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San Marino

San Marino Government Stats

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  • Suffrage: The age at enfranchisement and whether the right to vote is universal or restricted
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Administrative divisions 9 municipalities (castelli, singular - castello); Acquaviva, Borgo Maggiore, Chiesanuova, Domagnano, Faetano, Fiorentino, Montegiardino, San Marino Citta, Serravalle 2013
Capital city > Geographic coordinates 43 2011
Capital city > Name San Marino 2011
Constitution consists of several legislative instruments, chief among them the Statutes (Leges Statuti) of 1600 and the Declaration of Citizen Rights of 1974; latter document amended 2000, 2002 2013
Executive branch > Cabinet Congress of State elected by the Great and General Council for a five-year term 2013
Executive branch > Elections co-chiefs of state (captains regent) elected by the Grand and General Council for a six-month term; election last held on 17 September 2013 (next to be held in March 2014); secretary of state for foreign and political affairs elected by the Grand and General Council for a five-year term; election last held on 11 November 2012 (next to be held by November 2017) 2013
Executive branch > Head of government Secretary of State for Foreign and Political Affairs Pasquale VALENTINI (since 5 December 2012) 2013
Government type republic 2013
International organization participation CE, FAO, IAEA, IBRD, ICAO, ICC (NGOs), ICRM, IDA, IFRCS, ILO, IMF, IMO, Interpol, IOC, IOM (observer), IPU, ITU, ITUC (NGOs), LAIA (observer), OPCW, OSCE, Schengen Convention (de facto member), UN, UNCTAD, UNESCO, Union Latina, UNWTO, UPU, WHO, WIPO 2013
Judicial branch Council of Twelve or Consiglio dei XII 2012
Legal system civil law system with Italian civil law influences 2013
Legislative branch unicameral Grand and General Council or Consiglio Grande e Generale 2011
Political parties and leaders San Marino Common Good:
Christian Democrats or PDCS [Marco GATTI]
Party of Socialists and Democrats or PSD [Gerardo GIOVAGNOLI]
Popular Alliance or AP [Stefano PALMIERI]
Entente for the Country:
Socialist Party or PS [Augusto CASALI]
Union for the Republic or UPR [Giovanni LONFERNINI]
Sammarinese Union of Moderates or USDM [Romeo MORRI and Glauco SANSOVINI]
Active Citizenship:
United Left or SU [Alessandro ROSSI]
Civic 10 [Mateo CIACCI]
other:
Civic Movement R.E.T.E. (Network) [Grazia ZAFFERANI]
For San Marino [Emilio DELLA BALDA]
San Marino 3.0 [Simone DELLA VALLE]
2013
Political pressure groups and leaders NA 2011
Suffrage 18 years of age; universal 2013

SOURCES: CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011

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