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Andorra History

According to tradition, Andorra’s independence goes back to Karl the Great’s time. He withdrew the 803 area from the Moors. His son Louis the Pious gave it 819 to the Bishop of Urgel in Catalonia, but the area was disputed. In 1278 Andorra was placed under the joint dominance of the Bishop of Urgel and… Read More »