The Principality of Andorra

18 May 2015 | Author/Destination: | Rubric: European Union, General

Arcalis - Pleta de Castellar © Simonjoan

Arcalis – Pleta de Castellar © Simonjoan

Andorra is a small landlocked country in southwestern Europe, located in the eastern Pyrenees mountains and bordered by Spain and France. It is the sixth smallest nation in Europe having an area of 468 km2 (181 sq mi) and an estimated population of 84,082 in 2009. Its capital, Andorra la Vella, is the highest capital city in Europe, being at an elevation of 1023 metres. The official language is Catalan, although Spanish, Portuguese, and French are also commonly spoken. The Principality was formed in 1278. The role of monarch is exercised jointly by the two co-princes, the President of the French Republic and the Bishop of Urgell, Catalonia.   read more…

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9 November 2011 | Author/Destination: | Rubric: General

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