San Marino Facts and History

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Flag of San Marino
National Flag of San Marino

Interesting facts about San Marino

  • Official Name: Repubblica di San Marino (Republic of San Marino)
  • Form of Government: unitary multiparty republic with one legislative house (Great and General Council [60])
  • President: Giancarlo Venturini
  • Prime Minister: Marco Nicolini
  • GDP: 1.655 billion USD (2018)
  • Capital: San Marino
  • Population: 33,860 (2019)
  • Official Languages: Italian
  • Currency: Euro
  • Timezone: GMT+2
  • Area: 61.2 km²
  • Dialing Code: +378
  • Major Mountain Ranges: Apennine Mountains,De La Fratta,Guaita
  • Major Rivers: Ausa River,The San Marino River
  • Continent: Europe
  • Border Countries: San Marino is an enclave (landlocked) surrounded by Italy in Southern Europe, on the border between the regions of Emilia Romagna and Marche and about 10 km (6.21 mi) from the Adriatic coast at Rimini.

Map of San Marino

National Symbols of San Marino

  • National Bird: peregrine falcon
  • National Anthem: “Inno Nazionale”
  • National Animal: Horse
  • National Flower: Cyclamen
  • National Poet: Pio Chiaruzzi
  • National Game: Football