San Leo

San Leo (Romagnol: San Lé) is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Rimini in the Italian region Emilia-Romagna, located about 135 kilometres (84 mi) southeast of Bologna and about 35 kilometres (22 mi) southwest of Rimini.

San Leo
Comune di San Leo
San Leo Panorama I.jpg
Location of San Leo
San Leo is located in Italy
San Leo
San Leo
Location of San Leo in Italy
San Leo is located in Emilia-Romagna
San Leo
San Leo
San Leo (Emilia-Romagna)
Coordinates: 43°53′47″N 12°20′36″E / 43.89639°N 12.34333°E / 43.89639; 12.34333Coordinates: 43°53′47″N 12°20′36″E / 43.89639°N 12.34333°E / 43.89639; 12.34333
ProvinceRimini (RN)
FrazioniAgenzia, Capicchio, Castelnuovo, Montefotogno, Montemaggio, Pietracuta, Pietramaura, Santa Lucia, Tausano, Torello
 • MayorMauro Guerra
 • Total53.3 km2 (20.6 sq mi)
589 m (1,932 ft)
 (31 December 2014)[3]
 • Total2,972
 • Density56/km2 (140/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
Dialing code0541
Patron saintSaint Leo
Saint dayAugust 1
WebsiteOfficial website
The fortress (Rocca) of San Leo


San Leo borders the following municipalities: Acquaviva (San Marino), Chiesanuova (San Marino), Città di San Marino (San Marino), Maiolo, Montecopiolo, Monte Grimano, Novafeltria, Sassofeltrio, Torriana, Verucchio.

San Leo is home to a large fortress at an elevation of 600 metres (2,000 ft) above sea level. The San Leo Cathedral is a Romanesque architecture church in town.


After the referendum of 17 and 18 December 2006, San Leo was detached from the Province of Pesaro and Urbino (Marche) to join Emilia-Romagna and the Province of Rimini on 15 August 2009.[4][5]

Twin townsEdit


  1. ^ "Superficie di Comuni Province e Regioni italiane al 9 ottobre 2011". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  2. ^ "Popolazione Residente al 1° Gennaio 2018". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  3. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.
  4. ^ (in Italian) Article about the legislation Archived 2011-07-22 at the Wayback Machine
  5. ^ (in Italian) Article on "il Resto del Carlino"

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