Andorra la Vella

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Andorra la Vella
View of Andorra la Vella and a small part of Escaldes-Engordany

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Position of Andorra la Vella parish in Andorra
Coordinates: 42°30′N 01°30′E / 42.5°N 1.5°E / 42.5; 1.5Coordinates: 42°30′N 01°30′E / 42.5°N 1.5°E / 42.5; 1.5
Country  Andorra
Parishes Andorra la Vella
Villages La Margineda, Santa Coloma
Government
 • Cònsol Major Maria Rosa Ferrer Obiols
Area
 • Total 30 km2 (10 sq mi)
Elevation 1,023 m (3,356 ft)
Population (2007)
 • Total 24,574
 • Density 762.8/km2 (1,976/sq mi)
Demonym andorrà, andorrana

Andorra la Vella is the capital city of the principality of Andorra. It is in the Pyrenees mountains between France and Spain. Its elevation is 1,409 m (4,625 ft) above sea level.[1] Andorra la Vella is in the southwestern part of Andorra. It experiences cold winters and warm, drier summers. There are no train stations or airports close to the city. Most people in the city are Spanish (43%). Only 33% of the population are native Andorrans. Products made in the city include furnitures and brandies.

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