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Europe / Andorra / Andorra la Vella

Andorra la Vella

Capital of Andorra

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Andorra, authoritatively the Principality of Andorra likewise called the Principality of the Valleys of Andorra, is a landlocked microstate in Southwestern Europe. It is placed in the eastern Pyrenees Mountains and out skirted by Spain and also France. It is the sixth most diminutive country in Europe, having a territory of 468 km2 and an expected populace of 85,000 in 2012. Its capital, Andorra la Vella, is the only capital city in the whole of Europe that is at a stupendous elevation, at a height of 1,023 meters above ocean level. The official dialect of the city is Catalan, in spite of the fact that Portuguese, Spanish, and French are likewise normally spoken throughout the country.
Andorra la Vella is spotted in the south west of Andorra, at 42°30′n 1°30′e, at the juncture of two mountain streams, the Valira del Nord (also known as the Northern Valira) and the Valira de l'orient (also known as the Eastern Valira), which join to structure the Gran Valira. It abuts the urban region of Escaldes-Engo. The location of the city is of much strategic help to the city as well as the government. The elevation of the county makes foreign attacks mostly on the impossible side. The height of the land is again a contributing factor to the increasing tourism in the country.
Political Influence:
Andorra is a parliamentary co-territory with the President of France and also the Bishop of Urgell , who is the co-sovereigns. This idiosyncrasy makes the President of France, in his ability the Prince of Andorra, a chosen ruling ruler. This is despite the fact that he is not chosen by a well known vote of the Andorran individuals. The legislative issues of Andorra la Vella happen in a system of a parliamentary delegate majority rule government, whereby the Head of Government is the CEO, and of a pluri-form multi-party framework.
Famous for:
Andorra la Vella is a tourist nation and is famous as one of the best tourist destinations around the world. Andorra la Vella is also famous as the fashion district of the country and is stacked with all the famous brands in the world, making it a shopper’s paradise.
Art & Culture:
Art and culture in the city play a vital role in the development of the city all together. With historical architecture, taking the form of Churches, special monuments and attractions of historical origin, the city has been able to show its strong interest in art. There are a number of exhibition centers in the city that give it a rich artistic background.
Travel & Tourism:
The city being a tourism hub mainly lives off the major economy earned through travel and tourism. More than 14 million tourists every year visit Andorra la Vella for a short trip or a long vacation. The city welcomes every tourist to extreme comfort and ease. Travelling from one destination to the other becomes extremely easy as a result of the flourishing infrastructure which includes- brilliant roads, comfortable lodging, exquisite food, hygiene and safety.
Famous Travel Places:
Places to visit in the city include- Esglesia de Sant Esteve church, the old town, parliament building, Santa Coloma, etc.