Sant Julià de Lòria

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Sant Julià de Lòria
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Flag of Sant Julià de Lòria
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Coat of arms of Sant Julià de Lòria
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Sant Julià de Lòria is located in Andorra
Sant Julià de Lòria
Sant Julià de Lòria
Location of Sant Julià de Lòria town within Andorra
Coordinates (Sant Julià de Lòria town): 42°27′54″N 1°29′28″E / 42.46500°N 1.49111°E / 42.46500; 1.49111Coordinates: 42°27′54″N 1°29′28″E / 42.46500°N 1.49111°E / 42.46500; 1.49111
CountryAndorra
ParishesSant Julià de Lòria
VillagesAixàs, Aixirivall, Aixovall, Auvinyà, Bixessarri, Canolich, Certers, Fontaneda, Juberri, Llumeneres, Nagol
Government
 • MayorJosep Majoral Obiols (UL)
Area
 • Total61 km2 (24 sq mi)
Elevation
908 m (2,979 ft)
Population
 (2005)
 • Total9,207
 • Density150.93/km2 (390.9/sq mi)
Demonym(s)lauredià, laurediana
WebsiteOfficial site

Sant Julià de Lòria (Catalan pronunciation: [ˈsaɲ ʒuliˈa ðə ˈlɔɾiə]) is one of the parishes of Andorra, in the far south of that country. It is also the name of the main town of the parish, which at 908 m is the lowest settlement in Andorra. Other settlements in the parish include Bixessarri, Aixàs, Aixovall, Certers, Llumeneres, Nagol, Aixirivall, Auvinyà, Juberri, Fontaneda, and Canòlic. It is bordered by Andorra la Vella in the north, Escaldes-Engordany in the northeast and Catalonia, Spain in the south, east, west, northwest, southwest and southeast.

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Notable people[edit]

  • Òscar Ribas Reig (born 1936 in Sant Julià de Lòria) the first prime minister of Andorra in 1982
  • Gilbert Saboya Sunyé (born 1966 in Sant Julià de Lòria) economist and politician. He is currently the Minister of Foreign Affairs

Sport[edit]

  • Francesc Repiso Romero (born 1964 in Sant Julià de Lòria) sport shooter, he competed in the 2004 Summer Olympics
  • Antoni Bernadó (born 1966 in Sant Julià de Lòria) long-distance runner who finished 87th in Men's marathon at the 1996 Summer Olympics, 49th in 2000, 57th in 2004, 58th in 2008 and 74th in 2012. He is the first and so far only athlete to have finished five Olympic Marathons
  • Domi Trastoy Diaz (born 1981 in Sant Julia de Loria) mountaineer, he has climbed five out of the seven highest summits of each continent
  • Marina Fernández (born 1996 in Sant Julià de Lòria) footballer who plays as a midfielder
  • Jordi Aláez (born 1998 in Sant Julià de Lòria) footballer and beach soccer player

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