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San Marino Geography Profile 2017

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LocationSouthern Europe, an enclave in central Italy
Geographic coordinates43 46 N, 12 25 E
Map referencesEurope
Areatotal: 61 sq km
land: 61 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Area - comparativeabout one-third the size of Washington, DC
Land boundariestotal: 37 km
border countries (1): Italy 37 km
Coastline0 km (landlocked)
Maritime claimsnone (landlocked)
ClimateMediterranean; mild to cool winters; warm, sunny summers
Terrainrugged mountains
Elevation extremesmean elevation: NA
elevation extremes: lowest point: Torrente Ausa 55 m
highest point: Monte Titano 755 m
Natural resourcesbuilding stone
Land useagricultural land: 16.7%
arable land 16.7%; permanent crops 0%; permanent pasture 0%
forest: 0%
other: 83.3% (2011 est.)
Irrigated land0 sq km (2012)
Natural hazardsNA
Environment - current issuesair pollution; urbanization decreasing rural farmlands
Environment - international agreementsparty to: Biodiversity, Climate Change, Desertification, Whaling
signed, but not ratified: Air Pollution
Geography - notelandlocked; smallest independent state in Europe after the Holy See and Monaco; dominated by the Apennine Mountains

Source: CIA World Factbook
This page was last updated on July 9, 2017

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