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Learn more about Andorra.
Flag of Andorra Andorra
Population: 69,865 (July 2004 est.)
Capital: Andorra la Vella
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An Introduction to Andorra
For 715 years, from 1278 to 1993, Andorrans lived under a unique co-principality, ruled by the French chief of state and the Spanish bishop of Urgel. In 1993, this feudal system was modified with the titular heads of state retained, but the government transformed into a parliamentary democracy. Long isolated and impoverished, mountainous Andorra achieved considerable prosperity since World War II through its tourist industry. Many immigrants (legal and illegal) are attracted to the thriving economy with its lack of income taxes.

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Map of Andorra ( Location ) : 42 30 N, 1 30 E, Southwestern Europe, between France and Spain. For additional reports and educational information specific to Andorra, refer to the Country Info menubar to the upper right.

About the Flag The Andorran Flag
Three equal vertical bands of blue (hoist side), yellow, and red with the national coat of arms centered in the yellow band; the coat of arms features a quartered shield; similar to the flags of Chad and Romania, which do not have a national coat of arms in the center, and the flag of Moldova, which does bear a national emblem.

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Facts
Some interesting facts and figures about Andorra.

Pop Growth Rate / Year:
    • 1%

Avg. Life Expectancy:
    • 80.59 yrs - Male
    • 86.59 yrs - Female

Phone Lines:
    • 35,000 (2001)

Televisions:
    • 27,000 (1997)

Radios:
    • 16,000 (1997)

Internet Code:
    • .ad

Did you know ... People from Andorra are called Andorrans
 

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