Ceety o San Marino

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Ceety o San Marino
Città di San Marino
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A collage o the Ceety o San Marino.

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San Marino's location in San Marino
Ceety o San Marino is located in San Marino
Ceety o San Marino
Ceety o San Marino
San Marino's location in San Marino
Coordinates: 43°56′4.56″N 12°26′50.28″E / 43.9346000°N 12.4473000°E / 43.9346000; 12.4473000
Kintra Banner o San Marino San Marino
Foondation 3 September 301 (traditional date)
Government
 • Capitano Alessandro Barulli (syne 2003)
Area
 • Total 7.09 km2 (2.74 sq mi)
Elevation 749 m (2,457 ft)
Population (2003)
 • Total 4,493
 • Density 633.71/km2 (1,641.3/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code RSM-47890

The Ceety o San Marino, an aa kent simply as San Marino, is the caipital ceety o the Republic o San Marino on the Italian peninsula, near the Adriatic Sea. The ceety haes a population o 4,493. It is on the wastren slopes o San Marino's heichest point, Monte Titano.

Geography[eedit | eedit soorce]

Although the caipital, maist o the businesses are in Borgo Maggiore. It is the third lairgest ceety in the kintra, after Dogana an Borgo Maggiore. It borders the San Marino municipalities Acquaviva, Borgo Maggiore, Fiorentino, an Chiesanuova an the Italian municipality San Leo.

Akademio Internacia de la Sciencoj San Marino is centered here.

Heestory[eedit | eedit soorce]

Due tae its being the caipital an previously the ae ceety in San Marino, the heestory o this ceety is almaist the same as the Heestory o San Marino. For more information on that topic, see that airticle.

The ceety wis foondit bi Saunt Marinus an several Christian refugees in the year 301. Frae then on the ceety became a center o Christian refugees who fled frae Roman persecution. As a result, the ceety become the auldest republic in Europe, for the republic's territory at that time ae includit the single ceety o San Marino.

The urban hert o the ceety wis protectit bi three touers: the first, Guaita, constructit in the 11t century, wis famous for being impenetrable, which tae a great extent discouraged attacks on the ceety.

Due tae the Crusades, it wis felt necessary tae construct a seicont touer, Cesta (13t century). But the Sanmarinense defensive system wis no completit till the construction o a third touer, the Montale (14t century) - the smawest o aw an constructit on the last o the summits o Monte Titano.

With the population o the ceety increasin, the territory o the kintra wis extendit bi a few square kilometers. Since the Sanmarinese policy wis no tae invade or tae uise war tae obtain new territories, it wis bi means o purchases an treaties that San Marino obtained the ither nine castelli which make up San Marino.

Parishes[eedit | eedit soorce]

The Ceety o San Marino haes the followin parishes or wards (curazie):

Economy[eedit | eedit soorce]

Main airticle: Economy o San Marino

The economy o the ceety o San Marino haes always been closely boond tae that o the kintra. Tiil recently, the main economic activities o the locality wur stane extraction an carvin. Today, there is a mair varied economy, includin tourism, commerce, sale o postage stamps, an a sma agricultural industry, although the last is in decay.

Sports[eedit | eedit soorce]

The ceety o San Marino haes twa fitbaa teams: the S.S. Murata an the S.P. Tre Penne. The ceety haed the Olympic Flame pass through San Marino durin the run-up tae the 2006 Winter Olympics.

Internaitional relations[eedit | eedit soorce]

Twin touns—Sister ceeties[eedit | eedit soorce]

Ceety o San Marino is twinned wi:

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

Freemit airtins[eedit | eedit soorce]

Media relatit tae San Marino (city) at Wikimedie Commons Coordinates: 43°56′05″N 12°26′50″E / 43.9346°N 12.4473°E / 43.9346; 12.4473