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Comitč Olímpic Andorrŕ
Created: 1971 - Recognised: 1975
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Population:

71,000

Area:

468 sq.km.

Latest update: 08/06/2009 18:17 +0300

Andorra:
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The Principality of Andorra, one of the smallest countries in the world (468 sq km), lies high in the Pyrenees Mountains on the border between France and Spain. It is a country of narrow valleys and mountain peaks that reach heights of more than 2,700m. The principal stream is the Valira River, which flows into Spain.

Andorra has a dry, sunny climate. Three or four heavy snows fall each year. Winter temperatures at Escaldes range between -7°C and -1°C. In the summer, the valleys are warm during the day and cool at night. Temperatures at Escaldes reach 21°C to 27°C.

The capital and largest city of the state is Andorra la Vella, with a population of about 23,000.

Andorra is not a full member of the European Union, but enjoys a special relationship. The official currency is the euro.

The official language of Andorra is Catalan.

Andorra has hosted the Games of the Small States of Europe twice, in 1991 and 2005. The country's best finish was at the in Monaco 1987, with a third-place ranking overall (11 gold, 13 silver and 4 bronze medals).


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