San Leo

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Location
43°53'47"N
012°20'35"E
Country
 Italy
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Description

San Leo (Romagnol: San Lé) is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Rimini in the Italian region Emilia-Romagna, located about 135 kilometres (84 mi) southeast of Bologna and about 35 kilometres (22 mi) southwest of Rimini.

Geography

San Leo borders the following municipalities: Acquaviva (San Marino), Chiesanuova (San Marino), Città di San Marino (San Marino), Maiolo, Montecopiolo, Monte Grimano, Novafeltria, Sassofeltrio, Torriana, Verucchio. San Leo is home to a large fortress at an elevation of 600 metres (2,000 ft) above sea level. The San Leo Cathedral is a Romanesque architecture church in town.

History

After the referendum of 17 and 18 December 2006, San Leo was detached from the Province of Pesaro and Urbino (Marche) to join Emilia-Romagna and the Province of Rimini on 15 August 2009.

Twin towns

San Marino, San Marino
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