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San Marino Geography 2019

SOURCE: 2019 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES











San Marino Geography 2019
SOURCE: 2019 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES


Page last updated on February 08, 2019

Location:
Southern Europe, an enclave in central Italy

Geographic coordinates:
43 46 N, 12 25 E

Map references:
Europe

Area:
total: 61 sq km
[see also: Area - total country ranks ]
land: 61 sq km
[see also: Area - land country ranks ]
water: 0 sq km
[see also: Area - water country ranks ]
country comparison to the world: 229

Area - comparative:
about one-third the size of Washington, DC


Area comparison map:Area comparison map

about one-third the size of Washington, DC

Land boundaries:
total: 37 km
[see also: Land boundaries - total country ranks ]
border countries (1): Italy 37 km

Coastline:
0 km (landlocked)
[see also: Coastline country ranks ]

Maritime claims:
none (landlocked)

Climate:
Mediterranean; mild to cool winters; warm, sunny summers
More Climate Details

Terrain:
rugged mountains

Elevation:
55 m lowest point: Torrente Ausa
739 highest point: Monte Titano

Natural resources:
building stone

Land use:
agricultural land: 16.7% (2011 est.)
[see also: Land use - agricultural land country ranks ]
arable land: 16.7% (2011 est.)
[see also: Land use - arable land country ranks ]
permanent crops: 0% (2011 est.)
[see also: Land use - permanent crops country ranks ]
permanent pasture: 0% (2011 est.)
[see also: Land use - permanent pasture country ranks ]
forest: 0% (2011 est.)
[see also: Land use - forest country ranks ]
other: 83.3% (2011 est.)
[see also: Land use - other country ranks ]

Irrigated land:
0 sq km (2012)
[see also: Irrigated land country ranks ]

Natural hazards:
occasional earthquakes

Environment - current issues:
air pollution; urbanization decreasing rural farmlands; water shortage

Environment - international agreements:
party to: Biodiversity, Climate Change, Desertification, Whaling
signed, but not ratified: Air Pollution

Geography - note:
landlocked; an enclave of (completely surrounded by) Italy; smallest independent state in Europe after the Holy See and Monaco; dominated by the Apennine Mountains


NOTE: 1) The information regarding San Marino on this page is re-published from the 2019 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of San Marino Geography 2019 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about San Marino Geography 2019 should be addressed to the CIA.
2) The rank that you see is the CIA reported rank, which may habe the following issues:
  a) They assign increasing rank number, alphabetically for countries with the same value of the ranked item, whereas we assign them the same rank.
  b) The CIA sometimes assignes counterintuitive ranks. For example, it assigns unemployment rates in increasing order, whereas we rank them in decreasing order






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