Vatican

The Vatican City is the world's smallest country both by area and by population, and is the center of Catholicism. As a district of Rome, it encompasses the Vatican City State, as well as the surrounding Roman neighborhoods of Borgo and Prati.

Notable Places in the Area

Church
The Papal Basilica of Saint Peter in the Vatican, or simply Saint Peter's Basilica, is a church built in the Renaissance style located in Vatican City, the papal enclave which is within the city of . Photo: Rabax63, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Museum
The Vatican Museums are the public art and sculpture museums in the Vatican City. Photo: Lalupa, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Church
The is a in the Apostolic Palace, the official residence of the pope, in Vatican City. Photo: Maus-Trauden, GPL.

Museum
The Mausoleum of Hadrian, usually known as , is a towering cylindrical building in , , Italy. Photo: Giuseppe Milo, CC BY 2.0.

Localities in the Area

is the historic medieval and renaissance center of . Photo: jimmyweee, CC BY 2.0.

, the 'Eternal City', is the capital and largest city of and of the region. Photo: Absent-08, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Neighborhood
is an urban area that belongs to the Municipio XIX of the comune of , and to the fourteenth borough of the city. is situated 2 km northwest of Vatican.

Vatican

Latitude
41.9038° or 41° 54' 13.7" north
Longitude
12.4532° or 12° 27' 11.4" east
Population
824
Elevation
62 metres (203 feet)
Capital
Vatican City
Currency
Euro (EUR)
Phone code
379
Internet domain
.va
Open­Street­Map ID
node 424311883
Geo­Names ID
3164670
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Also Known As

  • Abkhazian: Vatikan
  • Achinese: Vatikan
  • Afar: Vatikan
  • Afrikaans: Vatikaan
  • Afrikaans: Vatikaanstad
  • Akan: Vatican Man
  • Albanian: Vatikan
  • Albanian: Vatikani
  • Amharic: ቫቲካን
  • Amharic: ቫቲካን ከተማ
  • Arabic: Syudad han Vaticano
  • Arabic: الفاتيكان
  • Arabic: دولة مدينة الفاتيكان
  • Aragonese: Ciudat d'o Vaticano
  • Armenian: Վատիկան
  • Arpitan: Vatican
  • Assamese: ভেটিকান চিটি
  • Asturian: Ciudá del Vaticanu
  • Asturian: Estáu de la Ciudá del Vaticanu
  • Asturian: Vaticanu
  • Avaric: Vatikana
  • Avaric: Ватикан
  • Azerbaijani: Vatikan
  • Balinese: Vatikan
  • Bambara: Vatikaŋ
  • Bashkir: Ватикан
  • Basque: Vatikano
  • Basque: Vatikano Hiria
  • Bavarian: Vatikan
  • Bavarian: Vatikanstaat
  • Bavarian: Vatikanstod
  • Belarusian: Ватыкан
  • Belarusian: Сьвяты Пасад
  • Bengali: ভ্যাটিকান সিটি
  • Bengali: ভ্যাটিকান সিটির সামরিক বাহিনী
  • Bhojpuri: वेटिकन सिटी
  • Bishnupriya: ভ্যাটিকান সিটি
  • Bislama: Vatican Siti
  • Bosnian: Vatikan
  • Breton: Keoded ar Vatikan
  • Breton: Vatikan
  • Bulgarian: Ватикан
  • Bulgarian: Ватикана
  • Bulgarian: Светия престол
  • Bulgarian: Свещено море (Ватиканска държава)
  • Burmese: ဗာတီကန်
  • Burmese: ဗာတီကန်စီးတီး
  • Catalan: Ciutat del Vaticà
  • Catalan: Estat de la Ciutat del Vaticà
  • Catalan: Vaticà
  • Catalan: el Vaticà
  • Cebuano: Dakbayan sa Batikano
  • Central Bikol: Ciudad nin Vaticano
  • Central Kurdish: ڤاتیکان
  • Chavacano: Ciudad del Vaticano
  • Chechen: Ватикан
  • Cherokee: ᏩᏘᎧᏂ
  • Cherokee: ᏩᏘᎧᏂ ᎦᏚᎲ
  • Cherokee: ᏪᏗᎧᏂ ᎦᏚᎲ
  • Chinese: Fàndìgāng
  • Chinese: Vaticano
  • Chinese: 梵蒂冈
  • Chinese: 梵蒂岡
  • Church Slavic: Ватиканъ
  • Chuvash: Ватикан
  • Cornish: Cita Vatikan
  • Corsican: Cità di u Vaticanu
  • Crimean Tatar: Vatikan
  • Croatian: Grad Vatikan
  • Croatian: Sveta Stolica (Država Vatikanskog Grada)
  • Croatian: Vatikan
  • Czech: Svatý stolec
  • Czech: Vatikán
  • Danish: Pavestolen (Vatikanstaten)
  • Danish: Vatikanstaten
  • Dhivehi: ވެޓިކަން ސިޓީ
  • Dimli (individual language): Vatikan
  • Dotyali: भ्याटिकन सिटी
  • Dutch: Heilige stoel (Vaticaanstad)
  • Dutch: VA
  • Dutch: VAT
  • Dutch: Vaticaanstad
  • Dzongkha: བ་ཊི་ཀཱན་
  • Dzongkha: བ་ཊི་ཀཱན།
  • Eastern Mari: Ватикан
  • Egyptian Arabic: مدينة الڤاتيكان
  • English: Città del Vaticano
  • English: Civitas Vaticana
  • English: Holy See (Vatican City State)
  • English: Holy See
  • English: Papal State
  • English: State of Vatican City
  • English: Stato della Città del Vaticano
  • English: Status Civitatis Vaticanae
  • English: The Vatican
  • English: Vatican City
  • English: Vatican City State (Holy See)
  • English: Vatican City State
  • English: Vatican Hill
  • English: va
  • English: vat
  • English: 🇻🇦
  • Erzya: Ватикан Мастор
  • Esperanto: VA
  • Esperanto: Vatikano
  • Esperanto: Vatikanurbo
  • Estonian: Püha Tool (Vatikan)
  • Estonian: Vatican City
  • Estonian: Vatikan
  • Ewe: Vatican City
  • Ewe: Vatikandu nutome
  • Extremaduran: Ciá del Vaticanu
  • Faroese: Vatikan
  • Faroese: Vatikanið
  • Fiji Hindi: Vatican City
  • Finnish: Città del Vaticano
  • Finnish: Civitas Vaticana
  • Finnish: Kirkkovaltio
  • Finnish: Pyhä istuin (Vatikaani)
  • Finnish: Stato della Città del Vaticano
  • Finnish: Status Civitatis Vaticanae
  • Finnish: Vatikaani
  • Finnish: Vatikaaninvaltio
  • Finnish: Vatikaanivaltio
  • French: Cité du Vatican
  • French: Saint-Siège (Etat de la Cité du Vatican)
  • French: Saint-Siège (État de la Cité du Vatican)
  • French: VA
  • French: Vatican
  • French: va
  • French: État de la Cité du Vatican
  • French: 🇻🇦
  • Friulian: Citât dal Vatican
  • Fulah: Dowla Waticaan
  • Fulah: Watikan
  • Gagauz: Vatikan
  • Galician: Cidade do Vaticano
  • Galician: Vaticano
  • Ganda: Vatikaani
  • Georgian: ვატიკანი
  • German: Staat Vatikanstadt
  • German: Staat der Vatikanstadt
  • German: Vatikan
  • German: Vatikanstadt
  • German: 🇻🇦
  • Goan Konkani: Vatican City
  • Goan Konkani: व्हॅटिकन सिटी
  • Gothic: 𐍀𐌰𐍀𐌰𐌲𐌰𐍂𐌳𐍃
  • Greek: Βατικανό
  • Guarani: Táva Vatikano
  • Guarani: Táva Vatikáno
  • Guianese Creole French: Vatikan
  • Gujarati: વેટિકન
  • Gujarati: વેટિકન સિટી
  • Haitian: Vatikan
  • Hakka Chinese: Vatican
  • Hakka Chinese: Vaticano
  • Hausa: Batikan
  • Hausa: Vatican
  • Hausa: Wakikana
  • Hawaiian: Wakikana
  • Hebrew: הוותיקן
  • Hebrew: וטיקאן
  • Hebrew: ותיקן
  • Hebrew: עיר הותיקן
  • Hebrew: קריית הוותיקן
  • Hindi: वेटिकन सिटि
  • Hindi: वैटिकन
  • Hindi: वैटिकन नगर
  • Hungarian: Vatikán
  • Hungarian: Vatikánváros
  • Hungarian: Vatikán Állam
  • Icelandic: Páfagarður
  • Icelandic: Vatíkanið
  • Ido: Vatikano
  • Igbo: Ama Ukwu Vatikan
  • Iloko: Siudad ti Batikano
  • Inari Sami: Vatikaaniriijkâ
  • Inari Sami: Vatikaanistaatâ
  • Inari Sami: Vatikaaniväldikodde
  • Inari Sami: Vatikaanriijkâ
  • Indonesian: Kota Vatikan
  • Indonesian: Vatikan
  • Ingush: Ватикан
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Citate Vatican
  • Interlingue: Vaticano
  • Irish: An Vatacáin
  • Irish: Cathair na Vatacáine
  • Italian: Città Vaticano
  • Italian: Città del Vaticano
  • Italian: Colle Vaticano
  • Italian: Santa Sede (Città del Vaticano)
  • Italian: Stato della Città del Vaticano
  • Italian: Vaticano
  • Italian: 🇻🇦
  • Jamaican Creole English: Vatikan
  • Jamaican Creole English: Vatikan Siti
  • Japanese: バチカン
  • Japanese: バチカン市国
  • Japanese: ローマ教皇庁 (バチカン市国)
  • Japanese: ローマ法王庁 (バチカン市国)
  • Javanese: Vatikan
  • Kabardian: Ватикан
  • Kabiyè: Fatiikaŋ
  • Kabyle: Vatikan
  • Kalaallisut: Vatikani
  • Kalmyk: Ватикан Балһсн
  • Kannada: ವ್ಯಾಟಿಕನ್
  • Kannada: ವ್ಯಾಟಿಕನ್ ನಗರ
  • Kara-Kalpak: Vatikan
  • Karachay-Balkar: Ватикан
  • Kashubian: Watikan
  • Kazakh: Ватикан
  • Khmer: បុរីវ៉ាទីកង់
  • Khmer: វ៉ាទីកង់
  • Kikuyu: Vatikani
  • Kinyarwanda: Vatikani
  • Kirghiz: Ватикан
  • Komi-Permyak: Ватикан
  • Komi: Ватикан
  • Kongo: Vatican
  • Korean: 교황령
  • Korean: 바티칸
  • Korean: 바티칸 시국
  • Korean: 바티칸시티
  • Kotava: Vatikana
  • Kurdish: Vatîkan
  • Kurdish: ڤاتیکان
  • Kölsch: Vatikan
  • Ladin: Zità dl Vatican
  • Ladino: Sivdad del Vatikano
  • Lao: Siudad ti Batikano
  • Lao: ນະຄອນລັດວາຕິກັງ
  • Lao: ວາຕິກັນ
  • Latgalian: Vatikans
  • Latin: Civitas Vaticana
  • Latin: Status Civitatis Vaticanae
  • Latin: Status Civitatis Vaticanæ
  • Latvian: Vatikāns
  • Lezghian: Ватикан
  • Ligurian: Çittæ do Vatican
  • Limburgan: Vaticaanstad
  • Lingala: Vatiká
  • Lingala: Vatikáni
  • Lingua Franca Nova: Site Vatican
  • Literary Chinese: 梵蒂岡
  • Lithuanian: Vatikanas
  • Lithuanian: Vatikano Miesto Valstybė, Šventasis Sostas
  • Lithuanian: Vatikano miestas
  • Liv: Vatikan
  • Livvi: Vatikan
  • Lombard: Cità del Vatican
  • Low German: Vaticaanstad
  • Low German: Vatikaan
  • Low German: Vatikaanstad
  • Lower Sorbian: Vatikańske město
  • Luba-Katanga: Nvatika
  • Luxembourgish: Vatikanstad
  • Macedo-Romanian: Vatican
  • Macedonian: Ватикан
  • Madurese: Vatikan
  • Maithili: भ्याटिकन सिटी
  • Malagasy: Firenen'i Vatikana
  • Malagasy: Vatican
  • Malagasy: Vatikàna
  • Malay: Kota Vatican
  • Malay: Kota Vatikan
  • Malay: Vatican
  • Malayalam: വത്തിക്കാന്‍
  • Malayalam: വത്തിക്കാൻ നഗരം
  • Maltese: Belt tal-Vatikan
  • Maltese: Santa Sede
  • Maltese: Stat tal-Belt tal-Vatikan
  • Maltese: Vatikan
  • Maltese: l-Istat tal-Belt tal-Vatikan
  • Manipuri: ꯚꯥꯇꯤꯀꯥꯟ
  • Manipuri: ꯚꯦꯇꯤꯀꯥꯟ
  • Manipuri: ꯚꯦꯇꯤꯀꯥꯟ ꯁꯤꯇꯤ
  • Manx: Ard-valley yn Phaab
  • Maori: Poho o Pita
  • Maori: Watikana
  • Marathi: व्हॅटिकन
  • Marathi: व्हॅटिकन सिटी
  • Min Dong Chinese: Huàng-dá̤-gŏng
  • Min Dong Chinese: Vatican
  • Min Dong Chinese: Vaticano
  • Min Nan Chinese: Vatican
  • Min Nan Chinese: Vaticano
  • Minangkabau: Vatikan
  • Mingrelian: ვატიკანი
  • Mirandese: Baticano
  • Mongolian: Ватикан
  • Mongolian: ꯚꯦꯇꯤꯀꯥꯟ ꯁꯤꯇꯤ
  • Moroccan Arabic: لڤاتيكان
  • Narom: Vatican
  • Nauru: Batikan
  • Navajo: Bádikin Sídii
  • Neapolitan: Cità d''o Vaticano
  • Nepali: भेटिकन
  • Nepali: भ्याटिकन सिटी
  • North Ndebele: Vatican State
  • Northern Frisian: Watikaanstääd
  • Northern Luri: واتیکان
  • Northern Sami: Vatikanstáhta
  • Northern Sami: Vatikána
  • Norwegian: Vatikanstaten
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Vatikanet
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Vatikanstaten
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Vatikanet
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Vatikanstaten
  • Novial: Vatikan Urbe
  • Occitan (post 1500): Vatican
  • Official Aramaic (700-300 BCE): ܡܕܝܢܬܐ ܕܘܛܝܩܢ
  • Old English (ca. 450-1100): Faticanburg
  • Oriya: ଭାଟିକାନ ସିଟି
  • Oriya: ଭାଟିକାନ୍
  • Oromo: Vaatikaan
  • Ossetian: Ватикан
  • Pali: वैटिकन
  • Pampanga: Lakanbalen ning Baticanu
  • Pampanga: Lakanbalen ning Batikánu
  • Pangasinan: Siyudad na Vatikano
  • Panjabi: ਵੈਟੀਕਨ ਸ਼ਹਿਰ
  • Panjabi: ਵੈਟੀਕਨ ਸਿਟੀ
  • Papiamento: Siudad Vatikano
  • Persian: واتیکان
  • Pfaelzisch: Vatikanstadt
  • Pfaelzisch: Wadigaan
  • Picard: Vatican
  • Piemontese: Sità dël Vatican
  • Pitcairn-Norfolk: Watikan Citii
  • Polish: Stolica Apostolska (Państwo Watykańskie)
  • Polish: Stolica Apostolska (Watykan)
  • Polish: Watykan
  • Pontic: Βατικανό
  • Portuguese: Cidade do Vaticano
  • Portuguese: Civitas Vaticana
  • Portuguese: Colina do Vaticano
  • Portuguese: Estado Pontifício
  • Portuguese: Estado da Cidade do Vaticano
  • Portuguese: Estado do Vaticano
  • Portuguese: Santa Sé (Cidade-Estado do Vaticano)
  • Portuguese: Stato della Città del Vaticano
  • Portuguese: Vaticano
  • Pushto: واټيکان ښار
  • Quechua: Watikanu llaqta
  • Romanian: Cetatea Vaticanului
  • Romanian: Orașul Vatican
  • Romanian: Sfântul Scaun (Statul Vatican)
  • Romanian: Statul Cetății Vaticanului
  • Romanian: Vatican
  • Romansh: Citad dal Vatican
  • Rundi: Umurwa wa Vatikani
  • Russia Buriat: Ватикан
  • Russian: Città del Vaticano
  • Russian: Civitas Vaticana
  • Russian: Ватикан
  • Russian: Государство-город Ватикан
  • Rusyn: Ватікан
  • Samoan: Aai o Vatikana
  • Samogitian: Vatikans
  • Sango: Letëe tî Vatikäan
  • Sanskrit: वैटिकन
  • Santali: ᱵᱷᱮᱴᱤᱠᱟᱱ ᱥᱤᱴᱤ
  • Sardinian: Tzitade de su Vaticanu
  • Saterfriesisch: Vatikanstääd
  • Saterfriesisch: Vatikoanstääd
  • Scots: Vatican Ceety
  • Scottish Gaelic: Cathair na Bhatacain
  • Serbian: Vatikan
  • Serbian: Ватикан
  • Serbo-Croatian: Vatikan
  • Shan: ဝႃႇတီႇၵၼ်ႇသီးတီး
  • Shona: Vatican City
  • Shona: Vatican State
  • Sicilian: Citati dû Vaticanu
  • Sicilian: Cità dû Vaticanu
  • Silesian: Watykůn
  • Sindhi: ويٽيڪن سٽي
  • Sinhala: වතිකානුව
  • Skolt Sami: Vatikaan
  • Skolt Sami: Vatikaanriikk
  • Skolt Sami: Vatikaanvaldia
  • Slovak: Svätá stolica (Vatikánsky mestský štát)
  • Slovak: Vatikán
  • Slovenian: Vatikan
  • Somali: Faatikaan
  • Somali: Faatikan
  • South Azerbaijani: واتیکان
  • Spanish: Ciudad del Vaticano
  • Spanish: El Vaticano
  • Spanish: Estado de la Ciudad del Vaticano
  • Spanish: Santa Sede
  • Spanish: Santa Sede (Estado de la Ciudad del Vaticano)
  • Spanish: Vaticano
  • Spanish: va
  • Sranan Tongo: Presi fu Vatikanikondre
  • Sundanese: Vatikan
  • Swahili: Vatikani
  • Swati: IVathikhi
  • Swedish: Città del Vaticano
  • Swedish: Civitas Vaticana
  • Swedish: Heliga stolen (Vatikanstaten)
  • Swedish: Stato della Città del Vaticano
  • Swedish: Status Civitatis Vaticanae
  • Swedish: Vatikanen
  • Swedish: Vatikanstaten
  • Swiss German: Vatikan
  • Tagalog: Batikano
  • Tagalog: Lungsod ng Batikano
  • Tagalog: Lungsod ng Vaticano
  • Tagalog: Vaticano
  • Tajik: Вотикон
  • Tamil: வத்திக்கான் நகர்
  • Tamil: வாடிகன்
  • Tatar: Ватикан
  • Telugu: వాటికన్ నగరం
  • Telugu: వేటికెన్
  • Tetum: Vatikanu
  • Thai: นครรัฐวาติกัน
  • Thai: วาติกัน
  • Tibetan: ཝ་ཏི་ཀན་གྲོང་ཁྱོར།
  • Tibetan: ཝེ་ཊི་ཀན།
  • Tigrinya: ቫቲካን
  • Tonga (Tonga Islands): Vatikani
  • Tornedalen Finnish: Città del Vaticano
  • Tornedalen Finnish: Civitas Vaticana
  • Tornedalen Finnish: Stato della Città del Vaticano
  • Tornedalen Finnish: Status Civitatis Vaticanae
  • Tosk Albanian: Vatikan
  • Tsonga: Vatican City
  • Tunisian Arabic: الڥاتيكان
  • Turkish: Vatikan
  • Turkmen: Watikan
  • Udmurt: Ватикан
  • Uighur: Watikan Shehiri
  • Uighur: ۋاتىكان شەھىرى
  • Ukrainian: Status Civitatis Vaticanae
  • Ukrainian: Апо́стольська Столиця
  • Ukrainian: Ватикан
  • Ukrainian: Ватікан
  • Ukrainian: Місто Ватикан
  • Ukrainian: Престол Святого Петра
  • Ukrainian: Святі́йший Престі́л
  • Upper Sorbian: Vatikanske město
  • Urdu: واٹیکن سٹی
  • Urdu: ویٹیکن سٹی
  • Uzbek: Vatikan shahri
  • Venetian: Sità del Vategan
  • Venetian: Sità del Vatican
  • Veps: Vatikan
  • Vietnamese: Thành Vatican
  • Vietnamese: Thành phố Vatican
  • Vietnamese: Va-ti-căng
  • Vlaams: Vaticoanstad
  • Vlax Romani: Vatican
  • Volapük: Vatikän
  • Võro: Vatikan
  • Waray (Philippines): Syudad han Vaticano
  • Welsh: Dinas y Fatican
  • Welsh: Y Fatican
  • Western Armenian: Վատիկան
  • Western Frisian: Fatikaan
  • Western Frisian: Fatikaanstêd
  • Western Panjabi: ویٹیکن
  • Wolof: Watikaa
  • Wu Chinese: 梵蒂冈
  • Yakut: Ватикаан
  • Yakut: Ватикан
  • Yiddish: וואטיקאן
  • Yoruba: Orílẹ́ède Fatikani
  • Yoruba: Ìlú Fatikan
  • Yoruba: Ìlú Vatikan
  • Yue Chinese: 梵蒂岡
  • Zeeuws: Vaticaânstad
  • Zhuang: Vatican
  • Zulu: Indolobha yaseVathikhani
  • Zulu: i-Vatican City
  • Cetate d'u Vaticane
  • In Vaticano
  • Sitê dal Vaticân
  • State of the Vatican City
  • Āltepētl in Vaticano
  • वैटिकन सिटी
  • 圣座(梵蒂冈)

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