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Santa Coloma d'Andorra

Santa Coloma

Santa Coloma d'Andorra

Santa Coloma of Andorra
Santa Coloma and the Gran Valira river (right) as seen from a nearby mountain
Santa Coloma and the Gran Valira river (right) as seen from a nearby mountain
Santa Coloma is located in Andorra
Santa Coloma
Santa Coloma
Location in Andorra
Coordinates: 42°29′38.03″N 1°29′51.66″E / 42.4938972°N 1.4976833°E / 42.4938972; 1.4976833
Country Andorra
ParishAndorra la Vella
Elevation
1,134 m (3,720 ft)
Population
(2012)
 • Total3,040
Time zoneGMT +1

Santa Coloma d'Andorra (Santa Coloma of Andorra, Catalan pronunciation: [ˈsantə kuˈlomə ðənˈdorə]) or briefly Santa Coloma is an Andorran town in the parish of Andorra la Vella, located near the Gran Valira river and 2 km away from the capital, Andorra la Vella.[1]

Geography

To its west are the mountain villages of Aixàs, Bixessarri, and Canòlic in Andorra, and Os de Civís in Spain.[citation needed]

Notable buildings

It houses a historic church that was nominated as a UNESCO World Heritage site on 22 February 1999 in the Cultural category.[2]

See also

References

  1. ^ "Santa Coloma". turisme.andorralavella.ad. Andorra: Andorra la Vella. Retrieved 11 October 2017.
  2. ^ Ensemble historique de Santa Coloma, UNESCO World Heritage Centre.