Serravalle (San Marino)

Serravalle is a castello in northern San Marino. With a population of 10,878[1] inhabitants (of which 2,000 are of foreign origin) and an area of 10.53 km2, it is not only the most densely populated municipality in San Marino, but it also contains its largest settlement (Dogana). Serravalle is located on the edge of the Apennine Mountains.

Serravalle
The castle of Serravalle
The castle of Serravalle
Flag of Serravalle
Coat of arms of Serravalle
Serravalle's location in San Marino
Serravalle's location in San Marino
Serravalle is located in San Marino
Serravalle
Serravalle
Coordinates: 43°58′9.98″N 12°28′42.12″E / 43.9694389°N 12.4783667°E / 43.9694389; 12.4783667
Country San Marino
Government
 • CapitanoLeandro Maiani (since 2009)
Area
 • Total10.53 km2 (4.07 sq mi)
Elevation
148 m (486 ft)
Population
 (May 2018)
 • Total10,878[1]
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
47899
ClimateCfa

GeographyEdit

The town borders on Sammarinese municipalities of Domagnano and Borgo Maggiore and the Italian municipalities Verucchio, Rimini and Coriano. Serravalle counts a surrounding quarter named Galazzano, where the weather station and an industrial area are located.[2] Serravalle has San Marino's northernmost and lowest elevated points. The outer edge of Serravalle is about 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) from downtown Rimini and the Adriatic Sea.

Serravalle recorded a temperature of 40.3 °C (104.5 °F) on 3 and 9 August 2017, which is the highest temperature to have ever been recorded in San Marino.[3]

HistoryEdit

First mentioned in a 962 document, in medieval times this town was called Castrum Olnani (later Olnano), the village of the elm trees.[citation needed] Serravalle attached to San Marino in 1463, during the last territorial expansion of the Republic.[citation needed]

ParishesEdit

Serravalle has 8 parishes[4] (curazie):

Points of interestEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b http://www.statistica.sm/contents/instance15/files/document/14101672tav_popolazione_.pdf[bare URL PDF]
  2. ^ (in Italian) Serravalle's page on www.giuntedicastello.sm Archived 2012-08-02 at archive.today
  3. ^ Masters, Jeff (18 January 2018). "NOAA: Earth Had Its Third Warmest Year on Record in 2017". Wunderground. Archived from the original on 30 April 2018. Retrieved 29 April 2018.
  4. ^ (in Italian) Article with the list of curazie on the official Sammarinese electoral website Archived 2009-08-05 at the Wayback Machine

External linksEdit

  Media related to Serravalle (San Marino) at Wikimedia Commons

Coordinates: 43°58′9.98″N 12°28′42.12″E / 43.9694389°N 12.4783667°E / 43.9694389; 12.4783667