Escaldes-Engordany

Escaldes-Engordany (Catalan pronunciation: [əsˈkaldəz əŋɡuɾˈðaɲ]) is one of the 7 parishes of Andorra. The Escaldes-Engordany parish was founded on 14 June 1978 and has the second largest population after Andorra la Vella. The parish is composed of the areas of les Escaldes, Engordany, Els Vilars d'Engordany, Engolasters, and El Fener. As of 2014 it has a population of 13,634. Notable events include the town's annual jazz festival.[citation needed] It borders four parishes: Encamp to the north and northeast, Sant Julià de Lòria in the southwest, Andorra la Vella in the west, La Massana in the northwest. Also borders Catalonia, Spain in the east, south and southest.

Escaldes-Engordany
Flag of Escaldes-Engordany
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Coat of arms of Escaldes-Engordany
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Escaldes-Engordany is located in Andorra
Escaldes-Engordany
Escaldes-Engordany
Location of Escaldes-Engordany within Andorra
Coordinates (Escaldes town): 42°30′32″N 1°32′27″E / 42.50889°N 1.54083°E / 42.50889; 1.54083Coordinates: 42°30′32″N 1°32′27″E / 42.50889°N 1.54083°E / 42.50889; 1.54083
CountryAndorra
ParishesEscaldes-Engordany
VillagesEscaldes, Engordany, El Fener, Els Vilars d'Engordany, Engolasters
Government
 • MayorMontserrat Capdevila Pallarés
Area
 • Total30 km2 (10 sq mi)
Population
 (2005)
 • Total14,395
 • Density479.83/km2 (1,242.8/sq mi)
Demonym(s)escaldenc, escaldenca
WebsiteOfficial site

Post OfficeEdit

Andorra has no post offices of its own. Postal needs are served by Spanish P.O. (Correos Espanyols) or French P.O. (La Poste). 'Las Escaldes' Spanish Andorra Postal Agency opened in January 1928. Spanish Andorra Post Office is currently (2020) located at 6 Carrer del Prat Gran, Les Escaldes, Escaldes-Engordany. Note: There has never been a French Andorra postal agency in Les Escaldes. Postal Code is AD700

EducationEdit

The Spanish international primary school Escuela Española de Escaldes serves the community.[1]

Notable peopleEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Inicio Archived 2015-08-16 at the Wayback Machine." Escuela Española de Escaldes. Retrieved on May 2, 2015. "FITER I ROSSELL, 18 AD700 – ESCALDES-ENGORDANY" - Map[permanent dead link]

External linksEdit

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