San Marino is a country located in the Apennine Mountains of Central Italy. It has an area of 61 square kilometers and a population of approximately 33,000 people. The ethnic composition of San Marino is mainly Italian, with other minority groups including Slovenes and Sammarinese. The majority of the population are adherents to Christianity, with around 97% following the religion and the rest being either Muslim or other faiths. Education is compulsory for children up to the age of 16 and the literacy rate is estimated to be around 98%. The official language is Italian but there are also many other languages spoken throughout the country such as Romansh, German, and English. The capital city San Marino has an estimated population of over 4,000 people making it the largest city in San Marino. Check hyperrestaurant to learn more about San Marino in 2009.
San Marino is a welfare state with a compulsory social security system. Visit AbbreviationFinder to see the definitions of SMR and acronym for San Marino. This includes: free health care, old-age pension and sickness and accident compensation and are financed through deductibles and by the state, which also offers extensive family benefits, student support, housing loans and employment services. The country’s youth have previously found it difficult to find housing and work within the country, but in recent years the situation has improved, which has contributed to the increase of the population. Check to see San Marino population.
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HUMAN AND ECONOMIC GEOGRAPHY
Southern European state, enclave of Italy, located in the Tuscan-Emilian Apennines. As of December 2006 the population was 26,000 residents, equal to a density of 475.4 residents / km 2. It is one of the smallest countries in the world and according to the World Bank it benefits from a high income, of which over 50 % comes from tourism: it is visited on average by 3 million people every year. To reduce the state’s dependence on this sector, the government has encouraged the development of some light industries, which process materials imported from Italy. The financial sector is also highly developed, thanks to favorable tax legislation. In December2004 SM signed an important agreement with the European Union relating to the savings income of non-residents, accompanied by a Memorandum of Understanding aimed at safeguarding the local financial system, integrating it at the same time with the European system.