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    Andorra Geography - 2003
    https://theodora.com/wfb2003/andorra/andorra_geography.html
    SOURCE: 2003 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: 2.22%
      permanent crops: 0%
      other: 97.78% (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 2003 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Guinea Geography 2003 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Andorra Geography 2003 should be addressed to the CIA.

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