TIL Malaysia has a unique elective constitutional monarchy. A monarch/head of state of Malaysia is elected among themselves by the rulers of 9 different states for a fixed term of 5 years. The outgoing monarch cannot be re-elected unless all the other 8 rulers have also stood for election.

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  1. Vatican City elects it monarch from among the Cardinals. Typically, most cardinals are not citizens of Vatican City. Also, the citizens of France elects the co-prince of Andorra (the President of France).

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