• Officially: State of the Vatican City
  • Capital: Vatican City

Facts

  • Population: about 800
  • Languages Latin (official), Italian
  • Religion: Christianity
  • Life expectancy: 74 years (men), 81 years (women)
  • Currency: euro

Geography

  • Area: 0.44 sq km (0.17 sq mile)
  • The landlocked nation isย surrounded by the Italian capital city Rome

Notes

Tourism

  • The Vatican City packs many imposing buildings including St Peter’s Basilica.
  • The Vatican Museums and Art Galleries house the priceless art collections of the popes.

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