There are over 194 countries in the world. And it is very easy to visualize a country with having a huge land and
population, but there are some countries as well which are quite small than the single state of many countries.
Here, also we are discussing the smallest country in the world and i.e. "Vatican City". This
smallest country in the world is covering only an area of about 0.2 square miles. This shows that the country Vatican is 120 times smaller than the Island of Manhattan. The Vatican is also
famous with the name ‘Holy See’. The Vatican is situated at the Western bank of the Tiber River, and its 2 miles of border is surrounded by Italy.
The country is the home for the ‘St. Peter’s Basilica’ the biggest
Church in the World
. The major part of
Economy of the country is run by the voluntary contribution of over 1 billion members of the Catholic Church
and the remaining economy was managed by the postage stamps, tourist mementos, and the admission fees of
Under the Lateran Treaty of 1929, the city was declared Independent after a long battle and struggle between the Popes and the Political Leaders of Italy
. On February 11, 1929, Benito Mussolini and Pope Pius XI agreed over the Lateran Treaty
and then the Vatican City was declared the Independent Country.
Vatican City is considered as the spiritual center of the Roman Catholic Church and the home for Pope.
The approximate population of Vatican City is of 800 citizens,
and among them,
none of them is a native permanent resident. Vatican City chooses not to be a member of the
and has the government type is ecclesiastical and its chief of state is ‘The Pope’. However,
the country is considered as the most influential country in terms of