State of the Vatican City


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Noun1.State of the Vatican City - the smallest sovereign state in the world; the see of the Pope (as the Bishop of Rome); home of the Pope and the central administration of the Roman Catholic Church; achieved independence from Italy in 1929
capital of Italy, Eternal City, Italian capital, Rome, Roma - capital and largest city of Italy; on the Tiber; seat of the Roman Catholic Church; formerly the capital of the Roman Republic and the Roman Empire
Citta del Vaticano, Vatican City - the capital of the State of the Vatican City
Translations
Staat der VatikanstadtStaat Vatikanstadt
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Primate of Italy, Archbishop and Metropolitan of the Roman Province, Sovereign of the State of the Vatican City, Servant of the Servants of God.
The separately run state of the Vatican City also reported a profit of nearly Au19m after an increase in receipts at Vatican museums.
The Pope exercises supreme legislative, executive, and judicial power over the Holy See and the State of the Vatican City.
The formal name is the State of the Vatican City which is recognised as a country.