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San Marino
Short Description
Country Map San Marino, officially the Republic of San Marino and also known as the Most Serene Republic of San Marino (Italian: Serenissima Repubblica di San Marino), is an enclaved microstate surrounded by Italy, situated on the Italian Peninsula on the north-eastern side of the Apennine Mountains. Its size is just over 61 km2 (24 sq mi) with an estimated population of over 30,000. Its capital is the City of San Marino. San Marino has the smallest population of all the members of the Council of Europe.

San Marino claims to be the oldest surviving sovereign state and constitutional republic in the world, as the continuation of the monastic community founded on 3 September 301, by stonecutter Marin of Rab. Legend has it that Marin left Rab, then the Roman colony of Arba, in 257 when the future emperor, Diocletian, issued a decree calling for the reconstruction of the city walls of Rimini, which had been destroyed by Liburnian pirates.

The constitution of San Marino, enacted in 1600, is considered by some to be the world's oldest written constitution still in effect. However, San Marino has no formal constitution, but instead is governed by the Leges Statutae Republicae Sancti Marini, a series of six books, written in Latin in the late 16th Century that dictates the country’s political system, among other matters.

The country's economy mainly relies on finance, industry, services and tourism. It is one of the wealthiest countries in the world in terms of GDP (per capita), with a figure comparable to some of the more developed Italian regions, such as Lombardy and Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol. San Marino is considered to have a highly stable economy, with one of the lowest unemployment rates in Europe, no national debt and a budget surplus.

(Source: Wikipedia)
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Geographical Facts
Population 32 000
Area 61 km² / 24 mil²
Drives on the Right
Calling Code 378
Time Zones UTC+01:00
Political Situation
Member of the EU no
Member of the Schengen Aea no
Official Languages Italian
Description Not part of the European Union (a referendum scheduled for March 2011 was cancelled by the government). Not part of the Schengen Area, but it has an open border with the EU (Italy). Still they use the Euro as a currency and are allowed to mint coins.
Medical Situation
Recommended Vaccination
RoutineHepatitis B
Additional Information
Voltages / Frequency
230 V 50
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Danube Christmas Markets8
Danube Delta from Bucharest12
Danube Delta from Passau11
Exploring German Christmas Markets9
Historic Cities11
Panoramic Adventures10
Panoramic Rhine Northbound8
Panoramic Rhine Southbound8
Rhine North & South10
Rhine North Tulips8
Romance on the Danube11
The Enchanting Rhine9
Waltzing along the Danube12
Ama WaterwaysBlack Sea Voyage15
Blue Danube Discovery14
Christmas on the Rhine13
Christmas Time Cruise11
Enticing Douro12
Europes Rivers & Castles14
Grand Danube Cruise23
Jewels of France21
Magnificent Europe16
Magnificent Europe (Christmas Cruise)16
Melodies of the Danube12
North Sea to the Black Sea27
Paris & Normandy11
Port Wine & Flamenco15
Provence & Spain15
The Enchanting Rhine13
The Legendary Danube12
The Romantic Danube12
Treasures of the Main & Rhine11
Tulip Time Cruise9
Ultimate River Cruise21
Vineyards of the Rhine & Mosel12
Avalon WaterwaysA Taste of the Danube: Budapest - Vienna8
A Taste of the Danube: Vienna - Budapest8
Austrian Highlights & Bavaria9
Balkan Discovery10
Blue Danube to the Black Sea14
Burgundy & Provence11
Canals Vineyards Paris 201510
Capitals of Central Europe 201410
Capitals of Central Europe: Budapest to Prague 201512
Capitals of Central Europe: Prague to Budapest 201510
Central European Experience 201412
Central European Experience 201512
Christmas in the Heart of Germany 20148
Christmas in the Heart of Germany 20158
Christmastime in Alsace & Germany5
Christmastime in Germany12
Christmastime in Germany & Austria12
Christmastime on the Danube9
European Splendor13
Grand Christmastime Cruise16
Grand Danube Cruise18
Grand France 201416
Grand France 201516
Highlights of Germany13
Jewels of Central Europe: Budapest to Paris19
Jewels of Central Europe: Budapest to Paris 201519
Jewels of Central Europe: Paris to Budapest17
Jewels of Central Europe: Paris to Budapest 201517
Magnificent Europe15
North Sea - Black Sea Cruise24
Paris to Normandy's Landing Beaches 20148
Paris to Normandy's Landing Beaches 20158
Rhine & Rhone Revealed16
Romantic Rhine8
The Blue Danube Discovery13
The Legendary Danube11
The Rhine & Moselle13
The Upper Rhine to the City of Music12
Tulip Time Cruise8
Tulips of Northern Holland8
Windmills, Vineyards & Paris10
Emerald WaterwaysChristmas Markets for Europe15
Classic Prague and Danube Delights11
Danube Delight8
Magical Rhine & Moselle12
Splendours of Europe15
Gate1 Travel9 Day Danube River Cruise9
Grand Circle TravelChristmas Markets along the Danube8
Christmas Markets along the Elbe11
Christmas Markets along the Rhine11
Christmastime on the Seine8
Cruising Burgundy & Provence to the Cote d'Azur13
Eastern Europe to the Black Sea13
Eastern Europe to the Black Sea: President's River Cruise13
Essence of the Elbe13
Essence of the Elbe - President Cruise13
Grand European Cruise28
Holland & Belgium in Springtime12
Old World Prague & the Blue Danube13
Romance of the Rhine & Mosel16
The Great Rivers of Europe16
The Seine: Paris to Normandy13
Lueftner CruisesAcross Europe15
Beautiful Blue Danube15
Best of Europe13
Christmas Cruise from Passau7
Christmas Cruise on the Rhine7
Classical Danube Cruise8
Classical Danube Cruise (from Passau)8
Classical Music on the Danube8
Classical Music on the Rhine8
Classical Rhine Cruise8
Danube Rhapsody8
French Savoir Vivre8
Magic of Advent - Northern Rhine Route4
Magic of Advent on the Danube7
Magic of Advent on the Rhine5
New Year's Eve Cruise on the Danube7
New Year's Eve Cruise on the Rhine8
Prague & Danube10
Short Cruise Cologne - Amsterdam4
Three River Cruise8
Tulip Cruise8
Scenic ToursBlack Sea Explorer10
Gems of the Danube8
Grand Europe24
Highlights of the Rhine8
Jewels of Europe15
Magnificent Rhine and Rhone15
Romantic Rhine & Moselle15
Tulip Time8
TauckA Taste of France10
Amsterdam to Budapest15
Belgium & Holland in the Spring10
Blue Danube: Family Riverboat Adventure8
Bon Voyage France Family River Cruise10
Budapest to the Black Sea12
Christmas Markets along the Danube8
Christmas Markets along the Rhine8
Cruising the Seine plus Versailles, Paris and London14
Danube Reflections10
French Escapade14
French Waterways10
Grand European Cruise24
Musical Magic along the Blue Danube12
Rendezvous on the Seine10
The Blue Danube12
The Rhine and Moselle13
The Romantic Rhine: Basel to Amsterdam8
Uniworld Boutique River CruisesBordeaux, Vineyards & Chateaux8
Burgundy & Provence8
Burgundy & Provence Family Program8
Castles along the Rhine8
Classic Christmas Markets8
Classic Christmas Markets Family Program8
Danube Discovery & Prague10
Danube Holiday Markets8
Delightful Danube & Prague10
Eastern Europe Explorer10
Enchanting Christmas & New Year's Cruise11
Enchanting Danube8
European Holiday Markets8
European Jewels15
European Serenade14
Grand Christmas & New Year's Cruise13
Grand Danube & Prague17
Grand European Discovery15
Grand European Explorer19
Grand European Highlights22
Grand European River Voyage27
Grand France15
Highlights of Eastern Europe8
Holland & Belgium at Tulip Time8
Imperial Capitals of Europe16
Jewels of Spain, Portugal & the Douro River13
Legendary Rhine & Moselle13
Paris & Normandy8
Paris & Normandy Family Program10
Paris & the Heart of Europe18
Parisian Holiday8
Portrait of Majestic France15
Portugal, Spain & the Douro River Valley11
Rhine Discovery & Prague10
Rhine Holiday Markets8
Splendors of Northern Italy, Venice, Florence & Rome13
Springtime Tulips & the Rhine8
Tulips & Windmills10
Ultimate Grand France22
Venice & the Gems of Northern Italy8
Vantage Deluxe World TravelA Seine River Christmas Cruise & New Year's in Paris11
A Seine River Cruise: Paris & Highlights of Normandy11
Champagne, Normandy, Paris & a Seine River Cruise13
Christmas on the Rhine & Main Rivers13
Cruising the Elbe River: Berlin, Dresden & Prague13
Cruising the Seine: Honfleur to Paris9
Culinary French Waterways: Highlights of Burgundy, Beaujolais & Provence12
Danube Holiday River Cruise feat. Prague12
French Waterways: Highlights of Burgundy & Provence12
Gateway to the Black Sea12
Grand European River Cruise: Rhine Valley to the Black Sea26
Grand Inaugural River Cruise: Highlights of Holland & Belgium9
Highlights of Holland & Belgium8
Holiday Magic in Paris & Along the Seine11
Holiday Markets Along the Rhine & Main Rivers10
Majestic Rivers of Europe: Castles, Cathedrals & Fairytales15
Portugal & the Douro River Wine Country13
Romance of the Blue Danube11
Switzerland & the Heart of the Rhine & Moselle15
Treasures of France: A Grand River Journey from Normandy to Provence22
Treasures of the Rhine & Main Rivers15
Waterways of Holland & Belgium: Tulips, Windmills & Canals11
Viking River CruisesChateaux, Rivers & Wine8
Cities of Light12
Danube Waltz8
Elegant Elbe10
European Sojourn23
France's Finest15
Grand European Tour15
Grand Rivers of Europe22
Heart of Germany7
Paris & the Heart of Normandy8
Passage to Eastern Europe11
Portraits of Southern France8
Portugal's River of Gold10
Rhine Getaway8
Rhine Rhapsody10
River of History8
Romantic Danube8
Tulips & Windmills10
Vineyards & Vistas8