St. Peter's Basilica

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  • Papal Basilica o St. Peter
  • Basilica Papale di San Pietro in Vaticano  (Italian)
  • Basilica Sancti Petri  (Laitin)
Basilica di San Pietro in Vaticano September 2015-1a.jpg
Main facade of St. Peter's Basilica
St. Peter's Basilica is locatit in Vatican Ceety
St. Peter's Basilica
Location on a cairt o Vatican Ceety
Basic information
Location Vatican Ceety
Geographic coordinates 41°54′08″N 12°27′12″E / 41.90222°N 12.45333°E / 41.90222; 12.45333Coordinates: 41°54′08″N 12°27′12″E / 41.90222°N 12.45333°E / 41.90222; 12.45333
Affiliation Catholic
Rite Roman
Year consecrated 18 November 1626
Ecclesiastical or organizational status Major basilica
Architectural description
Airchitect(s)
Architectural style Renaissance an Baroque
Grundbreakin 18 Aprile 1506 (1506-04-18)
Completit 18 November 1626 (1626-11-18)
Specifications
Lenth 730 feet (220 m)
Width 500 feet (150 m)
Hicht (max) 448.1 feet (136.6 m)[1]
Dome dia. (outer) 137.7 feet (42.0 m)
Dome dia. (inner) 136.1 feet (41.5 m)

The Papal Basilica o St. Peter in the Vatican, or simply St. Peter's Basilica (Laitin: Basilica Sancti Petri; Italian: Basilica Papale di San Pietro in Vaticano), is an Italian Renaissance kirk locatit in Vatican Ceety, the papal enclave within the ceety o Roum.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "The Dome". vaticanstate.va.