Travel Diary 50: The Republic of San Marino

by Agnes Felber November. 18, 2013 3853 views

San Marino, officially the Republic of San Marino and also known as the Most Serene Republic of San Marino (Italian: Serenissima Repubblica di San Marino), is an enclaved microstate surrounded by Italy, situated on the Italian Peninsula on the north-eastern side of the Apennine Mountains. Its size is just over 61 km2 (24 sq mi) with an estimated population of over 30,000. Its capital is the City of San Marino, its largest city Dogana. San Marino has the smallest population of all the members of the Council of Europe.
San Marino claims to be the oldest surviving sovereign state and constitutional republic in the world, as the continuation of the monastic community founded on 3 September 301, by stonecutter Marinus of Arba.

The country's economy mainly relies on finance, industry, services and tourism. It is one of the wealthiest countries in the world in terms of GDP (per capita), with a figure comparable to the most developed European regions. San Marino is considered to have a highly stable economy, with one of the lowest unemployment rates in Europe, no national debt and a budget surplus.

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Giancarlo Fosci 7 years, 5 months ago

wonderful image of Titan Republic

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Maud - Normandie - France 7 years, 5 months ago

Quel bel endroit !! très intéressant, et merci pour le partage !!

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Gonia 7 years, 5 months ago

very nice places!

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Juhã¡Szn㩠ÉVa 7 years, 5 months ago

csodás képek!

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Mike Meliska 7 years, 5 months ago

Fantastic tour....

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