Shadow government may refer to:
- A government run by an unelected bureaucracy, or a state within a state or deep state
- Particularly the deep state in Turkey
- A conspiracy theory of a secret government, see Shadow government (conspiracy)
- A term for plans for an emergency government that takes over in the event of a disaster, see continuity of government
- An opposition government in a parliamentary system, see Shadow Cabinet
- "The Shadow Government", a song by They Might Be Giants on their 2007 album The Else
- Shadow Government, a 2009 film by Cloud Ten Pictures
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