Municipalities of San Marino

San Marino is divided into nine municipalities (Castello). The municipalities are the largest administrative divisions in San Marino. Dogana, known as the largest city of San Marino, is not an autonomous Castello but belongs to the Serravalle Castello. In the municipalities of San Marino, there is the main town called capoluogo and there are small settlements called frazioni or curazie (parish).

Municipalities of San Marino Map
Municipalities of San Marino Map

Nine Municipalities of San Marino

San Marino is divided into nine municipalities called Castello. San Marino, one of the oldest countries in the world, is quite old in the municipalities.

Acquaviva

Acquaviva
Acquaviva

Acquaviva, one of the nine municipalities of San Marino, means ‘living water’. The municipality is located to the west of San Marino. Acquaviva was founded in 1243. The municipality, which has a total area of 4.86 square kilometers, has a population of 2,145 according to 2018 estimates. There are two important places in the area for San Marino. First, the rock of Baldasserona is considered the site of Titan, where he left Saint Marino for the first time. The rock, which is, in fact, a big crack, is considered the first refuge of the founder of San Marino. Another place that determines the history of San Marino is Mount Cerreto.

Borgo Maggiore

Borgo Maggiore
Borgo Maggiore

Borgo Maggiore, one of the nine municipalities of San Marino, is the second most populous and the second largest municipality after Serravalle. The town is located in the middle and northwest of San Marino. Borgo Maggiore was founded in the 12th century. The municipality, which has an area of 9.01 square kilometers, has a population of 6,871 according to 2018 estimates.

Chiesanuova

Chiesanuova
Chiesanuova

One of the nine municipalities of San Marino, Chiesanuova is located in the southwest of San Marino. Chiesanuova was founded in 1320. With an area of 5.46 square kilometers, the municipality has a population of 1,143 according to 2018 estimates.

Domagnano

Domagnano
Domagnano

Domagnano, one of the nine municipalities of San Marino, is located to the east of San Marino. Domagnano was founded in 1463. The municipality has an area of 6.62 square kilometers and has a population of 3,565 according to 2018 estimates. Domagnano is surrounded by the San Marino municipalities Faetano, Borgo Maggiore, Serravalle, and the Italian municipality Coriano.

Faetano

Faetano
Faetano

Faetano, one of the nine municipalities of San Marino, is located to the east of San Marino. Faetano was founded in 1463. The municipality, which has an area of 7.75 square kilometers, has 1,177 inhabitants according to 2018 estimates. –

Fiorentino

Fiorentino
Fiorentino

Fiorentino is one of the nine municipalities of San Marino. Fiorentino was founded in 1463. The municipality has an area of 6.56 square kilometers and has a population of 2,548 according to 2018 estimates.

Montegiardino

Montegiardino
Montegiardino

One of the nine municipalities of San Marino, Montegiardino is located to the east of San Marino. Montegiardino was founded in 1463. The municipality has an area of 3.31 square kilometers and has a population of 967 according to 2018 estimates. Montegiardino is bordered by the municipalities of San Marino Fiorentino and Faetano and the Italian municipalities Monte Grimano and Sassofeltrio.

San Marino

San Marino
San Marino

San Marino City, one of the nine municipalities of San Marino, is located in the middle of San Marino. San Marino City was founded in 301. The municipality has an area of 7.09 square kilometers and has a population of 4,044 according to 2018 estimates.

Serravalle

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Serravalle

It is located to the north of Serravalle San Marino, one of the nine municipalities of San Marino. Serravalle was founded in 1463. The municipality has an area of 10.53 square kilometers and has a population of 10,878 according to 2018 estimates.


San Marino Facts

San Marino is a European country built on a large rock that rises in the middle of the plain. The Three Towers of San Marino are in the flag and coat of arms of the country. The capital is San Marino, with the same name as the country. The official language of the country is Italian. Euro is used as currency.

It is located on a small hill in the Apennine Mountains in the Italian peninsula in southern Europe. The four sides are also surrounded by Italy. It is one of the five micro-states of Europe.

Where is San Marino
Where is San Marino?

Geography

The area of San Marino is 61.2 square kilometers. San Marino, a border with Italy, has no sea border. The terrain consists of rugged mountains. The highest point is Monte Titano with 755 m. Land suitable for agriculture constitutes 17% of the land use.

Governance

San Marino is a democratic republic led by multi-party representation democracy. Executive power is exercised by the government. Legislative power is used both in the government and in the grand and general council. The judiciary is independent of the executive and the legislative body. The country has a constitution of 1600, the oldest constitution of Europe. Two captains took over the executive task. These captains are renewed every 6 months. Captain elections are held at the Great Council. The 60 members of the Grand Council come to work with free elections for 5 years. There is no other country in the world where the executive power has been changed frequently.

San Marino is divided into 9 administrative regions. Each region has its own local council. According to many scholars, San Marino is the only country where real Democracy is practiced.

Climate

The Mediterranean climate prevails. Summers are hot, winters are warm.

Religion

The majority of the country’s population is composed of people of Christian religion.

Industry and Tourism

The most important share in the country’s gross domestic product is tourism with 50%. In 1997, 3.3 million people visited the country. More than 3 million people visit San Marino every year. The remaining 50% belongs to economic activities such as banking, electronics, and ceramics. An important part of the San Marino population is engaged in agriculture. The country produces the most cheese and wine in the agricultural sector.

San Marino, where millions of people visit each year, is built on a large rock that rises in the middle of a plain. The medieval towers, the church of San Francesco, the basilica where the holy objects of St. Marino are displayed, and the government building constitute the historic decor of San Marino.

Sports

The country’s only national team, the sports field, is football. The San Marino national football team had a total of 126 games, of which only one could be won. The team won its only win against Liechtenstein with a single goal.

  • Population: 33,630
  • Population Density: 561 per Km2
  • Land Area: 60 Km ²
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