Andorra

Andorra

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The Principality of Andorra, located in southwestern Europe, is a mountainous country on the eastern Pyrenees Mountains sharing borders with Spain and France. This country is the sixth smallest nation in Europe with an estimated population of 85,000 people. Andorra la Vella is the highest capital city in Europe, at an elevation of 1,023 metres.

The government is a parliamentary democracy with two co-princes as heads of state. The General Council is the legislative body, and members are elected by direct vote.

Andorra is a prosperous country mainly because of its tourism industry. Tourists enjoy the impressive scenery of the Pyrenees, skiing and hiking.

Currency EUR: Euro
Language Catalan. Also commonly spoken are Spanish, French, and Portuguese.
Capital Andorra la Vella
Recent Alerts None
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Diseases To Be Aware Of

The diseases listed below are those which occur most often in Andorra. Other, less frequently encountered diseases might be displayed within the Travel Alerts section if they have occurred recently.

Hepatitis A

There is a low risk for hepatitis A virus exposure in Andorra through contaminated food or water.

Hepatitis B

There is a low risk for acquiring hepatitis B in Andorra.

Rabies

Rabies may be present in bats in this country.

Vaccinations to Consider

The following is a list of recommended vaccinations for travelling to Andorra.

Hepatitis A Vaccine

Although there is a low risk of exposure to hepatitis A for this country, the vaccination is recommended.

Hepatitis B Vaccine

Although there is a low risk of infection with hepatitis B for this country, the vaccination is recommended.

Rabies Vaccine

The vaccination is recommended for those travellers whose activities or work bring them into direct contact with bats.

Medications to Consider

The following is a list of recommended medications for travelling to Andorra.

None required.

Safety and Security in Andorra

Emergency Numbers

110
116 Medical emergencies
118
112 Rescue

Personal Safety

The crime rate is low in this country, and most travellers have no trouble. However, petty crime, such as pickpocketing, bag snatching, or other theft can occur in any crowded area or tourist destination. Always be alert to your personal safety. Keep valuables secured and out of sight. Safeguard your important documents, such as your passport. Avoid walking alone at night. Do not accept drinks or food from strangers and never leave your drinks out of your sight.

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