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Holy See Facts

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Capital Vatican City
Government Type ecclesiastical elective monarchy; self described as an "absolute monarchy"
Currency Euro (EUR)
Total Area 0 Square Miles
0 Square Kilometers
Location Southern Europe, an enclave of Rome (Italy)
Language Italian, Latin, French, various other languages
GDP - per capita (PPP) $0.00 (USD)

Holy See Demographics

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Nationality Adjective none
Nationality Noun none
Population 1,000
Predominant Language Italian, Latin, French, various other languages

Holy See Government

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  • Executive Branch: chief of state: Pope FRANCIS (since 13 March 2013) head of government: Secretary of State Cardinal Pietro PAROLIN (since 15 October... More
  • Suffrage: election of the pope is limited to cardinals less than 80 years old More
  • Citizenship: citizenship by birth: no citizenship by descent: no dual citizenship recognized: no residency requirement for naturalization: not applicable note: in the Holy See, citizenship... More
  • National Holiday: Election Day of Pope FRANCIS, 13 March (2013) More
  • Constitution: history: previous 1929, 1963; latest adopted 26 November 2000, effective 22 February 2001 (Fundamental Law of Vatican City State); note... More
  • Independence: 11 February 1929; note - the three treaties signed with Italy on 11 February 1929 acknowledged, among other things, the... More

Holy See Geography

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Holy See Economy

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Holy See News & Current Events

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Source: Google News

Interesting Holy See Facts

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  • During the monarchy and the republican age, this geographic area was known as Ager Vaticanus.
  • The term Vatican was used in ancient times to identify the marshy area on the right bank of the Tiber River, between the Milvio Bridge and the
    present Sixtus Bridge.
  • On April 19, German cardinal Joseph Ratzinger was named the new pope. Pope Benedict XVI is known as an accomplished scholar of theology and is considered an archconservative in his religious views.

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