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Principality of Andorra
Principat d'Andorra
FlagCoat of arms
Motto: 
  • "Virtus Unita Fortior" (Latin)
  • "United virtue is stronger"
Anthem: 
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
Ethnic groups ([1])36.6% Andorran
33.0% Spanish (mainly Catalans)
16.3% Portuguese
6.3% French
7.8% others
DemonymAndorran
GovernmentUnitaryparliamentary constitutional diarchy
 - Co-PrincesJoan Enric Vives Sicília
François Hollande
 - RepresentativesJosep Maria Mauri
Sylvie Hubac
 - Prime MinisterAntoni Martí
LegislatureGeneral Council
Independence
 - Paréage from the Crown of Aragon
1278 
Area
 - Total467.63 km2 (191st)
180.55 sq mi
 - Water (%)0.26 (121.4 ha)b
Population
 - 2011 estimate85,082[2] (199th)
 - 2011 census78,115
 - Density179.8/km2 (71st)
465.7/sq mi
GDP (nominal)2008 estimate
 - Total$4.510 billion[3] (155th)
 - Per capita$53,383[4] (9th)
Gini (2003)27.21c
low
HDI (2013)Increase 0.846[5]
very high ·33rd
CurrencyEuro (€)d (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 2012-08-26. 
c."Informe sobre l'estat de la pobresa i la desigualtat al Principal d'Andorra (2003)". Estadistica.ad. Retrieved 2012-11-25. 
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 July 26, 2012


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