council) Sidi Mohamed Ould BOUBAKAR Nouakchott
Mauritius Anerood JUGNAUTH, Sir Navinchandra RAMGOOLAM, Dr. Port Louis
Mexico Felipe de Jesus CALDERON Hinojosa (blank) Mexico City
Micronesa, Federated States of Joseph J. URUSEMAL (blank) Palikir
Moldova Vladimir VORONIN Vasile TARLEV Chisinau
Monaco ALBERT II, Prince Jean-Paul PROUST Monaco
Mongolia Nambaryn ENKHBAYAR Miegombyn ENKHBOLD Ulaan Baatar
Montenegro Filip VUJANOVIC Zeljko STURANOVIC Podgorica (administrative) ; Cetinje
Morocco MOHAMED VI (king) Driss JETTOU Rabat
Mozambique Armando GUEBUZA Luisa Dias DIOGO Maputo
Namibia Hifikepunye POHAMBA Nahas ANGULA Windhoek ; Swakopmund (summer capital)
Nauru Ludwig SCOTTY (blank) no official capital ; office located on Yaren district
Nepal GYANENDRA (Bir Bikram Shah Dev) (king) Girija Prasad KOIRALA Kathmandu
Netherlands BEATRIX (Queen) Jan Peter BALKENENDE Amsterdam (official) ; The Hague (administrative)
Netherlands Antilles Frits GOEDGEDRAG (Governor) Etienne YS part of Netherlands
New Zealand Anand SATYANAND (Gov. General) Helen CLARK Wellington
Nicaragua Daniel ORTEGA Saavedra (blank) Managua
Niger Mamadou TANDJA Hama AMADOU Niamey
Nigeria Olusegun OBASANJO (blank) Abuja
Norway HARALD V (King) Jens STOLTENBERG Oslo
Oman QABOOS bin Said al-Said (Sultan) QABOOS bin Said al-Said Muscat
Pakistan Pervez MUSHARRAF, Gen. Shaukat AZIZ Islamabad
Palau Tommy REMENGESAU, Jr. (blank) Koror
Panama Martin TORRIJOS Espino (blank) Panama City
Papua New Guinea Paulius MATANE, Sir (Gov. General) Michael SOMARE, Sir Port Moresby
Paraguay Nicanor DUARTE FRUTOS (blank) Asuncion
Peru Alan GARCIA Perez Jorge DEL CASTILLO Galvez Lima
Philippines Gloria MACAPAGAL-ARROYO (blank) Manila
Poland Lech KACZYNSKI Jaroslaw KACZYNSKI Warsaw
Portugal Anibal Antonio CAVACO SILVA Jose SOCRATES Lisbon
Qatar HAMAD bin Khalifa al-Thani (Amir) (blank) Doha
Romania Nicolae VACAROIU Calin Popescu-TARICEANU Bucharest
Russia Vladimir Vladimirovich PUTIN Mikhail Yefimovich FRADKOV (Premier) Moscow
Rwanda Paul KAGAME Bernard MAKUZA Kigali
St. Kitts and Nevis (blank) Denzil DOUGLAS, Dr. Basseterre
St. Lucia Pearlette LOUISY, Dame (blank) Castries
St. Vincent and the Grenadines Frederick Nathaniel BALLANTYNE, Sir (blank) Kingstown
Senegal Abdoulaye WADE Macky SALL Dakar
Serbia Boris TADIC Vojislav KOSTUNICA Belgrade
Sierra Leone Ahmad Tejan KABBAH (blank) Freetown
Syria Bashar al-ASAD (blank) Damascus
Sweden (blank) Fredrik REINFELDT Stockholm
Sudan al-BASHIR (blank) Khartoum
Tanzania Jakaya Mrisho KIKWETE (blank) Dodoma
Tunisia BEN ALI (blank) Tunis
Turkey Ahmet Necdet SEZER Recep Tayyip ERDOGAN Ankara
Uganda MUSEVENI (blank) Kampala
Uzbekistan Islom KARIMOV (blank) Tashkent
Ukraine Viktor YUSHCHENKO (blank) Kiev
Uruguay Tabare VAZQUEZ (blank) Montevideo
Vietnam Nguyen Minh TRIET Nguyen Tan DUNG Hanoi
Bolivia Juan Evo MORALES Ayma Alvaro GARCIA Linera La Paz (admininstrative) ; Sucre (judicial)
Bosnia and Herzegovina A Croat, A Serb, and a Bosniak all went into a bar... ...and blew it up. Sarajevo
Botswana Seretse Khama Ian KHAMA Mompati MERAFHE Gaborone
Brazil Luiz Inacio LULA DA SILVA Jose ALENCAR Brasilia
Brunei HASSANAL Bolkiah, Sir (Sultan) (blank) Bandar Seri Begawan
Bulgaria Georgi PARVANOV Angel MARIN Sofia
Burkina Faso Blaise COMPAORE Tertius ZONGO Ouagadougou
Burma THAN SHWE, Sr. Gen. THEIN SEIN, Lt. Gen. Naypyidaw
Bermuda Richard GOZNEY, Sir (Governor) Alex SCOTT (Premier) Hamilton
Burundi Pierre NKURUNZIZA Bujumbura
Cambodia Norodom SIHAMONI (King) ; HENG SAMRIN (pres.) HUN SEN Phnom Penh
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