Quick Facts

  • Officially the Republic of San Marino, also known as “the Most Serene Republic of San Marino”
  • San Marino is the third smallest state in Europe; also claims to be the world’s oldest republic
  • San Marino’s foreign policy is aligned with that of the EU, although it is not a member
  • San Marino has the smallest population of all the members of the Council of Europe
  • San Marino is the oldest surviving sovereign state and constitutional republic in the world
  • The constitution of San Marino, enacted in 1600, is the world’s oldest constitution still in effect
  • With one of the lowest unemployment rates in the world, San Marino has a highly stable economy with no national debt and a budget surpluss
  • Climate: Mediterranean; mild to cool winters; warm, sunny summers
  • Ethnic Groups: Sammarinese, Italian
  • Languages: Italian
  • Religions: Roman Catholic
  • Population: 32,140
  • The capital of San Marino is the City of San Marino
  • Other major cities: Dogana
  • Current weather conditions –  www.weather.com
  • Tips for Travel in country – www.travel.state.gov
  • Currency exchange rates –  www.xe.com

Government in Power

Parliamentary Republic

  • Captains Regent: Italo Righi & Maurizio Rattini

Healthcare Statistics

  • Life Expectancy: 83.07 years
  • Infant mortality rate: 4.65/1,000 live births
  • Physicians density: 47.35/1,000 population
  • San Marino has the 2nd lowest fertility rate at 1.2
  • 28% of the make population are smokers
  • Incidence of Tuberculosis: 5.8/100,000 population
  • Infectious disease updates:  http://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/destinations/list.htm

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