Who colonized Andorra?
For more than 700 years Andorra was ruled jointly by the leader of France and the Spanish Bishop of Urgell. The first Andorran Constitution was passed in 1993, establishing parliamentary government.
Who are the two princes of Andorra?
In 1607, it was established that the two princes of Andorra would be the Bishop of Urgell and the King of France.
What is the former name of Andorra?
the Principality of the Valleys of Andorra Andorra, officially the Principality of Andorra (Catalan: Principat dAndorra), also called the Principality of the Valleys of Andorra (Catalan: Principat de les Valls dAndorra), is a sovereign landlocked microstate in Southwestern Europe, located in the eastern Pyrenees mountains and bordered by Spain and France.
Where is the Bishop of Urgell?
Andorra The seat and Cathedral of the bishop are situated in la Seu dUrgell town. The state of Andorra is a part of this diocese.
Is there a prince of Andorra?
Currently, the bishop of Urgell (Joan Enric Vives Sicília) and the president of France (Emmanuel Macron) serve as Andorras co-princes, following the transfer of the count of Foixs claims to the Crown of France and, thence, to the president of France.
Is there a royal family in Andorra?
The co-princes of Andorra are jointly the heads of state (Catalan: cap destat) of the Principality of Andorra, a landlocked microstate lying in the Pyrenees between France and Spain .Co-Princes of Andorra.Co-Monarchs of AndorraEmmanuel Macron since 14 May 2017DetailsStyleHis HighnessFirst monarchPere dUrtx Roger-Bernard III12 more rows