San Marino travel guide

San MarinoSan Marino


San Marino is located in Southern Europe part of Europe. It's total area is 60 km² and 16.7% of it is forest area. As of 2023 it has a total population of 34K. 97.8% lives in cities whereas 2.2% lives in rural areas.
San Marino ( (listen), Italian: [sam maˈriːno]), officially the Republic of San Marino (Italian: Repubblica di San Marino; Romagnol: Ripóbblica d' San Marein), also known as the Most Serene Republic of San Marino (Italian: Serenissima Repubblica di San Marino), is the fifth-smallest country in the world and a European microstate in Southern Europe enclaved by Italy. Located on the northeastern side of the Apennine Mountains, San Marino covers a land area of just over 61 km2 (23+1⁄2 sq mi), and has a population of 33,562.San Marino is a landlocked country; however, its northeastern end is within ten kilometres (six miles) of the Italian city of Rimini on the Adriatic coast. The nearest airport is also in Italy. The country's capital city, the City of San Marino, is located atop Monte Titano, while its largest settlement is Dogana within the largest municipality of Serravalle. San Marino's official language is Italian.

The country derives its name from Saint Marinus, a stonemason from the then-Roman island of Rab in present-day Croatia. Born in AD 275, Marinus participated in the rebuilding of Rimini's city walls after their destruction by Liburnian pirates. Marinus then went on to found an independently ruled monastic community on Monte Titano in AD 301; thus, San Marino lays claim to being the oldest extant sovereign state, as well as the oldest constitutional republic.Uniquely, San Marino's constitution dictates that its democratically elected legislature, the Grand and General Council, must elect two heads of state every six months. Known as captains regent, the two heads of state serve concurrently and hold equal powers until their term expires after six months.

The country's economy is mainly based on finance, industry, services, retail, and tourism. It is one of the wealthiest countries in the world in GDP per capita, with a figure comparable to the most developed European regions. Its health care system ranks 3rd in the World Health Organization first ever analysis of the world's health systems. Despite this fact, ranking 44th, its Human Development Index score is the lowest in Western Europe.

🏷️ Tags

We have tagged San Marino with these tags:

💬 Languages

Italian is the official language.

💵 Currencies

The official currency is Euro [1 USD = 0.922 EUR].

🏧 Cash / Credit card usage

We don't have any data for credit card usage in San Marino.

🧑‍🤝‍🧑 Tourism

In 2019, 1.9M tourists arrived to San Marino.

📱 Bandwidth

Broadband is fast with 94.78 Mbps.

Broadband (3.33 / 10)

☀️ Climate

Averag yearly temperature is 🌤️ 11 °C and warm. Current 3 months (July, August and September) average is ☀️ 19 °C and hot. Current season (summer) is ☀️ 19 °C and hot.
Yearly average11 °C 🌤️
3 month average19 °C ☀️
Spring average9 °C ❄️
Summer average19 °C ☀️
Fall average12 °C 🌤️
Winter average3 °C ❄️
About seasons: Remember that seasons in Southern Hemisphere are opposite of the Northern one. This means that in Argentina and Australia, winter begins in June. Currently season averages are rendered according Northern Hemisphere.

📈 Economics

In 2021, gross national income (GNI) was 1.6B $ and with %8.2 increase GNI per capita was 47K $. In 2017, consumer inflation was calculated as %1.

The data contained in this page is provided for informational purposes only, and should not be construed as legal advice on any subject matter. We gather our data from open resources and may contain outdated information. Make sure to verify these data from official resources of the respective country.