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Principality of Andorra
Principat d'Andorra  (Catalan)
FlagCoat of arms
Motto: Virtus Unita Fortior
United virtue is stronger
Anthem: El Gran Carlemany
The Great Charlemagne
Location of  Andorra  (center of green circle)in Europe  (dark grey)  –  [Legend]
Location of  Andorra  (center of green circle)

in Europe  (dark grey)  –  [Legend]

Capital
and largest city
Andorra la Vella
42°30′N1°31′E / 42.500°N 1.517°E / 42.500; 1.517
Official languagesCatalana
Recognised languages
Ethnic groups (2012[1])49% Andorran
24.6% Spanish
14.3% Portuguese
3.9% French
8.2% others
DemonymAndorran
GovernmentUnitaryparliamentarySemi-Electivediarchy
 • Co-PrincesJoan Enric Vives Sicília
François Hollande
 • RepresentativeJosep Maria Mauri
Jean-Pierre Hugues
 • Prime MinisterAntoni Martí
LegislatureGeneral Council
Independence
 • from Aragon1278 
 • from the French Empire1814 
Area
 • Total467.63 km2 (179th)
180.55 sq mi
 • Water (%)0.26 (121.4 ha)b
Population
 • 2014 estimate85,470
 • Density179.8/km2 (71st)
465.7/sq mi
GDP (nominal)2008 estimate
 • Total$4.510 billion[2] (155th)
 • Per capita$53,383[3] (9th)
Gini (2003)27.21c
low
HDI (2014)Increase 0.845[4]
very high ·34th
CurrencyEurod (EUR)
Time zoneCET(UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST)CEST (UTC+2)
Drives on theright
Calling code+376
ISO 3166 codeAD
Internet TLD.ade
a.Constitution of Andorra, Article 2.1. Spanish, French, and Portuguese are also widely spoken and understood. (See Languages of Andorra.)
b.(French) Girard P & Gomez P (2009), Lacs des Pyrénées: Andorre. "Andorra en xifres 2007: Situació geogràfica, Departament d'Estadística, Govern d'Andorra"(PDF). Retrieved 26 August 2012. 
c."Informe sobre l'estat de la pobresa i la desigualtat al Principal d'Andorra (2003)"(PDF). Estadistica.ad. Retrieved 25 November 2012. 
d.Before 1999, the French franc and Spanish peseta; the coins and notes of both currencies, however, remained legal tender until 2002. Small amounts of Andorran diners (divided into 100 centim) were minted after 1982.
e.Also .cat, shared with Catalan-speaking territories.

Source: CIA World Factbook
Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of October 9, 2016


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