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San Marino Geography 2017
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SOURCE: 2017 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES











San Marino Geography 2017
SOURCE: 2017 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES


Page last updated on January 12, 2017

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

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

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

Maritime claims:
none (landlocked)

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

Terrain:
rugged mountains

Elevation:
mean elevation: NA
[see also: Mean Elevation country ranks ]
elevation extremes: lowest point: Torrente Ausa 55 m highest point: Monte Titano 755 m

Natural resources:
building stone

Land use:
agricultural land: 16.7% arable land 16.7%; permanent crops 0%; permanent pasture 0%
[see also: Land use - agricultural land country ranks ]
forest: 0%
[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:
NA

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

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

Geography - note:
landlocked; smallest independent state in Europe after the Holy See and Monaco; dominated by the Apennine Mountains


NOTE: The information regarding San Marino on this page is re-published from the 2017 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of San Marino Geography 2017 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about San Marino Geography 2017 should be addressed to the CIA.




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