Andorra, officially the Principality of Andorra, is a sovereign landlocked microstate on the Iberian Peninsula, in the eastern Pyrenees, bordered by France to the north and Spain to the south.
What type of country is Andorra?
European coprincipality Andorra, small independent European coprincipality situated among the southern peaks of the Pyrenees Mountains and bounded by France to the north and east and by Spain to the south and west. It is one of the smallest states in Europe. The capital is Andorra la Vella.
Is Andorra a principality?
The tiny principality of Andorra is located in the high mountains of the Pyrenees between France and Spain. The mainstay of the highly-prosperous economy is tourism, accounting for about 80% of GDP. The first Andorran Constitution was passed in 1993, establishing parliamentary government.
What type of economy is Andorra?
Andorra has a developed economy and a free market, with per capita income above the European average and above the level of its neighbors, Spain and France. The country has developed a sophisticated infrastructure including a one-of-a-kind micro-fiber-optic network for the entire country.
Is Andorra an independent country?
Andorra ratified a modern constitution on March 14, 1993, which provided for its independence and sovereignty as a “modern” representative democracy.
Is Andorra a safe country?
Crime: Andorra has a low crime rate. However, since all visitors to Andorra transit through southern France or northeast Spain, it is important to be aware of the type of crime that tourists typically experience in the region. Please refer to country information for Spain and France for additional details.
Is Andorra a safe place to live?
Locals claim that Andorra is the safest country in the world and the reality is that its fairly close; in the latest report by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, Andorra ranks 178 out of 219 (where a lower score is better) for homicides. Most years there are no homicides. On a bad year there is 1.