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 Roigand 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).
At Encamp, there was until
April 9, 1981the transmitter of Radio Andorra. The transmitter, however, still exists; it is 1600 meters high (coordinates: coord|42|31|18|N|1|34|10|E|type:mountain(2650)_region:AD|name=Radio Andorra transmitter)
Encamp's economy is mostly supplemented by tourism, particularly
skiing. There are also facilities for generating hydroelectric power.
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