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Encamp
The town of Encamp and the Valira d'Orient river valley

Coat of arms
Position of Encamp parish in Andorra
Coordinates (Encamp town): 42°32′10″N 1°34′58″E / 42.53611°N 1.58278°E / 42.53611; 1.58278Coordinates: 42°32′10″N 1°34′58″E / 42.53611°N 1.58278°E / 42.53611; 1.58278
Country Andorra
Parishes Encamp
Villages Grau Roig, La Mosquera, El Tremat, Les Bons, Pas de la Casa, Vila
Government
 • Mayor Miquel Alís Font
Area
 • Total 84 km2 (32 sq mi)
Elevation 1,238 m (4,062 ft)
Population (2005)
 • Total 13,225
 • Density 157.44/km2 (407.8/sq mi)
Demonym encampadà, encampadana

Encamp is one of the parishes of Andorra. It is on the Valira river. As of 2004, there are about 11,800 people. The highest mountain in the parish is Pic dels Pessons (2,865 m or 9,400 ft).

Economy

The economy of the parish is mostly from its tourism industry, particularly skiing and hiking. There is also retail industry in the town of Encamp. There is a hydroelectric power station.