Chiesa Nuova is a comune ( Italian Comune, sanmarinesisch Castello) of San Marino.


It has 1.087 inhabitants and an area of 5.46 km ². It is (also called Torrente San Marino, border river to Fiorentino and San Marino) San Marino in the southwest of the Republic on the river Rio, which opens later in the Marecchia.

Chiesa Nuova borders the municipalities of San Marino and Fiorentino San Marino and the Italian municipalities Sassofeltrio (PU), Verucchio and San Leo (both province of Rimini).

Among the districts (Italian Frazione, sanmarinesich Curazie ) include Caladino ( 400 meters ), Confine, Galavotto, Molarini, Poggio Casalino, Poggio Chiesa Nuova (500 m) and Teglio.


The congregation joined in 1320 voluntarily the Republic of San Marino at. First was the area Busignano (or Castello di Busignano, from the Latin: Bucinius, a personal name ), then San Giovanni Battista in Corte. Chiesa Nuova ( New Church German ) acquired in the 16th century to the present name when the original church Chiesa di San Giovanni Battista was built in Corte again. The present church is no longer in the same place and was designed after a Roman- medieval style of Gino Zani in 1961.


The economy of the small town with about 1000 inhabitants, is heavily agricultural. Chiesa Nuova bears as Castello also the name Penna Rossa ( red spring) and carries a red feather coat of arms.


Chiesa Nuova is represented by the crew of the SS Pennarossa in the league Campionato Sammarinese di Calcio.


Designed by Gino Zani Church in Chiesa Nuova

Pictures of Chiesanuova