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San Marino

Background

San Marino

The third smallest state in Europe (after the Holy See and Monaco), San Marino also claims to be the world's oldest republic. According to tradition, it was founded by a Christian stonemason named Marinus in A.D. 301. San Marino's foreign policy is aligned with that of Italy; social and political trends in the republic also track closely with those of its larger neighbor.

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San Marino (officially the Most Serene Republic of San Marino) is the third smallest state in Europe (after the Holy City and Monaco), and claims to be the world's oldest republic. According to tradition, it was founded by a Christian stonemason named Marinus in 301 A.D. San Marino's foreign policy is aligned with that of Italy, which surrounds it. Social and political trends in the republic also track closely with those of its larger neighbor.

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San Marino

San MarinoHotel Titano 

Contrada del Collegio, 3
San Marino 47890
San Marino

Price (US$): $107 - $152 / night

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Location. Hotel Titano is located in San Marino, close to Piazza Garibaldi, Liberty Square, and Palazzo Pubblico. Nearby points of interest also include Basilica of Saint Marino and Guaita Tower. Hotel Features. Dining options at Hotel Titano include 2 restaurants. A bar/lounge is open for drinks. Room service is available during limited hours. This 4 star property offers secretarial services and business services. Wireless Internet access (surcharge) is available in public areas and the… more »

San MarinoHotel Cesare 

Via Salita alla Rocca, 7
San Marino 47890
San Marino

Price (US$): $117 - $238 / night

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Location. Located in central San Marino, Hotel Cesare is within walking distance of Guaita Tower, Liberty Square, and Palazzo Pubblico. Nearby points of interest also include Basilica of Saint Marino and Cesta Tower. Hotel Features. Hotel Cesare's restaurant serves lunch and dinner. The hotel also has a snack bar/deli and a coffee shop/cafĂ©. Room service is available 24 hours a day. The hotel serves a complimentary buffet breakfast. This 4 star property offers small meeting rooms,… more »

San MarinoGrand Hotel San Marino 

Viale Antonio Onofri, 31
San Marino 47890
San Marino

Price (US$): $109 - $158 / night

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Location. Grand Hotel San Marino is a business friendly hotel located in San Marino, close to Guaita Tower, Palazzo Pubblico, and Piazza Garibaldi. Additional points of interest include Piazza del Titano and Liberty Square. Hotel Features. Grand Hotel San Marino features a restaurant and a bar/lounge. Room service is available 24 hours a day. The hotel serves a complimentary breakfast. Recreational amenities include a spa tub, a sauna, a fitness facility, and a steam room. Spa amenities… more »

San MarinoHotel Vintage 

Via del Serrone 124
Murata 47890
San Marino

Price (US$): $153 - $366 / night

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Hotel Vintage is situated in the town of Murata in San Marino Due to the proximity to the Adrian coast near Rimini and the Monte Titano peak with the fortress La Guaita you can make numerous trips We provide 4 single rooms 20 double rooms and 4 suites comfortably appointed to a high standard with shower toilet hair dryer air condition safe mini bar satellite TV telephone internet access WLAN and desk We will be glad to reserve a non smoker room for you After a good night s sleep why not try… more »

San MarinoBEST WESTERN PALACE HOTEL 

Via Cinque Febbraio
Serravalle 47899
San Marino

Price (US$): $144 - $266 / night

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Hotel Year Built 2009 Additional Property Description The ideal solution for those who are looking for excellence, the BEST WESTERN Palace Hotel offers 91 rooms, junior suites and suites. Located along the San Marino freeway, near to San Marino City Centre and not far from the Riviera Romagnola, the hotel offers numerous services in a refined atmosphere a meeting center with up to 700 seats, the indoor panoramic swimming pool and the wellness centre, large parking and above all a warm and… more »

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San Marino

Full name
Republic of San Marino
Capital
San Marino
Location

Southern Europe, an enclave in central Italy

Geographic coordinates

43 46 N, 12 25 E

Area comparative

about one third times the size of Washington, DC

Border countries

Italy 39 km

Coastline

0 km (landlocked)

Climate

Mediterranean; mild to cool winters; warm, sunny summers

Terrain

rugged mountains

Lowest point

Torrente Ausa 55 m

Highest point

Monte Titano 755 m

Natural resources

building stone

Population

31,477 (July 2010 est.)

Ethnic groups

Sammarinese, Italian

Religions

Roman Catholic

Languages

Italian

Government type

republic

Independence

3 September 301

National holiday

Founding of the Republic, 3 September (AD 301)

Chief of state

Co-chiefs of State Captain Regent Giovanni Francesco UGOLINI and Captain Regent Andrea ZAFFERANI (for the period 1 October 2010-1 April 2011)

Head of government

Secretary of State for Foreign and Political Affairs Antonella MULARONI (since 3 December 2008)

Internet country code

.sm

Internet users

17,000 (2009)

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