allegiance to ????

Watching the swearing in of the new government I was moved to ask: Is Australia the only country that does not swear allegiance to their own country but to a person (I am not beating the republican drum here)?
The UK national anthem similarly does not laud their own country – they sing only of the Queen not their country.
Interesting and I would dearly love to hear from anyone who knows the truth about these two facts.

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