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Last update : 10 february 2019

Andorra information

Andorra is a small country in southwestern Europe, between France and Spain.

Capital : Andorra la Vella
Language : Catalan
Currency :  Euro
Population : 78 014
Area : 468  km2

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Andorra facts

1. The name Andorra is derived from the Vilnian word anduriall (a country covered with bushes).
2. The population density is 180 people / km2.
3. The highest peak is Pic Alt de la Coma Pedrosa, 2942 m above sea level.
4. The longest river is Valira.
5. Popular sports are football, skiing, basketball, volleyball.
6. The full name of the country – the Principality of Andorra.
7. Andorra is around 670 times smaller than Poland.
8. Popular dishes are cheese and Iberian hams.
9. The main religion is Catholicism, 90%.
10. The present Principality of Andorra was founded in 1278.
Andorra facts

11. No income tax, which attracts many immigrants.

12. The lack of troops, the duty of defense lies with France and Spain.

13. It is the most inhabited country in Europe. The average altitude is 1996 m above sea level.

Author: Turyst

14. Unemployment and illiteracy are close to zero.

15. Andorro produces high-quality tobacco, which exports to France and Spain.

16. The state mainly lives in the tourism industry.

17. The currency of the Euro is used, although Andorra does not belong to the European Union.

18. There are no railways and airports in this country. The roads are in very good condition.

19. According to Andorra’s law, there must be at least one rifle in every home during the war. In a situation where the owner of such a weapon does not have, the police have a duty to provide it.

20. There is a cow in the coat of arms of this country.

Author: MR

21. The permissible blood alcohol content in a person driving a car is 0.5 promille.

22. In this country there is no Polish embassy. The country is subject to the embassy in the capital of Spain.

Author: Alfa

23. Andorra during the First World War declared war on Germany. However, there were no fights. The truce was only announced in 1958.

Author: Renia

24. The minimum wage is EUR 962 per month, EUR 5.55 per hour (data from 2015).

25. In 2018, the average monthly salary in this country is 1 010 €.

26. The amount of income tax in Andorra is 10%.

27. The unemployment rate in 2018 is 3.7% .

Author: Daria

28. In Andorra, an average person consumes about 13.8 liters of pure alcohol per year.

29. The most wine is drunk – 45%, then beer – 35%, and spirit 20%.

Author: AlkoWorld

30. In this country, compulsory education lasts 10 years.

Author: EduKacJa

31. The beginning of education begins at the age of 6.

32. The average IQ level is 98.

Author: EduKacJa

33. In this country, according to statistics, there are no people over 15 years of age who can not read or write.

Author: Reebeka

34. The national animal is an Angolan turaco bird.

Author: Kos

35. The change from daylight saving time to winter time (turning clockwise back one hour) is the last Sunday in October.

Author: Adrianna

36. Built-up speed allowed is 40 km / h.

37. Outside the built-up area, the permitted speed is 90 km / h.

38. In 2013, 2 people lost their lives as a result of traffic accidents.

39. The country has over 76,000 motor vehicles registered (993 vehicles per 1,000 inhabitants).

Author: AutoMania

40. In this country there are over 320 km of paved roads (0.0005% of all roads in the world).

Author: Marlène

41. In this country over 50,000 (2015) 67 305 (2018) people have access to the internet ( about 87% of the population).

42. Around 38,000 (2015) 42,000 (2018) accounts on Facebook.

Author: NET

43. The country’s top-level domain is .ad . There are over 78110 websites with such an extension.

44. The most popular pages with the extension .ad are: spider.ad, google.ad and content.ad.

Author: http

45. The internal debt at the beginning of 2015 was 41% GDP, around: $1,025,000,000 .

46. Gross domestic product (GDP) is $2,500,000,000 in 2015.

Author: Komornik

47. 25% of adults living in this country are overweight.

Author: Łasuch

48. In this country an adult person smokes an average of 65 cigarettes a month.

Author: VViki

49. The lowest temperature: -27.3 °C was measured in Grau Roig.

50. The highest temperature: 38.5 °C was measured in Andorra.

Author: weather

51. The average life expectancy in this country is 79.8 years (women – 85.2 years and men – 79 years).

Author: Wilga

52. In this country, men and women can get married at the age of 16.

53. 10 women give birth to 14 children on average.

Author: Nadia

54. The average age people living in this country is 43 years old.

55. The country is around:
12,000 people (15.04%) in the age range 0-14 years.
54,000 people (70.25%) in the age range 15-64 years.
11,300 people (14.71%) over 65 years old.

56. In this country, about 630 children are born annually (0.8% of the population), and about 540 people die (0.7% of the population).

Author: Sara19

57. The lowest located place in the country is Riu Runer – 840 m above sea level.

Author: Klemens

58. In Andorra only 33% of residents are native Andorans.

Author: Lisu

59. Andorra is one of the five countries in the world where there is no airport.

60. Andorra declared war on Germany in 1914 during the First World War, but did not take part in it because she did not have armed forces. The peace treaty was signed only in 1958.

Author: KAsia

61. In the army of Andorra, there are currently only a few soldiers whose main task is to take part in various state ceremonies.

62. According to the Andorra constitution, the people who rule this tiny country are: the president of France and the bishop of the Catalan city of Seo de Urgel.

63. The Principality of Andorra is one of the 12 monarchies in Europe.

Author: KAsia

64. There are 203 km2 of agricultural land in Andorra (43% of the country).

65. The highest located town in the country is Pas de la Casa.

66. In this country, women have the right to vote since 1970.

67. He joined the UN on July 28, 1993.

68. The work week is 40 hours.

69. 92% of the country’s population lives in urban areas.

Author: Statyk

70. The last death penalty was carried out in 1943.

Author: Statyk

71. In this country, the amount of income tax for individuals is 10%, and for companies 10% (2018).

72. The tax on goods and services is 4.5% (2018).

Author: Fan%

What is the highest peak in Andorra?
The highest peak in Andorra is Coma Pedrosa (2942 m above sea level).

answer: Marta

What is the largest river in Andorra?
The largest river in Andorra is Valira.

answer: Marta

What is the largest lake in Andorra?
The largest lake in Andorra is Estanys de Juclar (area 56.8 ha).

answer: Marta

What is the national dish?
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What is Andorra's national colors?
National colors: blue, yellow and red.

answer: Marta

What is national alcohol?
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What is the national animal?
The national animal is an Angolan turaco bird.

answer: Marta

What is the national sport?
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What countries borders Andorra?
Andorra borders on countries such as France 56.6 km, Spain 63.7 km.

answer: Marta

What is the average age of people living in this country?
The average age people living in this country is 43 years old.

answer: Marta

What is the minimum wage?
The minimum wage is EUR 962 per month, EUR 5.55 per hour (data from 2015).

answer: Marta

What is the population density in Andorra?
The population density is 165 people per km2.

answer: Marta

What is the motto of this country?
The motto of the country – “Unity strengthens”.

answer: Marta

What is the highest temperature recorded in this country?
The highest temperature: 38.5 ° C was measured in Andorra.

answer: Marta

What is the lowest temperature recorded in this country?
The lowest temperature: -27.3 ° C was measured in Grau Roig.

answer: Marta

With how many years can you legally buy alcohol?
In this country, alcohol can be bought at the age of 18.

answer: Marta