Newspapers in Andorra
Andorra's largest newspapers are the daily newspapers El Peri˛dic d'Andorra
(founded in 1997) and Diari d'Andorra (founded in 1991), both in Catalan. The
one-day newspaper El Poble AndorrÓ (founded in 1974) was also important but
closed in 1993.
In Andorra, the private radio station Radio-Andorre was started in
the early 1940s with advertising -financed broadcasts with easy
entertainment in French, which annoyed the French state which stopped the
station by founding the counter station Andorradio. Later, the
Spanish-language radio station Radio Andorra was also established. The
stations, which gained an audience far outside Andorra, ceased in 1981 and were
replaced by two advertising-funded public service stations, French-language
Radio Valira (1985) and Spanish-language Radio Andorra (1991),
which in 1995 established the television company Andorra Televisiˇ.
The culture is mainly Catalan and includes
traditional dances and church paintings. Music is an
important cultural expression and a major event is the
annual international jazz festival. Traditional dances
such as marratxa and contrapÓs are still common at
festivals and village parties. Roman-style church
paintings from the 12th and 13th centuries are
The Madriu-Perafita-Claror Valley, a dramatic
mountain and glacier landscape in the Pyrenees, belongs
to the UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Latest population statistics of Andorra, including religious profiles and major languages spoken as well as population growth rates in next three decades.
Freedom of the press and opinion is enshrined
in the Constitution and is also respected in practice.
The press has small editions and largely contains local
news. There are two newspapers: Diari d'Andorra and El
Peri˛dic d'Andorra. In addition, there is the free
The state-run etheric media company RTVA has a radio
station and a TV channel. In addition, there are three
commercial radio stations. Andorran also has access to
French and Spanish radio and TV broadcasts. For Andorra
public policy, please check
FACTS - MASS MEDIA
Percentage of the population using the
92 percent (2017)
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