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San Marino is the oldest republic in the world, with a history that dates back to the year 301 AD. San Marino is located in the eastern part of the Apennines mountain range in the Appennine peninsula. The country therefore consists mostly of mountains - only 17% of the area is arable land. The highest point, Monte Titano, stretching 756 meters above sea level, while its lowest point is Torrente Ausa, 55 meters above sea level. Two major rivers, Ausa and Fiumicello, also has its roots in the country.

San Marino has a Mediterranean climate, but there is something cool as a consequence of its location near the coast. In summer temperatures usually between 20 ° C and 30 ° C, hot summers can lead to temperatures up to 35 ° C. In the winter the temperature between -2 ° C and 10 ° C, but can sometimes fall down to -5 ° C and lead to snowfall the highest peaks, such as Monte Titano. It's raining steadily throughout the year, a total of around 550 millimeters per year.

Monte Titanos steep oblique projections, as well as the rest of the Uplands landscape around the massif is mostly covered by forests and other typical Mediterranean vegetation. Here are deciduous with maple and elm, but also evergreen forest with various oak and pine trees. In the evergreen shrub forest land species that macchie, laurel, myrtle, lavender, strawberries and olive trees.

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