San Marino Guide

San Marino Guide

Country data

Location: Europe

Time zone: CET

Total area: 61 km²

Land area: 61 km²

Water area: 0 km²

Length of the state border: 39 km

Bordering countries: Italy: 39 km

Coastline: 0 km

Capital: San Marino

Municipalities: 9
Acquaviva, Borgo Maggiore, Chiesanuova, Domagnano, Faetano, Fiorentino, Monte Giardino, San Marino, Serravalle

Electric current: 220 V / 50 Hz

Telephone code: 00 378 (Source: Allcitycodes)

Highest point: Monte Titano 755 m


Population: approx. 32,700 residents (Countryaah, 2021)

Population growth: 0.9% per year

Population density (residents per km²): 536

Life expectancy: 81 (male), 86 (female)

Official language: Italian

Religions: Roman Catholic


San Marino is located in a moderate climatic zone. There are no major temperature differences over the year.

San Marino

The summer months are not very warm, with rare rainfall. Even in winter it is still very mild. Snow rarely falls.

Currency / finance

Currency unit: € / Euro (EUR)

Division: 1 € = 100 cents

ATMs: There are many available.

International credit cards: These are accepted by many hotels and shops.

Regulations: Foreign and national currencies can be imported and exported in unlimited amounts.

Customs regulations

As an enclave, San Marino is completely surrounded by Italy.

There are no restrictions when crossing the border, as there is a customs union with Italy.

Travel advice

There is currently no country-specific safety notice for San Marino.


The service sector and tourism are the main industries of the small state. More than three quarters of the state’s revenue is generated through this.

Industries: banking, electrical engineering, textiles, tourism, winemaking

Natural resources: none

Land use:

  • Land: 17%
  • Grain cultivation: 0%
  • Pasture area: 0%
  • Forests: 0%
  • other: 83%
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