Escaldes-Engordany

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. 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
Coat of arms of Escaldes-Engordany

Coat of arms
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°ECoordinates: 42°30′32″N 1°32′27″E / 42.50889°N 1.54083°E
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

Education

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

Notable people

References

  1. ^ "Inicio." Escuela Española de Escaldes. Retrieved on May 2, 2015. "FITER I ROSSELL, 18 AD700 – ESCALDES-ENGORDANY" - Map

External links

Media related to Escaldes-Engordany at Wikimedia Commons

Antiga fàbrica de pells

Antiga fàbrica de pells is a building located at Avinguda Miquel Mateu, 13-15 in Escaldes, Escaldes-Engordany Parish, Andorra. It is a heritage property registered in the Cultural Heritage of Andorra. It was built in 1946.

Cal Ribot

Cal Ribot is a house located at Avinguda del Pessebre, Engordany, Escaldes-Engordany

Parish, Andorra. It is a heritage property registered in the Cultural Heritage of Andorra.

Casa Duró

Casa Duró is a house located at Avinguda Carlemany, 91, Escaldes-Engordany, Andorra. It is a heritage property registered in the Cultural Heritage of Andorra. It was built in 1953-4.

Casa Lacruz

Casa Lacruz is a house located at Avinguda Carlemany, 61, Escaldes, Escaldes-Engordany Parish, Andorra. It is a heritage property registered in the Cultural Heritage of Andorra. It was built in 1940.

Casa Palmitjavila

Casa Palmitjavila is a town house located at Avinguda Carlemany, 79 Escaldes, Escaldes-Engordany Parish, Andorra. It is a heritage property registered in the Cultural Heritage of Andorra. It was built in 1953-56.

Casa Vidal

Casa Vidal is a house located at Avinguda Carlemany, 59, Escaldes-Engordany Parish, Andorra. It is a heritage property registered in the Cultural Heritage of Andorra. It was built in 1946.

Casa Xurrina

Casa Xurrina is a house located in Escaldes-Engordany Parish, Andorra. It is a heritage property registered in the Cultural Heritage of Andorra. It was built in 1948-50.

Església de Sant Miquel d'Engolasters

Església de Sant Miquel d'Engolasters is a church located in Engolasters, Escaldes-Engordany Parish, Andorra. It is a heritage property registered in the Cultural Heritage of Andorra. It was built originally in the 11-12th century..

Església de Sant Pere Màrtir, Escaldes-Engordany

Església de Sant Pere Màrtir, Escaldes-Engordany is a church located in Escaldes-Engordany, Andorra. It is a heritage property registered in the Cultural Heritage of Andorra. It was built in 1956-1981.

Església de Sant Romà dels Vilars

Església de Sant Romà dels Vilars is a church located in Els Vilars, Escaldes-Engordany Parish, Andorra. It is a heritage property registered in the Cultural Heritage of Andorra. It was built in the 10th century.

Les Escaldes

Les Escaldes (Catalan pronunciation: [ləz əsˈkaldəs]) or Escaldes is an urban area in Escaldes-Engordany parish, Andorra. It is located near the nation's capital, Andorra la Vella.

List of football clubs in Andorra

Here's a list of all the clubs playing in the Andorran football league system, under Federació Andorrana de Fútbol in the two amateur levels:

Andorran First League (8 teams)

Andorran Second League (15 teams)The FC Andorra not play in Andorran leagues, but played in the Spanish leagues

In bold are indicated eight teams winners Andorran First Division, Cup and Super Cup.

Music of Andorra

The Principality of Andorra is home to folk dances like the contrapàs and marratxa, which survive in Sant Julià de Lòria especially. Andorran folk music has similarities to the music in nearby regions of France and Spain, but is especially Catalan in character, especially in the presence of dances like the sardana. Other Andorran folk dances include contrapàs in Andorra la Vella and Saint Anne's dance in Escaldes-Engordany.Radio Nacional d’Andorra runs both Radio Andorra and the music station Andorra Música.

Music festivals in Andorra include the ChamJam Music Festival, Ordino and the jazz Escaldes-Engordany International Jazz Festival. Violinist Gérard Claret is the director of the Young National Orchestra of Cambra d'Andorra.

The national anthem of Andorra is "El Gran Carlemany" (Great Charlemagne). It was adopted on 8 September 1914, the feast day of Andorra's patron saint, the Virgin of Meritxell.The progressive metal band Persefone is one of the most notable music groups to originate from Andorra.

Pont Pla

Pont Pla is a bridge located in Escaldes-Engordany Parish, Andorra. It is a heritage property registered in the Cultural Heritage of Andorra. It was built in the 18th century.

Pont d'Engordany

Pont d'Engordany is a bridge located in Escaldes-Engordany Parish, Andorra. It is a heritage property registered in the Cultural Heritage of Andorra. It was built in 1785.

Pont de Sassanat

Pont de Sassanat is a bridge located in Escaldes-Engordany Parish, Andorra. It is a heritage property registered in the Cultural Heritage of Andorra built in 1942-44.

Pont de la Tosca

Pont de la Tosca is a bridge located in Escaldes-Engordany Parish, Andorra. It is a heritage property registered in the Cultural Heritage of Andorra. It was built in 1820.

Pont dels Escalls

Pont dels Escalls is a bridge located in Escaldes-Engordany Parish, Andorra. It is a heritage property registered in the Cultural Heritage of Andorra.

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