Rimini (in romagnolo Rémin or Rémne, in latin Ariminum) – a city with 141.000 inhabitants in the north of Italy on the Adriatic coast, it is an administrative centre of the province of the same name Emilia-Romagna which was established in 1992 and it separated the province of Forlì. Only in April of 1995 the province started to act really, after engagement of prefecture and province council election.
From Ariminum to Rimini of the third Millennium, from ancient Romans to proverbial Germans, and now there are also Russians and Americans. That is the city where local culture is mixed with tens of other cultures of people who choose Rimini for a holiday, for business or for living in its frenzied rhythm of Adriatic Riviera where night and day seem to have traded placed. The city has already earned the capital of tourism status but now it’s also the capital of exhibitions, congresses and business meetings.
Along with Riccione and Cattolica Rimini is one of main sea holiday destinations of Italy and Europe in general (especially for the German tourists and recently for the tourists from Eastern Europe). Tourism started in the XIX century in Rimini.