Longest Constitutions in the World -Epic Top 5!

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Constitution is the supreme law of the country and we are going to find out the longest constitutions in the world ever written. Anything that goes against the constitution is considered invalid or void.

Let us have a look at the top 5 longest constitutions of the world in terms of the word count!

5. Constitution of Papua New Guinea

Fifth longest constitution of Papua New Guinea

The constitution of Papua New Guinea is the fifth among the longest constitutions ever written in the world. It was ratified on September 16th, 1975. It consists of 58,490 words.

4. Constitution of Malaysia

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Malaysia has the fourth longest constitution in the World!

The constitution of Malaysia is the fourth among the longest constitutions ever written in the world. It was ratified on August 27th 1957. It consists of 64,080 words.

3. Constitution of Brazil

Brazil’s Constitution is the third Longest in the world!

The constitution of Brazil is the fifth among the longest constitutions ever written in the world. It was ratified on October 5th 1988. It consists of 64,488 words.

2. Constitution of Nigeria

Second Longest Constitution in the world

The constitution of Nigeria is the second among the longest constitutions ever written in the world. It was ratified on May 29th, 1999. It consists of 66,263 words.

1. Constitution of India

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Longest Constitution of the World!

The constitution of India is the longest among the longest constitutions ever written in the world and by a huge margin. It was ratified on November 26th, 1949. It consists of whopping 1,46,385 words.

The Indian constitution originally had 395 articles, divided into 22 parts and 8 schedules. At present, after 104 amendments it contains 470 articles which are divided into 25 parts. It has 12 schedules and five appendices.

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