Andorra la Vella is located in the south west of Andorra, at at the confluence of two mountain streams, the Valira del Nord (Northern Valira) and the Valira de l'Orient (Eastern Valira), which join to form the Gran Valira. The city is at 1,023 metres (3,356 ft) above sea level.
Andorra la Vella has an oceanic climate (Cfb, according to the Köppen climate classification), with mild summers and chilly to cold, snowy winters.
, Spanish: Andorra la Vieja, French: Andorre-la-Vieille) is the capital of the Principality of Andorra.
It also hosted both the 19 Games of the Small States of Europe.
The largest nearby airports are Toulouse (Tolosa), Girona and Barcelona.
Andorra la Vella does not have a train station, although there are bus shuttle services linking the city to train stations at L'Hospitalet-près-l'Andorre (France) and Lleida in Spain.
Probably the oldest building in the city is another church, dating from the ninth century, of Santa Coloma.
The city is the country's cultural centre, with the Government Exhibition Hall acting as a main theatre and museum.