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Dictionary Definition

encamp v : live in or as if in a tent; "Can we go camping again this summer?"; "The circus tented near the town"; "The houseguests had to camp in the living room" [syn: camp, camp out, bivouac, tent]

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Verb

  1. To build and/or inhabit a camp or temporary shelter.

Extensive Definition

Encamp is one of the parishes of Andorra, located on the Riu Valira, and connected by a 6.2-km-long cable car to Lake Engolasters. It is also the name of a town in the parish. Other localities include Vila, El pas de la Casa, Grau Roig and Les Bons. As of 2004, it has about 11,800 inhabitants. The center of the municipality lies 1,300 meters above sea level. In the locality is the Pic (peak) des Pessons (9,400 ft).

Radio Transmitter

At Encamp, there was until April 9, 1981 the transmitter of Radio Andorra. The transmitter, however, still exists; it is 1600 meters high (coordinates: )

Economy

Encamp's economy is mostly supplemented by tourism, particularly skiing. There are also facilities for generating hydroelectric power.

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