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According to watchtutorials, Vatican City is the smallest state in the world, measuring only 44 hectares (110 acres). As of 2019, the population of Vatican City is 825 people. This includes the Pope, cardinals, bishops and priests of the Roman Catholic Church, Swiss Guards, and a few hundred lay workers. The majority of the population is made up of clergy members from all around the world. About 70% are Italian and 20% are from other countries. The lay workers are mostly from Italy, but some also come from other parts of Europe and beyond. The population is quite diverse in terms of age and gender with an average age of 50 years old. Most members are male but there are a few female religious members as well as lay workers who work for various offices within Vatican City. Despite its small size, Vatican City also has a vibrant cultural life with museums, libraries and gardens that attract visitors from all over the world each year. There is also a wide array of restaurants that offer excellent cuisine to those who visit or reside in Vatican City. Furthermore, there are many events throughout the year such as concerts and festivals which attract tourists to this tiny city-state located in Rome’s historic center.

How to get to Vatican City

Overview Vatican City is a country in Europe according to a2zgov. Vatican City is the smallest recognized state in the world and is an enclave of the city of Rome. The city-state, which stretches across Vatican Hill west of the Tiber, is famous for St. Peter’s Square, the Vatican itself, the Vatican Gardens and of… Read More »

Vatican City (World Heritage)

The world heritage includes the entire Vatican City with St. Peter’s Church, St. Peter’s Square and the Vatican Palace with the Vatican Museums and Gardens. The Vatican has been the papal residence since 1377. St. Peter’s Basilica, which was built in the 15th century, and the Papal Palace are the centers of Catholic Christianity not… Read More »