Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore

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Basilica Papale di Santa Maria Maggiore
Papal Basilica o Saunt Mary Major
Basilica Sanctae Mariae Maioris
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The Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore is the lairgest church in Roum dedicatit tae the Blessed Virgin Mary
Basic information
Location Rome, Italy
Geographic coordinates 41°53′51″N 12°29′55″E / 41.89750°N 12.49861°E / 41.89750; 12.49861Coordinates: 41°53′51″N 12°29′55″E / 41.89750°N 12.49861°E / 41.89750; 12.49861
Affiliation Roman Catholic Kirk
Rite Laitin
Province Diocese o Roum
Ecclesiastical or organizational status Papal basilica
Leadership Santos Abril y Castelló
Wabsteid www.vatican.va/various/basiliche/sm_maggiore/index_en.html
Architectural description
Airchitectural type Kirk
Direction o façade SE
Specifications
Lenth 92 metres (302 ft)
Width 80 metres (260 ft)
Width (nave) 30 metres (98 ft)
Hicht (max) 75 metres (246 ft)
Offeecial name: Historic Centre o Roum, the Properties o the Haly See in that Ceety Enjoyin Extraterritorial Richts an San Paolo Fuori le Mura
Type: Cultural
Criteria: i, ii, iii, iv, vi
Designatit: 1980[1]
Reference No. 91
State Pairty:  Italy an  Haly See
Region: Europe an North Americae

The Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore (Italian pronunciation: [ˈsanta maˈriːa madˈdʒoːre]; 'Basilica o Saunt Mary Major', Laitin: Basilica Sanctae Mariae Maioris),[2] or kirk o Santa Maria Maggiore, is a Papal major basilica an the lairgest Catholic Marian kirk in Roum, Italy, frae which size it receives the appellation "major".

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Historic Centre of Rome, the Properties of the Holy See in that City Enjoying Extraterritorial Rights and San Paolo Fuori le Mura". Whc.unesco.org. Archived frae the oreeginal on 29 Juin 2011. Retrieved 17 Juin 2011. 
  2. The actual, offeecial name seems tae vary: the Haly See's press office uises "Papal Liberian Basilica o St. Mary Major in Roum" in a 2011 note, while the official Vatican site for the Basilica uises various formulas nae includin "Liberian" or Liberiana, some unner a coat o airms that includes "basilica Liberiana" in Italian.