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|Location||Principality of Andorra|
|Populations||5,422 Ordino – 22,256 Andorra la Vella|
|Areas||12 km2 (4.6 sq mi) Andorra la Vella – 20,494 km2 (7,913 sq mi) Canillo|
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politics and government of
Andorra consists of seven communities known as parishes (Catalan: parròquies, singular – parròquia). Until relatively recently, it had only six parishes; the seventh, Escaldes-Engordany, was created in 1978.
Andorra la Vella is the capital of Andorra. Some parishes have a further territorial subdivision; Ordino, La Massana and Sant Julià de Lòria are subdivided into quarts (quarters), while Canillo is subdivided into 10 veïnats (neighborhoods). Those mostly coincide with villages, which are found in all parishes.
Each parish has its own elected mayor who is the nominal head of the local government known as a comú in Catalan.
|Andorra la Vella||AD-07||12||4.6||19,022||21,189||24,574|
|Sant Julià de Lòria||AD-06||60||23||6,012||7,623||9,595|
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