ANDORRA

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Flag

Coat of Arms

Territory
467.63 km2 (180th)

Capital
Andorra la Vella

Language
Catalan

Motto
'United virtue is stronger'

National Flower
Gardenia

National Animal
Lammergeier vulture - (Gypaetus barbatus)

National Animal
Cattle - (Bos taurus)

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Andorra Flag

Andorra, authoritatively the Principality of Andorra, additionally called the Principality of the Valleys of Andorra, is a sovereign landlocked microstate on the Iberian Peninsula, in the eastern Pyrenees, flanking France toward the north and Spain toward the south. Accepted to have been made by Charlemagne, Andorra was governed by the Count of Urgell until 988, when it was exchanged to the Roman Catholic Diocese of Urgell, and the present realm was shaped by a contract in 1278. It is referred to as a territory as it is a diarchy headed by two Princes: the Catholic Bishop of Urgell in Catalonia, Spain, and the President of France. Andorra is the 6th littlest country in Europe, having a zone of 468 square kilometers (181 sq mi). The Andorran individuals are a Romance ethnic gathering of initially Catalan plunge. Its capital, Andorra la Vella, is the most astounding capital city in Europe, at a rise of 1,023 meters (3,356 feet) above ocean level.


Coat of Arms


Andorra Coat of Arms

Territory


Andorra Map

467.63 km2 (180th)


Capital


Andorra Capital

Andorra la Vella

Andorra la Vella is the capital of the Principality of Andorra. It is found high in the east Pyrenees, among France and Spain. It is additionally the name of the ward that encompasses the capital. The important business is the travel industry, despite the fact that the nation additionally procures outside pay from being a duty sanctuary. Furniture and cognacs are nearby items. Being at a rise of 1,023 meters (3,356 ft), it is the most noteworthy capital city in Europe and a prominent ski resort. Andorra la Vella signifies "Andorra the Town", to separate it from the Principality of Andorra in general. In spite of the fact that in Catalan the word vella (like French vieille) is gotten from the Latin word vetula and signifies "old", the Vella here (like French ville and Catalan vila) is gotten from the Latin word estate and signifies "town".


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Andorra Languague

Catalan



Motto


Andorra Motto

'United virtue is stronger'



National Flower


Andorra National Flower

Gardenia



Gardenia is a class of blossoming plants in the espresso family, Rubiaceae. The sort was named via Carl Linnaeus and John Ellis after Dr. Alexander Garden (1730– 1791), a Scottish-brought into the world American naturalist. They are evergreen bushes and little trees developing to 1– 15 meters (3.3– 49.2 ft) tall. The leaves are inverse or in whorls of three or four, 5– 50 centimeters (2.0– 19.7 in) long and 3– 25 centimeters (1.2– 9.8 in) wide, dull green and shiny with a rugged surface. The blossoms are singular or in little bunches, white, or light yellow, with a cylindrical based corolla with 5– 12 flaps (petals) from 5 to 12 centimeters (2.0 to 4.7 in) breadth. Blooming is from about mid-spring to mid-summer, and numerous species are unequivocally scented.


National Animal


Andorra National Animal

Lammergeier vulture - (Gypaetus barbatus)

The bearded vulture (Gypaetus barbatus), otherwise called the lammergeier (or lammergeyer) or ossifrage, is a winged creature of prey and the main individual from the variety Gypaetus. The whiskery vulture is the main realized creature whose diet comprises only (70 to 90 percent) of bone. It lives and breeds on precipices in high mountains in southern Europe, the Caucasus, Africa, the Indian subcontinent, and Tibet, laying a couple of eggs in mid-winter that bring forth toward the start of spring. Populaces are occupant. This fledgling is 94– 125 cm (37– 49 in) long with a wingspan of 2.31– 2.83 m (7.6– 9.3 ft). It weighs 4.5– 7.8 kg (9.9– 17.2 lb), with the designate race averaging 6.21 kg (13.7 lb) and G. b. meridionalis of Africa averaging 5.7 kg (13 lb). In Eurasia, vultures observed around the Himalayas will in general be marginally bigger than those from other mountain ranges. Females are somewhat bigger than guys. It is basically indisputable with different vultures or in reality different feathered creatures in trip because of its long, tight wings, with the wing harmony estimating 71.5– 91 cm (28.1– 35.8 in), and long, wedge-molded tail, which estimates 42.7– 52 cm (16.8– 20.5 in) long. The tail is longer then the width of the wing. The bone structure is generally little for the flying creature's size, at 8.8– 10 cm (3.5– 3.9 in). The extents of the species have been contrasted with a bird of prey, scaled to a huge size.


National Animal


Andorra National Animal

Cattle - (Bos taurus)

Cattle—colloquially cows—are the most widely recognized sort of vast tamed ungulates. They are a noticeable present day individual from the subfamily Bovinae, are the most far reaching types of the variety Bos, and are most usually characterized all in all as Bos taurus. Steers are regularly raised as domesticated animals for meat (hamburger or veal, see meat steers), for milk (see dairy cows), and for shrouds, which are utilized to make cowhide. They are utilized as riding creatures and draft creatures (bulls or bullocks, which pull trucks, furrows and different actualizes). Another result of steers is compost, which can be utilized to make excrement or fuel. In certain districts, for example, portions of India, cows have huge religious importance. Dairy cattle, generally little breeds, for example, the Miniature Zebu, are additionally kept as pets. Dairy cattle are vast quadrupedal ungulate warm blooded creatures with cloven hooves. Most breeds have horns, which can be as extensive as the Texas Longhorn or little like a scur.


Demonym(s)

Andorran

Population

77,281
(2016 estimate)

Currency

Euro (EUR)

Time Zone

UTC+1 (CET)

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