Canillo

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Canillo
The 12th-century Romanesque church of San Joan de Caselles
The 12th-century Romanesque church of San Joan de Caselles
Coat of arms of Canillo
Coat of arms
Position of Canillo parish in Andorra
Position of Canillo parish in Andorra
Coordinates (Canillo town): 42°34′00″N 1°36′00″E / 42.5666667°N 1.6°E / 42.5666667; 1.6Coordinates: 42°34′00″N 1°36′00″E / 42.5666667°N 1.6°E / 42.5666667; 1.6
Country Andorra
Parishes Canillo
Villages Bordes d'Envalira, El Forn, El Tarter,
El Vilar, Els Plans, Incles, L'Armiana, L'Aldosa, Meritxell, Molleres, Prats, Ransol, Sant Pere, Soldeu
Government
 • Mayor Enric Casadevall Medrano
Area
 • Total 110 km2 (40 sq mi)
Elevation 1,526 m (5,007 ft)
Population (2005)
 • Total 4,663
 • Density 42.12/km2 (109.1/sq mi)
Demonym(s) canillenc, canillenca
Website Official site

Canillo is one of the parishes of Andorra. Canillo is also the name of the main town of the parish. Canillo has a gondola link to the main ski resort of Grandvalira.

Notable people[change | change source]

The Andorran ski mountaineer Xavier Capdevila Romero was born in Canillo.