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Andorra is a tiny ministate between France and Spain in which Catalan is the official language. The aforementioned language is widely spoken in Països Catalans (Catalans Countries): Principat de Catalunya (with Barcelona), Catalunya Nord, Illes Balears, País Valencià and Alguer (in Sardenya).
High up in the Pyrenee mountains it is a unique place to visit. In winter time Andorra has some fine ski slopes to explore. In summer it is an enjoyable stop when going from Spain to France. The capital, Andorra la vella is a nice town, with a few good museums and a relaxed atmosphere.
The administrative division is the "parroquia". Canillo, Encamp, Ordino, La Massana, Andorra la Vella and Escaldes Engordany are the seven "parroquies" of Andorra.
Andorra's shopping is known all over the world. Everything is prepared to give the customer the leading role. The privileged tax system allows very competitive prices. In the Principality you will also find Caldea, the largest fun spa centre in the south of Europe, a water palace situated at an altitude of 1000 m, with an architecture and amenities which make it a unique building.