Nestled in the Pyrenees Mountains, in southwestern Europe, Andorra is a microstate. It lies between France and Spain and is a sovereign landlocked country. Andorra has an area of 468 square kilometers, which makes it the sixth smallest sate in Europe. Its capital city is Andorra la Vella, at 1023 meters, it is the highest Capital city in Europe (1023 meters). The country has a long history during which it remained under Spanish and French control and its defense is still the responsibility of its mighty neighbors. Andorra’s economy Is heavily dependent on tourism. This small state receives more than 10 million tourists each year, which fuels the economy and provides 80 percent of country’s GDP. The climate is Alpine and continental with snowy winters and cool summers. There are several top skiing locations in Andorra that are visited by enthusiasts every year.
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