Ten fun facts about Andorra

Fact 1:
In Europe Andorra ranks in as the sixth smallest nation. It consists of 181 square miles.

Fact 2:
The capital city of Andorra is Andorra la Vella. In Europe this capital is the highest based on elevation. It is 3,356 feet above sea level.

Fact 3:
The main language of Andorra is Catalan.

Fact 4:
Tourism is the main industry in Andorra.

Fact 5:
Andorra is ranked fourth in the world when it comes to human life expectancy. The expected life span of a person in Andorra is 82 years of age.

Fact 6:
There is no official army in Andorra. They are protected by France and Spain. However, when emergencies arise within Andorra all men between the ages of 21 and 60 are required by law to serve and defend.

Fact 7:
By law the male head of each family in Andorra is required to own a gun in case of attack or emergency.

Fact 8:
Out of each year Andorra commonly receives 300 days of sunshine.

Fact 9:
Only 2 percent of Andorra is used for agriculture. The majority of food and resources has to be shipped in to the country.

Fact 10:
Free healthcare is provided by the government for all individuals that are employed.

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Short about Andorra

Is a landlocked microstate in Southwestern Europe.

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