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Map of Vatican City (Holy See)
  • Demographics
  • National Anthem
  • Native Greetings
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Lily

National Flower

Today
Mar 27
Capital
Vatican City
Leader
Pope Francis
Area (sq km)
0.44
Population
842
Language(s)
Italian, Latin, and more
Literacy
100.00%
Currency
Euro

"“Inno e Marcia Pontificale"” (Hymn and Pontifical March)

Vatican City’'s national anthem, "“Inno e Marcia Pontificale,"” was adopted in 1950, with lyrics by Raffaello Lavagna and music by Charles-Francois Gounod. The anthem is often called "The Pontifical Hymn."

Native Greetings

Ciao. (Hello.)
Buon giorno. (Good morning.)
Buon pomeriggio. (Good afternoon.)
Buena sera. (Good evening.)

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