Andorra Facts

Conventional long form: Principality of Andorra
Independence : 1278 from Aragon.
Currency : Euro
Official language : Catalan 38.8% (Spanish 35.4%, Portuguese 15%)
Religion : Roman Catholic
Capital city : Andorra la Vella
Population : 85,458 (2014)
Literacy : Total – 100%   Men – 100%   Women – 100%

Andorra Trade
Exports : tobacco products, furniture
Imports : consumer goods, food, electricity
Andorra Geography
Continent : Europe
Total Area : 468 km2 (181 sq mi)
Time Zone : Central European Time Zone,  UTC+01:00
Location : It is a landlocked country in southwestern Europe. Located in the heart of the Pyrenees Mountains, it is the highest inhabited country in Europe.
Boundaries : Spain 63 km, France 55 km
Climate : temperate; snowy, cold winters and warm, dry summers
Terrain : the country is very rugged, with high mountains (the Pyrenees) which covers the entire country.
Lowest Point : Riu Runer, 840 m
Highest Point : Coma Pedrosa, 2,946 m
Major Rivers : Arieja River, Gran Valira
Mountains : Coma Pedrosa, Pic de Sanfonts, Pic de Medecourbe, Roca Entravessada, Pic dels Aspres, Pic del Port Vell, Pic d’Arcalis, Pic dels Pessons
National Game : Rugby
Popular Sports : Rugby, Football, Basketball
National Bird : Bearded vulture
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Popular Food : Escudella (national food)
Attire : modern Western-style clothing
Top Cities / Towns : Andorra la Vella, Escaldes-Engordany, El Pas de la Casa, Encamp, Soldeu, La Massana, Arinsal, Sant Julia de Loria, El Tarter, Ordino
Tourist Attractions : Grandvalira Ski Resort, Esglesia de Sant Esteve, Casa de la Vell,  Sant Joan de Caselles Church, Vallnord, Casa d’Areny-Plandolit

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