National Symbols of Holy See (Vatican City)

Holy See (Vatican City) is a country in Europe. It shares borders with the following countries: Italy, . The capital of Holy See (Vatican City) is Vatican City.

The official language is Italian and the Euro is the currency of the Holy See (Vatican City). The domain is .va and the country code is +379.

National day is celebrated on 11 Feb 1929. Every country in the world has national symbols including national animal, national flower, motto, etc and Holy See (Vatican City) is no exception.

In Holy See (Vatican City), Football is considered as a national sport, and it is a passion of many Vatican people. No official National drink is not only a traditional drink, but one of the national drink of Holy See (Vatican City). As poetry is a highly appreciated art, many poets like Not Declared represent a national Vatican symbol.

The country was founded by Benito Mussolini. The current president of Holy See (Vatican City) is Pope Francis – (Sovereign) and Cardinal Giuseppe – (Bertello President of the Governorate) is the Prime Minister.

In Holy See (Vatican City) the power plugs and sockets are of type F, L. The standard voltage is 230 V and the frequency is 50 Hz.

The Vatican national anthem was written by Raffaello Lavagna and composed by Charles-François Gounod.

Country information

Official name(s) State of the Vatican City
Alternative name(s) State of the Vatican City, Stato della Città del Vaticano
Regional location Southern Europe, an enclave of Rome (Italy)
Country name etymology "Vatican" is derived from the name of an Etruscan settlement, Vatica or Vaticum located in the general area the Romans called Ager Vaticanus
Climate Temperate; mild, rainy winters (September to May) with hot, dry summers (May to September)
Terrain Urban; low hill
Population 801
National Day 11 Feb 1929
Language(s) Italian
Religion Catholicism, Other
Country code +379
Literacy rate 100%
Currency Euro
Capital city Vatican City
ISO VAT
Domain(TLD) .va
Ethnicity Italian
Head of government President of the Governorate
Nationality Vatican
Driving side Drive on the Right-hand side
Date format dd/mm/yyyy
Total area 0.49 km2 (0.19 sq mi)
Timezone UTC+1 (CET)
Average elevation 19 m (63ft)
Coastline 0 Km (landlocked)
Mains electricity 230 V
Emergency telephone numbers Emergency Telephone Numbers

Coat of arms

Flag map of Holy See (Vatican City)

Flag map of Holy See (Vatican City)

Motto of Holy See (Vatican City)

No official motto

National animal of Holy See (Vatican City)

The National animal of Holy See (Vatican City) is Not Declared

National flower of Holy See (Vatican City)

The National flower of Holy See (Vatican City) is Easter lily. Botanical name is Lilium Longiflorum.

National flower of Holy See (Vatican City) - Easter lily

National bird of Holy See (Vatican City)

The National bird of Holy See (Vatican City) is Pigeons and doves

National bird of Holy See (Vatican City) - Pigeons and doves

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Vatican Proverbs - Popular quotes, proverbs and sayings.

Every door may be shut but death’s door.

He who laughs too much, is hiding his grief.

The road to hell is paved with good intentions.

Old thanks cannot be used for new gifts.

One who speaks fair words feeds you with an empty spoon.

What does not poison, fattens.

He who sups with the devil must use a long spoon.

Years and sins are always more than admitted.

When the danger has passed, the saints are soon forgotten.

A donkey cannot trot for long.

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