Os de Civís

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Not to be confused with Civís.
Os de Civís
Village
View towards Os de Civís
View towards Os de Civís
Os de Civís is located in Andorra
Os de Civís
Os de Civís
Location with respect to Andorra
Os de Civís is located in Spain
Os de Civís
Os de Civís
Location in Spain
Coordinates: 42°30′N 1°26′E / 42.500°N 1.433°E / 42.500; 1.433
Country  Spain
Autonomous community  Catalonia
Province Lleida
County Alt Urgell
Municipality Les Valls de Valira
Elevation 2,150 m (7,050 ft)
Population (2005)
 • Total 104

Os de Civís is a village in the central Pyrenees mountains in the province of Lleida, Spain, and is located to the west of Andorra, near the villages of Aixàs and Bixessarri. Civís is the nearest Spanish village. It is the most populated village in the municipality (Les Valls de Valira).

Os de Civís is very close to the Spain–Andorra border, and is unique in being the only Spanish village that can be reached by vehicle only by going through Andorra. It has a number of medieval buildings including a Romanesque church.

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Traditional stone houses in Os de Civís and medieval church tower in the background

Coordinates: 42°30′38″N 1°26′23″E / 42.51056°N 1.43972°E / 42.51056; 1.43972