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Vatican City State
Status Civitatis Vaticanae  (Latin)
Stato della Città del Vaticano  (Italian)
Anthem: Inno e Marcia Pontificale  (Italian)
"Pontifical Anthem and March"
Location of  Vatican City  (green)in Europe  (dark grey)  –  [Legend]
Location of  Vatican City  (green)

in Europe  (dark grey)  –  [Legend]

CapitalVatican City(city-state)
41°54.2′N12°27.2′E / 41.9033°N 12.4533°E / 41.9033; 12.4533
Official languagesItalian[a]
ReligionRoman Catholicism
GovernmentAbsolute monarchy,[2]ecclesiastical[3] and elective[4]theocracy[5]
Francis
Pietro Parolin

Giuseppe Bertello[6]
LegislaturePontifical Commission
Independence from the Kingdom of Italy
11 February 1929
Area
• Total
0.44 km2 (0.17 sq mi) (251st)
Population
• 2015 estimate
1,000[3] (236th)
• Density
2,272/km2 (5,884.5/sq mi) (6th)
CurrencyEuro (€) (EUR)
Time zoneCET(UTC+1)
• Summer (DST)
CEST (UTC+2)
Drives on theright[b]
Calling code+379[c]
ISO 3166 codeVA
Internet TLD.va

Source: CIA World Factbook
Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of July 9, 2017


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