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San Marino

San Marino Though small, San Marino claims to be the oldest republic in history. Legend has it that a stone-cutter, named Marinus, left his native island in Dalmatia and established a small community to escape from the persecution of Emperor Diocletian, and San Marino was born. This little country will enchant you with its smooth valleys and exuberant beauty.

Area: 62 Km²
Population: 27.350 (2001 est.)
Density: 441 pop/Km²

System of government: Parliamentary Republic
Capital: San Marino (4.357 pop.)
Major cities: Serravalle/Dogana 7.900 pop.
Ethnic majority: Sammarinese 84%, Italian 15%
Border countries: Inland of Italy

Principal mountains: Mount Titano 738 m
Principal rivers: Torrent Ausa
Principal lakes: -
Principal islands: -
Climate: Mediterranean

Language: Italian
Religion: Catholic 99%
Currency: Euro (€)

Fixed public holidays: 1/1, 6/1, 5/2, 25/3, 1/4, 1/5, 28/7, 15/8, 3/9, 1/10, 1/11, 2/11, 8/12, 24/12, 25/12, 31/12
Dialling code: 00378
GMT: +1

World Heritage List: -