Ordino (in the foreground)
viewed from the peak of Casamanya (2740 m)
|Coordinates (La Massana town): Coordinates:|
|Villages||Anyós, Arinsal, El Pui, Erts, Escàs, L'Aldosa, Mas de Ribafeta, Pal,
Puiol del Piu, Sispony, Xixerella
|• Mayor||Josep Mª Camp Areny|
|• Total||65 km2 (25 sq mi)|
|Highest elevation||2,942 m (9,652 ft)|
|Lowest elevation||1,134 m (3,720 ft)|
|• Density||148/km2 (380/sq mi)|
La Massana is one of the seven parishes of Andorra. It is in the northwest of the country. La Massana is also the name of the main town of the parish. The name Massana is from the Latin name mattianam for a type of apple.
The parish has many mountains. It has the highest mountain in Andorra, Coma Pedrosa.
The parish has many tourists. They go for skiing, snowboarding, and ski biking. In summer, the main activities are hiking, climbing, mountain biking, 4x4 trails, and canyoning.