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The Condition of Europe's Curious Microstates

MIN READApr 26, 2015 | 13:46 GMT

Andorra la Vella, the capital of the principality of Andorra, resides in the east Pyrenees.

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In broad terms, a microstate is a state that has little territory and a small population -- usually both -- but shares most of the features of larger states, including sovereignty and international recognition. This differentiates microstates from other small political entities such as overseas territories or special administrative regions....

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