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Chiesanuova is a minor municipality of San Marino. It has a population of 1,143 inhabitants (May 2018)[1] in an area of 5.46 km².

Chiesanuova
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Flag of Chiesanuova
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Coat of arms of Chiesanuova
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Chiesanuova's location in San Marino
Chiesanuova's location in San Marino
Chiesanuova is located in San Marino
Chiesanuova
Chiesanuova
Chiesanuova's location in San Marino
Coordinates: 43°54′16.08″N 12°25′15.06″E / 43.9044667°N 12.4208500°E / 43.9044667; 12.4208500
Country San Marino
Government
 • CapitanoFranco Santi (since 2009)
Area
 • Total5.46 km2 (2.11 sq mi)
Elevation
450 m (1,480 ft)
Population
 (May 2018)
 • Total1,143[1]
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)CEST
Postal code
47894
ClimateCfb

GeographyEdit

It borders the San Marino municipalities San Marino and Fiorentino and the Italian municipalities Sassofeltrio, Verucchio and San Leo.

HistoryEdit

The medieval castle of Busignano was situated in this area and in 1320 its inhabitants decided to join San Marino. The name Chiesanuova dates back to the 16th century around the time of rebuilding of the church of Saint Giovanni Battista in Curte, which no longer exists.

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