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Pal, Andorra

Pal
Pal
Pal
Location in Andorra

Coordinates: 42°33′N 1°29′E / 42.550°N 1.483°E / 42.550; 1.483

Country  Andorra
Parish La Massana
Elevation 1,707 m (5,600 ft)
Population (2012)
 • Total 202

Pal (Catalan pronunciation: [ˈpaɫ]) is a village in Andorra, located in the parish of La Massana 4 km west of the town of La Massana, close to the border with Spain at Tor, Pallars. Pal is a population center of the Principality of Andorra is located in the parish of La Massana. In 2009 it had 229 inhabitants. Situated in the shady area by the river at 1,551 m altitude Pal. The village church is dedicated to St. Clement, in Romanesque style (s XI) with a rectangular bell tower with mullioned windows decorated. Above the town, in the forest of Pal, was inaugurated in 1982 the ski resort of Pal now grouped with the Arinsal ski area forming the Vallnord.

A legend says that Pal was discovered by a man of Riberaygua Family. That man was called Bonaventura Riberaygua and he changed his surname in Pal-Riberaygua, but then, their sons changed the surname because of its difficulty to Riberaygua. Pal-Riberaygua said that land devoted to all the members of Riberaygua family who were called Eduard or Bonaventura. This is a legend of La Massana, in Andorra.

Coordinates: 42°33′N 1°29′E / 42.550°N 1.483°E / 42.550; 1.483

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