Vatican City

 

Screen shot 2013-06-08 at 13.15.26Fun Facts

The Vatican is the world’s smallest fully independent nation-state with its own telephone system, post office, gardens, astronomical observatory, radio station, banking system, and pharmacy, as well as a contingent of Swiss Guards responsible for the personal safety of the pope.

*Map from Dorling Kindersley 4th addition World Atlas

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