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Currency of Andorra. EURO – Andorran money

Currency of Andorra. EURO – andorran money

Andorra is the only country of Europe which uses EURO as its official currency without formal agreement with EU. Andorra never had its own currency. Previously before the introduction of new currency Andorra used French franc and Spanish peseta.

In 2013 as a result of negotiations with European Union Andorra received …

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In accordance to “The Banker” magazine Andbank was named as the best banking institution of Andorra in 2014

In accordance to “The Banker” magazine Andbank was named as the best banking institution of Andorra in 2014, reports FT. It is remarkable that last month “The Banker” magazine called Andbank the best bank of Andorra in the sphere of private banking.

The choice was determined by many years of successful work of the bank on …

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Casa Beal, Casa Auvinya, Celler Mas Berenguer and Borda Sabater were named best during the conference of high-quality mountainous sorts wine producers in Andorra

The 2nd conference of winemakers—producers of high-quality wines made of grape sorts that grow at the Pyrenees mountainous estates took place in Andorra. Nowadays there are about 60 wineries in Andorra (for 30 years the growth of the amount of wineries has been related to the cultivation of new grape sorts). Andorra supplies with wine …

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Flora and fauna of the world: Andorra

photo: Stefano Paletti

Flora and fauna of the world: Andorra

Flora and fauna of the world: Andorra

The plant cover (flora of Andorra) is rather diverse, mostly dominated by 1) deciduous trees: oak, chestnut, beech, box; and 2)  conifers:  fir-trees, pine, silver fir and different types of junipers. There are vast alpine and subalpine meadows …

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Relief and altitudes: Andorra

Andorra: relief and altitude

The relief of Andorra may be considered typically mountainous with its swelling up peaks, escarping down cliffs, canyons, tumultuous mountain rivers, dodging through the mountains of the valley.  The relief of this part of the Pyrenees goes back to Paleozoic and Mesozoic eras. As for manifold lakes, being sources for …

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Andorra: industry, agriculture, natural resources

Andorra: industry, agriculture, natural resources

Climate of the country allows to cultivate tobacco  — a major crop of Andorra. There are small food industry enterprises (mostly, cheese producers) and also furniture factory. The rural dwellers are mostly occupied with sheep breeding.  Barley, rye, wheat,  oats, potatoes and grapes are cropped at the valleys and …

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World climate. Andorra

World climate: Andorra

Andorra climate. Due to the southern location of the country and its mountainous relief the climate may be considered mountainous sub-tropical, partially moderated by the Mediterranean Sea, located nearby. The temperature conditions of the country are more than comfortable for living. The temperature in January, the coldest month of the year, is …

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Coat of arms of Andorra

Coat of arms of Andorra

The coat of arms of Andorra is a shield with a nibbed base that consists of coats of arms of the co-owners of Andorra.

In the upper left part of the shield there is a golden miter with silver fringe and ribbons on the red background together with golden staff …

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Flags of the world: Andorra

Flags of the world: Andorra

The state flag of Andorra is a rectangular cloth that consists of 3 vertical uneven strips (from left to right—blue, yellow and red).  Blue and red are the colors of France, yellow and red are the colors of Spain. All together they reflect the idea of joint Franco-Spanish protectorate.  In …

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