Sunday, November 20, 2016

Info about, for or on the Vatican City in Rome / Roma, Italy


Here are some links about, for or on the Vatican City in Rome / Roma, Italy:

  • 7 Surprising Facts You Didn’t Know About the Vatican – "Looking for facts about the Vatican? Read on. What is a trip to the Vatican in Rome without seeing Michelangelo’s famed Sistine Chapel or admiring St. Peter’s, whose imposing and magnificent structure leaves no question as to its powerful history and connections? But how many people visit the Vatican and miss the small things? Here are seven lesser-known facts about the Vatican, illuminating the story behind one of the world’s most powerful and interesting entities and giving you fun facts to impress your fellow travelers with." – October 19, 2012 – by: Martina – "About Select Italy" – Source: Found in the Espresso – "Your Daily Dose of Italy" – blog section on Select Italy – "The ULTIMATE SOURCE for travel to ITALY"
  • Vatican City / Città del Vaticano – "The world's smallest country, Vatican City occupies 0.44 sq km (about .2 square miles) and is completely encircled by the city of Rome. Vatican City serves as the spiritual center for millions of practicing Roman Catholics worldwide." – "City Index" – "About" – Source: Found in the Rome Attractions section on  a view on cities – "Sights & Attractions in some of the world's greatest cities" – In Dutch, English. French, German
  • Vatican City – "Vatican City is a separate sovereign state within Rome, created in 1929 and run by the Pope (who is the supreme monarch!). The official population is a little over 800 and it covers an area of 110 acres (44 hectares). Within the walls of the city ... Click here for more details" – "About Us" – Source: Found in Rome ATTRACTIONS See all on viator – "Travel with an insider" – "A TripAdvisor® Company" – In multiple languages
  • Vatican City – "officially Vatican City State or the State of Vatican City (Italian: Stato della Città del Vaticano; Latin: Status Civitatis Vaticanae), is a walled enclave within the city of Rome. With an area of approximately 44 hectares (110 acres), and a population of 842, it is the smallest sovereign state in the world by both area and population." – "About" – Source:  Wikipedia – "The Free Encyclopedia" – In multiple languages
  • The Vatican Rome - A Practical Visitors Guide – "Practical Information For The Visitor To Rome Intending To Visit The Vatican" – Source: The Rome Toolkit – "Featuring Venice, Florence, Naples & Pompei" – "HOTELS | AIRPORT+PORT | TRANSPORT | SIGHTSEE | CONTACT"
  • What is the Vatican? – "The Vatican (Vaticano), or Vatican City State is a sovereign city-state that belongs to the Holy See (Sancta Sedes). The Vatican  is situated  in a walled enclave inside the city of Rome. The Vatican has a population of less than 1000 and is approximately 0.44 square kilometers, (about 110 acres).Vatican City is the smallest internationally recognized independent state in the world. The Vatican has its own national Anthem and Flag. The currency in the Vatican is the Euro, although it isn't a member of the European Union. The Vatican Issues its own special Vatican coins. The Vatican also has its own postal service. In the Vatican post office you can buy Vatican Stamps and send postcards or letters to family and friends." – 09/04/2013 – "About Us" – Source: VATICAN.COM – "Q & A | News | HD Videos | HD Photos |Prayers | 3D Tours | More"
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