Postage stamps and postal history of Andorra

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An Andorran post box.

Andorra, officially the Principality of Andorra, is a small country located in the Pyrenees mountains and bordered by Spain and France. The official language is Catalan, although Spanish, French, and Portuguese are also commonly spoken.

French stamps[edit]

Andorra used the postage stamps of France until 1932. The 1931 issue for instance were those of France overprinted Andorre.

First Andorran stamps[edit]

Andorra produced its first set in 1932 inscribed "Vallees d'Andorre", a set of stamps which depicted churches such as Our Lady's Chapel, Meritxell and St. Michael's Church, Engolasters.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Stamps of the World. Stanley Gibbons. 2004. p. 68.