Vatican City

Papal sovereign state located within Rome, Italy; was long the headquarters of the Papal States, which had varying boundaries from 3rd-20th centuries; flourished particularly during Medieval, Renaissance and Baroque periods; was occupied by Italy in 1870.

Quick Facts on Vatican City

Go Historic ID
240951
Names
Vatican City
Location
Population
1,000 (#235 in world) (2021 est.)
Languages
Italian, Latin, French, various other languages
Ethnic Groups
Italian, Swiss, Argentinian, and other nationalities from around the world (2017 est.)
Religions
Roman Catholic 100%