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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

Facts automatically translated into English from the poznajnieznane.pl and paczka-wiedzy.pl page. I'm sorry for all the mistakes.


1. The change from summer to winter time (moving clockwise back one hour) is on the last Sunday in October.

2. There is no Polish embassy in this country. This country is subject to the embassy located in the capital of Spain.

3. This country has more than 76,000 motor vehicles (993 vehicles per 1,000 inhabitants).

4. The national top-level domain is .ad . There are over 781,108 websites with this extension.

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

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

7. The Principality of Andorra is one of 12 monarchies in Europe.

8. In this country there are over 320 km of paved roads (0,0005% of all roads in the world).

9. High-quality tobacco is produced in Andorra, which is exported to France and Spain.

10. There are no railways or airports in this country. The roads are in very good condition.

11. The name Andorra is derived from the Navarrean word anduriall (a country covered with thickets).

12. Full name of the country – Principality of Andorra.

13. Cheese and Iberian ham are popular dishes.


Geography in Andorra

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1. The nearest capital in a straight line from Andorra is Madrid (Spain) – 493 km.

2. The furthest capital city in a straight line from Andorra is Wellington (New Zealand) – 19,440 km.

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

4. Andorra borders with such countries as: France 56.6 km, Spain 63.7 km.

5. The highest peak is Pic Alt de la Coma Pedrosa, 2942 m above sea level.

6. The longest river is Valira.

7. Andorra is around 670 times smaller than Poland.

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

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

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


Finance in Andorra

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

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

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

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

5. At the beginning of 2015, internal debt amounted to 41% of GDP, i.e. around: $ 1 025 000 000 .

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

7. The state mainly lives in the tourism industry.

8. No income tax, which attracts many immigrants.


Law in Andorra

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

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

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

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

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

6. 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.

7. 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.

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

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


Education in Andorra

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

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

3. The average IQ level is 98.

4. Unemployment and illiteracy are close to zero.

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


Work in Andorra

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

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

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

4. The unemployment rate in 2018 is 3.7% .

5. In this country, the amount of income tax for natural persons is 0%, and for companies 10% (2018).

6. Unemployment and illiteracy are close to zero.

7. The work week is 40 hours.

8. No income tax, which attracts many immigrants.


Best in Andorra

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

2. The highest peak is Pic Alt de la Coma Pedrosa, 2942 m above sea level.

3. The longest river is Valira.

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

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

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


Army in Andorra

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

2. 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.

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


Society in Andorra

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

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

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

4. The average IQ level is 98.

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

6. 25% of adults living in this country are overweight.

7. On average, a woman gives birth to 1.4 children.

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

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

10. The population density is 180 people / km2.

11. The main religion is Catholicism, 90%.

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

13. 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.

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

15. 92% of the country’s population lives in urban areas.

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

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


Symbols of Andorra

1. The national animal is an Angolan turaco bird.

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


Sport in Andorra

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1. Popular sports are football, skiing, basketball, volleyball.


History of Andorra

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1. 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.

2. The present Principality of Andorra was founded in 1278.

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

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

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


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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 Andorra’s national colors?

National colors: blue, yellow and red.

answer: Marta


What is the national animal?

The national animal is an Angolan turaco bird.

answer: Marta


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