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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The separately run state of the Vatican City also reported a profit of nearly Au19m after an increase in receipts at Vatican museums.
* A treaty recognizing the independence and sovereignty of the Holy See and creating the State of the Vatican City;