Serravalle (San Marino)

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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
 • Capitano Leandro Maiani (since 2009)
Area
 • Total 10.53 km2 (4.07 sq mi)
Elevation 148 m (486 ft)
Population (May 2018)
 • Total 10,878[1]
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code 47899
Climate Cfa

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.

Geography[edit]

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]

History[edit]

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.

Parishes[edit]

Serravalle has 8 parishes[3] (curazie):

Points of interest[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]

Media related to Serravalle at Wikimedia Commons

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