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Interesting Facts about Andorra

Andorra Interesting Facts

Andorra, officially the Principality of Andorra, is a country in Europe. Here are some interesting facts about Andorra:

  • Andorra doesn’t have an airport. The nearest international airports to Andorra are in Spain and France.
  • Andorra is the 16th smallest country in the world.
  • Andorra is one of the safest countries in the world.
  • The world’s longest alpine slide Tobotronc is located in Andorra.
  • The country is located in the heart of the Pyrenees and consists of many mountain valleys.
  • The 11th smallest country by population is Andorra.
  • Andorra never had its own currency.
  • The largest spa in Europe is in Andorra.
  • Andorra was one of the last countries in the world to ban smoking indoors.
  • Andorra is the only joint principality in the world.
  • Andorra has one of the lowest taxes on food and alcohol.
  • Andorra produces a lot of tobacco.
  • Andorra’s capital is the highest on the European continent.
  • The largest natural park "Madriu-Perafita-Claror Valley" in Andorra is an UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Andorra uses the same color combination on its flag as Chad, Moldova and Romania.
  • Only 1/3 of the people who live in the country are Andorran.
  • Andorra has participated in Olympic Games since 1976 but never won a medal.
  • Andorra is not part the Eurozone, the EFTA, or the European Union.
  • A Russian adventurer Boris Skossyreff claimed ownership of Andorra in 1934.
  • Andorra has the most tourists per capita in the world.
  • Andorra borders France to the north and east and Spain to the south and west.

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