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Published: Thu, 25 Jan 2007 22:30:21 +0100

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Required travel documents for San Marino
Required travel documents for San Marino: passport/identity card [...]



Electric power
Electric power: 220V / 50 Hz [...]



Area code to San Marino
Area code to San Marino: +378 [...]



Currency exchange
Many banks offer differing exchange rates depending on the denominations of currency being bought or sold. Check with the banks for details and current rates. [...]



Currency`
The first Euro notes and coins were introduced in January 2002. For further information on currency, credit cards, travellers cheques, exchange rates and currency restrictions, see the Italy section. [...]



Climate
Temperate. Moderate snow in winter, some brief showers in summer. The atmosphere is clean, typical of low mountain and hill country with sea breezes [...]



Culture
San Marino is a completely independent nation, member of the U.N. and everything. According to tradition, it has been independent, more or less, since 301 A. D. when a Christian stonemason called Marinus the Dalmation hid from the anti-Christian Roman Emp [...]



Communications
Telephones - main lines in use: 18,000 (1998) Telephones - mobile cellular: 3,010 (1998) Telephone system: domestic: automatic telephone system completely integrated into Italian system international: microwave radio relay and cable connections to [...]



History
San Marino claims to be the world's oldest republic still in existence, being founded in 301 by a skilled builder referred to as Saint Marinus. The tiny nation was recognised by Napoleon's France in 1797, and by the other European nations at the 1815 Cong [...]



Rocce Mura
The Rocca which is properly called Guaita or the First Tower, dates back to the XI century. It was used as a guard tower and also as an initial refuge post and was constructed directly onto the mounts stone surface without the use of foundations, it has a [...]