Canillo

Canillo
Plaça de Sant Serni and Carrer Major of Canillo.
Plaça de Sant Serni and Carrer Major of Canillo.
Coat of arms of Canillo
Coat of arms
Canillo is located in Andorra
Canillo
Canillo
Location of Canillo town within Andorra
Coordinates (Canillo town): 42°34′00″N 1°36′00″E / 42°34′00″N 1°36′00″E / 42.56667; 1.60000
CountryAndorra
ParishesCanillo
VillagesBordes d'Envalira, El Forn, El Tarter,
El Vilar, Els Plans, Incles, L'Armiana, L'Aldosa, Meritxell, Molleres, Prats, Ransol, Sant Pere, Soldeu
Government
 • MayorEnric Casadevall Medrano
Area
 • Total121 km2 (47 sq mi)
Elevation1,526 m (5,007 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total4,826
 • Density42.12/km2 (109.1/sq mi)
Demonym(s)canillenc, canillenca
WebsiteOfficial Tourism Office of Canillo

Canillo (Catalan pronunciation: [kəˈniʎu]) is one of the parishes of Andorra. Canillo is also the name of the main town of the parish. The parish is considered the religious center of Andorra with the Sanctuary and Chapel of Our Lady of Meritxell, patron saint of Andorra, and contains one of the most well preserved romanesque church in the Pyrenees, Sant Joan de Caselles. It has a population of 4,826, as of 2011. Despite having a tourist vocation, the parish of Canillo still retains many livestock and agricultural traits.

Geography

The localities of Canillo parish include Soldeu, Bordes d'Envalira, El Tarter, Sant Pere, Ransol, Els Plans, El Vilar, l'Armiana, l'Aldosa, El Forn, Incles, Prats, Meritxell and Molleres. Unlike the rest of Andorra, Canillo is divided by veïnats (neighborhoods). Canillo Parish is Andorra's largest parish, at 121 square kilometers (47 sq mi).

Large natural places and areas in the parish include the Incles Valley, the Ransol Valley and the Montaup Valley. On the hiking trail of the Incles Valley is located the Estany de Juclà, the largest lake in Andorra, with 21.3 hectares (0.21 km²).[1]

Other Languages
العربية: كانيلو
aragonés: Canillo
asturianu: Canillo
беларуская (тарашкевіца)‎: Канільлё
български: Канильо
Boarisch: Canillo
català: Canillo
čeština: Canillo
Deutsch: Canillo
español: Canillo
Esperanto: Canillo
euskara: Canillo
فارسی: کانیلو
français: Canillo
galego: Canillo
한국어: 카닐료
հայերեն: Կանիլո
hrvatski: Canillo
Bahasa Indonesia: Canillo
italiano: Canillo
עברית: קאנילו
ქართული: კანილო
lietuvių: Kaniljas
lumbaart: Canillo
македонски: Канилјо
Dorerin Naoero: Canillo
Nederlands: Canillo
norsk: Canillo
occitan: Canillo
polski: Canillo
português: Canillo
română: Canillo
русский: Канильо
shqip: Canillo
Simple English: Canillo
slovenčina: Canillo
slovenščina: Canillo
српски / srpski: Канило
suomi: Canillo
svenska: Canillo
Tagalog: Canillo
Türkçe: Canillo
українська: Канільйо
اردو: کانیلو
Volapük: Canillo
Winaray: Canillo
中文: 卡尼略