San Marino is one of the smallest countries in the world. It is even smaller than the Vatican City. The country is on the Adriatic side of Italy, between Emilia-Romagna and Marche regions. Italy borders San Marino on every side of the country, and San Marino is known as the world's oldest surviving republic.
San Marino has a rectangular shape and a maximum length of 8 miles from northeast to southwest. Mount Titano is a major feature of San Marino and a UNESCO site. Its defensive fortresses are very popular to look at. Tourism is a major part of the country with millions traveling to the country every year.