San Marino

San Marino

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The Republic of San Marino is located in southern Europe, surrounded by Italy and is one of the smallest countries in the world. The population is approximately 32,000 people.

Although the country is not a member of the European Union, they are allowed to use the Euro as the official currency.

San Marino's government is a republic. A council of 60 members, with a Great and General Council, is elected to five-year terms by the general public. Two heads of state, referred to as captains-regent, are elected by the Council every six months, serving six-month terms. The head of the government is the Secretary of State for Foreign and Political Affairs.

Tourism dominates the economy. San Marino became a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2008. Travellers can see castles, medieval architecture, churches and small museums. Of interest, San Marino produces stamps and coins which attract collectors throughout the world.

Currency EUR: Euro
Language Italian
Capital San Marino
Recent Alerts 2
Latest Alert April 07, 2021 - COVID-19 Precautionary Measures in San Marino (18 April Update)

Diseases To Be Aware Of

The diseases listed below are those which occur most often in San Marino. Other, less frequently encountered diseases might be displayed within the Travel Alerts section if they have occurred recently.

Hepatitis A

There is low risk for hepatitis A in San Marino.

Hepatitis B

There is significant risk for hepatitis B in San Marino.


Rabies may be present in bats.

Vaccinations to Consider

The following is a list of recommended vaccinations for travelling to San Marino.

Hepatitis A Vaccine

Although the risk for hepatitis A is low, the vaccination is recommended.

Hepatitis B Vaccine

Because there is significant risk of infection with hepatitis B, vaccination is recommended.

Rabies Vaccine

Vaccination against rabies is recommended for travellers whose activities or employment may bring them into direct contact with bats (i.e. adventure travellers, veterinarians, wildlife professionals, researchers, etc.).

Medications to Consider

The following is a list of recommended medications for travelling to San Marino.

None required.

Safety and Security in San Marino

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Personal Safety

San Marino is a safe country with a low crime rate. Travellers do not usually have any safety and security issues in San Marino, however, personal belongings and travel documents should be kept safe at all times.

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