Andorran Geography Stats


  • Area > Comparative: The area of various small countries expressed in comparison to various areas within the United States of America.
  • Area > Comparative to US places: This entry provides an area comparison based on total area equivalents. Most entities are compared with the entire US or one of the 50 states based on area measurements (1990 revised) provided by the US Bureau of the Census. The smaller entities are compared with Washington, DC (178 sq km, 69 sq mi) or The Mall in Washington, DC (0.59 sq km, 0.23 sq mi, 146 acres).
  • Area > Land: Total land area in square kilometres
  • Area > Land > Per capita: Total land area in square kilometres Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Area > Total: Total area in square kilometers
  • Area > Water: Total water area in square kilometers
  • Climate: A brief description of typical weather regimes throughout the year.
  • Coastline: The total length of the boundary between the land area (including islands) and the sea.
  • Elevation extremes > Highest point: Highest point above sea level
  • Geographic coordinates: This entry includes rounded latitude and longitude figures for the purpose of finding the approximate geographic center of an entity and is based on the Gazetteer of Conventional Names, Third Edition, August 1988, US Board on Geographic Names and on other sources.
  • Location: The country's regional location, neighboring countries, and adjacent bodies of water.
  • Natural resources: A country's mineral, petroleum, hydropower, and other resources of commercial importance.
  • Population density > People per sq. km: Population density is midyear population divided by land area in square kilometers. Population is based on the de facto definition of population, which counts all residents regardless of legal status or citizenship--except for refugees not permanently settled in the country of asylum, who are generally considered part of the population of their country of origin. Land area is a country's total area, excluding area under inland water bodies, national claims to continental shelf, and exclusive economic zones. In most cases the definition of inland water bodies includes major rivers and lakes.
  • Surface area > Sq. km: Surface area is a country's total area, including areas under inland bodies of water and some coastal waterways.
  • Terrain: A brief description of the topography
Area > Comparative 2.5 times the size of Washington, DC 2013
Area > Comparative to US places 2.5 times the size of Washington, DC 2008
Area > Land 468 sq km 2008 187th out of 235
Area > Land > Per capita 5.66 sq km per 1,000 people 2008 158th out of 224
Area > Total 468 sq km 2013 196th out of 251
Area > Water 0.0 2013 217th out of 246
Climate temperate; snowy, cold winters and warm, dry summers 2013
Coastline 0.0 2014 230th out of 242
Elevation extremes > Highest point Pic de Coma Pedrosa 2,946 m 2013
Geographic coordinates 42 30 N, 1 30 E 2013
Location Southwestern Europe, Pyrenees mountains, on the border between France and Spain 2013
Natural resources hydropower, mineral water, timber, iron ore, lead 2013
Population density > People per sq. km 141.45 people/m² 2005 62nd out of 202
Surface area > Sq. km 468 km² 2005 184th out of 204
Terrain rugged mountains dissected by narrow valleys 2013

SOURCES: CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011; All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008; World Development Indicators database



Andorra Geography Profiles (Subcategories)

Area 11 Land use 3
Environment 3 Surface area 3
Land boundaries 4
  • Andorra ranked 5th last for land use > arable land amongst Europe in 2013.
  • Andorra ranked 8th last for area > total amongst Catholic countries in 2013.

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