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Andorra La Vella is ideal for those who love to ski or snowboard, don’t mind shopping (or just want to save a little on purchases, desires to improve their health, but also for those who simply appreciate the beauty of nature. And before fans of “ekskursionki” the capital of Andorra does not hit the dirt face. Nothing big, everything is simple and tasteful.

In Andorra La Vella can be reached either through Spain or through France. In Barcelona (or Toulouse) you need to take a bus or a car to drive to Andorra.Andorra La Vella can be divided into two parts: the old and the new. The new part of town is on the North and is a business centre of the capital; there are concentrated commercial buildings and many shops. The old part of the city located in the South-West, is the historic part of Andorra La Vella, there are many small shops, cafes and restaurants.

Within any of these parts can easily move around on foot, but to get from one part of town to another, it is better to take the bus — it will cost a bit, plus save time. Carefully read the schedule before you Board the bus.

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Andorra La Vella, AV. Tarragona Live Cam, Andorra

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Andorra La Vella is at the confluence of two rivers — the North Valira (Valira del Nord) and Eastern Valira (Valira de l’orient), which form a Grand Valeera (Gran Valira).The city is in a narrow river valley and therefore squeezed between high mountains. The slopes of the mountains here and there are seen at home. Here, on the slopes of their vegetable gardens — exactly as we do, from scrap materials.

Andorra La Vella is directly adjacent to the town of Escaldes, from a high hill visible from the spire to the Spa, which should definitely visit.The city has preserved the old stone house. The oldest building is St. Stephen’s Church (Església de Sant Esteve) in the Romanesque style, built in the XI century.Most tourists who come to Andorra to go skiing, stay here. The city has many attractions that are worth a look.

The population in these parts appeared in the Neolithic age. In the year 795, Charlemagne included these areas in the Marca Hispanica — the Spanish brand, a buffer zone between Moorish Spain and the Frankish Kingdom. In the early ninth century, was founded Andorra La Vella, which in 1278, became the capital of the Principality of Andorra. Since 1993, when the Constitution was adopted, there are public authorities.

The population of the capital — 22.256 inhabitants (according to 2011), and suburbs (Escaldes-Engordany, Escaldes-Engordany) — more than 40 thousand. Andorra La Vella is also the highest European capital city — it is located at an altitude of 1023 meters above the sea level.

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Andorra La Vella is the capital and one of the most beautiful cities in the small Principality of Andorra. The city is situated in a picturesque location high in the Pyrenees mountains, where the rivers and roads, past and present.

The history of the city counts down from 805 BC: then it was first mentioned in the Chronicles. His education began with a small community, which was created by the shepherds and peasants of Catalonia. Neighbouring countries — France and Spain — did not give up attempts to subjugate this new territorial entity with the beginnings of statehood. In the end, there was established a protectorate of both countries.

Almost half the residents are native Andorrans, others come from France, Spain and many other European countries. They speak Catalan, French and Spanish.

Through Andorra La Vella are the important transit routes from South to North. There are no large industrial enterprises polluting the environment. The manufacturing sector in the capital are tobacco factory, lime factory, food factory, and spinning and carding and woodworking enterprises. The city budget is formed by revenues from rendered tourist services, shopping and banking institutions.

The capital is a network of hotels, restaurants, shops, entertainment and recreational centers.

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