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San Marino

Southern Europe, it is an enclave of Italy

Country Fact Sheet
Capital San Marino
Surface 61 sq km
Currency Euro
GDP Purchasing power parity - $1.4 billion
GDP/Capita (PPP) - $46,100
Language Italian
Religion Roman Catholic
Government

parliamentary representative democratic republic

Time Zone GMT +1 hour hours GMT
Telecom Code + 378 (0549 from Italia)
Airport

Federico Fellini International Airport (RMI/LIPR)

Driving On right hand side of the road, license required
Electrical 230V, 50Hz
Political Climate Stable country
Population 29973 people
History

According to legend, Marino left the island of Rab with his lifelong friend Bibo and went to the town of Baha, where he became a President to the bishop Gaudientium. After persecution because of his Christian sermons, he fled to the hill known as San Francisco, where he built a small church and thus founded what is now the city and the state of San Marino. The official date of foundation of the Republic is 3 September AD 301.

During the early phase of the Italian unification process of the 19th century, San Marino served as a haven of refuge for numerous persons who were persecuted because of their support for Italian unity. In memory of this support, the leader of the newly unified Italy accepted the wish of San Marino not to be incorporated into the new Italian state.

San Marino is thought by many to be Europe's oldest existing republic. The head of state is a committee (council) of two captains

Local Business & Service Providers
Accommodation
» Grand Hotel San Marino
Automotive services
» Car Rental San Marino
Business travel
» 123 Travel Inc
Corporate incentives
Financial services
» Cassa di Risparmio della Repubblica di San Marino
Financial Technology
» ProtoSource Corporation
Intellectual Property
» Awaya Consulting
Legal and fiduciary
Lifestyle
» Colonial Kitchen In San Marino
Technology
Local Radio
» 102.7 Radio San Marino
» 103.2 San Marino Classic
» 90.8 Lady Radio Florence
» 93.6 Controradio Florence
Local Weather Forecast
» BBC Weather
» Reuters
Government Agencies
» Chamber of Commerce
» Office of Industry, Handicraft and Economic Cooperation
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