Borgo Maggiore

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Borgo Maggiore
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Banner o Borgo Maggiore
Coat of airms o Borgo Maggiore
Coat airms
Borgo Maggiore's location in San Marino
Borgo Maggiore's location in San Marino
Borgo Maggiore is located in San Marino
Borgo Maggiore
Borgo Maggiore
Borgo Maggiore's location in San Marino
Coordinates: 43°56′42.08″N 12°26′59″E / 43.9450222°N 12.44972°E / 43.9450222; 12.44972
Kintra San Marino
 • Capitano?
 • Total9.01 km2 (3.48 sq mi)
525 m (1,722 ft)
 • Total5,992
 • Density665/km2 (1,720/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)CEST
Postal code

Borgo Maggiore is ane o the 9 communes or "castelli" o San Marino. It lies at the foot o Monte Titano an haes a population o 5,992 (at the end o 2003), makin it the seicont lairgest toun o San Marino, efter Dogana.

Geography[eedit | eedit soorce]

It borders the San Marino municipalities Serravalle, Domagnano, Faetano, Fiorentino, San Marino City, an Acquaviva an the Italian municipality Verucchio.

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

The aurie wis previously cawed Mercatale ("marketplace") an remains today the msist important market toun in San Marino. A funicular allaws Monte Titano tae be scaled up tae the toun o San Marino. Today Borgo Maggiore contains the naition's ae heliport. Though it is no the maist populatit, the Market, as well as the connection tae San Marino Ceety, make it vera much a ceety-like shoppin hub.

Parishes[eedit | eedit soorce]

Borgo Maggiore haes 6 parishes (curazie):

Points o interest[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • Piazza Grande, toun square
  • ae heliport in San Marino

Notable inhabitants[eedit | eedit soorce]

External links[eedit | eedit soorce]

Media relatit tae Borgo Maggiore at Wikimedia Commons

Coordinates: 43°56′50″N 12°26′59″E / 43.94722°N 12.44972°E / 43.94722; 12.44972