Serravalle (San Marino)

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The borders o Dogana
The borders o Dogana
Banner o Serravalle
Coat o airms o Serravalle
Coat o airms
Serravalle's location in San Marino
Serravalle's location in San Marino
Serravalle is locatit in San Marino
Serravalle's location in San Marino
Coordinates: 43°58′9.98″N 12°28′42.12″E / 43.9694389°N 12.4783667°E / 43.9694389; 12.4783667
Kintra  San Marino
 • Capitano Gian Carlo Capicchioni (syne 2003)
 • Total 10.53 km2 (4.07 sq mi)
Elevation 148 m (486 ft)
Population (2003)
 • Tot 9,394
 • Density 892.11/km2 (2,310.6/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Simmer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 47899

Serravalle is a castello locatit in the European republic o San Marino. Wi a population o 9,394 indwallers (o that a scarce 2,000 ar o foreign oreegin, conditions 2006) an a surface o 10.53 km², it is no anerlie the maist densely populatit municipality in San Marino, but it contains its lairgest ceety (Dogana) an aw. Serravalle is locatit on the edge o the Apennines Muntains.

Geography[eedit | eedit soorce]

The toun borders on San Marinese municipalities o Domagnano an Borgo Maggiore an the Italian municipalities Verucchio, Rimini an Coriano. It haes an external borough named Galazzano, whaur the weather station is locatit. </gallery>

Heestory[eedit | eedit soorce]

First mentioned in a 962 document, in medieval times this toun wis cawed Castrum Olnani, the veelage o the elm trees. Serravalle attached tae San Marino in 1463, durin the last territorial expansion o the Republic. Its current name is derived frae the Italian words serra (moontain range) an valle (valley).

Parishes[eedit | eedit soorce]

Serravalle haes 9 parishes (curazie):

Points o interest[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • Chiesa di Sant Andrea (Saunt Andrea's Kirk), biggit in 1824 bi Luigi Fonti
  • Olympic stadium, no actually a stadium biggit tae hoose the Olympics, but rather tae hoose local San Marino fitbaa gemmes

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

External links[eedit | eedit soorce]

Media relatit tae Serravalle at Wikimedia Commons

Coordinates: 43°58′9.98″N 12°28′42.12″E / 43.9694389°N 12.4783667°E / 43.9694389; 12.4783667