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Republic of San Marino
Repubblica di San Marino

Political Status: Independent republic dating from the early Middle Ages; under multiparty parliamentary regime.

Area: 23.6 sq. mi. (61 sq. km).

Population: 33,629 (2013E—UN); 32,742 (2014E—U.S. Census).

Major Urban Center (2005E): SAN MARINO (4,800).

Official Language: Italian.

Monetary Unit: Euro (market rate October 1, 2014: 0.79 euro = $1 US). (Although San Marino is not a member of the European Union [EU], it has negotiated a monetary agreement with the EU to permit usage of the euro as the national currency.)

Captains Regent: Gian Franco TERENZI (San Marino Christian Democratic Party) and Guerrino ZANOTTI (Party of Socialists and Democrats); inaugurated on October 1, 2014, to succeed Luca BECARRI (San Marino Christian Democratic Party) and Valeria CIAVATTA (Popular Alliance). (Captains regent are elected every six months, ...

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