List of the 192 UNO Member States and their Legal Systems

Continental legal system is the direct outcome of the Roman civil law as compiled and codified under Justinian in the sixth century A.D. It spread in Europe and regions colonized by France and Spain.

MEMBER STATES LEGAL SYSTEM MIXED SYSTEMS COMPONENTS
AFGHANISTAN Muslim law
ALBANIA Civil law
ALGERIA Mixed Civil law/Muslim law
ANDORRA Customary law
ANGOLA Civil law
ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA Common law
ARGENTINA Civil law
ARMENIA Civil law
AUSTRALIA Common law
AUSTRIA Civil law
AZERBAIJAN Civil law
BAHAMAS Common law
BAHRAIN Mixed Muslim law/ Civil law /
Common law /Customary law
BANGLADESH Mixed Muslim law/ Common law
BARBADOS Common law
BELARUS Civil law
BELGIUM Civil law
BELIZE Common law
BENIN Civil law
BHUTAN Mixed Customary law/ Common law
BOLIVIE Civil law
BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA Civil law
BOTSWANA Mixed Civil law/ Common law
BRAZIL Civil law
BRUNEI Mixed Muslim law/ Common law /Customary law
BULGARIA Civil law
BURKINA FASO Mixed Civil law/Customary law
BURUNDI Mixed Civil law/Customary law
CAMBODIA Civil law
CAMEROON Mixed Civil law/ Common law /Customary law
CANADA Common law (minus QUÉBEC  : Civil law/Common law)
CAPE VERDE Civil law
CENTRAL AFRICA REPUBLIC Civil law
CHAD Mixed Civil law/Customary law
CHILE Civil law
CHINA Mixed Civil law/Customary law (minus HK : Common law / Customary law and MACAO : Civil law)
COLOMBIA Civil law
COMOROS ISLANDS Mixed Civil law /Muslim law
CONGO Mixed Civil law/Customary law
CONGO, DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF Mixed Civil law/Customary law
COSTA RICA Civil law
CÔTE D’IVOIRE Mixed Civil law/Customary law
CROATIA Civil law
CUBA Civil law
CYPRUS Mixed Common law /Civil law
CZECH REPUBLIC Civil law
DENMARK Civil law
DJIBOUTI Mixed Civil law/Muslim law/Customary law
DOMINICA Common law
DOMINICAN REPUBLIC Civil law
ECUADOR Civil law
EGYPT Mixed Muslim law/Civil law
EL SALVADOR Civil law
EQUATORIAL GUINEA Mixed Civil law/Customary law
ERITREA Mixed Civil law/Customary law/Muslim law
ESTONIA Civil law
ETHIOPIA Mixed Civil law/Customary law
FIJI ISLANDS Common law
FINLAND Civil law
FRANCE Civil law
GABON Mixed Civil law/Customary law
GAMBIA Mixed Muslim law/Common law/Customary law
GEORGIA Civil law
GERMANY Civil law
GHANA Mixed Common law/Customary law
GREECE Civil law
GRENADA Common law
GUATEMALA Civil law
GUINEA Mixed Civil law/Customary law
GUINEA-BISSAU Mixed Civil law/Customary law
GUYANA Mixed Common law/Civil law
HAITI Civil law
HONDURAS Civil law
HUNGARY Civil law
ICELAND Civil law
INDIA Mixed Common law/Muslim law/Customary law
INDONESIA Mixed Civil law/Muslim law/Customary law
IRAN Mixed Muslim law/Civil law
IRAQ Mixed Civil law/Muslim law
IRELAND Common law
ISRAËL Mixed Civil law/Common law /Jewish law/Muslim law
ITALY Civil law
JAMAICA Common law
JAPAN Mixed Civil law/Customary law
JORDAN Mixed Civil law/Muslim law/Customary law
KAZAKHSTAN Civil law
KENYA Mixed  Common law/Customary law /Muslim law
KIRIBATI Common law
KUWAIT Mixed Muslim law/Civil law/Customary law
KYRGYZSTAN Civil law
LAOS Civil law
LATVIA Civil law
LEBANON Mixed Civil law/Muslim law
LESOTHO Mixed Common law/Civil law/Customary law
LIBERIA Mixed Common law/Customary law
LIBYA Mixed Muslim law/Civil law
LIECHTENSTEIN Civil law
LITHUANIA Civil law
LUXEMBOURG Civil law
MACEDONIA (FYROM) Civil law
MADAGASCAR Mixed Civil law/Customary law
MALAWI Mixed Common law/Customary law
MALAYSIA Mixed Muslim law/Common law/Customary law
MALDIVES, ISLANDS Muslim law
MALI Mixed Civil law/Customary law
MALTA Mixed Civil law/Common law
MARSHALL ISLANDS Common law
MAURITANIA Mixed Muslim law/Civil law
MAURITIUS ISLANDS Mixed Civil law/Common law
MEXICO Civil law
MICRONESIA Mixed Common law/Customary law
MOLDAVIA Civil law
MONACO Civil law
MONGOLIA Mixed Customary law/Civil law
MONTENEGRO Civil law
MOROCCO Mixed Muslim law/Civil law
MOZAMBIQUE Mixed Customary law/ Civil law
MYANMAR Mixed Common law/Customary law
NAMIBIA Mixed Common law/Civil law
NAURU Common law
NEPAL Mixed Common law/Customary law
NETHERLANDS Civil law
NEW-ZEALAND Common law
NICARAGUA Civil law
NIGER Mixed Civil law/Customary law
NIGERIA Mixed Common law/Muslim law/Customary law
NORTH KOREA Mixed Civil law/Customary law
NORWAY Civil law
OMAN Mixed Muslim law/Customary law/Civil law
PAKISTAN Mixed Muslim law/Common law
PALAU Common law
PANAMA Civil law
PAPUA-NEW-GUINEA Mixed Customary law/Common law
PARAGUAY Civil law
PERU Civil law
PHILIPPINES Mixed Common law/ Civil law
POLAND Civil law
PORTUGAL Civil law
QATAR Mixed Muslim law/Civil law/
Common law/Customary law
ROUMANIA Civil law
RUSSIA Civil law
RWANDA Mixed Civil law/Customary law
SAINT KITTS AND NEVIS Common law
SAINT VINCENT AND THE GRENADINES Common law
SAINT-LUCIA Mixed Civil law/Common law
SAMOA Mixed Common law/Customary law
SAN MARINO Civil law
SAO-TOMÉ-AND-PRINCIPE Mixed Civil law/Customary law
SAUDI ARABIA Muslim law
SENEGAL Mixed Civil law/Customary law
SERBIA Civil law
SEYCHELLES Mixed Common law/Civil law
SIERRA LEONE Mixed Common law/Customary law
SINGAPORE Mixed Common law/Muslim law
SLOVAKIA Civil law
SLOVENIA Civil law
SOLOMON, ISLANDS Mixed Common law/Customary law
SOMALIA Mixed Muslim law/Civil law/
Common law/Customary law
SOUTH AFRICA Mixed Civil law/Common law
SOUTH KOREA Mixed Civil law/Customary law
SPAIN Civil law
SRI LANKA Mixed Civil law/Common law/Customary law
SUDAN Mixed Muslim law/Common law
SURINAME Civil law
SWAZILAND Mixed Civil law/Customary law
SWEDEN Civil law
SWITZERLAND Civil law
SYRIA Mixed Civil law/Muslim law
TAJIKISTAN Civil law
TANZANIA Mixed Common law/Customary law
THAILAND Civil law
TIMOR-LESTE Mixed Civil law/Muslim law/Customary law
TOGO Mixed Civil law/Customary law
TONGA Common law
TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO Common law
TUNISIA Mixed Civil law/Muslim law
TURKEY Civil law
TURKMENISTAN Civil law
TUVALU Common law
UGANDA Mixed Common law/Customary law
UKRAINE Civil law
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES Mixed Muslim law/Customary law
UNITED KINGDOM Common law (minus SCOTLAND : Civil law / Common law and GUERNSEY and JERSEY : Customary law)
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA Common law (minus LOUISIANA : Civil law/Common law)
URUGUAY Civil law
UZBEKISTAN Civil law
VANUATU Mixed Civil law/Customary law/Common law
VENEZUELA Civil law
VIETNAM Civil law
YEMEN Mixed Muslim law/Civil law/Common law/Customary law
ZAMBIA Mixed Common law/Customary law
ZIMBABWE Mixed Civil law/Common law/Customary law
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