The landscape of San Marino is dominated by a large
central portion of sedimentary bedrock, Monte Ticino, whose
highest peak Monte Titano reaches 756 m above sea level. The
mountain with its three peaks, each crowned by a castle, is
a well-known landmark.
The irregular rectangular land is drained by the rivers
Marano, Ausa and San Marino.
Due to the altitude, the climate is mildly warm-tempered
rather than a typical Mediterranean climate. In winters the
temperature can drop to −7 °C and in summer reach up to 26
°C. The annual rainfall varies between about 550 and 800
mm. See also Italy (Climate).
The vegetation varies with the height above the sea.
olive trees, oak, ash, elm and poplar.
COUNTRYAAH, San Marino has a distinct cultural landscape. In the
country there is a nature park and several other smaller, to
some extent protected areas, i.a. on the mountain sides of