Government headed by a religious leader.
Disadvantages of Theocracy
- No one can question the government.
- Warfare breaks out because people fight for control of their government for their religious beliefs.
Facts about Theocracy
- In 2007, only two theocracies existed in the world: Vatican City(headed by the Catholic pope), and Iran.
- Iran changed from a monarchy to a theocracy in 1979. It is an Islamic republic headed by a religious leader known as the Ayatollah Khomeini.