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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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People visit the Vatican to experience being in the headquarters of the Catholic Church with hopes of catching a glimpse of the pope. They go to see all the magnificent art on display there. They go to visit the tombs of Saint Peter and of many other popes and saints.
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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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The Vatican is an independent country totally surrounded by the city or Rome and Italy. It is not a part of either, however.
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No, they are normal flat steel or porcelain urinals.
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His Holiness, Pope Francis 00120 Via del Pellegrino Citta del Vaticano OR His Holiness Pope Francis Apostolic Palace VATICAN CITY OR His Holiness Pope Francis Vatican City State, 00120 Italy
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The Vatican is a city state - an independent country.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…
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There are seven churches in the Vatican. Please be specific.
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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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Giacomo della Porta was an Italian architect and sculptor, who worked on many important buildings in Rome, including St. Peter's Basilica. He was one of about 7 architects for the building of St. Peter's Basilica.
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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 pope is the head of state of the Vatican but delegates the day to day operation of the city to a presedent and vice president.
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Ther Vatican is a country, not a church.
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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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While there are about 800 residents of Vatican City, there are only about 220 citizens of the Vatican. This number includes the pope, cardinals who are assigned to work in the Vatican and some members of the diplomatic corps. These are the only persons who carry a passport from the Vatican.
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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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It is called the Apostolic Palace and is normally where the pope lives and works. However, Pope Francis has chosen to live in a small apartment in the Casa Santa Marta, a housing facility for visiting dignitaries and there the cardinals are housed when they are in Rome for a conclave.
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The Quirinal Palace in Rome was the historic residence of popes before Vatican City became an independent city-state. Today the pope normally lives in the Apostolic Palace in the Vatican. Pope Francis has chosen, however, to live in a small apartment in the Casa Santa Marta.
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I assume you are referring to the Apostolic Palace. It is the home of the pope and a few staff members. Pope Francis has decided not to reside in the Papal Apartment in the Palace and is living instead in a modest apartment in Casa Marta in the Vatican.
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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 pope, some members of the curia and a number employees of the Vatican live in the Vatican as well as members of the Swiss Guard.
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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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There is no national costume of the Vatican.
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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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The Vatican is an independent country totally surrounded by the city or Rome and Italy. It is not a part of either, however.
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Latitude: 42 50' NLongitude: 12 50' E
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The Vatican is located on the hill Mons Vaticanus in Rome.
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Lebanon.
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There are seven churches located in the Vatican in seven different locations.
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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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The cost varies depending upon how many extras are added on for a specific service. The basic cost along with the stipend for the celebrating priest would be about 1500 Euros.
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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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More than could ever be put on any one site, below are a couple tours of the Vatican's more well know sites. The Vatican houses the Vatican library, museum, St. Peter's Basilica, the Papal palace, etc.
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There are seven churches located in the Vatican. The best known of these is Saint Peter's Basilica.
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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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There are a number of popes and saints buried under St. Peter's Basilica. However, the only saint buried under the altar is St. Peter the Apostle and first pope.
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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 Vatican became an independent country in 1929 with the signing of the Lateran Treaty by Pope Pius XI and Benito Mussolini,
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The Vatican became an independent country in 1929 with the signing of the Lateran Treaty. Before that is was considered as part of Italy or of the Papal States.
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St. Peter was appointed as Christ's Vicar and to head His Church in Matthew 16:17-19. St. Peter went to Rome, at that time of the center of the western world, and died there, was buried on Vatican Hill, and the current High Altar in St. Peter's is directly over his tomb. Thus, all of his successors,…
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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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There are normally 800 to 850 full-time residents of the Vatican.
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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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The Pope usually lives in the Papal Apartments in the Apostolic Palace in the Vatican, and has a summer residence at Castelgandolfo. However, Pope Francis has chosen to live in a small apartment in Casa Santa Marta, a 'hotel' constructed for housing official visitors to the Vatican and for housing 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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Vatican City is an independent and sovereign country. However, there are a number (7) churches located there along with numerous chapels. The best known are Saint Peter's Basilica and the Sistine Chapel.
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The Vatican really has no significant geographic features.
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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 became an independent country in 1929 with the signing of the Lateran Treaty by Pope Pius XI and Benito Mussolini,
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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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There are seven churches in the Vatican but the best known is Saint Peter's Basilica.
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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 is the name of an independent country, not of a church.
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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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