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).
Encamp's economy is mostly supplemented by tourism, particularly skiing. There are also facilities for generating hydroelectric power.
SCOUTING: JAMBOREE EVERY FOUR YEARS, THOUSANDS OF BOY SCOUTS FROM AROUND THE NATION ENCAMP. THIS YEAR, THEY ARE AT FORT A.P. HILL FOR AN EXPERIENCE OF A LIFETIME.(DAILY BREAK)
Aug 02, 1997; Byline: LEDYARD KING, STAFF WRITER FORT A.P. HILL -- AT THE impressionable age of 9, Jerry Ausmus' world revolved around...