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Andorra Flag The Principality of Andorra (Catalan: Principal d'Andorra) is a small landlocked country located in the Pyrennes mountains, lying between France and Spain.

As of 2009, the population of Andorra was estimated as being 88,815. The country's capital and largest city is Andorra la Vella has the distinction of being Europe's highest capital city at 3,356 feet (1,023 meters) above sea level, and, as of 2004, had an estimated population of 22,884.

Andorra contains both winter and summer resorts, as well as offering many goods on a duty-free basis. As a result, more than 10 million tourists visit Andorra each year, and tourism accounts for more than 80% of GDP. Although not a member of the European Union or the eurozone, Andorra does enjoy a special relationship with the European Union and does use the euro as its defacto currency.

Vall d'incles, Andorra

Andorra Country Details


Country Name Andorra
Political Status Country
Geographic Location Southwestern Europe (between France and Spain)
Flag Andorra Flag
Principal Language Catalan
Capital Andorra la Vella


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Secrets of the Seven Smallest States of Europe: Andorra, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, San Marino and Vatican City
By Thomas Eccardt

Brand: Hippocrene Books
Paperback (362 pages)

Secrets of the Seven Smallest States of Europe: Andorra, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, San Marino and Vatican City
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This unique book examines the history, culture, and inner workings of the seven smallest independent countries in Europe. These are among the oldest states on the continent and, despite their diversity, they have much in common. Most have relatively high per capita incomes and life expectancies, and relatively low unemployment. This narrative presents the unique issues that confront small countries, including maintaining their independence, economic viability, preserving their native languages, and sustaining their governments. The second part of the book describes each microstate in turn, showing how each one has met these challenges and adapted over time. These concise and engaging chapters contain cultural information on subjects including the arts, gastronomy, and popular tourist sites.
Pyrenees and Andorra (National Geographic Adventure Map)
By National Geographic Maps - Adventure

National Geographic Maps
Map (2 pages)

Pyrenees and Andorra (National Geographic Adventure Map)
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  • Waterproof and tear-resistant.
  • Hundreds of points-of-interest and thousands of place names.
  • Index for easily locating them.
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• Waterproof • Tear-Resistant • Travel Map

National Geographic’s Pyrenees and Andorra Adventure Map provides global travelers with the perfect combination of detail and perspective in a highly functional travel tool. This map includes the locations of cities and towns with a user-friendly index, plus a clearly marked road network complete with distances and designations for roads and highways. Beaches and yachting harbors dot Spain and France’s Mediterranean coastlines while the location of golf courses, camping sites, waterfalls, caves, and ski areas make it easy to enjoy the region’s abundant outdoor activities. National parks, World Heritage sites, scenic viewpoints, antiquity sites, museums, and more are included, making it invaluable to travelers hoping to experience all the history, art, and culture the region has to offer.

The front side of the print map shows the country of Andorra and the eastern half of the Pyrenees including the cities of Narbonne, Carcassone, Pamiers, St-Gaudens, St-Girons, Perpignan in France, and Balaguer, Manresa, and Figueres in Spain. The reverse side of the map stretches from the city of Biarritz on the Bay of Biscay eastward to include Pamplona and Huesca, Spain, and Pau, Tarbes, and the famed pilgrimage site of Lourdes, France.

Popular for alpine skiing and mountaineering, the Pyrenees are a scenic mountain range which form a natural boundary between Spain and France. Stages of two of cycling’s epic grand tours – the Tour de France and the Vuelta a España – traverse the Pyrenees and three long-distance footpaths run the length of the mountain range. Nestled in the center of the Pyrenees is the ruggedly beautiful Andorra, the sixth smallest country in Europe which is roughly two and a half times the size of Washington, D.C. Its picturesque mountain vistas and easy charm have made Andorra a favorite destination for savvy travelers.

Every Adventure Map is printed on durable synthetic paper, making them waterproof, tear-resistant and tough — capable of withstanding the rigors of international travel.

  • Map Scale = 1:275,000
  • Sheet Size = 37.75" x 25.5"
  • Folded Size = 4.25" x 9.25"
Andorra (Spanish Edition)
By Anaya Touring Club

Anaya Touring Club
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Andorra (Spanish Edition)
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Pyrenees & Andorra Travel Reference Map 1:450,000/1:40,000
By ITMB Publishing LTD

ITMB Publishing LTD
Map (2 pages)

Pyrenees & Andorra Travel Reference Map 1:450,000/1:40,000
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We have transformed our specialized map of Andorra into a more practical map covering the Pyrenees mountain chain straddling the border between France and Germany on one side, with historic Andorra on the other side. As is normal with ITMB maps combining two areas at different scales, the map has two covers, so can be marketed equally well as Andorra or as Pyrenees! Our coverage of the Pyrenees goes from the Atlantic to the Mediterranean coastlines and from Toulouse to Barcelona, so includes Pamplona in Basque Country, Huesca, Catalunya, and Girona in Spain, as well as Beziers and lovely Carcassonne in France. The other side is a completely redesigned map of the Principality of Andorra and is the only map of this interesting mini-state available today. This side also includes an excellent inset map of the only city in the country, Andorra La Vella. Andorra is known as a winter ski area par excellence, but is also a huge duty-free area year round. It has survived political turmoil for centuries by playing off France against Spain and wriggling between the cracks of big-power maneuvering. Perched at the summit of the Pyrenees chain, Andorra is well-worth visiting. 2017 Edition.
Michelin Spain: Northeast Catalonia, Aragon, Andorra, Map 574 (Maps/Regional (Michelin))
By Michelin

Brand: Michelin
Map (1 pages)

Michelin Spain: Northeast Catalonia, Aragon, Andorra, Map 574 (Maps/Regional (Michelin))
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Michelin regional maps each contain practical road and route information. Special Michelin reads-like-a-book format for easy use in folding and unfolding. Useful information for planning trips, including gas stations, 24-hour service stations, toll gates, rest areas and service plazas. Clear, precise cartography. Icons pinpoint important travel information.
Amazing Pictures and Facts About Andorra La Vella: The Most Amazing Fact Book for Kids About Andorra La Vella (Kid's U)
By Mina Kelly

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
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Amazing Pictures and Facts About Andorra La Vella: The Most Amazing Fact Book for Kids About Andorra La Vella (Kid s U)
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Kid’s U Presents… Andorra la Vella - Amazing Pictures and Facts About Andorra la Vella ----

Have you ever wondered if there are countries in Europe that are so small, barely anyone knows about them? Or, have you ever asked yourself if there is ever a country that has no army?

In this book you will learn amazing things about Andorra la Vella, finding the answers to these questions, and many more! With pictures alongside them, this book will capture the attention of even the youngest of children, and you will all start to explore the many wonders of the world.

Many children learn only because they have to, but don’t realize how amazing the world is, and how fun it is to learn about! The goal of this book is to change that.

This book will help your children to see how vast and wonderful the world is, and inspire them with the excitement of learning.

Readers will

  1. Become more aware of the various cultures around the world.

  2. Discover a multitude of amazing facts to wonder and learn more about.

  3. Find that reading can be educational, but fun!

And much more!

Table of Contents

Introduction

Chapter 1- Where is Andorra la Vella?

Chapter 2- How old is Andorra la Vella?

Chapter 3- What is the population of Andorra la Vella?

Chapter 4- What is the weather like in the city?

Chapter 5- What is the landscape like around the city?

Chapter 6- What language spoken in Andorra la Vella?

Chapter 7- What is the currency used in Andorra la Vella?

Chapter 8- What is the government of Andorra la Vella?

Chapter 9- This city is a part of what type of country?

Chapter 10- What record does the city hold?

Chapter 11- What is Andorra la Vella popular for?

Chapter 12- What important things are in this city?

Chapter 13- Does the city have any interesting laws?

Chapter 14- Is there a national army in Andorra la Vella?

Chapter 15- Do people generally live long in Andorra la Vella?

Chapter 16- What religion is the most common here?

Chapter 17- What is the city’s main industry?

Chapter 18- Is the city safe?

Chapter 19- When is the best time to visit Andorra la Vella?

Chapter 20- How many people visit the city every year?

Barcelona & Catalunya Focus Guide: Includes Andorra & Eastern Spanish Pyrenees (Footprint Focus)
By Mary-Ann Gallagher

Footprint Handbooks
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Barcelona & Catalunya Focus Guide: Includes Andorra & Eastern Spanish Pyrenees (Footprint Focus)
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Barcelona & Catalunya are fiercely independent, and pack a lot into a small space. From sampling a crisp, sparkling bottle of cava to exploring magical, dreamy architecture, Barcelona & Catalunya will not fail to entertain. FootprintFocus provides invaluable information on transport, accommodation, eating and entertainment to ensure that your trip includes the best of this flamboyant region of Spain.

  •  Essentials section with useful advice on getting to and around Barcelona & Catalunya.
  • Comprehensive, up-to-date listings of where to eat, sleep and see the sights.
  • Includes information on tour operators and activities, from finding the best nightlife to the top places for winter sports.
  • Detailed maps for Barcelona & other key destinations in Catalunya.
  • Slim enough to fit in your pocket.

 

With detailed information on all the main sights, plus many lesser-known attractions, FootprintFocus Barcelona & Catalunya provides concise and comprehensive coverage of one of Spain’s most fun-loving regions.

 

The content of the Footprintfocus Barcelona & Catalunya guide has been extracted from Footprint’s Spain Guide.

Lleida y Andorra/ Lleida and Andorra (Spanish Edition)
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Lleida y Andorra/ Lleida and Andorra (Spanish Edition)
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