Andorra la Vella


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Andorra la Vella

(ăndôr`ə lä vĕl`yä) or

Andorra,

Span. Andorra la Vieja, Fr. Andorre-la-Vielle, city (2006 est. pop. 24,211), capital of Andorra, on the Valira River near its confluence with the Valira del Norte. It is Andorra's only city and its main center of commerce, trade, and manufacturing. Its products include processed tobacco, woolens and other textiles, furniture, processed foods, and beverages, but tourism, banking, and duty-free international trade are the economy's mainstays. The city is the site of the National Library and Archives and of several museums.

Andorra la Vella

 

or Andorra, the capital of Andorra; it is situated in the Eastern Pyrénées in an intermon-tane hollow (altitude over 1,000 m) on the Valira River (in the Ebro basin). Population in 1968, 5,500.

Andorra la Vella is a transit point for commercial transport on the highway linking France and Spain and an internationally important tourist center. It has a large radio station. The city’s architectural monuments include the House of the Valleys (1580), the seat of Andorra’s government.

Andorra la Vella

the capital of Andorra, situated in the west of the principality. Pop.: 22 035 (2003 est.)
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Stage 8 (176.5km, Andorra la Vella to Saint-Girons): 1 L L Sanchez 4:31.50, 2 S Casar, 3 M Astarloza, both same time, 4 4 V Efimkin +0.03, 5 J J Rojas +1.54, 6 C Ribln, 7 P Velits, 8 S Minard, 8 J Roy, 9 T Voeckler, all same time.
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Just one example of the new-look Andorra is the unique Caldea public spa centre in the capital, Andorra la Vella - an impressive sparkling glass and steel pyramid structure, the largest of its kind in Europe, containing 6,000 square metres of swimming pools, and a warren of saunas, Jacuzzis, massage rooms, Aztec and Roman themed areas and just about every kind of relaxation to end a tough day on the slopes.
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The Spaniard, who rides for Caisse d'Epargne, fell back on the shoulder of Sandy Casar about 100 metres out before breezing past the Frenchman to take glory in some style at the end of the 176.5km hike from Andorra La Vella to St Girons.