Andorra is a tiny landlcoked nation occupying an area of 467.63 km2(180.55 sq mi) in southwestern Europe.
As observed on the physical map of Andorra, the is predominantly covered by rugged mountains of the Pyrenees. The highest elevation in the country is Coma Pedrosa at 2,942 m (9,652 ft). Also seen on the map above are three narrow river valleys that join to form the Gran Valira River that leaves Andorra and enters Spain.
The lowest point of Andorra is 840 m or 2,756 ft at the Gran Valira River. The highest and lowest points have been marked on the map by upright and inverted yellow triangles respectively.
Andorra (officially, the Principality of Andorra) is administratively divided into 7 parishes (parroquies, sing. parroquia). These parishes are: Andorra la Vella, Canillo, Encamp, Escaldes-Engordany, La Massana, Ordino and Sant Julia de Loria.
With an area of 468 sq. km, the Principality of Andorra is the 6th smallest nation in Europe. By land it is the 16th smallest nation and in terms of population it is the 11th smallest nation in the world. Situated in the heart of the Pyrenees Mountains, it is the largest microstate of Europe and the highest inhabited country in the world.
Located in the south western region of the country, at the confluence of two mountain streams in the Pyrenees is Andorra la Vella – the capital and the largest city of Andorra. Situated at an elevation of 1,023 meters, it is also Europe’s highest capital city. Andorra la Vella acts as the cultural, tourism and commercial center of the country.
Andorra is a sovereign landlocked southwest European microstate. It is geographically positioned both in the Northern and Eastern hemispheres of the Earth. Andorra is situated on the Iberian Peninsula among the eastern slopes of the Pyrenees mountain range. It is bordered by France in the north and east; and by Spain in the south and west.
Andorra Bordering Countries: Spain.
Regional Maps: Map of Europe
|Principality of Andorra
|Andorra la Vella
|42 30 N, 1 31 E
|GDP Per Capita
This page was last updated on February 24, 2021