Key: 2620  
Country:
Group: French
Volume: 25
Issued: 879 Stamps / end of 1999
  
  
 

Information
Area - 468 sq.km; Population - 67,600; Capital - Andorra la Vella
Small Autonomous State in the Pyrenees between France and Spain, and
co principality of both. The main income source is tourism, cattle breeding,
timber and furniture are exported.
Andorra has customs and currency union with both FRANCE and SPAIN (ESPANA)
(it has no currency of its own). Stamp issuing started in 1928 when Spain opened
the first post office in Andorra. Prior to that stamps of France and Spain were
in use, depending on which post carried the mail. In 1931 French postal
authorities also started issuing stamps. UPU indirect membership through France
and Spain. Annual output 15 to 20 in total, for both postal services.
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Inscriptions
ANDORRE overprinted on stamps of France
VALLEES D'ANDORRE
ANDORRE
ANDORRE-ANDORRA
PRINCIPAT D'ANDORRA
CORREOS ANDORRA overprinted on stamps of Spain

Index
ANDORRA
      FRENCH POST OFFICES
         Postage Due Stamps
      SPANISH POST OFFICES
 
Currency
100 Centimos = 1 Peseta
100 Centimes = 1 Franc
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Related Countries

FRANCE
France

SPAIN (ESPANA)
Spain (espana)