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Andorra

Official English Name: Principality of Andorra

Official Local Name(s): Principat d’Andorra

Common English Name: Andorra

Capital: Andorra la Vella

REGION
Southwestern Europe
NEIGHBORING COUNTRIES
France (North)
Spain (South)
NEIGHBORING BODIES OF WATER
None (Landlocked)
TOTAL AREA
468 km2 (100% land, 0% water)
TOTAL LAND BOUNDARIES
118 km
TOTAL COASTLINE
0 km (Landlocked)
CLIMATE
Temperate
Cold, snowy winters
Warm, dry summers
TERRAIN
Rugged mountains
Narrow valleys
HIGHEST POINT
Pic de Coma Pedrosa (2,946 m)
LOWEST POINT
Riu Runer (840 m)
NATURAL RESOURCES
Hydropower
Mineral water
Timber
Iron ore
Lead
NATURAL DISASTERS
Avalanches
DEMONYM
Andorran
LARGEST ETHNIC GROUPS
Andorran (36.2%)
Spanish (30.4%)
Portuguese (16.0%)
French (5.8%)
British (1.2%)
OFFICIAL LANGUAGE(S)
Catalan
OTHER MAJOR LANGUAGE(S)
French
Castillan
Portuguese
LARGEST RELIGIOUS GROUPS
Roman Catholic (83.4%)
Atheist (7.7%)
Other Christian (5.6%)
Muslim (1.0%)
Hindu (0.6%)
POPULATION
78,014
LARGEST CITY
Andorra la Vella (19,884)
GOVERNMENT TYPE
Unitary parliamentary constitutional diarchy
HEADS OF STATE
Co-Prince President François Hollande (France)
Co-Prince Bishop Joan Enric Vives i Sicília (Urgell, Spain)
HEAD OF GOVERNMENT
Cap de Govern Antoni Martí Petit
ADMINISTRATIVE DIVISIONS
7 Parishes
INDEPENDENCE GAINED
1278 (from the joint sovereignty of the French Count of Foix and the Spanish Bishop of Urgell)
NATIONAL ANTHEM
El Gran Carlemany
GDP PER CAPITA
$37,200 (USD)
CURRENCY
€ (Euro)
EXCHANGE RATE
$1 (USD) = €0.92
INTERNET COUNTRY CODE
.ad
TELEPHONE COUNTRY CODE
+376

Tobacco is widely produced within its borders, especially for its small land area, and cigarette smuggling into neighboring countries has long been a problem.

Andorra is not a part of any European organization such as the European Union, Euro zone, etc.

The most popular dances are marratxa and contrapàs, and they are performed often at feasts.

The most famous feasts are those honoring Saints Jordi, Stephen, and John, and the People’s feast.

https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/an.html (Majority of information)

http://bit.ly/2ey8rjq (Population data)

https://joshuaproject.net/countries/AN (Ethnic and religious data)

http://www.citypopulation.de/Andorra.html (Population of Andorra la Vella)

Wolfram|Alpha (Currency exchange data)

Information accurate to best of ability as of 22 October 2016