Parishes of Andorra

Andorra consists of seven communities known as parishes (Catalan: parròquies, singular  parròquia). Until relatively recently, it had only six parishes; the seventh, Escaldes-Engordany, was created in 1978.

Parishes
Parròquies d'Andorra
CategoryUnitary state
LocationPrincipality of Andorra
Number7 Parishes
Populations5,422 Ordino – 22,256 Andorra la Vella
Areas12 km2 (4.6 sq mi) Andorra la Vella – 20,494 km2 (7,913 sq mi) Canillo
GovernmentParish government
SubdivisionsVillage
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Overview

Andorra la Vella is the capital of Andorra. Some parishes have a further territorial subdivision; Ordino, La Massana and Sant Julià de Lòria are subdivided into quarts (quarters), while Canillo is subdivided into 10 veïnats (neighborhoods). Those mostly coincide with villages, which are found in all parishes.

Each parish has its own elected mayor who is the nominal head of the local government known as a comú in Catalan.

Parish ISO 3166-2 Area Population
km² mi² 1990 2000 2007
Andorra la Vella AD-07 12 4.6 19,022 21,189 24,574
Canillo AD-02 121 47 1,290 2,706 5,422
Encamp AD-03 74 29 7,119 10,595 14,029
Escaldes-Engordany AD-08 47 18 12,235 15,299 16,475
La Massana[1] AD-04 65 25 3,868 6,276 9,357
Ordino AD-05 89 34 1,289 2,283 3,685
Sant Julià de Lòria AD-06 60 23 6,012 7,623 9,595
Andorra AD 468 181 50,835 65,971 83,137

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