• Population: 79,300
  • Major languages: Catalan (official language), Spanish, French
  • Major religion: Christianity
  • Life expectancy: 81 years (men), 87 years (women)
  • Currency: Euro


  • Area: 468 sq km (180.55 sq miles)
  • Situated in Europe between France and Spain, high in the Pyrenees mountains.


  • Andorra is a tiny, independent principality.
  • It’s known for its ski resorts and a tax-haven status that encourages duty-free shopping.
  • Tourism accounts for about 80% of GDP.


  • Andorra is outside the Schengen Agreement and maintains border controls with the EU.
  • People who require a visa to enter the Schengen area and are planning to travel to Andorra should ensure they are in possession of a multiple-entry visa. Holders of a single-entry visa may face delays and may be refused re-entry when trying to return to France or Spain.




This page was last updated on 2021.05.24 by Robert Vinet