Andorra

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For 715 years, from 1278 to 1994, 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 migrant workers (legal and illegal) are attracted to the thriving economy with its lack of income taxes.
Talk
Andorra’s official language is Catalan, but almost everyone speaks Spanish. French and Portuguese are widely spoken too. English is also spoken by those involved in the tourism industry.

(source: Wikitravel)

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