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Andorra Andorra is a small country nestled in between France and Spain. This land is a region of narrow valleys and the tall Pyrenees Mountains. Its area is 450 sq. Km. Its capital is Andorra La Vella. Another important city is called Escaldes-Engondany. Andorra's population is 74,839. Of the population 46% are Spanish, 28% Andorran, 11% Portuguese, and 8% French. The average temperature in January is 36 degrees and in July, 67 degrees. Andorra gets 32" of rain per year. The common religion is Roman Catholic. Catalan is the language spoken by most of the people along with Spanish and Castration. Art is a very important part of Andorra's culture. Some of the foods they eat there are pork, trout, rabbit and coques fomagtge de tupe (a festival cake). Some of Andorra's natural resources are hydropower, mineral water, timber, iron ore, and lead. Mare de Deu de Meritxell is one of Andorra's holidays, which is on September 8.

Most of the people of Andorra enjoy skiing and snowboarding because of the great mountains they have there. Andorra is a very authentic country.