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    Andorra Geography - 2002
    http://www.greekorthodoxchurch.org/wfb2002/andorra/andorra_geography.html
    SOURCE: 2002 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Location Southwestern Europe, between France and Spain

      Geographic coordinates 42 30 N, 1 30 E

      Map references Europe

      Area
      total: 468 sq km
      water: 0 sq km
      land: 468 sq km

      Area - comparative 2.5 times the size of Washington, DC

      Land boundaries
      total: 120.3 km
      border countries: France 56.6 km, Spain 63.7 km

      Coastline 0 km (landlocked)

      Maritime claims none (landlocked)

      Climate temperate; snowy, cold winters and warm, dry summers

      Terrain rugged mountains dissected by narrow valleys

      Elevation extremes
      lowest point: Riu Runer 840 m
      highest point: Coma Pedrosa 2,946 m

      Natural resources hydropower, mineral water, timber, iron ore, lead

      Land use
      arable land: 2%
      permanent crops: 0%
      other: 98% (1998 est.)

      Irrigated land NA sq km

      Natural hazards avalanches

      Environment - current issues deforestation; overgrazing of mountain meadows contributes to soil erosion; air pollution; wastewater treatment and solid waste disposal

      Environment - international agreements
      party to: Hazardous Wastes
      signed, but not ratified: none of the selected agreements

      Geography - note landlocked; straddles a number of important crossroads in the Pyrenees

      NOTE: The information regarding Andorra on this page is re-published from the 2002 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Andorra Geography 2002 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Andorra Geography 2002 should be addressed to the CIA.

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