Vatican City History

Vatican City State Overview

Vatican City. Official name, Stato della Città del Vaticano (Vatican City State), independent state under the absolute authority of the Pope of the Roman Catholic Apostolic Church. It is an enclave within the city of Rome, with an area of 44 hectares. It is the smallest independent country in the world, it was founded in 1929, fulfilling the terms of the Lateran Pacts, ratified […]