• S. H. Steinberg
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The French-Spanish Seigneurie of Andorra is situated in the eastern Pyrenees. The surface is rough and irregular, with an altitude varying between 880 and 1,800 metres. The country consists of gorges, narrow valleys and defiles, surrounded by high mountain peaks. Its maximum length is 30 km and its width 20 km; it has an area of 465 sq. km and a population of about 5,000, scattered in 6 villages. Catalan is the language spoken.

Books of Reference

  1. Brutails, J. A., La Coutume d’Andorre. Paris, 1904Google Scholar
  2. Oorts Peyret, J., Geografía e Historia de Andorra. Barcelona, 1945Google Scholar
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