Views and scenes of life in Andorra - Andorra Residency Guide

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Views and scenes of life in Andorra

Introduction to Andorra
Quick Facts about Andorra

Andorra is 468 sq km, 5% only is urban land, 36% are forests and the rest are predominantly rugged mountains. the highest being Coma Pedrosa at 2,942 metres (9,652 ft.). The average elevation of Andorra is 1,996 metres (6,549 ft.) and the lowest point is 840 m (2,756 ft.) which is the border crossing into Spain.

Andorra is  landlocked country in south-western Europe, bordered by Spain and France in the eastern Pyrenees. There are two points in Andorra way up on the ridges where you can put one foot each into France and Spain and reach down and touch Andorra, a useless fact, not yet in Wikipedia !  It is the sixth smallest country in Europe and also the largest of the European microstates.

Andorra has the lowest population density amongst the small countries of Europe with 160 persons per sq km. The population of Andorra ( Official estimate as at Dec 2017) was
74,794 persons of which 49% were Andorrans 36,697, there were 18,737 Spanish, 6,968 Portuguese, 3,199 French and as at 2016 figures there were estimated to be 963 British representing 1.5% of the population.

Historically Andorra became independent in 1282.

Many professional athletes are turning to Andorra, this video by Orica Green Edge Cycling team, now known as Mitchelton Scott is informative
Andorra annually hosts the Mountain Biking World Cup in its famous Vallnord circuits open to the public
Andorra Cartoon
Our National Symbol

The National Symbol of Andorra is the Isard.
This beauty was photographed from my garden
on 13th Jan 2010.

I named him "Dobbin"

Average Temperatures

The Andorran Tourist Board gives the following
information. Maximum temperature, in Celsius, is
followed by minimum.

It's not often that Andorra makes it to the world headlines!!
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