Chiesanuova

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For the Italian commune, see Chiesanuova, Piedmont.
Chiesanuova
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Flag of Chiesanuova
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Coat of arms of Chiesanuova
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Chiesanuova's location in San Marino
Chiesanuova's location in San Marino
Chiesanuova is located in San Marino
Chiesanuova
Chiesanuova
Chiesanuova's location in San Marino
Coordinates: 43°54′16.08″N 12°25′15.06″E / 43.9044667°N 12.4208500°E / 43.9044667; 12.4208500
Country  San Marino
Government
 • Capitano Franco Santi (since 2009)
Area
 • Total 5.46 km2 (2.11 sq mi)
Elevation 450 m (1,480 ft)
Population (31 October 2013)
 • Total 1,097
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC)
Postal code 47894

Chiesanuova is a minor municipality of San Marino. It has a population of 1,097 inhabitants (October 2013) in an area of 5.46 km².

Geography[edit]

It borders the San Marino municipalities San Marino and Fiorentino and the Italian municipalities Sassofeltrio, Verucchio and San Leo.

History[edit]

The medieval castle of Busignano was situated in this area and in 1320 its inhabitants decided to join San Marino. The name Chiesanuova dates back to the 16th century around the time of rebuilding of the church of S. Giovanni Battista in Curte (which no longer exists).

Parishes[edit]

Chiesanuova has 7 parishes (curazie):

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Coordinates: 43°54′16.08″N 12°25′15.06″E / 43.9044667°N 12.4208500°E / 43.9044667; 12.4208500