Key Figures

Chief of State:
French Co-Prince Emmanuel Macron represented by Jean-Pierre Hugues & Spanish Co- Prince Joan Enric Vives Sicília represented by Josep Maria Mauri
Head of Government:
Prime Minister Antoni Martí

Overview

Government Name:
Principality of Andorra
Constitution:
Adopted: 1993; Serves as the supreme law of the principality. Covers the basic rights and freedoms and obligations of Andorran people along with the structure of territory and government.
Government Type:
Parliamentary Democracy
Principality of Andorra Flag
Coat of Arms of Principality of Andorra

Index of Economic Freedom

There is no Index of Economic Freedom rating for Andorra

Country Risk Rating

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Government Branches

Main Powers Election Process Election Cycle 1
Executive

Co-princes mainly have ceremonial power, however the co-prince that is the president of France serves as the commander-in-chief. The executive council president acts as the chief executive of the government of Andorra.

The French and Spanish co-princes are designated ex officio. The executive council president is appointed by the general council.

Co-princes: correspond with the new selection of the French president and bishop

Judicial

The judicial branch is considered to be independent from the government. The superior council of justice oversees and administers the judicial system.

The superior council of justice has five members. One member each is appointed by: the two co-princes, the head of government, the president of the general council, and members of the lower courts.

6 years

Legislative

The general council meets on certain established dates that are either set by tradition or required.

The general council has 14 members who are elected through a closed-list proportional representation system and 14 members who are elected by absolute majority vote.

4 years

Regional Trade Blocs

No Regional Trade Blocs

International Organization Participation [2]

Environmental Agreements [3]

Tax Information [2]

Tax Authority:
Information not available
Tax Name:
Information not available

Sources:

  1. ElectionGuide http://www.electionguide.org/
  2. EY, http://www.ey.com
  3. CIA World Factbook, https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/
  4. U.S. Bilateral Relations Fact Sheets http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/