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Escaldes-Engordany (Catalan pronunciation: [əsˈkaldəz əŋɡuɾˈðaɲ]) is one of the parishes of Andorra. 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 Encamp to the north and northeast, Sant Julià de Lòria in the southwest, Andorra la Vella in the west, La Massana in the northwest and 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)
Elevation
1,050 m (3,440 ft)
Population
 (2005)
 • Total14,395
 • Density479.83/km2 (1,242.8/sq mi)
Demonym(s)escaldenc, escaldenca
WebsiteOfficial site

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

  Media related to Escaldes-Engordany at Wikimedia Commons