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Vatican Ceety State
Stato della Città del Vaticano (Italian)
Status Civitatis Vaticanae (Laitin)
Banner Coat o airms
Anthem: Inno e Marcia Pontificale (Italian)
"Pontifical Anthem an March"
Location o  Vatican Ceety  (green)on the European continent  (dark grey)  —  [Legend]
Location o  Vatican Ceety  (green)

on the European continent  (dark grey)  —  [Legend]

Caipital Vatican Ceety (ceety-state)
41°54.2′N 12°27.2′E / 41.9033°N 12.4533°E / 41.9033; 12.4533
Offeecial leids Italian[lower-alpha 1]
Government Absolute monarchy,[2] ecclesiastical[3] and elective[4] theocracy[5]
 -  Sovereign Francis
 -  Secretar o State Pietro Parolin
 -  President of
the Governorate

Giuseppe Bertello[6]
Legislatur Pontifical Commission
Unthirldom frae the Kinrick o Italy
 -  Lateran Treaty 11 Februar 1929 
 -  Julie 2014 estimate 842[3] (251st)
 -  Densitie 1877/km2 (6t)
4,859/sq mi
Currency Euro (€) (EUR)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 -  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Drives on the right[lower-alpha 2]
Cawin code +379[lower-alpha 3]
ISO 3166 code VA
Internet TLD .va

Vatican Ceety (Latin: Civitatis Vaticanae; Italian: Città del Vaticano) ance kent as the State o Vatican Ceety (Latin: Status Civitatis Vaticanae; Italian: Stato della Città del Vaticano) is ae ecclesiastical sovereign laundlockit enclave surroondit bi Rome, Italy, an administratit bi the Pape.

  • The offeecial siller is the euro (atho monie o the fowk that wones thare uises a furm o tradin cried Peter's Pence).
  • It haes 921 indwallers that conseests mainly o clergy, includin heich deegnitaries, priests, nuns, an the weel-kent Swiss Gaird an aw, an a volunteer airmie. While monie o 3,000 lay warkers haes tae stey ootside its waws.

Notes[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Mony ither leids are uised bi institutions situatit within the state, such as the Haly See, the Pontifical Swiss Guard, an the Pontifical Academy o Sciences.
    The Haly See uses Laitin as its main offeecial leid, Italian as its main wirkin leid an French as its main diplomatic leid; in addeetion, its Secretariat o State uises Inglis, German, Italian, Pols, Portuguese an Spainyie. The Swiss Guard, in which commands on parade are gien in German, an aa uses French and Italian, the ither twa offeecial Swiss leids, in its offeecial ceremonies, such as the annual swearin in o the new recruits on 6 Mey.[1]
  2. Veesitors an tourists are nae permittit tae drive inside the Vatican wioot specific permission, which is normally grantit anly tae those on offeecial business in the Vatican.
  3. ITU-T assigned code 379 tae Vatican Ceety. Houever, Vatican Ceety is includit in the Italian telephone nummerin plan an uises the Italian kintra code 39, follaed bi 06 (for Roum) an 698.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Centro Televisivo Vaticano, "Solemn oath of the Vatican Swiss guards"
  2. "Internet portal of Vatican City State". Vatican City State. Retrieved 9 July 2011. [deid airtin]
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Holy See (Vatican City)". CIA—The World Factbook. Retrieved July 2014. 
  4. Gerhard Robbers (2006) Encyclopedia of World Constitutions. Infobase Publishing. ISBN 978-0-81606078-8. p. 1009
  5. Nick Megoran (2009) "Theocracy", p. 226 in International Encyclopedia of Human Geography, vol. 11, Elsevier ISBN 978-0-08-044911-1
  6. "Governorate". Retrieved 12 August 2013.