Canillo

Canillo
Parish
Sant Joan de Caselles church
Sant Joan de Caselles church
Coat of arms of Canillo
Coat of arms
Canillo in Andorra
Canillo parish, in red, in Andorra
Country Andorra
Capital Canillo
Villages See list
Government [1]
 •  Mayor Josep Mandicó Calvó
Area
 • Total 121 km2 (47 sq mi)
Elevation 1,530 m (5,020 ft)
Population (2015) [2]
 • Total 4,124
 • Density 34.08/km2 (88.3/sq mi)
Demonym(s) canillencs
Time zone CET ( UTC+1)
 • Summer ( DST) CEST ( UTC+2)
Postal code AD100
ISO 3166 code AD-01
Website Official website

Canillo is one of the seven parishes of Andorra. It is in the northeast of the country. Canillo is also the name of the main town of the parish.

The town of Canillo is the religious centre of Andorra because here is the Mare de Déu de Meritxell ("Our Lady of Meritxell") Basilica. Our Lady of Meritxell is the patron saint of Andorra.

Geography

The Canillo parish is in the northeastern part of the country and borders with the Ariège department to the north and east, with the Pyrénées-Orientales department ( France) to the southeast, with the Encamp parish to the south and the Ordino parish to the west.

The highest mountain in the parish is Pic de l'Estanyó (42°36′31″N 1°35′33″E / 42°36′31″N 1°35′33″E / Pic de l'Estanyó)) with an elevation of 2,915 m (9,564 ft) above sea level; it is on the border with the Ordino parish. [3]

The main river in Canillo is the Valira d'Orient, also known as Valira d’Encamp.

The largest lake of Andorra, Estany de Juclà ("Juclar lake"), is in the Canillo parish; it has an area of 0.21 km2 (0.08 sq mi).

Other Languages
العربية: كانيلو
aragonés: Canillo
беларуская (тарашкевіца)‎: Канільлё
български: Канильо
català: Canillo
čeština: Canillo
Deutsch: Canillo
English: 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
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