San Marino Travel Overview

San Marino Travel Overview

Important facts

Capital: San Marino (See more on ITYPEJOB.COM)

Official language: Italian

Currency: Euro (exchange rates)

Continent: Europe

The oldest and smallest republic in the world.

San Marino has a fascinating history that is well worth studying. Although completely surrounded by Italy, this country has been independent since the 4th century AD.


According to Countryaah, San Marino is completely surrounded by Italy. With just under 61km², the small state is just under the 10 smallest countries in the world, as is the Vatican and Monaco.


Do you remember the San Marino Grand Prix? This major motorsport event in Imola was held for the last time in 2006. The history of the race can be viewed in the Ferrari Museum in San Marino, among other places.

As mentioned, the City Republic has a long history that you can see in several museums. Each of the three fortress castles houses a specific collection, you can also see the drills of the fortress guards every day, or just on one of the observation platforms in the country the wonderful view over the regions of Italy Emilia-Romagna and Marche.

Don’t miss out on visiting this place when you are around!


Currency (sub-unit)

Euro (100 cents)

ISO 4217 code

EUR / 978


Continent: Europe

Geo coordinates: N 43 ° 56 ‘32.5 “E 12 ° 27’ 28”

Highest mountain: Monte Titano (749 m)

Total area: 61 km²

Mainland: 61 km²

National border: 39 km


Dependency: independent since foundation

UN member since: 1992

Form of government: republic

Houses of Parliament: Unikameral

Party system: Multi-party system- multi-party system

State building: decentralized

Political culture: Civic culture


San Marino GDP - gross domestic product

Export goods: Wine, wool, ceramics

Cultivation area: 16.67%

Demographic data

Residents: 29,300

Residents in cities: 25,700

Minorities: Italian

Average age: 40.6 years

0-14 years: 16.8%

15-64 years: 66.2%

> 65 years: 17%

Population growth: 1.26%

Birth rate: 10.02 / 1,000 residents

Death rate: 8.17 / 1,000 residents

Migration: 10.7 / 1,000 residents

Ratio men / women: 0.92

Fertility: 1.34 children / woman

Infant mortality: 5.63 ‰

Life expectancy men: 78.23 years

Life expectancy women: 85.5 years

Country codes and abbreviations

ISO 3166 Alpha 2: SM

ISO 3166 Alpha 3: SMR

ISO 3166 numeric: 674

Top Level Domain: sm

IOC country code: SMR


Source: Abbreviationfinder


Number of doctors: 125

Daily food intake: 3,690 kcal / resident



Foundation: 301

Last sovereign since: 301


Main religious group: Christians

Distribution of religions: 95% Catholic


Arriving by plane

Connections with Italy’s national airline Alitalia (AZ) (Internet: (via Rome or Milan to Rimini) and Lufthansa (LH) (e.g. from Munich to Florence).

Flight times

Frankfurt – Bologna / Rimini: 1 hour 25 minutes; Vienna – Bologna: 1 hour 45 minutes; Zurich – Bologna: 2 hours 20 minutes (stopover in Rome).

Arrival by car

Many major cities in Italy are easy to reach by car. Rimini is only 24 km away and is connected to San Marino by the A14 motorway. Long-distance bus: The number 17 bus connects San Marino with the city center, train station and airport of Rimini. Distances: Urbino 55km, Ravenna 70km, Forlì 74km, Ancona 130km, Bologna 135km, Florence 185km, Milan 330km, Rome 350km.
Documents: See Italy.

Arriving by train

The nearest train station is also in Rimini. The city of San Marino’s cable car also takes you to Borgo Maggiore.