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Singular, beautiful and amazing. These are some of the most repeated adjectives among those who first visit the peculiar Pyrenean village of Os de Civís. Located in the Pyrenees, specifically in the north of the province of Lleida, the village of Os de Civís, also known as Aós de Civís, is a small village in the municipality of Les Valls de Valira, that belongs to the Alt Urgell region, where the the villages of Anserall, Argolell, Arcavell, Ars, Asnurri, Bescaran, Calbinyà, Civís, La Farga de Moles and Sant Joan Fumat are also located.
Aside from its incredible beauty, Os de Civís attracts many visitors thanks to its peculiar location, which turns this small Pyrenean town into one of the most unknown geographic curiosities of Spain. Thus, Os de Civís is not an enclave itself, nor an exclave, but really a pene-enclave, a concept used to define a place connected by land with the rest of the country or province, but to that in practice It can only be accessed through another country.
In this regard, despite being in the Andorran part of the Pyrenees and, therefore, ought to be considered part of the Principality, the village of Os de Civís belongs administratively to the Catalan town of Les Valls de Valira, which is part of the Spanish territory. In this way, although it belongs to Spain, you can only access this curious village by road from the Andorran parish of Sant Julià de Lòria, crossing the main border of the Principality of Andorra with Spain and taking the first exit at the roundabout of the main road 1 (CG-1), that connects the Lauredian city with the capital Andorra la Vella. The access from Spain can only be done through a mountain path, not auhorised to standard vehicles, through the Coll de Conflent, at 2150 meters of altitude.
Apart from the geographic peculiarity, another of the singularities of Os de Civís is the organization system, which is known as the Decentralized Municipal Entity. Specifically, this is the name that receives in Catalonia the smaller local entity, that is, those population centers with no city council that base their organization through a board of neighbors with a president.
This type of organization makes Os de Civís an even more special place, if possible, offering its slightly more than 150 inhabitants a much more participative way of life very far from the conventional political structure, based on city councils and town halls.
On the other hand, Os de Civís is a village where it prevails above all beauty and care for the small details, to the point of using carved wooden carpets to hide and integrate in the environment all those elements that can cause a negative visual impact, such as light counters or trash cans.
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