Vatican City State Stato della Citta del Vaticano Status Civitatis Vaticanae
The Vatican City is the smallest country in the world, since it does not even reach half a square kilometer in square area; it is located in the city of Rome. Born in 1929, the Vatican is obviously a very special state given that the Pope has political and religious sovereignty as well.
Government type Absolute monarchy Area 0.44 km² (0.17 sq mi) Population 620 inh. (2021) Population density 1,409 inh/km² (3,647 inh/mi²)
Capital Vatican City (620 pop.) Currency Euro Languages Latin, Italian (both official)