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 SAMMARINESE POLITICAL
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Background: The third smallest state in Europe (after the Holy See and Monaco) also claims to be the world's oldest republic. According to tradition, it was founded by a Christian stonemason named Marino in 301 A.D. San Marino's foreign policy is aligned with that of Italy. Social and political trends in the republic also track closely with those of its larger neighbor.
 
 
Common Name: San Marino Local Official Name: San Marino
Abbreviated Name: Republic of San Marino Official Name: Repubblica di San Marino
Official Script Name: San Marino Local Common Name: San Marino
Former Name: San Marino Territory of: NA
 
Head of State: Captain Regent Antonio CARATTONI and Captain Regent Roberto GIORGETTI
 
Government Type: independent republic
 
Independence: A.D 301 September 3
 
Constitution: 1600 October 8; electoral law of 1926 serves some of the functions of a constitution
 
National Holiday: Founding of the Republic, 3 September
 
International Organization Participation: CE, FAO, IBRD, ICAO, ICCt, ICFTU, ICRM, IFRCS, ILO, IMF, IMO, Interpol, IOC, IOM (observer), IPU, ITU, OPCW, OSCE, UN, UNCTAD, UNESCO, UPU, WHO, WIPO, WToO
 
Administrative Divisions: 9 municipalities (castelli, singular - castello); Acquaviva, Borgo Maggiore, Chiesanuova, Domagnano, Faetano, Fiorentino, Monte Giardino, San Marino, Serravalle
 
Dependent Areas: NA
 
Legal System: based on civil law system with Italian law influences; has not accepted compulsory ICJ jurisdiction
 
Suffrage: 18 years
 
Executive, Legislative and Judicial Branches: Executive Branch: chief of state: cochiefs of state Captain Regent Antonio CARATTONI and Captain Regent Roberto GIORGETTI (for the period 1 October 2006-31 March 2007) head of government: Secretary of State for Foreign and Political Affairs Fiorenzo STOLFI (since 27 July 2006) cabinet: Congress of State elected by the Great and General Council for a five-year term elections: cochiefs of state (captains regent) elected by the Great and General Council for a six-month term; election last held in September 2006 (next to be held March 2007); secretary of state for foreign and political affairs elected by the Great and General Council for a five-year term; election last held 13 December 2003 (next to be held NA) election results: Antonio CARATTONI and Roberto GIORGETTI elected captains regent; percent of legislative vote - NA; Fabio BERARDI elected secretary of state for foreign and political affairs; percent of legislative vote - NA note: the popularly elected parliament (Grand and General Council) selects two of its members to serve as the Captains Regent (cochiefs of state) for a six-month period; they preside over meetings of the Grand and General Council and its cabinet (Congress of State), which has 10 other members, all selected by the Grand and General Council; assisting the captains regent are 10 secretaries of state; the secretary of state for Foreign Affairs has assumed some of the prerogatives of a prime minister Legislative Branch: unicameral Grand and General Council or Consiglio Grande e Generale (60 seats; members are elected by direct, popular vote to serve five-year terms) elections: last held 4 June 2006 (next to be held by June 2011) election results: percent of vote by party - PDCS 32.9%, Party of Socialists and Democrats 31.9%, APDS 11.9%, United Left 8.7%, New Socialist Party 5.4%; seats by party - PDCS 21, Party of Socialists and Democrats 20, APDS 7, United Left 5, New Socialist Party 3, other 4 Judicial Branch: Council of Twelve or Consiglio dei XII
 
Party Leaders: Communist Refoundation or RC [Ivan FOSHI]; Ideas in Movement or IM [Alessandro ROSSI]; National Alliance or AN; New Socialist Party; Party of Socialists and Democrats [Claudio FELICI]; San Marino Christian Democratic Party or PDCS [Giovanni LONFERNINI]; San Marino Popular Alliance of Democrats or APDS [Roberto GIORGETTI]; San Marino Socialist Party or PSS [Alberto CECCHETTI]; Socialists for Reform or SR [Renzo GIARDI]; United Left
 
International Disputes: NA
 
Illicit Drugs: NA 
 
 
 SAMMARINESE GEOGRAPHY
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Location of San Marino: Southern Europe, an enclave in central Italy
 
Continent: Europe Land Area Total: 61 sq km 
Region: South Eastern Europe Land Area Land: 61 sq km
Capitol City: San Marino Land Area Water: 0 sq km
      
Latitude: 043 46 N Border Boundary Land: 39 km
Longitude: 012 25 E Border Boundary Coastline: 0 km 
  
Arable Land: 16.67 % Pastures: 0.00 %
Crops: 0.00 % Woodlands and Forests: 0.00
  
Highest Elevation: 755 m Location: Monte Titano
Lowest Elevation: 55 m Location: Torrente Ausa
  
Largest City in San Marino: San Marino San Marino Largest City Population: 4,000
  
Threatened Species: 2
 
Environmental Issues: NA
 
Environmental Agreements: party to: Biodiversity, Climate Change, Desertification, Nuclear Test Ban signed, but not ratified: Air Pollution
 
Irrigated Land: 0
 
Bordering Countries: Italy 39 km
 
Natural Resources: building stone
 
Geographical Terrain: rugged mountains
 
Comparative Area of San Marino: about 0.3 times the size of Washington, DC
 
San Marino's Geography: landlocked; smallest independent state in Europe after the Holy See and Monaco; dominated by the Apennines
 

 SAMMARINESE CLIMATE
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General Climate: Mediterranean; mild to cool winters; warm, sunny summers
 
Natural Hazards: NA
 
 
 SAMMARINESE ECONOMY
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Economic Overview: The tourist sector contributes over 50% of GDP. In 2000 more than 3 million tourists visited San Marino. The key industries are banking, wearing apparel, electronics, and ceramics. Main agricultural products are wine and cheeses. The per capita level of output and standard of living are comparable to those of the most prosperous regions of Italy, which supplies much of its food.
 
 
GDP: $940,000,000 USD Currency: euro
GDP per Capita: $34,600 USD Currency Code: EUR
GDP Growth Rate: 2.30 %
  
Currency Exchange Rate History: euros per US dollar - 0.8041 (2005), 0.8054 (2004), 0.886 (2003), 1.0626 (2002), 1.1175 (2001)
  
  
GDP of Agriculture: 0.00 % GDP of Industry: 0.00 %
GDP of Services: 0.00 %  
   
Inflation Rate: -1.70 % Population in Poverty: 0.00 %
Unemployment Rate: 2.60 % Tourism: 532,000.00 visitors each year
   
Consumption by lowest 10%: 0.00 % Budget Revenue in USD: $400,000,000 USD
Consumption by upper 10%: 0.00 % Budget Expenditures in USD: $400,000,000 USD
   
Electricity Production: 0 kWh Electricity Exports: 0 kWh
Electricity Consumption: 184,500,000 kWh Electricity Imports: 184,500,000 kWh

Electricity Production by Source:
 
Fossil Fuel Electricity Production: 0.00% Nuclear Electricity Production: 0.00%
Hydro Electricity Production: 0.00% Other Electricity Production: 0.00%
   
Oil Production: 0 barrels per day Natural Gas Production: 0 cu m
Oil Consumption: 0 barrels per day Natural Gas Consumption: 0 cu m
Oil Exports: 0 barrels per day Natural Gas Exports: 0 cu m
Oil Imports: 0 barrels per day Natural Gas Imports: 0 cu m
Proven Oil Reserves: 0 barrels Proven Natural Gas Reserves: 0 cu m
   
External Debt: $0 USD Received in economic aid: $0 USD
  Donated in economic aid: $0 USD
   
Agricultural Products: wheat, grapes, corn, olives; cattle, pigs, horses, beef, cheese, hides
 
Primary Industries: tourism, banking, textiles, electronics, ceramics, cement, wine
 
Industrial Growth Rate: 6.00 %
  
  
Import Amount in USD: $0 USD - wide variety of consumer manufactures, food
 
Import Partners: NA
 
Export Amount in USD: $0 USD - building stone, lime, wood, chestnuts, wheat, wine, baked goods, hides, ceramics
 
Export Partners: NA
 
    
GINI Index: 0.00%
 
Labor Force Number of People: 19,970
 
Labor Force by Occupations: services 57%, industry 42%, agriculture 1%
 
  
 SAMMARINESE COMMUNICATIONS
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Radio Broadcast Stations: 3 Number of People with Radios: 16,000
Television Broadcast Stations: 1 Number of People with Televisions: 9,000
Number of People with Mainline Telephones: 20,600 Number of People with Mobile Phones: 16,800
 
Internet Service Providers: 2,166 Internet Users: 14,300
 
Internet Country Code: .sm Newspapers: 70
Two Letter Country Code: SM Weights and Measures:
Phone Country Code: 378 Electricity Voltage: 230 Volts
  
Telephone Systems: general assessment: adequate connections domestic: automatic telephone system completely integrated into Italian system international: country code - 378; connected to Italian international network
 
  
 SAMMARINESE TRANSPORTATION
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Highways: 104 km Railways: 0 km
Gas And Oil Pipelines: 0 km Waterways: 0 km
Airports: 0 Heliports: 0
 
Motor Vehicles: 0 per 1,000 people CO2 Emissions: 0 Metric Tons of CO2 per year
  Per capita CO2 emissions: 0.00 Metric Tons of CO2 per year
  
Merchant Marines: NA
 
Ports and Harbors: NA
 
  
 SAMMARINESE PEOPLE
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Population: 29,251 people type - nationality Birth Rate: 10.02 births per 1,000 people
Population Density: 452.00 people per sq km Death Rate: 8.17 deaths per 1,000 people
Population Growth: 1.26% per year Fertility Rate per Women: 1.34 babies born per woman
 
Population Male 0-14: 2,534 Population Female 0-14: 2,372
Population Male 15-64: 9,316 Population Female 15-64: 10,055
Population Male 65+: 2,149 Population Female 65+: 2,825
 
Population 0-14: 16.80% Literacy Rate: 96.00%
Population 15-64: 66.20% Literacy rate of Males: 97.00%
Population 65+: 17.00% Literacy rate of Females: 95.00%
 
Population that is Male: 46.00 % Population that is Female: 54.00%
Life expectancy at birth in years: 81.71 years Infant mortality rate - baby deaths per 1000 births: 5.63 Babies die per 1,000 births
Life expectancy at birth for Males: 78.23 years Life expectancy at birth for Females: 85.50 years
 
Rate of AIDS/HIV infection: 0.00% Number of people living with AIDS or HIV: 0
Number of people who died of AIDS: 0
   
Disease Risk:
 
Diseases:
 
Net Migration Rate per 1,000 people: 10.70
 
Nationality: SAMMARINESE
 
Ethnic Groups: Sammarinese, Italian 
 
  
Primary Language: Italian
 
Other Languages: Italian
 
 
Primary Religion: Roman Catholic
 
Other Religions: Roman Catholic
 
  
 SAMMARINESE MILITARY
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Branches: no regular military forces; Voluntary Military Force (Corpi Militari Voluntar) performs ceremonial duties and limited police functions Note: defense is the responsibility of Italy
 
Manpower Fit to Serve: NA years
 
Manpower Available: 6,331 People
 
Manpower Fit to Serve: 5,107 People
 
Amount of Manpower Available each Year: 135 People per year
 
Expenditures: $0 USD per year
 
Expenditures as a Percentage of GDP: 0.00
 
 
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