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Vatican City is a sovereign city state within the city of Rome, Italy. It has an estimated land area of 44 hectares. It was established by the Lateran Treaty in 1929.

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Those words can be found on Vatican City's coins.
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Ecclesiastical City-state. Ecclesiastical monarchy. ("city-state" is not a form of government.) Not a hereditary monarchy, but once appointed, a pope is absolute ruler for life of his tiny state. Clarification: While the pope is the head of state for the Vatican, the city has an appointed preside…
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From about the sixth century to 1870, the Popes were religious leaders, and also secular rulers over a swath of territory across the middle of the Italian Peninsula. The size and configuration of this territory varied greatly over the centuries, as did all the other Italian city-states that made up …
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The main buildings are Saint Peter's Basilica and the Apostolic Palace.
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The Vatican City is located inside Rome which is in the province of Lazio, Italy. It is technically a separate state.It is in Rome, ItalyWithin the boundaries of Rome.
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The Vatican (Vatican City) is a separate state located within the city of Rome, Italy, that serves as the religious and administrative center of the Roman Catholic Church. It is the official home of the reigning Pope and the meeting place for the leaders, or cardinals, of the Church. It is recognize…
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The papal States were a group of territories in central Italy ruled by the popes from 754 until 1870. They included Vatican City. They were originally given to the papacy by Pepin the Short and reached their greatest extent in 1859. The last papal state the Vatican City was formally established as…
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Vatican City is a country within Rome which is the capital of Italy. It has no cities, towns or capitals. The Sistine Chapel is located there, as well as St. Peter's Basilica. There is about 900 people who live there if I am correct.The Vatican is located in Rome, Italy and is the smallest city stat…
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The Swiss Guard, 'security' of Vatican City, have very strict 'entry' requirements. They must have served for the Swiss Army for at least four years, be roman Catholic, unmarried and between 25 and 40 years old.So the short answer to your question is yes, they do.
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The Vatican is named for the hill on which it is located in Rome - Mons Vaticanus.
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On 8th December 2004, my husband and I attended the Celebration of the Immaculate Conception at St Peter's Basilica, Rome. My ticket, which I still have, was number 09322. There is a reference on the Time.com website about 8000 people having tickets for a service there in 1983. http://www.time.com…
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St. Peter's Basilica (see below for the distinction) is located in Vatican City, a "sovereign city-state" (essentially an independent country) located entirely within the greater metropolitan area of Rome, Italy. See the Wikipedia entry "Vatican City" for more. Many people mistake St. Peter's for a…
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From one of his Biographies: "He was fluent in ten languages -- Polish, Latin, Italian, French, German, English, Spanish, Croatian, Portuguese, and Russian."
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No, they are normal flat steel or porcelain urinals.
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The Vatican city is in Rome. Clarification: If you are referring to Saint Peter's Basilica, it is located in Vatican City which is an independent country surrounded by the city of Rome and Italy. It is not part of either, however.
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Yes Vatican City is with a population of around 900 and a land area 44 hectares (100 acres). It is the smallest country in the world by both populatin and land area.
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Vatican City is a city state located internally within the city of Rome, Italy and built on the ancient Vatican Mound, a Roman name, from which the modern Vatican takes its name. It is a wedge-shaped state just west of the Tiber River and its total territory is about 44 hectares (108 acres) . Its m…
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Vatican City is itself within the city of Rome, Italy. It sits on the Tiber River, completely surrounded by the city of Rome. It also is the the country that is 100% Catholic.
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The Pope is a permanent resident until his death, there are many cardinals and bishops who are appointed to live there as well, however, they could be transferred to another church and country, then of course there are the Swiss guards who protect the Vatican.
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The Vatican is located in Vatican City. Vatican City is a sovereign city state located internally within the city of Rome, Italy.in Central Italy
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St PeterÕs Basilica is located in the Vatican City while the Colosseum is located in Italy. There is a distance of 3 miles between these two locations.
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The Pope lives in the Vatican. In 2014 that would be Pope Francis.
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Rome is the closest.
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The Vatican was designed by Michelangelo and other artists from the Renaissance Period. It was built by Emperor Constantine.
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It is called "The Prince" written by Niccolo Machiavelli in 1513, but not published until 1532, five years after his death.
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The distance between the above two places is 5195 miles. This is an approximate direct distance. Also this distance might change if a different flight route is chosen.
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The latitude is approximately 41° 54′NThe longitude is approximately 12° 30′E
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821 (July 2007 estimate)Vatican City is the smallest and the least populated country in the world, landlocked by Italy. The population estimate is about 800 people.The population of the Vatican is generally fairly constant at 800 to 850 residents.824
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The Latin inscription that runs around the interior of the base of the dome of St. Peter's Basilica is a tribute to the Supreme Pontiff. It is dated 1612.
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The Vatican has no national animal.Vatican City is a small country located in the city of Rome. The national animal of Vatican City is the Cardinal.
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Vatican city is the world's smallest independent country located in European Continent , surrounded by Rome . Vatican City
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In Rome, Italy!
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latin and Italian
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Latitude: 42 50' NLongitude: 12 50' E
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Lebanon.
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Way too much to cover in a quick answer site like WikiAnswers. The Vatican's website is at the link below, it should give you an overview. The Vatican houses St. Peter's Basilica, the Pope and his residence. There are numerous discasteries which run the universal Church and take care of various prob…
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Vatican City with a total area of 0.44 square kilometers is the smallest independent country of the world.
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The Vatican became an independent country in 1929 with the signing of the Lateran Treaty by Pope Pius XI and Benito Mussolini. Prior to that it was part of the city of Rome, Italy.
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It is an absolute Theocratic Monarchy headed by the Pope. Clarification: While the pope is the head of state for the Vatican, the day to day management of the city is in the hands of an appointed committee with a president and vice president and a number of departments.
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Basic information on the Vatican includes that it is the smallest fully independent nation-state in the world. The State of Vatican City is its full name and it is located in northwestern Rome, Italy, standing on Vatican Hill. The Vatican is an absolute monarchy where the Pope holds all judicial, le…
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The pope is the leader of Vatican City. In 2014 that would be Pope Francis.
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Yes. Vatican City is its own country and the smallest sovereign government in the world. It is the headquarters of the Roman Catholic Church. It is wholly within the city of Rome, Italy. Yes, Vatican City is an independent country as it meets all the requirements: 1.) It has defined territory. 2.…
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The present configuration of the Vatican city with enclosed feed-ramp or collonades outside of St. Peter"s square dates to about the time (oddly) of Luther and the reformation. Luther, a German monk and ordained priest- questioned how church funds were obtained for this massive construction project-…
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The current (June 2008) United States ambassador to the Holy See is Francis Rooney. Rooney, a businessman with little diplomatic experience, was appointed to the post by George W. Bush in 2005 as a reward for his work in raising funds for the 2004 Bush campaign. Companies owned by Rooney have also w…
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The Sistine Chapel.
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The best known chapel of the Vatican is the Sistine Chapel located in the Apostolic Palace. It is rarely used for worship, however.
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Stonehenge is important because it is one of the last unexplained structures on the planet.
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Stonehenge is a monument in England, the origin of which dates back to prehistoric times. Archaeologists believe the stone structure was erected around 3000 B.C.
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I wish to contact the Pope. How can I do that? His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI 00120 Vatican City, Italy, Europe E-mail: benedettoxvi@vatican.va I tried using this e-mail address and it didn't work. I got a Failure Notice after hitting send.
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There is no official language but there are official languages. They are Italian, English, French, German, and Spanish. Amended answer: There is no official language of the Vatican. However, all of the most important documents issued by the Vatican are in Latin.
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Yes, Vatican City is a city. The Vatican is a small area set aside in the city of Rome and it the seat of the Catholic church. It is where the Pope resides and does his business for the people of his church. It is mainly made up of St. Peter's Church, the gardens of the pope, the Vatican museum's, t…
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There are many theories what it was used for like. Sacrifices( but that idea backfired), UFO landings and more. Hope this helps! =D
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The Vatican assets cannot be calculated because the Church is very good at keeping its secrets. The Vatican owns in Italy 20-22% of the total real estate! We are talking several billions euros and in Italy only. Nobody knows exactly how much the IOR (the Vatican Bank) is worth because its activity c…
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Vatican City is an independent nation totally surrounded by the city of Rome, Italy.
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Tourists and pilgrims from around the world visit the Vatican as well as Church officials and diplomats who have business with the Vatican. Most of the employees of the Vatican live in Rome and come each day to work there. We must also throw in a number of criminals, such as purse snatchers and pick…
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The Vatican Museums were founded in the early 16th century.
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Vatican City was established in 1929 by the Lateran Treaty.Vatican City has been under construction over a period of about 2000 years. However, the majority of construction began or was completed in the 17th century.
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Yes Clarification: Vatican City is totally surrounded by the city of Rome but is an independent country and not part of Italy.
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The Vatican, or 'Vatican City' was built as a safe stronghold for the Roman Catholic Pope to live.  A portion of the Vatican has always been set aside to house the guards and soldiers of the Pope - these groups guard the Pope and others.
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Vatican City is the smallest city and country in the world. :)
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Vatican city observes fifteen public holidays in total. St. George day(23April), St Josephs day(19March),assumption day(15August) and All Saints day(01November) are some of these holidays.
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Rome, Italy
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Vatican City is an independent country, there are around 800 people living there and the country itself is around a mile, it is completely surrounded by Rome, Italy.
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Brick, marble and limestone were used to build St. Peter's Basilica. St. Peter's Basilica is located in Vatican City and was completed in 1626.
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It is a complex of buildings in the Vatican City in Rome, which includes the papal residence and the Sistine Chapel.
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It's really because Vatican City chooses to be a permanent observer at the UN, instead of a complete member. Clarification: The Vatican is not even an observer to the U.N. The Holy See, which is part of but not the Vatican, does have observer status however.
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The best answer is February 11, 1929
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Pope John Paul II was the first ever Polish pope and the first pope that wasn't Italian in over 500 years. Pope John Paul II was also the longest Pope ever.
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Vatican City consists of one city which is the capitol - Vatican City. Vatican City has no capital. It is It's own capitalVatican City. Vatican City is a very small country, an independent state. Several geographical atlases and almanacs do not list a capital for it, although some list Vatican City…
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The symbols for in the Vatican City are on its flag. The keys stand for the keys of Heaven. The Papal Tiara stands for the Pope. The yellow and white of the flag stand for gold and silver, the color of the keys.
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The Vatican City is the smallest independent state, as well as the least populated with a population just over 800. It's total area is approximately 44 hectares (110 acres).
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The Roman Agrippina the Elder (14 BC - 33AD) began the construction of a garden across the Tiber from Rome around the time of the death of Jesus. The area was expanded and became the Circus of Nero. It became the site of mass martyrdoms following the fire of 64 AD, and various catacombs (the necropo…
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Limestone , Brick , Marble
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The Pope lives there It is its own state/country It has the lowest birthrate of any other country in the world (I wonder why)
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Vatican City.
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The Vatican has a population of about 800 full-time residents.According to the CIA world fact book, Vatican's populations is 826, as estimate as of July 2009.
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Rumors say Stonehenge was created by Merlin the wizard I read it in a magazine
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historical circle
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They are mercenary soldiers of the Swiss Army on hire by the Vatican since 1506. They are an all Catholic, all volunteer and all Swiss force charged with the personal defense of the Pope and with the Vatican.
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no vatican city is the worlds smallest country
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As for Brothers, the idea was more or less to expand the roles of the versatile Church Non-coms- and to get them to perform more useful roles in youth ministry- some examples include Sunday school instructors, atheltic instructors and coaches- and a related role- Camp counselors. I once had a church…
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About 921 people live in Vatican City.
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No, the Vatican is in Italy, Europe.
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The Vatican has no army. It does have the Swiss Guard who are the personal bodyguards of the pope as well as a police force.
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Vatican City was established in 1929. The main building in the city is St. Peter's Basilica, which was started in 319 CE. There were a series of renovations, but the current building was started in 1506.
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The Vatican serves as the head of the Catholic Church and the home of the Pope. It is an independent state that is ruled by the Pope, which gives limited secular rule to the Pope, whose main role is as a spiritual leader.
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The Vatican is the world headquarters for the Roman Catholic Church. It is housed inside the tiny nation of Vatican City. About 800 people live there permanently.
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The Pope is currently Pope Francis. (2014)
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Vatican City is in Italy, so it will be in Europe.The Vatican City is located in Europe, it is it's own country and is separate from the Holy See
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There are many statues there. To answer we need more info.
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The Second Vatican Council officially ended on the feast of the Immaculate Conception of Mary, 1965.
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Yes, the Vatican is a principality ruled by the Pope who is a lay prince or an elected theocratic monarchy.
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Vatican City - 0.44 square kilometers.
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The Vatican is located in Rome, Italy and is the smallest city state in world. It is the home of the Pope and the Catholic Church. Located in the Vatican is St. Peter's that was designed by Michelangelo and the Sistine Chapel that was painted by him. Buried within St. Peter's is the tomb of Peter a…
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