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Vatican City

Official English Name: The Holy See (Vatican City State)

Official Local Name(s): La Santa Sede (Stato della Città del Vaticano) (Italian), Sancta Sedes (Civitas Vaticana) (Latin)

Common English Name: Vatican City

Capital: Vatican City

REGION
Southern Europe
NEIGHBORING COUNTRIES
Italy (Surrounded)
NEIGHBORING BODIES OF WATER
None (Landlocked)
TOTAL AREA
0.44 km2 (100% land, 0% water)
TOTAL LAND BOUNDARIES
3.4 km
TOTAL COASTLINE
0 km (Landlocked)
CLIMATE
Temperate
TERRAIN
Urban on a low hill
HIGHEST POINT
Unnamed location (75 m)
LOWEST POINT
Unnamed location (19 m)
LARGEST ETHNIC GROUPS
Italian
Swiss
OFFICIAL LANGUAGE(S)
Italian
Latin
OTHER MAJOR LANGUAGE(S)
French
LARGEST RELIGIOUS GROUPS
Roman Catholic
POPULATION
1,000
GOVERNMENT TYPE
Ecclesiastical
HEAD OF STATE
Pope Francis
HEAD OF GOVERNMENT
Secretary of State Archbishop Pietro Parolin
INDEPENDENCE GAINED
11 February 1929 (from Italy)
NATIONAL SYMBOL
Crossed keys
NATIONAL ANTHEM
Inno e Marcia Pontificale
CURRENCY
€ (Euro)
EXCHANGE RATE
$1 (USD) = €0.96
INTERNET COUNTRY CODE
.va
TELEPHONE COUNTRY CODE
+39

The Vatican is the home of the Catholic church.

https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/vt.html (Majority of information)

Wolfram|Alpha (Currency exchange data)

Information accurate to best of ability as of 26 December 2016