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Serravalle is a castello located in the European republic of San Marino. With a population of 10,878[1] inhabitants (of that 2,000 are of foreign origin) and a surface 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
castello
The castle of Serravalle
The castle of Serravalle
Flag of Serravalle
Flag
Coat of arms of Serravalle
Coat of arms
Serravalle's location in San Marino
Serravalle's location in San Marino
Serravalle is located in San Marino
Serravalle
Serravalle
Serravalle's location in San Marino
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]

HistoryEdit

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

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