Few Words About Andorra
Tucked away in the Pyrenees, the Principality of Andorra is a land of valleys that are landscapes and narrow that is popular for skiing and trekking. Hamlets and its villages -- dotted are full of churches and houses, built in a neighborhood style and maintained via the seclusion of the country.
Tracing its roots back to times and Polybius' mention of Iberian Andosinos, Andorra is not short of background. Tradition has it Charlemagne rewarded that the Andorrans off the Moors by granting them a charter. It is this peculiar independence, somehow enduring over the ages against consecutive threats, that has enabled Andorra's architecture to remain unspoiled.
An chunk of the Pyrenees along with snowfalls make for great skiing conditions; those who wintersports will come across some of Europe pistes here. Royalty and politicians of Spain choose the snowy peaks because of their ski vacations of Andorra -- and costs are certainly geared towards the well heeled. During warmer spells, Andorra offers hiking conditions, Along with valleys.
The nation is treated as Bishop of Urgell and heads of nations: the President of France in Catalonia, a heritage that dates back to the 13th century from the capital town with two' Co-Princes'. The capital may not be to everyone's taste (think chock-a-block visitors barging between more shops than may possibly be demanded ), but only a brief distance off lie some rural stone.
The Iron Route -- by bus or foot -- is popular, taking visitors around town of Ordino. Countless 10 million visitors per year are seen by andorra, but ramble off the beaten trail and you will find Pyrenean places.
Facts about the Andorra
Data based on the latest United Nations Population Division estimates.
February 23, 2024
- Catalan (official)