Official English Name: Principality of Andorra
Official Local Name(s): Principat d'Andorra
Common English Name: Andorra
Capital: Andorra la Vella

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Official Language(s)

Catalan
Secondary Languages: French, Castillan, Portuguese

Resources

Hydropower, Mineral water, Timber, Iron ore, Lead

Neighbors

France (North), Spain (South)

Ethnic groups

Andorran (36.2%), Spanish (30.4%), Portuguese (16.0%), French (5.8%), British (1.2%)

People

Est. Population:

78,014

Demonym:

Andorran

Religions:

Roman Catholic (83.4%)
Atheist (7.7%)
Other Christian (5.6%)
Muslim (1.0%)
Hindu (0.6%)

Largest City:

Andorra la Vella (19,884)

Geography

Region:

Southwestern Europe

Bodies of Water:

None (Landlocked)

Total Area:

468 km2
(100% land, 0% water)

Total Land:

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 Disasters

Avalanches

Government

Type:

Unitary Parliamentary Constitutional Diarchy

Head of State:

Co-Prince President Emmanuel Macron (France)
Co-Prince Bishop Joan Enric Vives i Sicília (Urgell, Spain)

Head of Government:

Cap de Govern Xaviar Espot Zamora

Admin. Divisions

7 Parishes

Independence:

1278 (from the joint sovereignty of the French Count of Foix and the Spanish Bishop of Urgell)

Nat'l Anthem:

El Gran Carlemany

Economy

GDP Per Capita

$37,200 (USD)

Currency

€ (Euro)

Exchange Rate

$1 (USD) = € (Euro)0.86

Communication

Internet Code

.ad

Telephone Code

+376

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Cultural Notes

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.

Sources

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