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Andorra

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ANDORRA
ANDORRA

Until the beginning of 1993, Andorra was ruled jointly by the Spanish Bishop of Urgel and the President of France, making the country a co-principality. On 5th May 1993, Andorra became a sovereign nation and, as such, on 30 July 1993 became a member of the United Nations.

For supplementary information, see links to post office home pages here External, to postal code pages here External and to other personal name and addressing issues pages here External.

Table of Contents

Andorra - Country information

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Local short name form

Official Name

Area

Population

Capital

Currency

International telephone access code

376

ISO 3166 country codes

Car nationality plate code

AND

Internet country code

AD

GRC Country Code

AND

Andorra - Languages

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The official language of Andorra is Catalan External spoken by some 31 000 people. Spanish External is spoken by 24 600 people, and French External by 2 400 people.

Andorra - Company legal forms

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Andorran company types are:

   Societat de Responsabilitat Limitada
   Societat per Accions
   Societat Colectiva

Comprehensive tables of these strings can be acquired – see http:www.grcdi.nl/addresses.htm External

Andorra - Address format

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Addresses are written in the format:

   Name
   thoroughfare type[ ]Thoroughfare name{,}[ ]building number{[ ]sub-building information} 
   POSTAL CODE[ ]PARISH

For example:

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Thoroughfare types are usually written in Catalan and commence with a lower case letter. The postal services prefer that the address block from the street name downwards be written in upper case. These same lines should not contain punctuation. Please refer to the chapter on Spain for Catalan thoroughfare type information.

A table containing information about the relevant position of elements within address blocks can be acquired External

Andorra - Post office box

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This is written Apartat de Correus.

Andorra - Postal codes

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Andorra introduced a postal code (Codi Postal) in July 2004 with the format:

   [AD]999

for example

   AD101

The first number can be in the range 1-7.

Metadata containing postal code formatting rules, exceptions and regular expressions can be acquired External

Andorra - Postal code format graphic

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Andorra - Postal code format

Andorra - Postal code specifics

Andorra - Postal code regular expression

\A(AD[1-7][0-9][0-9])\Z

Andorra - Postal code level of coverage

2

The numbers indicate the parish – please see the list below for postal codes per parish.

Andorra - Postal code map

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Place names in Andorra

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Refer to Exonyms in Andorra for full lists of place names in Andorra in other languages.

Andorra - Administrative districts

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Administrative districts graphic

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Andorra is divided into 7 parishes External (Parroquies). These are:

    Andorra la Vella External (AD500)
    Canillo External (AD100)
    Encamp External (AD200)
    Escaldes Engordany External (AD700)
    La Massana External (AD400)
    Ordino External (AD300)
    Sant Julià de Lòria External (AD600)

This regions/postal code data can be acquired as a data file External

Telephone numbers in Andorra

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Andorran telephone numbers have no area codes. Mobile numbers commence with 3 or 6. Subscriber numbers have between 6 and 9 digits.

Tables of telephone number information/formats can be acquired – see http://www.grcdi.nl/telephone.htm External

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