• John Paxton
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The co-principality of Andorra is situated in the eastern Pyrenees. The country consists of gorges, narrow valleys and defiles, surrounded by high mountain peaks varying between 1,880 and 3,000 metres. Its maximum length is 30 km and its width 20 km; it has an area of 465 sq. km (190 sq. miles) and a population of (1975) 26,558, scattered in 6 villages. Catalan is the language spoken.

Les Vallées d’Andorre—Valls d’Andorra

Books of Reference

  1. Brutails, La Coutume d’Andorre. Paris, 1904Google Scholar
  2. Corts Peyret, J., Geografia e Historia de Andorra. Barcelona, 1945Google Scholar
  3. Llobet, S., El medio y la vida en Andorra. Barcelona, 1947Google Scholar
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