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Parishes of Andorra

Parishes
Parròquies d'Andorra
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Category Unitary state
Location Principality of Andorra
Number 7 Parishes
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
Government Parish government
Subdivisions Village
Coat of arms of Andorra.svg
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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.

Overview

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.

Parish ISO 3166-2 Area Population
km² mi² 1990 2000 2007
Coat of arms of Andorra la VellaAndorra la Vella AD-07 12 4.6 19,022 21,189 24,574
Coat of arms of Canillo Canillo AD-02 121 47 1,290 2,706 5,422
Coat of arms of Encamp Encamp AD-03 74 29 7,119 10,595 14,029
Coat of arms of Escaldes-Engordany Escaldes-Engordany AD-08 47 18 12,235 15,299 16,475
Coat of arms of La Massana La Massana[1] AD-04 65 25 3,868 6,276 9,357
Coat of arms of Ordino Ordino AD-05 89 34 1,289 2,283 3,685
Coat of arms of Sant Julià de Lòria Sant Julià de Lòria AD-06 60 23 6,012 7,623 9,595
Coat of arms of Andorra Andorra AD 468 181 50,835 65,971 83,137

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